Due to the COVID-19 situation, Kyoto University postpones all teaching until May 7, 2020. The Transcultural Studies Division offers some distant-learning opportunities for its core courses during April. Interested students please contact the eLearning admin via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courses with distant learning (ca. from April 13)
Introduction to Transcultural Studies (JK01001, JK01002)
Basic Research Skills (JK06001)
Advanced Skills for Humanities Research in English (JK07001)
Course with potential distant learning offerings:
Japanese Contemporary Popular Culture & Media Practices in a Global Context (JK05001)
All other courses will begin teaching from May 7 if no other measures are decided by the university.
If you are interested in any of the classes mentioned above, please register for them on KULASIS and send a short notice to the eLearning admin.
The above information is up to date on April 6, 2020, 07:00. Changes possible.
JD student Carla Labat de Hoz was interviewed about her research by the Kyoto University magazine Kurenaimoyuru.
Continue reading “JDTS Student Interview (Kurenaimoyuru 紅萌)”
The new syllabus for the Joint Degree program and the Courses on Asian and Transcultural Studies is now available online.
Continue reading “New Syllabus Online”
As part of the annual joint workshop program between the Graduate School of Letters and our partner institutions in Strasbourg, France, and Heidelberg, Germany, we invite all interested students to a special lecture by Prof. emeritus ITŌ Kimio (伊藤 公雄), leading specialist on gender studies and founding scholar of masculinity studies in Japan.
Topic: Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (入門：ジェンダーとセクシュアリティの社会学)
Date and Time: January 17, 2020, 10:30-12:00
Location: Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK), first floor of the Yoshida International House (build. no. 94 on the campus map)
Please pre-register until January 10 at: email@example.com
Event Poster: PDF.
The Transcultural Studies Division of the Graduate School of Letters wishes all students and faculty a
Happy New Year!
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Five students of the Joint Degree Program in Transcultural Studies were awarded their Master of Arts degrees jointly by Kyoto University and Heidelberg University at the graduation ceremony on September 24, 2019 at Kyoto University.
Continue reading “First Graduation in the Joint Degree Master Program in Transcultural Studies”
The Transcultural Studies Division hold lecture series as a part of the course, “Transcultural Asian Cinema” conducted by Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano.
Continue reading “Transcultural Cinema Forum (2019/10/8～2019/11/12)”
Interested students are invited to an orientation on October 17, 2019 (Thu), at the Faculty of Letters building.
They will learn about the Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Kyoto (2019/10/17)”
The Transcultural Studies Division hold an intensive lecture course entitled “Film Studies” (Foundation I – Seminar (VMC)), taught by Prof. Thomas Elsaesser from the University of Amsterdam on July 22-26 and July 29-30 and conducted by Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano. Continue reading “Intensive Lecture Course : Film Studies (2019/7/22-26, 29-30)”
Professor Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano will hold a screening of documentary film, Lee Ilha’s Counters (2018) .
Continue reading “Documentary Film Screening : Counters (2019/06/19)”