Film Screening and Asako Fujioka’s Talk

The Transcultural Studies Division will hold an event entitled “Film Screening and Asako Fujioka’s Talk” conducted by Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano.

Date & Time: January 11, Tuesday 15:00-18:00
Location: 41, Yoshida South Campus Bldg. No. 4(吉田南4 号館 4 共 41)(MAP92)
Language: English
Welcome all people who are interested in cinema and media studies.

If you have any questions , you may contact Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano at wadamarciano.mitsuyo.6w[a]

Please find the seminar poster here: PDF

Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences(日本映像学会報 No.192)

Joint Degree Master in Transcultural Studies(JDTS) was featured in the Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences Journal(JASIAS).

The Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences(JASIAS) is an academic organization established in September 1974 to promote the study of image arts and image sciences. The society consists of people who have academic or creative interests in photography, motion picture, television and other audio-visual communication media, and aims for a broad contribution towards progress in image culture.

Issue 192, October 2021, includes an article about JDTS written by Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano, Director of Joint Degree Transcultural Studies.

You can see the article here or download the whole issue as a PDF here (in Japanese).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 2020 Summer Term

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

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.