Teacher: Patrick Stanley Dannis, MCCARTNEY
Course Code: JK09003
This course takes a transcultural approach to explore the Humanities and ways of understanding our worlds and our places in them.
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This class has a twofold aim. [1.] It introduces the main authors, scriptures, commentaries, and exegetical works describing the practices and theories of systems of Tantric yoga.
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Teacher: Tao PAN
Course Code: JK15005
This course is designed for the study foci “Knowledge, Belief and Religion” (KBR) and “Visual, Media and Material Cultures” (VMC) and consists of the following three parts:
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I. Silk Road in and between Asia and Europe;
II. Buddhist Art as Cultural Entanglement;
III. Manuscript Cultures as Transformative Creativity.
This course explores various aspects of contemporary Japanese philosophy (Post-World War II Japanese philosophy) by reading Japanese primary sources in English translation, and discussing them in English.
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This is course examines the political, economic, social, and cultural aspects of consumption broadly conceived.
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Teacher: Martin Erwin ROTH
Course Code: JK19003
Digital games are widely recognized as a global culture. However, the term global remains vague in most discussions, to say the least.
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The search for a sustainable life is a pressing issue in Japan, especially after the Fukushima disaster.
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In this class, we will discuss the story of “Heidi” (1880/81) by Johanna Spyri from the perspective of comparative literature.
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