This course aims to develop the academic skills of students specializing in the humanities, and assist them in furthering their participation in research with an international audience. It will focus on reading, writing and discussion/ presentation in English.
This course introduces students to bioethics as an interdisciplinary field of study that looks into ethical, legal, and social implications of life sciences and health care.Continue reading “An Introduction to Bioethics”
Teacher: HAYASE Atsushi
Course Code: JK06001
This course introduces useful and essential skills of academic research to the new students of the Joint Degree in Transcultural Studies program.Continue reading “Basic Research Skills (Tutorium)”
This Book Reading and Discussion course explores various aspects of Japanese thoughts and culture by reading Japanese Classics in English translation and discussing them in English.
In this graduate seminar, we will read various queer theories and writings of queer cinema from the 1990s to present.
This course engages major debates in feminist and queer film theory and criticism.Continue reading “Cinematic Imaginations: Feminist and Queer Film Criticism”
With the spread of manga and anime around the world, many have adopted the Japanese term ‘otaku’ to identify fans of such media. This course questions , however, the naturalization of ‘otaku’ by examining the historical contingency of the term.Continue reading “Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: A Labelling Approach”
This course is to examine concepts representing Japanese society, economy and governance through previous research and fieldwork.Continue reading “Fieldwork and Qualitative Research of Japanese Society”
This course is designed as a general introduction to the theory and practice of Indian aesthetics.Continue reading “Introduction to Indian Aesthetics”
Foundational lecture series that introduces students to diverse disciplinary approaches enabling them to frame their own studies of transcultural phenomena and perspectives.Continue reading “Introduction to Transcultural Studies”