Rethinking Transcultural Dynamics

On December 9 (Sat), 2017, the Graduate School of Letters holds its annual Ibunkai Symposium. This year, the event celebrates the establishment of the new Joint Degree Master in Transcultural Studies. The Japanese-language symposium titled “Rethinking Transcultural Studies” (文化越境のダイナミックス)  introduces the audience to the genealogy and core theories of the field and showcases current research projects.

Time: December 9, 2017 13:30-17:30
Venue: Lecture Hall No. 3, Faculty of Letters Building
Language: Japanese

・Welcome by HIRATA Shōji (Dean)
・History and Horizons of Transcultural Studies (Björn-Ole KAMM)
・Analytical Asian Philosophy as Transcultural (DEGUCHI Yasuo)
・Japanese Family as a Consequence of Transculturality (OCHIAI Emiko)
・Film Festivals as Convergence Space: Their Dynamics and Potentials (Mitsuyo WADA-MARCIANO)
・Comments by MINAMIKAWA Takashi and TANABE Reiko
・Chair: ASATO Wako

Please find the symposium poster here.

The Ibunkai (京大以文会) is the alumni association of the Faculty and Graduate School of Letters. The association publishes a journal and holds several events for its members throughout the year.