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) .
The Transcultural Studies Division will hold a special seminar entitled “The Cinema Audience as Social Subjects in Transmedia and History” presented by Dr. Hideaki Fujiki, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University.
Interested students are invited to an orientation on June 1, 2019 (Sat), at the Kyoto University Tokyo Office.
They will learn about the new Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Tokyo (2019/06/01)”
Interested students are invited to an orientation on May 30, 2019 (Thu), lunch break, at the Faculty of Letters building.
They will learn about the new Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Kyoto (2019/05/30)”
The Transcultural Studies Division hold lecture series as a part of the course, “Transcultural Asian Cinema” conducted by Prof. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano.
Interested students are invited to an orientation on October 17, 2018 (Wed), lunch break, at the Faculty of Letters building.
They will learn about the new Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Kyoto (2018/10/17)”
The Joint Degree Program features in the newest issue of Kyoto University’s bi-annual Research News. Continue reading “Kyoto U Research News”
As part of their ongoing cooperation in education and research, the two HeKKSaGOn partners Kyoto and Heidelberg University deepened their collaboration by establishing a new joint degree master programme in Transcultural Studies. The first cohort of students will enrol in the programme in April 2018. In conjunction with the establishment of this new major, the Graduate School of Letters of Kyoto University invites students from the six HeKKSaGOn institutions to participate in a spring school for advanced MA students and doctoral candidates. The spring school seeks offers students the opportunity to engage the perspective of transculturality by studying with experts who have established this field of inquiry.
Application Deadline: 2017/12/20
For further information, please refer to the HeKKSaGOn website.
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. Continue reading “Rethinking Transcultural Dynamics”