ICC News Archives 2011 - 2012

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ICC Workshop on

ICC Research Unit "Multiculturalism in Asian Societies" presents a workshop on

Migrant Communities in Japan in the Aftermath of the Tohoku Earthquake

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Workshop Date: February 18 (Sat), 2012
Time: 10:00-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Library Building, 9F, Rm L-911
Language: English
No registration necessary
Program: PDF

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ICC Workshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture
Co-sponsors a workshop on

3.11 AND AFTER: Oral Narratives of Disaster Survival, Social Movements and Energy Choice

PROGRAM can be downloaded from here (PDF)

Date: February 12, 2012
Time: 1pm-7pm
Venue: Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, Bldg. 2, room 508
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011
Co-sponsored by the CIEE Study Center Japan

Japanese Street Fashion from Meiji to Now

Dr. Toby Slade

University of Tokyo

Date: Jan. 10, 2012
Time: 18: 30 - 20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Winter Schedule

ICC office will be closed from December 23, 2011 to January 4, 2012.
We thank you all for the support given to us in the past year and hope you will be with us in the coming year as well. We wish all of you a very happy holiday and a peaceful new year.

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ICC Workshop on

Boundary Crossing - Sex & Gender in Context

Paper abstracts are now online: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3

Workshop Date: December 10 (Sat), 2011
Time: 09:20-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Evidence, Argument and Story: Problems and Solutions in Social Science Story-telling Strategies

Dingxin Zhao

University of Chicago

Date: December 19 (Mon), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Room 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC co-sponsored symposium announcement

ICC Research Unit "Sacred Materialities" co-sponsores a symposium titled

Caught by the Image: New Perspectives on Audience in Art History

Other sponsors of this event are: The Image -Site-Audience Project, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science"

Date: November 25, 2011
Time: 15:00-18:45
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English with interpretation to and from Japanese (日英逐次通訳あり)

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011
Co-sponsored by the CIEE Study Center Japan

Japanese Popular Culture Around the World

Renato Rivera

Meiji University

Date: Nov. 29, 2011
Time: 18: 30 - 20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop announcement

ICC Research Unit "Multiculturalism in Asian Societies" presents a workshop on

Boundary Crossing - Sex & Gender in Context

a follow-up to the workshop entitled "Sexual Boundary Crossings and Sexual Contact Zones in East Asia"

Date: December 10, 2011
Time: 9:20-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary
Workshop program in PDF can be downloaded from here.

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

History Wars: Reconciliation through Textbooks?

Dr. Eckhardt Fuchs

Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook and an ICC Visiting Fellow

Date: Nov. 17, 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Organized by the ICC Research Unit "Globalization, food and social identity in the Asia Pacific"

Political Purpose and National Identity: Representations of the Food Education Campaign in Japan

Stephanie ASSMANN

Akita University

Date: November 25, 2011
Time: 18:15-19:45
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

My Life with Manga and its Influence on Women's Participation in American Comics Culture

Abby Denson

International Manga Award Winner/Creator of graphic novels

Date: November 21 (Mon), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011
Co-sponsored by the CIEE Study Center Japan

The World of Characters: Reading Japanese Society through Popular Culture

Shunsuke Nozawa

IES Abroad Tokyo

Date: October 25 (Tue), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture titled "Transnational Migration and Asian Regional Integration: Examining the Migration Policies of Hong Kong and Tokyo" (June 20, 2011) is now online!

Click here to move to Stephen Robert Nagy's presentation video on Sophia OCW page.

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Prostitution, Emigration and Nation-Building 1870-1930

Bill Mihalopoulos

Dong-A UNiversity, Busan

Date: October 18 (Tue), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Influences on Imageability

Sreejata Roy

Artist, Ankur Society for Alternatives in Education

Date: October 6 (Thu), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Tradition, Culture and Aesthetics in Contemporary Asian Cinema

Peter C. Pugsley

Lecturer in Media, Discipline of Media

The University of Adelaide

Date: September 29 (Thu), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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Network Studies Third Workshop (June 11, 2011) is now online!

Click here to move to the video on Sophia OCW page.

Networks in Early Modern Japan

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ICC office schedule for summer 2011

During the months of July through September, ICC office will, along with other offices at Sophia, operate on a fairly irregular schedule as a part of an effort to save electricity. Please check the following link for our detailed office calendar.(revised on August 4)

ICC Office Schedule from July to September

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

ICC Research Unit on Asian Multiculturalism presents

Transnational Migration and Asian Regional Integration: Examining the Migration Policies of Hong Kong and Tokyo

Stephen Robert Nagy

Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Date: July 20 (Wed), 2011
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

ICC Research Unit on Globalization, food and social identity in the Asia Pacific presents

Sushi and More, Anyone?: Bringing Japan's Design, Food, and Contents Approach to the Indian Market

Harry Cheng

Director, Maido Enterprises Private Ltd.

Date: June 30 (Thu), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Institutional Reform and New Firm Performance: More or Better Firms?

Robert N. Eberhart

STAJE Fellow, Stanford Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship

Date: June 24 (Fri), 2011
Time: 17:00-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg.10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

A Reconsideration of Edo Shunga

Professor Timon Screech

Japanese Art History, SOAS, University of London

Date: June 22 (Wed), 2011
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library Bldg, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English
No registration necessary

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ICC workshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Networks in Early Modern Japan

Organized by ICC Network Studies Research Group

Date: June 11 (Sat), 2011
Time: 13:30-17:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English
No registration necessary
This is the third workshop organized by the Network Studies research unit. Videos of the first and second workshop is available at the following URL http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html

Program of this workshop can be downloaded from HERE


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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Faculty of Liberal Arts and Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Professor Linda Grove on "Reading China from the Villages"

Dr. Linda Grove
Professor of Chinese History, Sophia University

Date: April 16 (Sat), 2011
Time: 15:00-17:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg 12, 1F, Rm 102
Language: English
No registration necessary

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