Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2006-2007

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April, 2006

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture has moved to a new office in Yotsuya campus.

New Address,
Room 322, 3F, Bldg.10, 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554
The phone and fax numbers stays the same:
(Phone)+81-(0)3-3238-4082 (Fax)+81-(0)3-3238-4081

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
June 15, 2006

Exhibiting Empire: Science, Safari, and Spectacle at the Tokyo Imperial Zoological Gardens

Dr. Ian Miller,
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
June 26, 2006

Street Fashion and Subcultures in New York and Tokyo

Dr. Yuniya Kawamura
Assistant Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
ICC Visiting Scholar

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ CSR Watch Lecture Series
October 10, 2006

三菱自動車の信頼回復に向けて

中村 義和
三菱自動車株式会社
執行役員 CSR推進本部長 兼 広報部長

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
December 3, 2006

Collaborative Human Security: Will East meet West?

Coordinator: Sorpong Peou (Professor, FLA, Sophia University)

Human Security in Western Intellectual Tradition

Presenter: Professor Oliver Richmond, University of St. Andrews, UK
Discussant: Professor David Wessels, Sophia University

Humanitarian Intervention in Southeast Asia

Presenter: Professor Mely Caballero-Anthony, Nayang Technological University, Singapore
Discussant: Professor Lam Peng Er, National University of Singapore

The East-Asian Challenge for International Criminal Justice

Professor Sorpong Peou, Sophia University

Concluding Remarks

Professor David Wessels, Sophia University

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
December 12, 2006

Habits of the Mind

Arthur L. Costa, Ed.D.
Emeritus Professor, California State University, Sacramento

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
December 15, 2006

Comparative Perspectives on Culture, Illness and Family

Amy Borovoy
Assistant Professor, Princeton University, ICC Visiting Scholar
Yuko Kawanishi
Associate Professor, Tokyo Gakugei Daigaku

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
January 10, 2007

Why Do Chinese Firms Like to List Overseas?

Dr. Sun Qian
Professor, Xianmen University

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Institute of Comparative Culture Mini Conference
January 13, 2007

Samuel Beckett and the World Stage: Textuality and Performativity

Coordinator: Boyd Mari (Professor, FLA, Sophia University)

1. Sarah-Jane SCAIFE, Lecturer, Trinity College, Dublin "An Analysis of the 50th Anniversary, Staging of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at the Gate Theatre, Dublin"

2. BETSUYAKU Minoru (別役実), Playwright 「イプセン空間からベケット空間へ」 "A Theatrical Conception of Space: from Ibsen to Beckett"

3. Phillip B. ZARRILLI, (virtual appearance): Professor at Exeter University "Ki-awareness and a Contemporary 'Energetics' of Acting: an Approach to Acting the "Post-dramatic" Later Plays of Samuel Beckett

4. Patricia BOYETTE, professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison "Psychophysical Training and Its Application to the Performance of Beckett's Later Plays"

Ⅱ. Symposium: Textuality and Performativity
Participants: Mari Boyd (moderator), Patricia Boyette, Betsuyaku Minoru, Sarah-Jane Scaife

Ⅲ. Workshop
Sarah-Jane SCAIFE, "A Workshop in Appreciating the Role of the Body within the Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett"

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ CSR Watch Lecture Series
January 19, 2007

NIKE Corporate Responsibility Compliance: Into Generation 3

Aileen L. Diaz de Rivera
Strategic Initiative Manager,
Asia Pacific Corporate Responsibility Compliance, Nike Inc.

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Conference proceedings

Samuel Beckett and the World Stage: Textuality and Performativity

March 2007