Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2011-2012

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February 18 (Sat), 2011, 9:30-17:30(Tentative) , Room L-911, 9F, Library Bldg
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Research Unit on "Multiculturalism and Cultural Contact Zones in Asian Societies" presents a workshop on

Migrant Communities in Japan in the Aftermath of the Tohoku Earthquake


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January 10 (Tue), 2012, 18:30-20:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011
Co-sponsored bi the CIEE Study Center Japan

Japanese Street Fashion from Meiji to Now

Dr. Toby Slade, University of Tokyo
 

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December 19 (Mon), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
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
 

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December 10 (Sat), 2011, 9:20-17:30, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Research Unit on "Multiculturalism and Cultural Contact Zones 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"
 

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November 29 (Tue), 2011, 18:30-20:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
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
 

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November 25 (Fri), 2011, 18:15-19:45, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

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

Stephanie Assmann, Akita University

This lecture is organized by ICC Research Unit on "Globalization, food and social identity in the Asia Pacific" and is funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion for Research.

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November 21 (Mon), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
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, an International Manga award winner and a creator of graphic novels
 

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November 17 (Thu), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

History Wars: Reconciliation through Textbooks?

Eckhardt Fuchs, Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook and an ICC Visiting Fellow
 

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October 25 (Tue), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
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
 

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October 18 (Tue), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Prostitution, Emigration and Nation-Building 1870-1930

Bill Mihalopoulos,Dong-A University, Busan

Now online!

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October 6 (Thu), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011
Organized by Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Research Unit on "Multiculturalism and Cultural Contact Zones in Asian Societies"

Influences on Imageability

Sreejata Roy, Ankur Society for Alternatives in Education

Now online!

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September 29 (Thu), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

Tradition, Culture and Aesthetics in Contemporary Asian Cinema

Dr. Peter C. Pugsley, The University of Adlaide
 

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July 20 (Wed), 2011, 18:00-19:30, Room 301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

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

Stephen Robert Nagy, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Now online!

This lecture is organized by ICC Research Unit on "Asian Multiculturalism"

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June 30 (Thu), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room 301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

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

Harry Cheng, Director, Maido Enterprises Private Ltd.

This lecture is organized by ICC Research Unit on "Globalization, food and social identity in the Asia Pacific" and is funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion for Research.

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June 24 (Fri), 2011, 17:00-19:00, Room 301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

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

Dr. Robert N. Eberhart, STAJE Fellow, Stanford Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship
 

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June 22 (Wed), 2011, 17:30-19:00, Room L-921, 9F, Library Bldg.
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2011

A Reconsideration of Edo Shunga

Professor Timon Screech, Japanese Art History, SOAS, University of London
 

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June 11 (Sat), 2011, 13:30-17:00, 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "Network Studies" Workshop #3

Networks in Early Modern Japan


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

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April 16 (Sat), 2011, 15:00-17:00, Bldg 12, 1F, Rm 102
Sophia University Faculty of Liberal Arts and Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Professor Linda Grove on "Reading China from the Villages"


Now a video of this event is online

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