Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2012-2013

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ICC workshop Organized by ICC Multicultural Asia Research Group

The Challenges of Highly Skilled Migration in Asia and the Pacific

March 6 (Wed), 2013 /9:45 – 17:30/ Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary
Program of this event can be downloaded from here.

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ICC Lecture

A Disease Apart: Hansen’s Disease, Eugenics and Public Health, in modern Japan

Michael Weiner, Professor of East Asian History and International Studies, Soka University of America
18:30-20:00/ March 1(Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A Film screening supported by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

"3.11: In the Moment" (2011)

Nov.23 (Fri), 2012 / 17:00-19:50 /Sophia University, Library 8F, Rm821
Language: Japanese with English subtitle / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

Post-3.11 and the Arts of Catastrophe

Marilyn Ivy, Columbia University
Nov.27 (Tue), 2012 / 17:00-18:30 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC and Institute of American and Canadian Studies presents

Making De-Racialized and Pathologically Racial Bodies and Minds: U.S. Television and Print News Coverage of Health Issues

Charles L. Briggs, Professor of Folklore and Anthropology, University of California Berkeley
Dec. 7 (Fri), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

On the Beginnings of Media and Communication Studies: Theories of the Press and Its Social Function in Prewar Japan

Fabian Schäfer, The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Asia and Europe of the University of Zurich
Dec. 5 (Wed), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC workshop Organized by ICC Network Studies Research Group

Networks in Premodern and Early Modern Japan

Oct. 20 (Sat), 2012 /13:30-17:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary
Program of this event can be downloaded from here.
Videos of the workshops are available at the following URL http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html

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ICC Lecture

China’s Development Prospect beyond the Middle-Income Level

Ding Lu, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada
Oct. 8 (Mon), 2012 / 17:00-18:30 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop on

Contemporary Japanese Art After 1990:
The Representation and the Identity of the Japanese Artists in the Global Context

Information (PDF)
July 8 (Sun), 2012 / 14:00-17:00 / Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English with some Japanese / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

Teaching 3.11: Issues, Materials, Pedagogy and Research

Information (PDF)
June 29 (Fri), 2012 / 10:00-17:30 / Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English with some Japanese / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

An Other Other? The Qur’ān, Islam, and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

Hans Martin Krämer, Ruhr University Bochum
June 21 (Thu), 2012 / 17:30-19:00 /Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

Polyvocality of Cherry Blossoms from Yamato-Damashii to Fukushima: Communicative Opacity in Political Spaces

Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney
June 15 (Fri), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

Assessing the Place of Religion in Recent Japanese Disaster Responses

Levi McLaughlin
June 5 (Tue), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 2, 5F, Rm 510
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Samurai

David L. Howell, Harvard University
June 1 (Fri), 2012 / 17:30-19:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

What Is the K in K-Pop?

John Lie, University of California, Berkeley
May 29 (Tue), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

This Machine Kills Nuclear Power Plants: The Music of Resistance in Post-Fukushima Japan


April 27 (Fri), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Orginized by 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Group

FUKUSHIMA COLOURS--Voices of Sustainability after March 11th, 2011

Short film, reading and discussion

April 13 (Fri), 2012 / 18:30-20:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC workshop Organized by ICC Network Studies Research Group

Networks in Early Modern Japan (4)

April 14 (Sat), 2012 /13:30-17:00 / Sophia University, Bldg 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary
Program of this event can be downloaded from here.
Videos of the workshops are available at the following URL http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html