Institute of Comparative Culture 2002-2003 Mini Conference on
January 26, 2003
Room 402, Main Building, Ichigaya Campus
(Associate Professor, Faculty of Comparative Culture, Sophia University)
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
"Interpersonal cross-cultural encounters"
"Interculturalists as Dragon Riders: On Compasses, Resilience and Boundary Spanning Dialogue" Jackie Wasilewski
International Christian University and former president of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training & Research (SIETAR)
"Western Women in Japan" Caroline Pover
Founder of independent publisher Alexandra Press, and President of Go Girls, an online language teacher/student matching site and community for women
Respondents: David Slater, James Farrer and John McCreery (Sophia University)
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on "Religion and Cultural Contact"
Charles H. Long : Past president of the American Academy of Religion
Ashis Nandy : Former director of the Center for the Study of Developing Societies in Delhi
Richard Gardner, Mark Mullins, and Anthony Ucerler (Sophia University)