PUBLIC EVENTS 2018 ~ 2019

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

The Taiwan Expedition and new perspectives on Japanese imperialism and the Meiji Restoration

Robert Eskildsen Senior Associate Professor, Department of History, International Christian University

January 17, 2019, 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Getting Published in English! ‘Yes! Your manuscript has been accepted for publication…’

David Stuligross Senior Language Consultant, Clarity Editorial Services

January 16, 2019, 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

The “petto buumu” and pet paraphernalia

Reflections on the business of pet animals in Tokugawa Japan

Margarita Winkel Leiden University

January 10, 2019, 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

I take on my reader’s nationality

French response to Japanese literature in a Global Age

Justyna Weronika Kasza (ICC 客員研究員)  Assistant Professor,

Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

December 5, 2018, 13:00-14:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia Open Research Weeks 2018

Blood Runs Through It

The Indeterminate World of Loyalty in Medieval Warrior Society

Hitomi Tonomura Professor of History, LSA, University of Michigan

November 19, 2018 18:00-19:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia Open Research Weeks 2018

日本におけるワイン

ワイナリー、ワインツーリズムと農村社会の発展

発表者  竹内三幸  明治大学リバティアカデミー講師

            Wang Chuanfei  上智大学比較文化研究所特別研究員

ディスカッサント 上林壮一郎  京都造形芸術大学准教授

November 18, 2018 10:30-12:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Japan's changing roles in the construction of East Asia's regional order

Pablo Pareja-Alcaraz University Pompeu Fabra

November 15, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia Open Research Weeks 2018

The Ongoing History of 'Japan at War' 

An Oral History

Haruko Taya Cook and Theodore Cook (ICC 客員研究員) William Paterson University

November 10 2018 14:00-17:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Globalizing/De-provincializing the critique of heterosexuality

Stevi Jackson Professor, University of York

November 8 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Economic experiences of South Manchuria Railway employees in postwar Japan, 1945-1956

Sumiyo Nishizaki Assistant Professor, Ritsumeikan University

October 19, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Pheasants Over Raptors

Japanese Zoologists Rebuilding International Connections in Occupation-Era Japan

Annika A. Culver Associate Professor, Florida State University

July 19, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Eugenic thought and reproductive politics in modern Japan

Alison J. Darby (ICC 客員研究員)PhD. Candidate, Australian National University

July 17, 2018 18:00-19:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Gender, Labor, and Justice in Japan's Adult Video Industry

Akiko Takeyama (ICC 客員研究員)Associate Professor, University of Kansas

July 13, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Culinary capital, taste and the foodies

food-based social distinction in Finland

Taru Lindblom(ICC 客員研究員)Postdoctoral fellow, University of Tampere, Finland

July 12, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Film Screening and Discussion

Boys for Sale (売買ボーイズ)

Ian Thomas Ash Film producer

July 6, 2018 18:45-20:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Just Good Business

How Social Enterprises Negotiate the Dual Pressures of Market and Mission

Emily Barman Associate Professor, Boston University

July 3, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Why is Colonialism Over?

Field Theory, Global Change, and the Subaltern Effect

Julian Go Professor, Boston University

July 2, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Mothers Against War

Gender, Motherhood, and Peace Activism in Postwar Japan

Akiko Takenaka  (ICC 客員研究員) Associate Professor, the University of Kentucky

June 29, 2018 19:00-20:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Nazi Racism and Japanese-German Intermarriages

How Foreign and Racial Policy clashed during the Nazi Era

Christian W. Spang  Professor, Daito Bunka University

June 26, 2018 19:00-20:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Dual Legacies

MAVO, Manga, and the Avant-Garde in Interwar Japan

Andrea Horbinski  PhD. U.C.Berkeley

June 15, 2018 19:00-20:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

大塩平八郎を考える―与力・文人・武士―

藪田貫  兵庫県立歴史博物館館長

2018年6月12日、18:00~20:00

​上智大学四谷キャンパス 10号館3階 301会議室

Symposium

Robots and Artificial Intelligence in Contemporary Japanese Society

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Arisa Ema  Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo

Susanne Brucksch Senior researcher, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) Tokyo

Kojiro Honda Associate Professor, Kanazawa Medical University

Hirofumi Katsuno Associate Professor, Doshisha University

Elena Knox Media and performance artist

Keiko Nishimura (ICC客員研究員) PhD. Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Daniel White Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Japanese Studies, Free University

June 10, 2018 10:00-17:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Radiation Stories:

Animals Voices after 3.11

Doug Slaymaker  Professor, University of Kentucky

June 8, 2018 19:00-20:30

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Making Hygienic Modernity Visible

Knowledge Translation, Everyday Life, and Taiwan in Asia’s “Colonial Modern”

Hui-yu Caroline TS'AI  (ICC 客員研究員) Research Fellow, Institute of Academia Sinica in Taiwan

June 7, 2018 17:00-18:15

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Precarity and Healing in Japanese Animal Cafes

Amanda S. Robinson Postdoctoral Fellow, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University

May 30, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2018

Are Americans Crazy?

What the Trump administration means for U.S. relations with Japan, China, and Korea

Christopher Jespersen Dean, College of Arts & Letters, University of North Georgia

May 16, 2018 18:30-20:00

Room 301, 3F, Building 10, Sophia University