Thematic Programs

Seminars on Japanese Studies as an Interdisciplinary Meeting Point

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The Tohoku Forum for Creativity will begin a seminar series entitled “Seminars on Japanese Studies as an Interdisciplinary Meeting Point”. This seminar series will cover a wide range of Japanese studies themes, and aims to facilitate discussions and collaborations among various researchers focusing on Japan-related issues at Tohoku University. This seminar series will initiate the activities in “The 21st Century Hasekura Project:Japanese Studies as the Interface of a New Knowledge”, which will be a thematic program in the 2017 academic year. These seminars will be held once a month during Tohoku University term time. All researchers at Tohoku University are welcome to join the seminars.

March 8, 2017 at 16:20 – 17:50
The ninth seminar  [28. 02, 2017 Updated]

Title:The Mutual Emplacement of Europe, Japan, and South-East Asia during the Early Modern Period.
Speaker:Angelo Cattaneo(Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology)
Moderator:Orion Klautau(Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Tohoku University)
Language:English / Poster:(PDF
Venue:Room 208, 2nd Floor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 13" in the map.) 【Map


February 10, 2017 at 16:20 – 17:50
The eighth seminar  [30. 01, 2017 Updated]

Title:Art and Crisis: New Paradigms in 20th Century Painting between Japan and Europe
Speakers:Marcello Ghilardi(Associate Professor, University of Padova)
Moderator:Akihiro Ozaki(Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Language:English / Poster:(PDF
Venue:Room 208, 2nd Floor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 13" in the map.) 【Map


January 13, 2017 at 13:00 – 15:00
The seventh seminar  [17. 01, 2017 Updated]

Title:The Coming Transformation of Dutch Art History
Speakers:Thijs Weststeijn(Professor, Utrecht University), Akihiro Ozaki(Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Christopher Craig(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Language:English / Poster:(PDF
Venue:Room 208, 2nd Floor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 13" in the map.) 【Map


July 22, 2016 at 15:00 – 16:30
The sixth seminar

Title:Ningyōjōruri bunraku: The Charms and Struggles of Traditional Theatres
Speaker:Bonaventura Ruperti(Professor, Ca'Foscari University of Venice)
Moderator:Hiroshi Yokomizo(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:Room 311, 3rd Floor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 13" in the map.) 【Map


April 21, 2016 at 16:30 – 18:00
The fifth seminar

Title:"Kyoka" and "Ukiyoe" as Biographical Sources of the Edo Period
Speaker:Akinori Takahashi(Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani(Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:The Large Conference Room, 11th Floor, New Humanities Building, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 14" in the map.) 【Map


January 21, 2016 at 16:30 – 18:00
The fourth seminar

Title:Polysemy and Congruence of Word Meanings in Japanese
Speaker:Naoyuki Ono(Professor, Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani(Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:The Large Conference Room, 11th Floor, New Humanities Building, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 14" in the map.) 【Map


December 17, 2015 at 16:30 – 18:00
The third seminar

Title:Theoretical and Historical Background of Japanese Architecture in The World of Contemporary Globalized Tourism
Speaker:Taro Igarashi(Professor, School of Engineering, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani(Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:The Large Conference Room, 11th Floor, New Humanities Building, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 14" in the map.) 【Map


October 22, 2015 at 16:30 – 18:00
The second seminar

Title:Gouichi Miyake and Hegelian Dialectic
Speaker:Takashi Kurihara(Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Niigata University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani(Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:The Small Lecture Room 1, 2nd floor, Multidisciplinary Research Building, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 19" in the map.) 【Map


July 22, 2015 at 17:00 – 18:30
The first seminar

Title:Consideration of Contemporary Japan in terms of Social Capital Theory
Speaker:Yoshimichi Sato(Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)
Moderator:Yoshiya Shiotani(Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
Language:Japanese / Poster & Abstract:(PDF
Venue:The small lecture room 1, 2nd floor, Multidisciplinary Research Building, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University(The building is shown as "C 19" in the map.) 【Map