Open Lectures

Forthcoming Open Lectures

Records of ICC Open Lectures
Records of History of Science Open Forum

Lecturers belong to ICU, unless otherwise specified (titles as of lecture date).
Discipline names indicate fields of study, not necessarily of teaching.


ICC Special Open Lecture


Rite and Creation*
(1) ”Performativity and Rituality of Mourning in Digital Art: A Formalisation of Temporality” *
Lecturer: Professor Myriam Watthee-Delmotte, Université catholique de Louvain (Literary Criticism)
(2) ”Digital Rituals: The Walls of the Decased. Mourning and Memorials in a Screen Culture” *
Lecturer: Professor Bertrand Gervais, Université du Québec à Montréal (French Literature)
Time and date: 10:00 - 12:10, Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Place: Alumni House, 2nd floor, Lounge
* Free, no reservation necessary
* Co-organizing with JICUF
* A lecture in English

Literature’s Ritual Commemoration: The Meanings of a Practice *
Lecturer: Professor Myriam Watthee-Delmotte, Université catholique de Louvain (Literary Criticism)
Time and date: 10:10 - 12:30, Thursday, May 30, 2019
Place: University Hall H-106
* Free, no reservation necessary
* Co-organizing with JICUF
* A lecture in English

[Lecture and Demonstration] The World of Traditional Japanese Culture: Rakugo*
Lecturer: Mr. Kotatsu Irifunetei, Rakuto-ka [comic storyteller]
Time and date: 13:15 - 15:00, Thursday, May 30, 2019
Place: Diffendorfer Memorial Hall East Wing, Auditorium
*joint hosting with the course “The World of Traditional Japanese Culture” and ICU Institute of Asian Cultural Studies
* Free, no reservation necessary
* A lecture and demonstration in Japanese

Prison Religion in Japan *
Lecturer: Dr. Adam Lyons, Postdoctoral Fellow at Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies
Time and date: 11:30 - 12:40, Friday, May 31, 2019
Place: University Hall H-260
* joint hosting with the course “Religions in Japan
* Free, no reservation necessary
* A lecture in English

The Creation of the Greek Alphabet: A Socio-Evolutionary Model*
Lecturer: Professor Roger Woodard, University at Buffalo,The State University of New York (Classics)
Time and date: 16:30 - 18:00, Monday, June 3, 2019
Place: University Hall H-203
* Free, no reservation necessary
* A lecture in English

[Lecture and Demonstration] The World of Traditional Japanese Culture: Gidayu-bushi *
Lecturers: Ms. Koshiko Takemoto, tayu, and Ms. Kanya Tsuruzawa, Shamisen player
Time and date: 13:15 - 15:00, Thursday, June 6 , 2019
Place: Diffendorfer Memorial Hall East Wing, Auditorium
*joint hosting with the course “The World of Traditional Japanese Culture” and ICU Institute of Asian Cultural Studies
* Free, no reservation necessary
* A lecture and demonstration in Japanese

Emergency Symposium “Academic Freedom and Gender Studies: The Case in Hungary and a Response in Japan” *
Keynote Speaker: Professor Andrea Peto (Department of Gender Studies, Central European University)
Respondent / Discussant: Professor Emeritus Mariko Adachi (Ochanomizu University), Assistant Professor Sonja Dale (Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University), Professor Yayo Okano (Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University), Associate Professor Chelsea Szendi Schieder (Faculty of Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University), Professor Akiko Shimizu (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo), Dr. Grace En-Yi Ting (Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellow), Professor James Welker (Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Kanagawa University)
Chair: Professor Natsumi Ikoma (Center for Gender Studies, ICU)
Time and date: 12:00 - 17:00, Saturday, June 8, 2019
Place: International Conference Room, 2F Dialogue House, ICU
* joint hosting with ICU Center for Gender Studies
* Free, no reservation necessary
* Simultaneous Interpretation provided
* Concurrent Event: young researchers’ poster presentations
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From Athens to Edo: Virtue, Law and Christian Ethics in Comparative Context *
Lecturer: Professor Kevin Doak, Georgetown University (Japan Studies, Ethics)
Time and date: 12:40 - 13:50, Thursday, June 13, 2019
Place: Alumni House, 2nd floor, Lounge
* Free, no reservation necessary
* A lecture in English

History of Science Open Forum  (free, no reservation necessary)

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