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Subjects studying with International Students

The Center for Global Education & the Center for Japanese Language and Culture offer subjects about Japanese traditional cultures and arts, as well as cross-cultural understanding, which Japanese and international students can take and study together. For details and registration of each subject, please refer to the program guide of each faculty’s general and liberal education subjects. Please note, some subjects limit the number of students able to enroll, or require advance registration.
Japanese Language and Culture Subjects

1. Subjects of the Center for Global Education

Subject NamePeriodLanguage
Introduction to Japanese Culture in the Global ContextSpring・FallEnglish
Introduction to Japanese Society in the Global ContextSpring・FallEnglish
Introduction to the Nature of Japan and Asia in the Global ContextSpring・FallEnglish
Japan in Modern World HistorySpringEnglish
International Relations in the Postwar EraFallEnglish
Issues in Japanese CultureFallEnglish
Japanese Thought and Religion 1SpringEnglish
Japanese Thought and Religion 2FallEnglish
Tradition and Art in Japan 1FallEnglish
Tradition and Art in Japan 2SpringEnglish
Japan Today 1FallEnglish
Japan Today 2SpringEnglish
Democracy and Politics: A Comparative PerspectiveFallEnglish
Education in the Age of GlobalizationSpringEnglish
Issues in Intercultural CommunicationSpringEnglish
Economy and Business in the Global Context 1SpringEnglish
Economy and Business in the Global Context 2FallEnglish
Critical Social Issues in Contemporary Japan 1Spring・FallEnglish
Critical Social Issues in Contemporary Japan 2FallEnglish
What Makes Humans Human?Spring・FallEnglish
The Divisions of Identity in SocietyFallEnglish
Statistics for the Social Sciences and HumanitiesFallEnglish
Introduction to Computer Science and Information TechnologySpringEnglish

2. Subjects of the Center for Japanese Language and Culture

Subject NamePeriodLanguage/Remarks
Intercultural Communication ASpringEnglish
Intercultural Communication BFallEnglish
Tradition and Beauty of Japan
- The Way of Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement)
Spring・FallJapanese (English)
*Lesson fees will be charged.
The Tradition and Culture of Japan
- The Beauty of Flowers from the Perspective of Japanese People
Spring・FallJapanese
The Tradition and Performing Arts of Japan - GAGAKUSpring・FallJapanese
The Tradition and Performing Arts of Japan - KanatehonchushinguraSpringKorean
The Japanese Tradition of Noh Play
- Exploring Japanese Culture through Noh Play
Spring・FallJapanese
The Tradition and Art of Japan
- The Topology of Japanese Beauty
Spring・FallJapanese
*Including handicraft practice
Japan and Asia 1
- Cultural exchange between Japan and China
SpringChinese&Japanese
Japan and Asia 2
- Cultural exchange between Japan and Korea
FallKorean