First Year Seminar A 2019 Autumn (Thu 3rd period)

Theme: An Introduction to Japan Studies

The theme of this seminar is the culture and society of Japan. In this seminar, we will discuss various topics such as religion, thought, art, music, dance and social relations.
We will read basic but important textbooks related with Japanese culture and society, and have discussions

The first three sessions will be for lectures by the lecturer.
Main part of the seminar will be students' presentations and discussion.
Shcedule for the presentations will be determined after students are fixed.

オギュスタン・ベルク 『日本の風景・西欧の景観』 1990、講談社現代新書 No.1007
菅野覚明 『神道の逆襲』 2001、講談社現代新書 No.1560
We will read 3 books. The 3rd book will be announed later.


10/03 Orientation and introduction
10/10 Lecture and discussion

オギュスタン・ベルク 『日本の風景・西欧の景観』 講談社現代新書1007
10/17 序論・1章:Sato+2章 Aki
10/24:3章 Alvarez Paichadze +4・5章 Hatsushika
10/31:6章 Hayashi+7章 Iizuka

菅野覚明 『神道の逆襲』 2001、講談社現代新書
11/07: 1・2章 Kawasaki +3章 Kubo
11/14: 4・5章 Matsubayashi +6・7章 Nagashima
11/21: 8章 Owada+9章 Ruzicka +10章・結び Sayama

竹内整一 『ありてなければ 無常の日本精神史』 2015、Kadokawa ソフィア文庫
11/28: T, U-1 Takahashi+U- 2-5 Taninaka
12/05: U- 6,7,V- 1 Yokoyama+V- 2, 3,4 Ikai
12/12: W Miura+X Tamura

12/19 Sato + Aki + Hatsushika + Hayashi
01/09 Kawasaki + Kubo + Matsubayashi + Owada
01/16 Alvarez + Ruzicka + Sayama + Takahashi + Taninaka
01/23 Yokoyama + Ikai + Miura + Tamura