Lectures/Classes

Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Public Lecture Series

Host: Iwate University Junior College Division

2012.06.02 (Sat)   ~June 23rd (Saturday) / Place: Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies, Aiina Campus

~We are sorry that the courses are already full as of April 24, 2004.~


Lecture course in English on American and Japanese culture (Reception starting in April)

Course Fee: Free!!

□ Course Overview
1 -----
Explanation on American culture drawn from American cuisine and language (American English). The explanation will step into the realms of America's historical and social background, shedding light on how that background has influenced modern American culture.
2 -----
A lecture on the historical influence of Ancient Izumo and the image of Izumo. Both Ancient Japan and the Meiji Government made to benefit themselves by using the image of Izumo. The lecture will include a talk on how Izumo's influence on modern Japan is still very much visible.

□ Attending Lecturers
(Course will be directed by a well-experienced American lecturer and a Swedish lecturer who makes to see Japanese history in a new perspective)
   Christine Winskowski (Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Professor on International Culture)
   Anders Carlqvist (Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Lecturer on International Culture)

□ Class Schedule
Round 1 June 2nd (Saturday)


13:00~14:30
Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Aiina Campus Study Room 1
American Food Culture (From colonial cooking to the food industry and multicultural cuisine)
Round 2 June 9th (Saturday)


13:00~14:30
Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Aiina Campus Study Room 1
Origins of American English (Past and Future, the chief accent influences and colorful expressions)
Round 3 June 16th (Saturday)


13:00~14:30
Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Aiina Campus Study Room 1
Ancient Izumo and its significance (Comparison of "Description of Izumo's Culture and Topography" and "Record of Ancient Events"
Round 4 June 23rd (Saturday)


13:00~14:30
Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Aiina Campus Study Room 1
Two Westerners who explored Ancient Japan in the Meiji Era (Hearn and Chamberlain)

□ Application Duration: April 2, 2012 (Friday)~June 1st, 2012 (Monday)
□ Application Methods: Telephone or fax (numbers listed below)
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Please let us know your name and contact information (address and phone number), how you discovered this lecture series and why you wish to attend.
※ No further applications will be accepted once capacity (20 people) is reached; please apply ASAP.

■ Contact Information
Iwate Prefectural University Department of International Cultural Studies Office ★For more details, please visit here.
TEL 019-694-2900 (Weekdays 9:00~17:00)
FAX 019-694-2901