International Center Courses 2019 (2019 April- 2020 March)

*For Japanese version, please refer to http://www.sysy588.com/en/aboutic/aboutcourse/jpn/index.html.

◆ International Center Course List and Description 2019-2020

Basic Information
  • The curriculum of the International Center Courses focuses on Japan and East/Southeast Asia as a central theme.

  • The courses are suited for Keio students who wish to study abroad, to improve their communication skills in English, and to develop better understanding in their area of study from international perspectives. By studying together with exchange students from the partner universities, students will have opportunities for international exchange through study.

Open to
  • Short-term International Students (including Keio International Program or Research Program students)
  • Japanese Language Program (JLP) students
  • Full-time undergraduate (Except first-year students. First-year students cannot register for International Center Courses) / graduate students at Keio.
    *Students of the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Medicine, or the Law School at Keio cannot register for International Center Courses. 
Course Restrictions
  • Courses only open to graduate-level students.  *Undergraduate students cannot register for them.
          (1) "Japanese Politico-Economic Development in Perspective: A Historical Approach"  (by Prof. Taniguchi)
          (2) "Development of Japan's Politico-Economic Systems"  (by Prof. Taniguchi)
          (3) "Science and Technology in Japanese Culture"  (by Dr. Imoto)
  • Some courses may limit the number of students. All the students wishing to register for such courses must attend the first class and obtain permission from the instructor. Registration without permission will be deleted.
Campus

Most of the courses are offered at Mita Campus. Some courses are offered at other campuses.

  • Course offered at Hiyoshi Campus: 
    "Japanese Politico-Economic Development in Perspective: A Historical Approach"  (by Prof. Taniguchi)
    "Development of Japan's Politico-Economic Systems"  (by Prof. Taniguchi)
  • Course offered at Yagami Campus:
    "Science and Technology in Japanese Culture" (by Prof. Imoto)
Credits
2 credits per course
Course Registration

Students should register for International Center Courses according to the registration procedure of their affiliated faculty, graduate school or center. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students DO NOT need to come to the Office of Student Services (International Exchange Services Group) to register.

Bulletin Board

Important information regarding the International Center Courses (classroom changes, exams, exam location, etc.) will be posted on the International Center’s bulletin board at the West School Building on Mita Campus and on the International Center website. Students are responsible for checking the bulletin boards regularly.
http://www.sysy588.com/en/aboutic/aboutcourse/e-bulletin_board.html

Notices of class cancellations and makeup classes will be posted on the Academic Affairs Web System.
http://gakuji2.adst.keio.ac.jp/index_br_top.html

Course List  2019-2020
(2019 April - 2020 March / 2019 Spring semester - 2019/20 Fall Semester)

Some courses may limit the number of  students. For further details, please refer to here.

1st period: 9:00-10:30         2nd period: 10:45-12:15        3rd period: 1:00-2:30
4th period: 2:45-4:15           5th period: 4:30-6:00             6th period: 6:10-7:40

Semester Dates

SPRING Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Monday, July 22, 2019
SPRING (1st half) Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019
SPRING (2nd half) Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - Monday, July 22, 2019
FALL Monday, September 23, 2019 - Monday, 20 January, 2020
FALL (1st half) Monday, September 23, 2019 - Tuesday, 12 November, 2019
FALL (2nd half) Friday, 15 November, 2019 - Monday, 20 January, 2020

Language & Literature

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Wed 3 JOURNEY THROUGH THE FLOATING WORLD (UKIYO TO MICHIYUKI) ARMOUR, Andrew Undergraduate
SPRING Wed

3

ENGLISH AND ENGLISH EDUCATION IN JAPAN IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION NAKAMURA, Yuji Undergraduate
SPRING
(2nd half)
Tue 3&4 JAPANESE LINGUISTICS IN SOCIOCULTURAL CONTEXT OKUGAWA, Ikuko Undergraduate
SPRING Fri 4 CULTURAL PRESUPPOSITIONS IN JAPANESE COMMUNICATION SUZUKI, Rie

Undergraduate

SPRING Thu 3 SOCIOLINGUISTIC ISSUES AND MODERN JAPANESE SUZUKI, Rie Undergraduate
FALL Wed 3 JAPANESE LITERATURE ARMOUR, Andrew Undergraduate
FALL Wed 3 ENGLISH AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN EAST ASIA NAKAMURA, Yuji Undergraduate
FALL Thu 4 ENCOUNTERS WITH THE OTHER IN MODERN JAPANESE SHORT FICTION RAESIDE, James Undergraduate
FALL Wed 2 JAPANESE APPLIED LINGUISTICS OKUGAWA, Ikuko Undergraduate
FALL Thu 3 JAPANESE LINGUISTICS IN SOCIOCULTURAL CONTEXT OKUGAWA, Ikuko Undergraduate
FALL Fri 4 CULTURAL PRESUPPOSITIONS IN JAPANESE COMMUNICATION SUZUKI, Rie Undergraduate
FALL Tue 4 SOCIOLINGUISTIC ISSUES AND MODERN JAPANESE SUZUKI, Rie Undergraduate

Arts

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Mon 5 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE CINEMA 1 AINGE, Michael Undergraduate

SPRING

Mon 3 THE INNER WORLD OF THE NOH UMEWAKA, Naohiko Undergraduate

SPRING

(1st half)

Fri 4&5 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE ART HISTORY SHIRAHARA, Yukiko Undergraduate

SPRING
(2nd half)

Sat 1&2 ARTS/ART WORKSHOP:DISCOVERING ARTS AND CULTURE IN JAPAN HISHIYAMA, Yuko Undergraduate
FALL Wed 3 THE ART OF JAPANESE GARDEN IN CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXTS NAKORCHEVSKI, Andriy Undergraduate
FALL Mon 5 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE CINEMA 2 AINGE, Michael Undergraduate
FALL Mon 3 THE INNER WORLD OF THE NOH UMEWAKA, Naohiko Undergraduate

FALL

Sat 2 ARTS/ART WORKSHOP:DISCOVERING ARTS AND CULTURE IN JAPAN HISHIYAMA, Yuko Undergraduate

Culture & Cross-cultural Understanding

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Thu 5 JAPANESE SOCIETY AND COMMUNICATION SHEA, David Undergraduate

SPRING

Thu 5 THE CULTURE OF SPORTS, HEALTH, AND LONGEVITY IN JAPAN AND OTHER COUNTRIES KIMURA, Masaki Undergraduate

SPRING

(2nd half)

Fri 5&6 OTAKU CULTURE IN JAPAN AND ITS TRANSNATIONAL RELATION SUGIURA, Kazunori Undergraduate
SPRING Wed 4 SEEING JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY FROM A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIVE SUZUKI, Rie Undergraduate

SPRING
(2nd half)

Tue 4&5 DEEP CULTURE DIFFERENCE : UNDERSTANDING JAPAN THROUGH CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON SHAULES, Joseph Undergraduate

SPRING

(1st half)

Tue 3&4 THE ROOTS OF JAPANESE CULTURE AS SEEN IN THEATER AND ART OSHIMA, Akira Mark Undergraduate

FALL

Fri 5 OTAKU CULTURE IN JAPAN AND ITS TRANSNATIONAL RELATION SUGIURA, Kazunori Undergraduate
FALL Thu 5 EDUCATION IN JAPAN: ISSUES OF CULTURE, SOCIAL STRUCTURE, & WORLDVIEW SHEA, David Undergraduate
FALL Tue 3 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND JAPANESE CULTURE OKUGAWA, Ikuko Undergraduate
FALL Thu 2 SEEING JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY FROM A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIVE SUZUKI, Rie Undergraduate
FALL Tue 5 CROSSING BORDERS:ADAPTING TO JAPAN AND ADAPTING TO THE WORLD SHAULES, Joseph Undergraduate
FALL Wed 5 FOOD AND FOODWAYS IN JAPAN NOZAWA, Joji Undergraduate

Science

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level

SPRING

Wed 2 HUMAN ENGINEERING WITH FOCUS ON JAPAN URAKAMI, Jacqueline Undergraduate
FALL Thu 2 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN JAPANESE CULTURE
*Only open to graduate-level students.
IMOTO, Yuki Graduate

FALL

Tue 2 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR JAPAN'S AGING SOCIETY URAKAMI, Jacqueline Undergraduate

Religion & Thought

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Wed 3 RELIGIONS IN JAPAN NAKORCHEVSKI, Andriy Undergraduate
SPRING
(1st half)
Tue 1&2 BUDDHISM AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA WATTS, Jonathan Undergradaute
SPRING
(2nd half)
Tue 1&2 JAPANESE BUDDHISM AND SOCIAL SUFFERING WATTS, Jonathan Undergraduate
SPRING Wed 3 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS ON THE IDEAL IMAGES OF HUMAN BEINGS; CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN JAPANESE AND THE WESTERN CULTURE HAYASHI, Akinori Undergraduate
FALL Wed 2 JAPANESE BUDDHISM AND SOCIAL SUFFERING WATTS, Jonathan Undergraduate
FALL Wed 3 PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS ON THE IDEAL IMAGES OF HUMAN BEINGS; CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN JAPANESE AND THE WESTERN CULTURE HAYASHI, Akinori Undergraduate

History

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Tue 5 GENDER, CULTURE AND MODERNITY IN INTERWAR JAPAN NOTTER, David Undergraduate
SPRING Mon 5 MODERN HISTORY OF DIPLOMATIC AND CULTURAL RELATIONS BETWEEN JAPAN AND THE WORLD OHTA, Akiko Undergraduate
SPRING Thu 5 AN INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE HISTORY: SURVEYING JAPAN'S PRE-MODERN PAST KURASHIGE, Jeffrey Undergraduate

SPRING

Fri 3 GOLD, LAND, AND BLOOD: (SEMINAR) AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL JAPAN KURASHIGE, Jeffrey Undergraduate

SPRING

(2nd half)

Thu 3&4 JAPAN'S POSTWAR RESURGENCE HOLLEY, David Undergraduate
SPRING Thu 5 EUROPE'S ENCOUNTER WITH JAPAN 1543-1859 MASSARELLA, Derek Undergraduate

SPRING

(2nd half)

Wed 1&2 HISTORICAL MEMORY IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA BREHM, William Undergraduate
FALL Thu 5 AN INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE HISTORY: SURVEYING JAPAN'S PRE-MODERN PAST

KURASHIGE, Jeffrey

Undergradaute
FALL Fri 5 GOLD, LAND, AND BLOOD: (SEMINAR) AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL JAPAN KURASHIGE, Jeffrey Undergraduate
FALL Wed 4 HISTORICAL MEMORY IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA BREHM, William Undergraduate
FALL Fri 2 INTRODUCTION TO JAPAN'S HISTORY AND CULTURE PRESSELLO, Andrea Undergraduate

Media & Communications

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Thu 2 JOURNALISM IN JAPAN HOLLEY, David Undergraduate
FALL Thu 3 JOURNALISM IN JAPAN HOLLEY, David Undergraduate

Social Issues

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING
(2nd half)
Fri 1&2 MINORITIES IN JAPANESE EDUCATION TOKUNAGA, Tomoko Undergraduate
SPRING Wed 5 READING COLONIALISM IN SOUTH EAST ASIA CHANDRA, Elizabeth Undergraduate
FALL Wed 5 COMMODIFYING WOMEN IN SOUTH EAST ASIA CHANDRA, Elizabeth Undergraduate

Politics, Diplomacy & International Exchange

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Tue 2 DEVELOPMENT OF JAPAN'S POLITICO-ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
*Only open to graduate-level students.
TANIGUCHI, Tomohiko Graduate
SPRING Fri 3 JAPAN AS THE FIRST DEVELOPING COUNTRY UMEGAKI, Michio Undergraduate
SPRING Thu 4 CONSTRUCTING JAPAN -INDIA PARTNERSHIP WILLIAMS, Mukesh Undergraduate
SPRING Fri 2 JAPANESE FOREIGN POLICY PRESSELLO, Andrea Undergraduate

SPRING

(1st half)

Wed 1&2 CONTEMPORARY CAMBODIA: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL BREHM, William Undergraduate
SPRING Wed 4 JAPANESE POLITICS MOGAKI, Masahiro Undergraduate
FALL Tue 4 JAPANESE IMMIGRATION POLICY IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE KASHIWAZAKI, Chikako Undergraduate
FALL Tue 2 JAPANESE POLITICO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PERSPECTIVE: A HISTORICAL APPROACH
*Only open to graduate-level students.
TANIGUCHI, Tomohiko Graduate
FALL Fri 1 JAPAN'S ROLE IN MODERNIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTHEAST ASIA KURASAWA, Aiko Undergraduate
FALL Fri 3 JAPAN'S DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN EAST ASIA UMEGAKI, Michio Undergraduate
FALL Thu 4 JAPAN-AMERICA SHARED HISTORIES WILLIAMS, Mukesh Undergraduate
FALL TBA TBA FRENCH AND EUROPEAN POLICIES IN ASIA AFTER WWII VAYSSET, Olivier Undergraduate
FALL Wed 4 PUBLIC POLICY IN JAPAN (SEMINAR) MOGAKI, Masahiro Undergradaute

Business & Economy

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level
SPRING Wed 3 JAPANESE ECONOMY UEDA, Eimon Graduate
SPRING Thu 5 ASIA-JAPAN ECONOMIC RELATIONS HAYASHI, Hideki Undergraduate

SPRING

(1st half)

Mon 3&4 CHINA, JAPAN AND KOREA COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT DRUMMOND, Damon Undergraduate

SPRING

(2nd half)

Mon 1&3 JAPANESE COMPANY INTRODUCTION AND FACTORY VISITS DRUMMOND, Damon Undergraduate

SPRING
(1st half)

Thu 3&4 JAPANESE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT KHOJASTEH, Yacob Undergraduate

SPRING
(2nd half)

Thu 1&2 JAPANESE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS KHOJASTEH, Yacob Undergraduate

FALL

Fri 3 JAPANESE BUSINESS AND SOCIETY UMEZU, Mitsuhiro Undergraduate

FALL

(1st half)

Mon 3&4 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION DRUMMOND, Damon Undergraduate

FALL

Thu 5 EU-JAPAN ECONOMIC RELATIONS HAYASHI, Hideki Undergraduate

Law

Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor Level

SPRING

(2nd half)

Fri 3&4 THE SUPREME COURT OF JAPAN: STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, CASE LAW ORTOLANI, Andrea Undergraduate

SPRING

Sat 4 JAPAN'S TRADE LAW AND POLICY AZUMA, Fumihiko Undergraduate
FALL Thu 4 LAW AND DEVELOPMENT IN EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES MATSUO, Hiroshi Undergraduate
FALL Fri 3 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE LAW ORTOLANI, Andrea Undergraduate
FALL Sat 1 JAPANESE COMPETITION POLICY YAMADA, Hiroshi Undergraduate

Course Description (previous years)