SPRING 2017 Studium Generale

Multiple Instructors

Department: G30

Class Time: 2017 Spring
Recommended for: All Nagoya University Students, faculty members and staff

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Course Overview

Studium Generale (from Latin, General Course) is a unique immersion program into an English-based lecture environment. The course offers exposure to various academic topics presented in an accessible way, and in English.

Videos

Date Topic Lecturer Video
May 18 "Peace for Our Time?" - The 1937 Nagoya Pan-Pacific Peace Exhibition Nathan Hopson (Graduate School of Humanities) picture
May 25 Railways in Japan - About Shinkansen, Local Trains, Success Stories and Future Challenges Oliver Mayer (Aichi University of Education) picture
May 30 Laughter: Why It's More than Just "the Best Medicine" Mark Weeks (Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences) picture
Jun 6 How to (and how not to) start a business in Japan - A real life adventure Chris Zarodkiewicz (Cezars Iinternational K.K.) picture

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Syllabus

Date Topic Lecturer
May 9 Introduction to the World of Lucid Drreaming based on fifty unbelievably amazing adventures Paul Lai (Department of Academic Writing Education)
May 11 How to regenerate nerves: lessons from a worm Strahil Pastuhov (School of Science,Biology)
May 16 The Daiso Lending Library of Nagoya (1767-1899) and Its Readers Dylan McGee (Graduate School of Humanities)
May 18 "Peace for Our Time?" - The 1937 Nagoya Pan-Pacific Peace Exhibition Nathan Hopson (Graduate School of Humanities)
May 25 Railways in Japan - About Shinkansen, Local Trains, Success Stories and Future Challenges Oliver Mayer (Aichi University of Education)
May 30 Laughter: Why It's More than Just "the Best Medicine" Mark Weeks (Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
Jun 6 How to (and how not to) start a business in Japan - A real life adventure Chris Zarodkiewicz (Cezars Iinternational K.K.)
Jun 13 Materials Science with Ceramics - The Modern Alchemy - Hiroki Taniguchi (School of Science, Physics)
Jun 15 Gender Equality and HeForShe Mayumi Saegusa (Office for Gender Equality)
Jun 20 A career in academic editing, writing, and translation: Could it be right for you? Caryn Jones (ThinkSCIENCE)
Jun 22 Genetically modified organisms (GMO): history, applications and perspective Elena Kozgunova (Graduate School of Science)
Jun 27 Time, Love and Memory: An Introduction to Fly Brain Science Hiroshi Ishimoto (Graduate School of Science)

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