Studium Generale 2019 Spring

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LecturerVASSILEVA Maria Niko, Associate Professor
DepartmentInstitute of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2019 Spring
Recommended for:All Nagoya University Students, faculty members and staff

Course Overview

Studium Generale 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.

Classical Chinese Poetry: Wonderland of Chinese Characters

Date: May 14
Lecturer: Kayoko Tamura
Handout: handout
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Ingrained Habits: Kitchen Cars, Koppe Pan, and Dietary Transformation in Postwar Japan

Date: May 21
Lecturer: Nathan Hopson
Handout: handout

Seeing the sky through funnels - the challenges of X-ray astronomers

Date: May 23
Lecturer: Hideyo Kunieda
Handout: handout
Video:

Five things to consider when talking to people from other countries

Date: June 4
Lecturer: David Barker
Handout: handout
Video:

Fossil reefs and sea-level change: diving into the past to predict the future

Date: June 18
Lecturer: Mark Humblet
Handout: handout
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Syllabus

Date Topic Lecturer
5/14 "Classical Chinese Poetry: Wonderland of Chinese Characters" Kayoko Tamura (Graduate School of Humanities)
5/16 Things that they do and do not tell you about graduate school Cheen Aik Ang (Shiseido Co., Ltd.)
5/21 Ingrained Habits: Kitchen Cars, Koppe Pan, and Dietary Transformation in Postwar Japan Nathan Hopson (Graduate School of Humanities)
5/23 Seeing the sky through funnels - the challenges of X-ray astronomers Hideyo Kunieda (Emeritus Professor, School of Science, Department of Physics)
5/28 Why is there so much bullsh*t in politics? Matthew Linley (International Education and Exchange Center)
5/30 Markets and Incentives: What They Can Do and What They Can't Do Akihiro Okumura (School of Economics)
6/4 Five things to consider when talking to people from other countries David Barker (Gifu University)
6/6 The best advice I never got as a student: how to study with less worry, more fun - and how some basic economics can help you along the way Daniel Marszalec (University of Tokyo)
6/11 What is Chance? Tohru Uzawa (Graduate School for Mathematics)
6/18 "Fossil reefs and sea-level change: diving into the past to predict the future" Marc Humblet (Graduate School of Earth and Planetary Sciences)
6/20 The fats: friend or enemy? Ayaka Ito (Research Institute of Environmental Medicine)
6/25 Nineteenth-century Instagram John Shillaw (Nanzan University)

Last updated

December 12, 2019