Studium Generale 2019 Fall

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LecturerVASSILEVA Maria Niko, Associate Professor
DepartmentInstitute of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2019 Fall
Recommended for:All Nagoya University Students, faculty members and staff (21.5 hours / session, One session / week, 15 weeks / semester)

Course Overview

Course format: discussions sessions and talks by invited speakers.

Each lecture is different: invited speakers from Nagoya University or elsewhere. Lecture topics are renewed every semester.

Some of the topics in Fall 2019 included:
Understanding platform and network businesses through economics; What can we do with mathematics? What`s the smell? The scent of a molecule; The life of an opera singer is an adventure! See the sound, hear the light; Japanese independent cinema in the post-studio era

Topics for each semester to be announced on the course website:
http://www.bio.nagoya-u.ac.jp/G30StudiumGenerale/


  • Nov 1
  • Metaphor and the Power of Storytelling : A Cognitive Linguistic Approach
  • Gerry Yokota
  • Handout

  • Nov 8
  • From Playstation to Hospitals : Hidden mathematics in our daily life
  • Henrik Bachmann
  • Handout

  • Nov 15
  • Let's listen to a melody from the universe!
  • Seiji Kawamura
  • Handout

  • Nov 22
  • Introduction to Islamic finance
  • Mehriban Ahmadova
  • Handout

  • Nov 29
  • DiVE into diversity!!
  • Kanako Makino
  • Handout

  • Dec 20
  • What's Going on in Elementary School English Classes?
  • Toru Tatsumi
  • Handout

  • Jan 10
  • What Is Inside a Black Hole?
  • Masaki Shigemori
  • Handout

Syllabus

Date Topic Lecturer
10/4 COURSE INTRODUCTION
10/11 Discussion Session
10/18 Comfortable human-robot interaction: it's all about emotions! Sarah Cosentino (Waseda University)
10/25 Earthquakes in Japan Ilona Sakaguchi (Graduate School of Science)
11/1 Metaphor and the Power of Storytelling : A Cognitive Linguistic Approach Gerry Yokota (Osaka University)
11/8 From Playstation to Hospitals : Hidden mathematics in our daily life Henrik Bachmann (Graduate School of Mathmatics)
11/15 Let's listen to a melody from the universe! Seiji Kawamura (Graduate School of Science, Physics)
11/22 Introduction to Islamic finance Mehriban Ahmadova (School of Economics)
11/29 DiVE into diversity!! Kanako Makino (DiVE.tv Nagoya NGO)
12/6 Cultural Diffferences in Business Wang Lin Lee (School of Economics)
12/13 Enzyme Engineering - Improving on Nature Osami Shoji (School of Science, Chemisty)
12/20 What's Going on in Elementary School English Classes? Toru Tatsumi (Gifu University)
1/10 What Is Inside a Black Hole? Masaki Shigemori (Graduate School of Science, Physics)
1/24 "Right" or "Light"? Why do we Need to Study Phonetics? Tetyana Sayenko (Department of English language)
1/31 Discussion session

Last updated

February 25, 2021