Studium Generale 2021 Fall

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LecturerMultiple Instructors
DepartmentG30, 2021 Fall
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.

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

Date: October 15
Lecturer: Marc Humblet
Handout: handout
Video:

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2020 Fall

The science of shampoo

Date: October 29
Lecturer: Nicola Skoulding
Handout: handout
Video:

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2016 Fall

Introduction to the world of scientific publishing

Date: November 19
Lecturer: Florence Ene
Handout: handout
Video:

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2020 Fall

Five things to consider when talking to people from other countries

Date: November 26
Lecturer: David Barker
Handout: handout
Video:

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2020 Fall

Diets: Between Sustainability & Wastefulness

Date: December 10
Lecturer: Christina Wenzl
Handout: handout

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2020 Fall

From Playstation to Hospitals: Hidden mathematics in our daily life

Date: December 17
Lecturer: Henrik Bachmann
Handout: handout
Video:

*Reposting from Studium Generale 2019 Fall

Connecting Maine and Aomori

Date: December 24
Lecturer: Briar Pelletier
Handout: handout
Video:

Visible Light Communications for Automotive

Date: January 21
Lecturer: Takaya Yamazato
Handout: handout
Video:

Syllabus

Date Topic Lecturer
10/8 COURSE INTRODUCTION
10/15 Fossil reefs and sea-level change: diving into the past to predict the future Marc Humblet (Graduate School of Environmental Sciences)
10/22 The Invisible Rainbow: Being LGBTQIA+ in Japan Yoshi Joanna Grote (Doshisha University)
10/29 The science of shampoo Nicola Skoulding (Graduate School of Science, Department of Chemistry)
11/5 Meiji Restoration - From a Country of Samurai to a Country of High Technology Yukio Ishida (Nagoya University Emeritus professor, School of Engineering)
11/12 Being Good at Money Ben Shearon (Tohoku University)
11/19 Introduction to the world of scientific publishing Florence Ene (The University of Tokyo)
11/26 Five things to consider when talking to people from other countries David Barker (Gifu University)
12/3 Discussion Session
12/10 Diets: Between Sustainability & Wastefulness Christina Wenzl (Graduate School of Humanities)
12/17 From Playstation to Hospitals: Hidden mathematics in our daily life Henrik Bachmann (Graduate School of Mathematics)
12/24 Connecting Maine and Aomori Briar Pelletier (Graduate School of Humanities)
1/21 Visible Light Communications for Automotive Takaya Yamazato (Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
1/28 Discussion Session
2/2 Discussion Session

*Some lectures used past materials due to the coronavirus countermeasures.


Last updated

February 18, 2022