Studium Generale 2019 Fall

VASSILEVA Maria Niko Associate Professor

Department: Institute of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Class Time: 2019 Fall Friday
Recommended for: All Nagoya University Students, faculty members and staff

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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 2018 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/

Date Topic Lecturer Video Handout
Oct 18 comfortable human-robot interaction: it's all about emotions! Sarah Cosentino
Nov 1 Metaphor and the Power of Storytelling : A Cognitive Linguistic Approach Gerry Yokota handout (PDF, 3386KB)
Nov 8 From Playstation to Hospitals : Hidden mathematics in our daily life Henrik Bachmann handout (PDF, 5737KB)
Nov 15 Let's listen to a melody from the universe! Seiji Kawamura handout (PDF, 3815KB)
Nov 22 Introduction to Islamic finance Mehriban Ahmadova handout (PDF, 3149KB)
Nov 29 DiVE into diversity!! Kanako Makino handout (PDF, 15602KB)
Dec 20 What's Going on in Elementary School English Classes? Toru Tatsumi handout (PDF, 7379KB)
Jan 10 What Is Inside a Black Hole? Masaki Shigemori handout (PDF, 4182KB)

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Syllabus

Date Topic Lecturer
10/4 Discussion Session
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

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