International Center Courses

◆ International Center Course List and Description 2016-2017 
(2016 April- 2017 March / 2016 Spring semester - 2016/17 Fall Semester)

◆ International Center Courses 2016 Fall semester timetable and class room number

◆  CANCELLATION OF COURSE
     
Due to personal reasons of the instructor, the following course offered by the International Center has been cancelled.
      If you wished to register for this course, please consider other courses.

               <Course Title>  JAPAN. AN INTRODUCTION
               
<Instructor>     BOUISSOU, JEAN-MARIE
               
<Day/Period>  TUESDAY / 3rd Period
               
<Room>             442

Basic Information
  • The curriculum of the International Center Courses focuses on Japan and East/Southeast Asia as a central theme. The courses are mainly for international students from overseas and are conducted in English. As Full-time students can also take these courses, they can provide students with opportunities for international exchange through study.
  • There are about 80 courses in various fields such as Language and Literature, Arts, Culture and Cross-Cultural Understanding, Science, Religion and Thought, History, Media and Communications, Social Issues, Politics, Diplomacy and International Exchange, Business and Economy, and Law.
  • The International Center Courses are best suited for Keio students who are considering studying abroad, those who would like to improve their communication skills in English, and those who would like to acquire deeper knowledge in their field of study from an international perspective. Moreover, students can take part in international exchange in academic settings by studying with international students.
Open to
  • Short-term International Students (including Keio International Program or Research Program students)
  • Japanese Language Program (JLP) students
  • Full-time undergraduate (except first-year students) / graduate students (However, they cannot register for “Case Analysis on Management and Strategy of Japanese Corporations” by Prof. Mitsuhashi.)
* The students affiliated with the the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Medicine or the Law School cannot register for International Center Courses.
** Some courses are only open to graduate-level students. 
Campus

Most of the courses are offered at Mita Campus. Some courses are offered at other campuses. 

- The courses offered at Hiyoshi Campus.
      "JAPAN'S DIPLOMACY" (by Prof. Taniguchi)
      "JAPANESE POLITICO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PERSPECTIVE: A HISTORICAL APPROACH" (by Prof. Taniguchi)

The course offered at Yagami Campus.
      “SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN JAPANESE CULTURE” (by Prof. Imoto)

Credits
2 credits per course
*Whether these credits can be counted towards your degree depends on the faculty or graduate school in which you are enrolled.
 
Course Registration
Students should register for International Center Courses according to the registration procedure of their affiliated faculty, graduate school or center. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students DO NOT need to come to the Office of Student Services (International Exchange Services Group) to register. 
Bulletin Board
Notices of class cancellations and makeup classes will be posted on the Academic Affairs Web System (http://gakuji2.adst.keio.ac.jp/index_br_top.html). At Mita Campus, they will also be posted on the Information Display located in each classroom building.
Important information regarding the International Center Courses (time changes, classroom changes, exams, exam location, etc.) will be posted on the International Center’s bulletin boards at the West School Building on Mita Campus and on the International Center website. Students are responsible for checking the bulletin boards regularly.
Note - All the courses are conducted in English.
- Some courses may limit the number of  students. For further details, please refet to here.

Course List and Description 2016-2017
(2016 April- 2017 March / 2016 Spring semester - 2016/17 Fall Semester)

Courses marked with an asterisk (*1) are intended for graduate students and are not open to undergraduate students.
Some courses may limit the number of  students. For further details, please refet to here.
* Please note that c
ourses in the list may not be offered in 2017-2018 academic year onward.

1st period: 9:00-10:30    2nd period: 10:45-12:15   3rd period: 1:00-2:30
4th period: 2:45-4:15      5th period: 4:30-6:00        6th period: 6:10-7:40

Language & Literature

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Wed 3 The Aftermath of Dreams ARMOUR, Andrew J.
  SPRING Wed 3 English and English Education in Japan in the Age of Globalization NAKAMURA, Yuji
  SPRING Mon 3 Contemporary Japanese Literature - Reading Haruki Murakami DIL, Jonathan
  FALL Wed 3 Japanese Literature ARMOUR, Andrew J.
  FALL Wed 3 English and English Language Education in East Asia NAKAMURA, Yuji
  FALL Thu 3 Japan's Postwar through Short Stories RAESIDE, James M.
  FALL Mon 3 Contemporary Japanese Literature -The Religious, the Secular, and the Post-Secular in Postwar Japanese Literature DIL, Jonathan

Arts

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Mon 3 The Inner World of the Noh UMEWAKA, Naohiko
  SPRING Wed 3 Japanese Sound Culture in the Global Context HOFFMAN, T.M.
  SPRING Wed 4 Systematics through Music and Poetry of Japan and India HOFFMAN, T.M.
  SPRING Thu 3 Introduction to Japanese Art History SHIRAHARA, Yukiko
  FALL Mon 3 The Inner World of the Noh UMEWAKA, Naohiko
  FALL Thu 6 Arts/Art Workshop: Discovering Arts and Culture in Japan HISHIYAMA, Yuko
  FALL Thu 5 Introduction to Modern Japanese Art and Visual Culture MURAI, Noriko

Culture & Cross-cultural Understanding

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Tue 5 Otaku Culture in Japan and its Transnational Relation SUGIURA, Kazunori
  SPRING Fri 3 Approaches towards Animals in East Asia - A Cultural and Historical Comparison with the West MITSUDA, Tatsuya
  SPRING Tue 3 Anthropological Approaches to Japanese Culture and Society IMOTO, Yuki
  SPRING Thu 5 The Culture of Sports, Health, and Longevity in Japan and Other Countries KIMURA, Masaki
  SPRING Tue 5 Ethnography of Multicultural Japan TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  SPRING Mon 3 Border Crossings and Japanese Society TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  SPRING Tue 5 Crossing Borders:Adapting to Japan and Adapting to the World SHAULES, Joseph
  FALL Thu 4 Japanese Perceptions of Themselves UEMURA, Ryotaro
  FALL Tue 5 Ethnography of Multicultural Japan TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  FALL Mon 3 Border Crossings and Japanese Society TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  FALL Tue 5 Deep Culture Difference : Understanding Japan through Cross-Cultural Comparison SHAULES, Joseph
  FALL Tue 5 Food and Foodways in Japan NOZAWA, Joji
  FALL

Wed

Tue

4

3

Japan. An Introduction

CANCELLED

Bouissou, Jean-Marie

Science

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Fri 4 Human Engineering with Focus on Japan URAKAMI, Jacqueline

GS

(Science&Technology)

Offered at Yagami Campus

FALL Wed 3 Science and Technology in Japanese Culture (*1) IMOTO, Yuki
  FALL Fri 4 Innovative Technologies for Japan's Aging Society URAKAMI, Jacqueline

Religion & Thought

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Fri 3 Japanese Buddhism and Social Suffering WATTS, Jonathan S.
  FALL Mon 4 Buddhism and Social Change in Contemporary Asia WATTS, Jonathan S.
  FALL Thu 4 Japan's Kami Worship: Where Did It Come from and Where Would It Go? NISHIMURA, Yuko
  FALL Wed 3 Philosophical Topics on the Ideal Images of Human Beings; Conversations Between Japanese and the Western Culture HAYASHI, Akinori

History

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Fri 5 Gender, Culture and Modernity in Interwar Japan NOTTER, David M.
  SPRING Mon 5 Modern History of Diplomatic and Cultural Relations Between Japan and the World OHTA, Akiko
  SPRING Wed 5 An Introduction to Japanese History: Surveying Japan's Pre-Modern Past KURASHIGE, Jeffrey Y.
  SPRING Fri 3 History, Heritage, Memory in Australia/Japan NUGENT, Maria
  FALL Wed 5 An Introduction to Japanese History: Surveying Japan's Pre-Modern Past KURASHIGE, Jeffrey Y.
  FALL Mon 5 Europe's Encounter with Japan 1543-1859 MASSARELLA, Derek P.
  FALL Thu 3 Japan's Postwar Resurgence HOLLEY, David R.

Media & Communications

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Thu 3 Journalism in Japan HOLLEY, David R.

Social Issues

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor

 

SPRING Tue 3 Minorities in Japanese Education TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  FALL Tue 3 Minorities in Japanese Education TOKUNAGA, Tomoko
  FALL Thu 5 Third World Poverty and Development: Views from Japan and Southeast Asia NISHIMURA, Yuko
  FALL Fri 5 Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia : Past and Present CHANDRA, Elizabeth

Politics, Diplomacy & International Exchange

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor

GIC Center

Offered at Hiyoshi Campus

SPRING Tue 2 Japan's Diplomacy TANIGUCHI, Tomohiko
  SPRING Fri 3 Japan as the First Developing Country UMEGAKI, Michio
  SPRING Wed 3 Japan's Role in Modernization and Economic Development of Southeast Asia KURASAWA, Aiko
  SPRING Fri 5 Nationalism: From Inception to Southeast Asia CHANDRA, Elizabeth
  SPRING Thu 5 Constructing Japan -India Partnership WILLIAMS, Mukesh
  SPRING Sat 3 Japan's Public Diplomacy ONO, Hikariko
  SPRING Mon 5 Japanese Politics MOGAKI, Masahiro
  SPRING Wed 3 Sino-Japanese Relations in Perspective NIQUET, Valerie
  FALL Tue 4 Japanese Immigration Policy in a Comparative Perspective KASHIWAZAKI, Chikako
  FALL Tue 3 Democracy and Dictatorship in Southeast Asia KASUYA, Yuko

GS

(System Design & Management)

Offered at Hiyoshi Campus

FALL Tue 2 Japanese Politico-Economic Development in Perspective: A Historical Approach(*1) TANIGUCHI, Tomohiko
  FALL Fri 3 Japan's Development Policy in East Asia UMEGAKI, Michio
  FALL Fri 5 Foreign Relations of Japan ABE, Tadahiro
  FALL Tue 3 Japanese Foreign Policy NOBORI, Amiko

PRESELLO, Andrea

  FALL Thu 5 Japan-America Shared Histories WILLIAMS, Mukesh

Business & Economy

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor

GS

(Business&Commerce)

SPRING Wed 2 Japanese Economy KASHIWAGI, Shigeo

GS

(Business&Commerce)

SPRING Thu 3 Policy Implications of Globalization in Asia KASHIWAGI, Shigeo

F

(Economics)

SPRING Wed 2 The Economic Crisis in Japan, the Economic Crisis in Asia, and the Global Economic Crisis TAKEMORI, Shumpei

GS

(Business&Commerce)

SPRING Mon 5 Business and Strategic Management in East and South East Asia IGUCHI, Chie
 

SPRING

2nd half

Mon 3/4 Knowledge Management in Japanese Companies MAGNIER-WATANABE, Remy

GS

(Economics)

SPRING Sat 3 Monetary and Fiscal Policy of Japan and Asian Region YOSHINO, Naoyuki

TAGHIZADEH HESARY, Farhad

  SPRING Mon 5 Competing in Emerging Markets and the East Asia ROY, Ashok
 

SPRING

1st half

Tue 3/4 International Marketing from a Japanese Approach MORIMOTO, Mariko
 

SPRING

1st half

Mon 3/4 China, Japan and Korea Comparative Management Drummond, Damon
 

SPRING

2nd half

Mon 3/4 Human Resource Management in the Asia Pacific Region Drummond, Damon
  SPRING

2nd half

Thu 2/3 Japanese Supply Chain Management Khojasteh, Yacob
  FALL Wed 4 Case Analysis on Management and Strategy of Japanese Corporations
*Full-time undergraduate (except first-year students) / graduate students cannot register for this course.
MITSUHASHI, Hitoshi
  FALL Fri 3 Japanese Business and Society UMEZU, Mitsuhiro
  FALL Wed 3 Policy Implications of Economic Integration in Asia KASHIWAGI, Shigeo

F

(Economics)

FALL Thu 5 Eu-Japan Economic Relations HAYASHI, Hideki
  FALL Tue 4 Corporate Finance in Japan Clancy, Brett

Law

Offered by: Semester Day Period Course Title Instructor
  SPRING Mon 5 Japan's Trade Law and Policy AZUMA, Fumihiko
  FALL Thu 3 Law and Development in East Asian Countries MATSUO, Hiroshi

GS

(Law School)

FALL Thu 6 Japan-Us Comparative Contract Law(*1) KANAYAMA, Naoki

SAIGUSA, Kenji

FUJIMORI, Hiromi

FUJIYAMA, Takashi D.

Litt, David G.

  FALL Fri 3 Introduction to Japanese Law ORTOLANI, Andrea
  FALL Sat 2 Japanese Competition Policy YAMADA, Hiroshi

Course Description (previous years)