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August 01, 2017

[SSJ: 9887] Doshisha Symposium on Courses Taught in English at Japanese Universities

From: Robert Aspinall
Date: 2017/08/01

Announcing a Symposium on Courses Taught in English at Japanese Universities held to celebrate the launch of the Center for Global Education, Doshisha University, Kyoto

Place: Doshisha University, Kyoto, Imadegawa Campus, Neiseikan 5F Conference Room.

Time: Saturday October 28th, 2017

1:30pm Reception Opens
2:00pm – 2:10pm
Opening Greetings from Professor Shigeyuki Atarashi, Head of the Center for Global Education (CGE), Doshisha University

2:10pm – 3:40pm
Panel on EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction) Curricula in Japanese Universities
1. Robert Aspinall (Professor, CGE, Doshisha University)
“Problems and Opportunities Facing EMI Programmes in Universities in Japan.”

2. Ken Arii (Professor, CGE, Doshisha University) and Naoko Kojima (Part-time Lecturer, Doshisha University and Ph.D. Candidate, Kansai University)
"Challenges of English-Medium Classroom Management in Japanese Universities."

3. George Solt (Associate Professor, CGE, Doshisha University)
"Teaching Modern Japanese History and Culture in Japan using English Texts."

3:40pm – 4:00pm Coffee Break

4:00pm – 5:40pm
Keynote Speaker: Professor Philip Seaton, Hokkaido University
Discussant: Professor Greg Poole, Institute for the Liberal Arts, Doshisha University
"Japanese Studies in Japan: Past Challenges, Future Prospects".

6:00pm Party
Hamac de Paradis, Kanbaikan
(3,500yen per person, payment on the day, pre-registration required)

For more information please contact Professor Robert Aspinall at raspinal@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

Pre-registration is not required for the symposium, but there is a limit on the numbers attending the party. Those attending the party must pre-register by Friday, October 20th at the latest. Please contact: ji-nbn@mail.doshisha to register.

The symposium will be conducted in English and is free of charge.

For access, see this map:

For more information on the Center for Global Education at Doshisha see:

Approved by ssjmod at August 1, 2017 11:49 AM