Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lecture Code WMA11000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 人文社会科学と社会 1c
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ジンブンシャカイカガクトシャカイ
Subject Name in
English
Humanities and Social Sciences and Society
Instructor NAGAYAMA HIROYUKI,TAKI ATSUHIRO,TAKEHIRO FUMIAKI,TOMODA YASUNOBU,TANAKA RYO,KANEKO HAJIME,ITOU NAOKO,CHEN CHONG,HAZAMA TOMOKI,SHIMOOKA YUKA,CHUJO KAZUMITSU,LIU JINPENG,HARADA TAKASHI,ISHIDA YUMI,EGASHIRA DAIZOU,SUZUKI TAMAO,MIYANAGA FUMIO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ナガヤマ ヒロユキ,タキ アツヒロ,タケヒロ フミアキ,トモダ ヤスノブ,タナカ リョウ,カネコ ハジメ,イトウ ナオコ,チン チュウ,ハザマ トモキ,シモオカ ユカ,チュウジョウ カズミツ,リュウ キンホウ,ハラダ タカシ,イシダ ユミ,エガシラ ダイゾウ,スズキ タマオ,ミヤナガ フミオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon9-10,Weds9-10:To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture centered, Usage of blackboard notes, Discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Common Gradate Education
Eligible Students Students of Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
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This subject will teach students how various studies in the fields of the humanities and social sciences have influenced society, and vice versa, taking into consideration their relevance to other academic disciplines, including natural sciences and life sciences. Learning about the correlations between respective areas of study and society will be helpful for students to better understand what roles the humanities and social sciences are expected to play in creating a future society. This subject will also encourage students to explore how their individual research themes can contribute to the further development of human society so as to enhance their motivation for research.
(Total 15 lessons in an omnibus style) 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Introductory guidance to give students an overview of this subject
Lesson 2: Correlations between society and such areas of study as multicultural society and comparative culture will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on thought business of knowledgeable person related to the reconstruction of Japan in the post war Japan. Particularly, will focus on Asia theory and take up Japanese theory with comparative viewpoint investigated in past.
Lesson 3: Correlations between society and such areas of study as philosophy, ethics and cultural thoughts will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on Frankfurt school of thought, particularly society theory of Jürgen Habermas.
Lesson 4: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese history, Oriental history and European history will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on steps of Chinese historical research (particularly Chinese modern History) and its existence relevance in postwar Japan.
Lesson 5: Correlations between society and such areas of study as geography, archaeology and cultural heritage will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. "Historical facts narrated by objects"This lecture will focus on searching the Buddhist Tantrism propagation in Japan through Indonesian Tantric Buddhist statue/ tools.  
Lesson 6: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese linguistics, Japanese literature, Chinese linguistics, Chinese literature, European/American literature and English linguistics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the bibliographical value and research significance of  Koshohon Chinese registers presently existing in Japan.
Lesson 7: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese linguistics, Japanese literature, Chinese linguistics, Chinese literature, European/American literature and English linguistics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on understanding the historical/social situations background to the Japanese language literature and its construction in post war Taiwan. Also, will think about the possibility and limits of "literature" through real literary work reading.
Lesson 8: Correlations between society and economics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the most important concept in economics "market". With a focus on "economic reforms" by government towards the market, will learn about the basic world view of economics.
Lesson 9: Correlations between society and business administration will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on 2 organizations, IETF, ICANN using internet as an example of global governance in information society.
Lesson 10: Correlations between society and law will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on field related to law, with modern lawsuit as material, will explain about its relation to society by taking its relation with other fields into consideration.
Lesson 11: Correlations between society and politics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on thinking about will it be good for society by learning political science and if yes, then what is it.
Lesson 12: Correlations between society and sociology will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on step of research and characteristics of thoughts of social science.
Lesson 13: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on how the knowledge in clinical psychology can be used in the society by taking the activities of public psychologist and clinical psychologist into consideration.
Lesson 14: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on view of human in basics psychology and how learning psychology takes humans.
Lesson 15: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on research approach for solving the health problems faced by aged people in our country facing aging society.

Will conduct short test every time. Will not conduct semester end exam.  
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Not specified for whole course. Will be instructed by the instructor of each lesson.  
PC or AV used in
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Text, Handout, Visual (Video/ PC/ other visual material) 
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Lesson 1: No particular need for revision. Think about the task given in the class by oneself.

Lesson 2: Confirm by oneself about the information regarding the religion and culture of present day Indonesia and approach in class. Reference:
佐和隆研『インドネシアの遺跡と美術』日本放送出版協会、1973年。伊藤奈保子『改訂版インドネシアの宗教と美術』法蔵館、2019年など。

Lesson 3: Given reference for preparation and revision.
中岡成文『増補 ハーバーマス』(ちくま学芸文庫、2018)

Lesson 4: Read for better comprehension.
飯島・久保・村田編『シリーズ 20世紀中国史』第4巻:現代中国と歴史学の第1章「日本の20世紀中国史研究」(とくに、その1~9頁)

Lesson 5: Read interested work by Japanese writers after war.

Lesson 6: Given reference for preparation and revision.
陳チュウ『日宋漢籍交流史の諸相』(新・日中文化交流史叢書、大樟樹出版社、2019)

Lesson 7: Preparation: Read the material on Bb9 beforehand and clarify your doubts and thoughts. Reference for revision- 下岡友加『ポストコロニアル台湾の日本語作家 黄霊芝の方法』(溪水社、2019)。Will specify other material in class.

Lesson 8: If interested, read the books regarding classics of economics and history of economics to deepen the understanding.

Lesson 9: If interested search about organizations such as IEETF and ICANN.

Lesson 10: Preparing about "modern court cases" "policy making court cases" "New rights" will deepen understanding.

Lesson 11: Think about whether politicians can be political researchers and if not, why.

Lesson 12: Will introduce the reference material in the class.

Lesson 13: If interested find out how public consultants and clinical psychotherapists work around you.

Lesson 14: Depending on academic field, what kind of entity are human taken as, think  by taking basic psychology as example. Revise learning psychology using textbook of psychology of bachelors class.

Lesson 15: Search about what is locomotive syndrome.  
Requirements If the attendance falls short of two third the total number of classes, student will not be eligible for semester end exam or report. Carry student ID when appearing for class.  
Grading Method Grades will be calculated as the total of result of each short test.  
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