Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ASA25001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name ヨーロッパ史研究演習
Subject Name
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Seminar in European History
ナガタ ヒロアキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds1-4:IAS J303
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Seminar. I request you to do presentations about contents of the textbook. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : History
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_05, SDG_10, SDG_16, Race, European history, Whiteness studies, gender 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of "Japanese and Japanese culture"  and "foreign languages and foreign culture" which are prerequisite abilities for communication with peoples in different culture and areas.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class aims to increase students’ ability to read and understand texts that deal with Whiteness studies or the history of Jewish refugees. The class will deepen students’ understanding about contemporary Western history and give a oppotunity to think about today's world. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (related video about race and whiteness)
lesson2 Lecture about race and whiteness (1)
lesson3 Lecture about race and whiteness (2)
lesson4 Presentation about contents of the textbook by students followed by a discussion
lesson5 Same as above
lesson6 Same as above
lesson7 Same as above
lesson8 Same as above
lesson9 Same as above
lesson10 Same as above
lesson11 Same as above
lesson12 Same as above
lesson13 Same as above
lesson14 Same as above
lesson15 Summaries

No final examination 
the textbooks;
Takao Fujikawa (Ed.), Hakujin towa nanika, Tosui Shobo, Tokyo 2005.
Kazuko Kibata, Yudayajin-Jidou no Boumei to Higashi-Doitsu heno Kikan, Tokyo 2015. 
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(More Details) Audiovisual materials (videos) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are required to read the textbook carefully and prepare for class discussions. 
Grading Method Students are evaluated based in their attendance, contents of their presentation, and contribution to the discussions.
Presentation 50% and discussion 50%
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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