Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences International Peace and Co-existence Program
Lecture Code WMG02501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Contemporary Anthropology II
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Contemporary Anthropology II
Instructor SEKI KOKI,NAGASAKA ITARU
Instructor
(Katakana)
セキ コウキ,ナガサカ イタル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri5-8:IDEC 204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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lecture, presentation, and discussion, the class starts at December 2 (Fri) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 11 : Cultural Anthropology
Eligible Students master's students
Keywords culture, globalization, social development, inclusion/exclusion, identity, community, civil society, migration 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
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The class deals with various issues of contemporary society through cultural anthropological lens. The topics dealt with are: social development of Global South, which includes such focuses on social policy, poverty, security and care; sociality and community, state and government, market, civil society and NGOs as actors of social inclusion / exclusion; neoliberalism and precariousness of contemporary world; globalization and cross-border migration. Middle to advanced-level English ability, including reading the academic text and engaging in logical debate, is required for all the participants.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction: Concept of culture and its transformation in the age of globalization
lesson2 Anthropology of Social Policy
lesson3 Sociality and Community (1)
lesson4 Sociality and Community (2)
lesson5 Anthropology of State and Politics (1)
lesson6 Anthropology of State and Politics (2)
lesson7 Anthropology of Market and Economy (1)
lesson8  Anthropology of Market and Economy (2)
lesson9 Anthropology of citizenship, civil society and NGOs (1)
lesson10 Anthropology of citizenship, civil society and NGOs (2)
lesson11 Anthropology of migration (1): Transnational family
lesson12 Anthropology of migration (2): Transnational family
lesson13 Anthropology of migration (3): Temporality and futurity
lesson14 Anthropology of migration (4): Temporality and futurity
lesson15 summary and discussion 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
texts will be informed during the guidance 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) text, Power Point slides 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Students are required to read the materials and submit the short reports on the reading materials before the each sessions. 
Requirements Middle to advanced-level English ability, including reading the academic text and engaging in logical debate, is required for all the participants. It is recommended for the students to enroll in "Basic Cultural Anthropology II" offered in the 2nd term as well.   
Grading Method Evaluation is made based on the presentation, participation to the discussion, and term paper. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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