“Essential History for Global Leaders” will begin on April 9. This class is designed as one of the Doctoral Program Liberal Arts for “Minor Course of Science and Technology for Global Leaders”. The class is open to all master’s & doctoral students who want to be active in the international community no matter which major/minor course they belong to. The lecture will be conducted in English.
Theme & Objective
Pacific histories mainly comprise of voice and memories. Islanders passed their history from one generation to the next through story telling, chanting, dancing and iconographic representation. This course will introduce you to the world of oral history with a primary focus on Hawaiʻi islands and Australia.
– To study of Historical Anthropology
– To learn about Hawaiʻi islands/Australia through History
– To know more about Hawaiʻian/Aboriginal culture and arts
– To deepen intercultural understanding about Pacific islands
Message to Students
This liberal arts class welcomes all graduate students with neither limitation to a particular study field, nor high English level. Please join if you wish to learn more about Hawaiʻi and Australia.
– Several movies and visual media or audio will be provided
– No report submission required, however every students must provide a final group presentation
– You will be asked to write your impression of each class
– Several classes will have group discussion time
|Essential History for Global Leaders [19S1015]|
|Number of Credits|
|KONYA, Akari (Project Lecturer of Ochanomizu University)|
Undergraduate students can also attend.
|Science Building 1, 6F, Common Library(R601), Study Commons Seminar Room|
|Date & Time|
|Tuesday Period 7-8 (15:00-16:30)
April 9, 16, 23
May 7, 14, 21, 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 23, 30
|Reading “Islands of History” or any other book related to Hawaiʻi and Australia would enhance your understanding.|
Marshall Sahlins. 1987. Islands of History. University of Chicago Press.
山本真鳥（編）2013 『ハワイを知るための60章』 明石書店.
保苅実 2018 『ラディカル・オーラル・ヒストリー：オーストラリア先住民アボリジニの歴史実践』岩波書店（岩波現代文庫）.
Registration Period: Tue., April 9 through Mon., April 22
If you cannot register during above period, please contact Academic Affairs Office in Student Affairs Building.
*For undergraduate students, please contact Leading Graduate School Promotion Center.
Ochanomizu University Leading Graduate School Promotion Center