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Doctoral Degree Program / Major in Multicultural Studies

The Major in Multicultural Studies aims to foster highly specialized professionals and researchers who have the advanced specialized knowledge and can solve the issues related to the regional languages, histories and cultures of Japan, Asia, Europe, America, and elsewhere. To achieve this aim, this program intends to cultivate the skills to comprehensively and multifacetedly analyze and solve issues related to languages, histories and cultures of Japan, Asia, Europe, America, and elsewhere, from the perspectives of symbioses promoting mutual understanding and development.

Degrees to be awarded
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy in Literature,

博士後期課程 共生文化研究専攻

Major in Multicultural Studies

Local symbiotic culture

Local symbiotic culture
  • Ring Sea of Japan area relation research
    (Moto Nakamura)
  • The Japan house formation research
    (To be determined)
  • The East Asia cultural sphere research
    (Masakazu Murakami)
  • Community formation research
    (Toshifumi Yata)
  • Eurasia culture formation research
    (Noriyuki Shiraishi)
  • History environmental formation research
    (Takehiko Hori)
  • Korean social structure research
    (Tamihiro Yamauchi)
  • Asian modern society research
    (Saho Hirokawa)
  • Asian community research
    (Yasuyuki Sato)
  • Chinese Literature research
    (To be determined)
  • Modern Korea literary researches
    (Takayo Fujiishi)
  • Circum Japan Sea folk-customs research
    (Mari Kagaya)
  • Japanese culture formation research
    (Sanae Takahashi)
  • Japanese entertainments cultural studies
    (Masato Nakamoto)
  • Japanese modern language cultural studies
    (Masataka Mitsui)
  • Japanese modern literary codification research
    (Ryuichi Hori)
  • Japanese folk-customs research
    (Yasuo Iijima)
  • Japanese tradition literary codification research
    (Shunya Hirobe)
  • Japanese primitive society research
    (Hirofumi Hashimoto)
  • Japanese modern social research
    (Naofumi Hara)
  • Japanese north cultural studies
    (Shinichi Fumoto)
  • The East Asia handwriting research
    (Katsuhisa Tsunoda)
  • Calligraphy cultural studies
    (Hiroshi Okamura)
  • Classical-Chinese-literature research
    (Satoshi Kakutani)
  • Chinese cultural studies
    (Taisuke Tsuchiya)
  • Chinese cultural studies
    (ZHU Ji zheng)
  • Chinese linguistic expression research
    (Shinichi Hoshino)
  • Japanese medieval-times language cultural studies
    (Megumu Suzuki)
  • Modern Japanese dynamic state research
    (Shohei Okada)
  • Japanese ancient-times language cultural studies
    (Junichi Isogai)
  • Modern Japanese grammar research
    (Hideki Ikeda)
  • Chinese history language cultural studies
    (Etsuko Fujita)
  • History research of modern Japan-China relations
    (Mikio Shibata)

International symbiotic culture

International symbiotic culture
  • Euro-American language cultural studies
    (Yoshihito Dobashi)
  • American social thought research
    (Yasuhiro Takahashi)
  • German social thought research
    (Satoshi Kuwahara)
  • French idea history research
    (Tatsuo Henmi)
  • Functional linguistics research
    (Fuyuki Ebata)
  • Europe fine-arts cultural studies
    (Ayako Hosoda)
  • Mediterranean cultural history research
    (Hideki Takahashi)
  • Comparison grammar research
    (Takamichi Aki)
  • British literary codification research
    (Takamichi Ichihashi)
  • British-American media cultural studies
    (Teruhiko Tsuji)
  • Comparative literature research
    (Kenji Inomata)
  • French language cultural studies
    (Koichi Ishino)
  • French literary codification research
    (Keiichi Tsumori)
  • German social cultural studies
    (Haruyo Yoshida)
  • Russian cultural studies
    (Masami Suzuki)
  • Representation cultural studies
    (Satoshi Banba)
  • Moving image research
    (Minori Ishida)
  • Image thought research
    (Joon Yang Kim)
  • Body expression research
    (To be determined)
  • Europeaan history social research
    (Shigeko Kobayashi)
  • Western art history research
    (Emiko Tanaka)
  • Linguistic performance research
    (Keiichi Narita)
  • American modern novel research
    (Jinichi Okamura)
  • Japanese-English word comparison syntactic research
    (Shinsuke Honma)
  • Applied linguistics research
    (Yoshio Ootake)
  • Modern art research
    (Yoshiaki Kai)
  • Pragmatics research
    (Yoko Yamada)
  • English bloc cultural studies
    (Hadley, Gregory Stuart)

* Four compulsory subjects are offered as subjects common to the Graduate School, which include Specific Research I, Research II, Specific Research III, and General Seminar.

* Names of teachers and Course Titles are subject to change.

The Syllabus page of each course contains the detailed information on Course Objectives, Textbooks, Lecture Plan, Lecture Style, and Evaluation Method, etc.

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