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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
  • Circum Japan Sea area relation research
    (NAKAMURA Moto)
  • The Japan house formation research
    (To be determined)
  • The East Asia cultural sphere research
    (MURAKAMI Masakazu)
  • Eurasia culture formation research
    (SHIRAISHI Noriyuki)
  • History environmental formation research
    (HORI Takehiko)
  • Social geography research
    (MAEDA Yousuke)
  • Volcano area related research
    (KITAMURA Shigeru)
  • Korean social structure research
    (YAMAUCHI Tamihiro)
  • Asian modern society research
    (HIROKAWA Saho)
  • Chinese Literature research
    (To be determined)
  • Modern Korea literary researches
    (FUJIISHI Takayo)
  • Circum Japan Sea folk-customs research
    (KAGAYA Mari)
  • Japanese culture formation research
    (TAKAHASHI Sanae)
  • Japanese entertainments cultural studies
    (NAKAMOTO Masato)
  • Japanese modern language cultural studies
    (MITSUI Masataka)
  • Japanese modern literary codification research
    (To be determined)
  • Japanese folk-customs research
    (To be determined)
  • Japanese tradition literary codification research
    (HIROBE Shunya)
  • Japanese modern social research
    (HARA Naofumi)
  • Calligraphy cultural research
    (OKAMURA Hiroshi)
  • East Asian calligraphy research
    (TSUNODA Katsuhisa)
  • Classical-Chinese-literature research
    (KAKUTANI Satoshi)
  • Chinese cultural research
    (TSUCHIYA Taisuke)
  • Chinese linguistic expression research
    (HOSHINO Shin-ichi)
  • Modern Japanese dynamic state research
    (OKADA Shohei)
  • Japanese ancient-times language cultural studies
    (ISOGAI Jun-ichi)
  • Modern Japanese grammar research
    (IKEDA Hideki)
  • Chinese history language cultural research
    (FUJITA Itsuko)
  • Japanese language education history research
    (To be determined)

International symbiotic culture

International symbiotic culture
  • Euro-American language cultural research
    (To be determined)
  • American social thought research
    (TAKAHASHI Yasuhiro)
  • French idea history research
    (HENMI Tatsuo)
  • Functional linguistics research
    (EBATA Fuyuki)
  • Europe fine-arts cultural research
    (HOSODA Ayako)
  • Mediterranean cultural history research
    (TAKAHASHI Hideki)
  • Comparison grammar research
    (AKI Takamichi)
  • British literary codification research
    (ICHIHASHI Takamichi)
  • British-American media cultural research
    (TSUJI Teruhiko)
  • Comparative literature research
    (INOMATA Kenji)
  • French literary codification research
    (TSUMORI Keiichi)
  • German social cultural research
    (To be determined)
  • Russian cultural research
    (SUZUKI Masami)
  • Representation cultural research
    (BAMBA Satoshi)
  • Moving image research
    (ISHIDA Minori)
  • Image thought research
    (KIM Joon Yang)
  • Europeaan history social research
    (KOBAYASHI Shigeko)
  • Western art history research
    (TANAKA Emiko)
  • American modern novel research
    (OKAMURA Jin-ichi)
  • Japanese-English word comparison syntactic research
    (HONMA Shinsuke)
  • Applied linguistics research
    (OOTAKE Yoshio)
  • Modern art research
    (KAI Yoshiaki)
  • Pragmatics research
    (YAMADA Yoko)
  • English bloc cultural studies
    (Hadley, Gregory Stuart)

* Four compulsory subjects are offered as subjects common to the Graduate School, which include Specific Research I, Specific 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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