Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) Public Lectures

Graduate College of Education

Nine times a year, the Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally recognized TESOL scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars. The first three hours of each seminar (Saturday session from 14:00 to 17:00) are free and open to the general public. Alumni of the TUJ’s Graduate College of Education are welcome to attend the entire weekend without charge; the weekend auditing fee for others is ¥12,500.

Researching Lexis and Reading On-Line
Professor: Dr. Tom Cobb (University of Quebec)
Schedule: Saturday, November 3, 14:00 – (Tokyo)

For more details, click http://www.tuj.ac.jp/tesol/seminars/index.html

2012 Minato Citizen’s University at Temple University, Japan Campus “Media”

This series of five talks provides a variety of perspectives on the media, its role in modern society, and its politics in Japan and other countries. The talks will also explore how the media covered or impacted the Fukushima nuclear accident. The lecture will be in English and should prove informative to anyone with an interest in or knowledge of contemporary Japan.

Dates: Wednesday and Thursdays, November 7, 8, 14, 15 & 21
Time: 19:00-20:30 (Doors open at 18:30)
Venue: Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5F (Access)
Cost: 2,500 yen for five lectures. Bank transfer prior to the first session necessary. Non-refundable.
Capacity: 50 (First-come, first-served basis)

For more details, click http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/1107.html

ICAS: Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies

Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) hosts more than 40 lectures and symposiums each year, and invites top-class experts and specialists as speakers. Lecture topics range from politics, the economy, and foreign and military affairs, to cinema and pop culture. All events are open to the public and usually free of charge.
For more details, click http://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas?ref=stream

Seminars and Workshops

Continuing Education Program
Get up to speed on the latest hot topics by attending our short courses and seminars, which offer a great way to explore a special area of interest quickly.