Events

the 9th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 8, 2019
13:30-15:50
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “GLOBAL WARMING; Fake News?”

Topic 1 : by Kimio Hanawa (Professor Emeritus, the Last Director of ILAS)
Topic 2 : by Tomoyuki Yamaya (President-appointed Extraordinary Professor at ILAS)
Topic 3 : by Jusen Asuka (Professor at Center for Northeast Asian Studies)

 

Panel Discussion

Kimio Hanawa (Physical Oceanography), Tomoyuki Yamaya (Plant Molecular Physiology), Jusen Asuka (Environmental Policy), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Reiko Miyaoka(Differential Geometry), Iwayumi Suzuki (Religious Folklore/Thanatology), Kensaku Mizuno (Molecular Cell Biology), and the participants of the seminar

MC Hitoshi Yonekura (Development Economics/Area Studies)

the 10th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Mon. November 12, 2018
14:40-17:50
Place 203 and 204; Multidisciplinary Research Building (International Humanities) 2nd Floor, Kawauchi-Minami Campus
Program

Common Theme “Living through the Turning Point”

Lecture  by Tomoyuki Yamaya
Lecture  by Takami Yamaguchi
Lecture  by Kensaku Mizuno
Lecture  by Keiichi Noe

 

Discussion

Tomoyuki Yamaya(Plant Molecular Physiology), Takami Yamaguchi(Biomedical Engineering), Kensaku Mizuno(Molecular Cell BIology), Keiichi Noe(Philosophy), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Reiko Miyaoka (Mathematics/Differential Geometry), Hitoshi Yonekura (Development Economics/Area Studies),  and the participants of the joint seminar

MC Iwayumi Suzuki(Religious Folklore/Thanatology)

the 8th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 9, 2018
13:30-15:00
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “Role of Liberal Arts in the AI Era”

Topic 1 : by Takeshi Tokuyama (Professor at Graduate School of Information Sciences)
Topic 2 : by Izumi Takagi (President-appointed Extraordinary Professor at ILAS)

 

Panel Discussion

Takeshi Tokuyama (Computer Science), Izumi Takagi (Mathematics/Mathematical Biology), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering), Hitoshi Yonekura (Development Economics/Area Studies), Tomoyuki Yamaya (Plant Molecular Physiology), and the participants of the seminar

MC Reiko Miyaoka (Mathematics/Differential Geometry)

the 9th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Mon. November 20, 2017
 14:40-17:50
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “Scientize Death and Life”

Lecture  by Iwayumi Suzuki
Lecture  by Koji Tamura
Lecture  by Tetsuto Shimizu

 

Discussion

Iwayumi Suzuki (Religious Folklore/Thanatology), Koji Tamura (Developmental Biology), Tetsuro Shimizu (Philosophy/Thanatology), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering), Izumi Takagi (Mathematics/Mathematical Biology), Reiko Miyaoka (Mathematics/Differential Geometry), Hitoshi Yonekura (Development Economics/Area Studies), Tomoyuki Yamaya (Plant Molecular Physiology), and the participants of the joint seminar

MC Keiichi Noe (Philosophy)

the 7th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 10, 2017
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “What ‘Useful’ means for Learning”

Topic 1 : by Taro Igarashi (Professor at Graduate School of Engineering)
Topic 2 : by Marika Uchida (Writer) invited speaker
Topic 3 : by Hitoshi Yonekura (President-appointed Extraordinary Professor at ILAS)

 

Panel Discussion

Taro Igarashi (Architectural History/Design), Marika Uchida (Science Communication), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Reiko Miyaoka (Differential Geometry), and the participants of the seminar

MC Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering)

the 8th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. July 14, 2016
16:20-18:30
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “University Reform and Cultural Education: Are Humanities Unnecessary?”

Lecture  by Keiichi Noe
Lecture  by Reiko Miyaoka
Lecture  by Takami Yamaguchi

 

Discussion

Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Reiko Miyaoka (Differential Geometry), Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Izumi Takagi (Mathematics/Mathematical Biology), Hitoshi Yonekura (Development Economics/Area Studies), and the participants of the joint seminar

MC Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics)

the 6th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 11, 2016
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “Intercultural Understanding and Cultural Education: the Ability through Study Abroad”

Topic 1 : by Toshikazu Ishida (Professor at Graduate School of Engineering)
Topic 2 : by Motoko Kotani (Professor at Graduate School of Science/Director of AIMR)
Topic 3 : by Yutaka Zakota (President-appointed Extraordinary Professor at ILAS)

 

Panel Discussion

Toshikazu Ishida(Architectural History/Design), Motoko Kotani (Mathematics), Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering), and the participants of the seminar

MC Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering)

the 7th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. July 28, 2015
16:20-18:30
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “Love and Life, as Essential Basis of Liberal Arts; Feeling Is-This-Love to Life with a Baby”

Lecture “Always Working as Hard as I Can” by Mami Tanaka
Lecture “What I’ve Learned through Childcare, but wasn’t been Taught at Schools” by Takashi Hata
Lecture “Love and Life, Their Biological Origin and Social Consequenses” by Takami Yamaguchi

 

Discussion

Mami Tanaka (Medical Welfare Engineering/Biomechatronics), Takashi Hata (Higher Education), Takami Yamaguchi (Biomedical Engineering), Yasuo Morita (Mathematics/Mathematical Education), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Yutaka Zakota (Philosophy)

the 5th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 13, 2015
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “Liberal Arts Education in the Age of Earth-shaking Change”

Topic 1 “The Way to Lead Your Life Outstanding through the Power of Liberal Arts Education” by Akira Ando
Topic 2 “Liberal Arts Education for Developing Imagination” by Atsuko Tsuji
Topic 3 “For Liberal Arts Education that I Have Been Working” by Akihiko Kudo

 

Panel Discussion

Akira Ando (Plasma Physics and Technology), Atsuko Tsuji (Science Journalist), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Kimio Hanawa (Physical Oceanography), Yasuo Morita (Mathematics/Mathmatics Education), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), and the participants of the seminar

MC Keiichi Noe (Philosophy)

the 6th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. July 15, 2014
16:20-18:30
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “Environment and Humans”

Lecture “Global Warming: Human-caused Climate Change” by Kimio Hanawa
Lecture “Residential Indoor Environment related to Global Warming Issue” by Hiroshi Yoshino
Lecture “Social Dilemma in Environmental Problems” by Michio Umino

 

Discussion

Kimio Hanawa (Physical Oceanography), Hiroshi Yoshino (Building Environment Engineering), Michio Umino (Sociology), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Yasuo Morita (Mathematics/Mathmetics Education)

the 4th Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 7, 2014
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “Reconstructing Liberal Arts Education in the Era of Globalization: A Challenge by Tohoku University”

Topic 1 “Aim of Revolution of General Education” by Kimio Hanawa
Topic 2 “What is Expected of Liberal Arts Education: Viewed from a Journalist” by Yoshihisa Nishikawa
Topic 3 “Philosophizing Liberal Arts Education” by Keiichi Noe

 

Panel Discussion

Kimio Hanawa (Physical Oceanography), Yoshihisa Nishikawa (Journalist), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Yasuo Morita (Mathmatics), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), and the participants of the seminar

MC Takashi Sekiuchi (European History)

the 5th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. October 22, 2013
16:20-18:30
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “Why Do You Study Liberal Arts? ―To Prepare Yourself for Work?”

Lecture “Fundamentals of Career Path Selection: Japanese Employment System and Higher Education” by Toshiyuki Inomata
Lecture “Liberal Arts Education for Fostering Global Talents” by Hiroshi Fukunishi
Lecture “What Do Liberal Arts Have To Do With Job Hunting?” by Keiichi Noe

 

Discussion

Toshiyuki Inomata (Sociology of Education), Hiroshi Fukunishi (Space Physics), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), Hiromichi Ebisawa (Physics), Yasuo Morita (Mathematics/Mathematics Education), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Hajime Fukuchi (English Linguistics), and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Tadahiko Mae (Plant Science)

the 3rd Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 8, 2013
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “Tohoku University’s Challenge: Liberal Arts Education in the Global Era”

Topic 1 “General Education in Tohoku University” by Kimio Hanawa
Topic 2 “Focusing on Using Our Knowledge for Reconstruction” by Nobuyoshi Hara
Topic 3 “Liberal Arts in the Global Era” by Yasuo Morita

 

Panel Discussion

Kimio Hanawa (Physical Oceanography), Nobuyoshi Hara (Materials Science), Yasuo Morita (Mathematic), Hiromichi Ebisawa (Physics), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Tadahiko Mae (Plant Science), Hiroshi Fukunishi (Space Physics), Hajime Fukuchi (English Linguistics), Keiichi Noe (Philosophy), and the participants of the seminar

MC Takashi Sekiuchi (European History)

the 4th Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. October 30, 2012
16:20-18:20
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “Targets of Tohoku University’s Liberal Arts Education after 3.11 Disaster in Japan”

Lecture “An Integrated Ability Cultivated by the General Education Program” by Tadahiko Mae
Lecture “Culture as a Sense” by Hajime Fukuchi
Lecture “Developing the Capability and Skills to Collaborate across Various Scientific Fields” by Hiroshi Fukunishi

 

Discussion

Hiromichi Ebisawa, Yasuo Morita, and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Akihiko Kudo

the 2nd Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. April 9, 2012
13:30-15:30
Place Kawauchi Hagi Hall
Program

Common Theme “What is the Liberal Arts? –Issues for Students of Tohoku University—”

Topic 1 “Liberal Arts in Tohoku University” by Akihiro Kijima
Topic 2 “English for Liberal Arts” by Teruo Asakawa
Topic 3 “Modern Society and Liberal Arts” by Hiromichi Ebisawa

 

Panel Discussion

Akihiro Kijima (Applied Marine Biology), Teruo Asakawa (English Linguistics), Hiromichi Ebisawa (Physics), Yasuo Morita (Mathematics), Akihiko Kudo (Agricultural Economics), Tadahiko Mae (Plant Science), and the participants of the seminar

MC Takashi Sekiuchi (European History)

the 3rd Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. November 1, 2011
16:20-17:50
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “The Great East Japan Earthquake”

Lecture “Unexpected Huge Tsunami and the Accident of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant” by Yasuo Morita
Lecture “Salt Stress and Radioactive Contamination in Crop Plants” by Tadahiko Mae
Lecture “Logic of the Reconstruction from the Viewpoint of the Marginal Area” by Akihiko Kudo

 

Discussion

Yasuo Morita, Tadahiko Mae, Akihiko Kudo, and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Hiromichi Ebisawa

the 1st Special Seminar on the Liberal Arts and General Science Education

Date and Hour Mon. May 9, 2011
13:00-15:00
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “What is the Liberal Arts?―Issues for Students of Tohoku University–”

Topic 1 “History of the Liberal Arts Education” by Yasuo Morita
Topic 2 “Physics and Studying General Science” by Hiromichi Ebisawa
Topic 3 “Three Layers of Liberal Arts” by Akihiko Kudo

 

Panel Discussion

Akihiro Kijima, Katsutoshi Mizuhara, Yasuo Morita, Hiromichi Ebisawa, Akihiko Kudo, and the participants of the seminar

MC Takashi Sekiuchi

the 2nd Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. December 21,2010
16:20-17:50
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “What is the Liberal Arts?―Issues for Students of Tohoku University–”

Lecture “Past and Present of the Liberal Arts Education” by Yasuo Morita
Lecture “Politics and Liberal Arts” by Kunichika Yagyu
Lecture “Liberal Arts from the Perspective of Agricultural Economics” by Akihiko Kudo

 

Discussion

Yasuo Morita, Kunichika Yagyu, Akihiko Kudo, Yukio Akiba, Hiromichi Ebisawa, and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Michio Umino

the 1st Joint Lecture of Integrated Subjects by President-appointed Professors

Date and Hour Tue. October 26, 2010
16:20-17:50
Place M206; Multimedia Education and Research Complex 2nd Floor
Program

Common Theme “On Human Beings Who Eat, Study and Act“

Lecture “Human Beings Eat” by Yukio Akiba
Lecture “Human Beings Study” by Hiromichi Ebisawa
Lecture “Human Beings Act” by Michio Umino

 

Discussion

Yukio Akiba, Hiromichi Ebisawa, Michio Umino, Kunichika Yagyu, Akihiko Kudo, and the participants of the joint lecture

MC Yasuo Morita