2020 Graduate Lecture in Culture and Arts S1A

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Graduate major in Social and Human Sciences
Fukutome Maki 
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Course description and aims

To understand different perspectives on “Japanese history”.

Student learning outcomes

1) To understand what kind of study is “Japanese history”.
2) To find fun in study “Japanese history”.
3) To acquire basic knowledge for reading archives.
4)To acquire multilateral viewpoints.


apanese history,museum,archives

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow


Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction. To understand “How to study history”.
Class 2 What is historical facts. To read the essay of Mr. Kazuo Osumi.
Class 3 Museums and History① To consider from the case of National Museum of Japanese History .①
Class 4 Museums and History② To consider from the case of National Museum of Japanese History .②
Class 5 Reading archives.① To acquire basic knowledge for reading archives.
Class 6 Reading archives.② To acquire basic knowledge for reading archives.
Class 7 Summary To complete the summary in answer to the questions given by the students.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


none required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

1)Yamamoto, Hirofumi. Technique to understand history. Tokyo: Sintyosha. ISBN:978-4106105418(Japanese)
2)Yamamoto, Hirofumi. Learning History. Tokyo: PHP Institute Office. ISBN:978-4569836775(Japanese)

Assessment criteria and methods

Contribution to class・Small report(50%),Final report(50%).

Related courses

  • LAH.S414 : Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences14:History

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Ability to discuss critical issues in Japanese is also essential.

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