Modern Japan and ICU 近代日本とICU 2014

Course Description

This course seeks to place the founding of history of ICU in the context of modern Japanese history.The course will trace the history of Christian higher education from the Meiji period and focus on the experience of ICU from its founding in the immediate postwar period to the present day.

ICU献学の理念とその歴史について近代日本社会の歩みの中でとらえる。明治以来のキリスト教の高等教育の歴史に始まり、冷戦時代に創設されたICUの現在までの経験を考察する。

Contents of Lectures 19 Lectures / 12 Videos

Apr 10 Lecture01 Introduction: ICU and Modern Japan

Bibliography

ICU Mission Statement, 1953

Fukuzawa, Encouragement of Learning, Chapter 15 (On Selective Doubt)


Related Links

Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/

Basic Act of Education (Fundamental Law of Education), compares the 1947 law with revisions in 2006 (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamental_Law_of_Education

Imperial rescript on Education, 1890

http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/primary-sources/136

Fukuzawa Yukichi (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukuzawa_Yukichi

Fukuzawa Yukichi, An Encouragement of Learning

http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/primary-sources/130

Japan Ministry of Education

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/minister/1304902.htm

Imperial Rescript on Education, 1890

https://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/primary-sources/136

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UN 1948

http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/index.html

Fukuzawa Yuikichi, An Encouragment of Learning, Source

http://www.worldcat.org/title/fukuzawa-yukichis-an-encouragement-of-learning/oclc/63421093?referer=di&ht=edition

Apr 14 Lecture02 Instead of class: Campus Tour

Apr 17 Lecture03 Niijima Jo and the Founding of Doshisha

Bibliography

Reading: Life and Letters of Joseph Hardy Neeshima, pp. 180-243


Related Links

Niijima Jo (Joseph Hardy Neeshima) (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Hardy_Neesima

Apr 21 Lecture04 Uchimura Kanzo and Christian Pacificism

Bibliography

John Howes, Uchimura Kanzo and Christian Pacifism

Edinburgh World Missionary Conference, 1910


Related Links

Uchimura Kanzo (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uchimura_Kanz%C5%8D

Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Article_9_of_the_Japanese_Constitution

Nakae Chomin (1847-1901)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakae_Ch%C5%8Dmin

Kotoku Shusui

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%ABsui_K%C5%8Dtoku

Annexation of Korea

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2010/08/29/editorials/the-annexation-of-korea/#.VvoVuuKLSHt

Apr 24 Lecture05 Missionaries and Higher Education in Modernizing Japan

Bibliography

John Howes, Uchimura Kanzo and Christian Pacifism

Edinburgh World Missionary Conference, 1910


Related Links

Uchimura Kanzo (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uchimura_Kanz%C5%8D

Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Article_9_of_the_Japanese_Constitution

Nakae Chomin (1847-1901)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakae_Ch%C5%8Dmin

Kotoku Shusui

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%ABsui_K%C5%8Dtoku

Annexation of Korea

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2010/08/29/editorials/the-annexation-of-korea/#.VvoVuuKLSHt

Apr 28 Lecture06 ICU Dedication Day, April 29, 1952

Bibliography

Yuasa Hachiro biography, Chapter 1

Yuasa,” The Ideas of ICU” (1951)


Related Links

Yuasa “The Ideals of ICU” Japanese Original (1951)


Slide(Under construction)

I SEE You

May 01 Lecture07 Yuasa Hachiro: His Early Life (Postcard cataloguing Project)

【Postcard cataloguing Project】

This is the practice of the material organization of historical researchers rather than a lecture.

この授業は、通常の講義ではなく、歴史学研究者が行う資料整理の練習を行っています。


※Videos are condensed version of course.

※この動画は授業内容をまとめたダイジェスト版を公開しています。

Bibliography

Yuasa Hachiro biography, Chapter 1
Yuasa,” The Ideas of ICU” (1951)

Slide(Under construction)

I SEE You

May 08 Lecture08 Christian Education in Wartime Japan

Bibliography

Yuasa Hachiro biography, Chapter 2

Patricia Sippel, “Surviving Japanse Militarism: Canadian Educators in a Christian Girls School”


Related Links

滝川事件 Takigawa Incident 1933

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takigawa_incident


May 12 Lecture09 Nakajima Aircraft Mitaka Kenkyujo

Bibliography

The Nakajima Aircraft Story

http://www.ne.jp/asahi/airplane/museum/nakajima/naka-cont-e.html

Hilary Elmendorf, “Occupying the Vacuum”: Conflicting Interpretations of Christianity in Postwar Japan”

http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110007001187

幻の飛行機:富嶽 1981 Video on the Fugaku, Nakajima Chikuhei’s bomber that would win the war for Japan

http://video.fc2.com/content/201312093dEYahp9/

Re-inventing Japan (Video 10 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sk5JRd2SWs


Related Links

Postwar ICU (PPT)

Nakajima Aircraft (Powerpoint)

May 15 Lecture10 Founding of ICU in Occupied Japan

May 19 Lecture11 Memories: Special Guest Speaker C-week

May 22 Lecture12 Fighting for Democracy: ICU and the Security Treaty Crisis in 1960 (C-week)

May 26 Lecture13 1960s Student Unrest Document Cataloguing Project I

Related Links

Bob Dylan The Times are Changing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90WD_ats6eE

Joan Baez, We Shall Overcome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkNsEH1GD7Q&feature=kp

Struggle to drive students out of Yasuda Hall, University of Tokyo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaBNI9Hs_xI

Okinawa and Agent Orange

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/153476

Beiheiren Peace in Vietnam Movement led by Oda Makoto

https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%83%99%E3%83%88%E3%83%8A%E3%83%A0%E3%81%AB%E5%B9%B3%E5%92%8C%E3%82%92!%E5%B8%82%E6%B0%91%E9%80%A3%E5%90%88

Oguma Eiji, 1968 (2 vols)

http://www.harvard-yenching.org/features/1968-youths-revolts-and-their-background-end-revolts-and-their-legacy

Slide(Under Construction)

Science Education at ICU (Powerpoint)

May 29 Lecture14 1960s Cataloguing Project II

Jun 2 Lecture15 Focus on Faculty: Takeda Kyoko

Bibliograpy

Professor Worth and Links between Faith and Science

Related Links

Remembering December 8 (Professor Cho (Takeda Kiyoko)

http://ocw.icu.ac.jp/eduCommons/sl/Prof-chou

Concluding Words of BBC documentary on “Knowledge and Certainty”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXsVKbHY_T0

Liberal Arts Education (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_arts_education

Slide(Under Construction)

Professor Worth and Links between Faith and Science

Jun5 Lecture16 Focus on Faculty: Donald Worth (Science education at ICU)

Jun9 Lecture17 ICU: From Showa to Heisei

Related Links

Normal Filed “In the Realm of a Dying Emperor”

https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=u98D5V7vqY4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=in+the+realm+of+a+dying+emperor&hl=en&sa=X&ei=e1eUU7zqENKD8gXV04GwBw&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Newspaper article about shooting at President of Ferris University

http://www.ucanews.com/story-archive/?post_name=/1990/05/15/gun-attack-linked-to-university-presidents-criticism-of-emperor-system&post_id=30539

What is a 21st Century Liberal Education? (AAC&U)

http://www.aacu.org/leap/what-is-a-liberal-education


Slide(Under Construction)

Academic Reform at ICU 2008 (Powerpoint)

Jun12 Lecture18 ICU and Liberal Arts Education in Japan

Related Links

Normal Filed “In the Realm of a Dying Emperor”

https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=u98D5V7vqY4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=in+the+realm+of+a+dying+emperor&hl=en&sa=X&ei=e1eUU7zqENKD8gXV04GwBw&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Newspaper article about shooting at President of Ferris University

http://www.ucanews.com/story-archive/?post_name=/1990/05/15/gun-attack-linked-to-university-presidents-criticism-of-emperor-system&post_id=30539

What is a 21st Century Liberal Education? (AAC&U)

http://www.aacu.org/leap/what-is-a-liberal-education


Slide(Under Construction)

Academic Reform at ICU 2008 (Powerpoint)

Jun16 Lecture19 Student Reports

Instructor: STEELE‚ M. William | Language of Instruction: E

Major: History 歴史学 | Course ID: HST224 | Course Schedule: 4*/M, 4*/TH | Update: 2016.04.18 Category: Major Courses