Modern Japan and ICU 近代日本とICU

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 Lecture / 6 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)

http://olcs.icu.ac.jp/moodle/file.php/1574/Japanese_original_Ideas_of_ICU.pdf


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)


Related Links

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

http://olcs.icu.ac.jp/moodle/file.php/1574/Japanese_original_Ideas_of_ICU.pdf


Slide(Under construction)

I SEE You

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

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