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"Design in Japan" Call for participants

October 7th, 2020 - December 23th, 2020

“Design in Japan” is a special course that starts in the second half of 2020. Teachers from diverse specialized fields, such as architecture, sound, art, and media introduce Japanese design from their respective points of view. There are few opportunities to learn design gathered from such a wide variety of fields.

This course applies to students at the Kyushu University School of Design and Graduate School of Design. All classes are conducted in English, so please join us if you are an international student or a student interested in international exchange.

Students from other schools and graduate schools of Kyushu University are also eligible to take this course. This course is conducted as part of the “Program for Understanding Japan”.

[Program]
1st Introduction
Date: October 7th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Moe Shimomura

2nd Japanese Universal Design
Date: October 14th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Yanfang Zhang
Venue: Design Common 2F, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

3rd Post Human Centered Design in the Japanese Context
Date: October 21st (Wednesday) 4th period [Online]
Instructor: Tokushu Inamura

4th Japanese Architecture
Date: October 28th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Yuki Kato
Venue: Room 524, 2F of Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

5th Sound and Music in Japan
Date: November 4th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Daryl Jamieson
Venue: Room 524, 2F of Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

6th Product Design that Expresses Japanese Aesthetics
Date: November 11th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Yoshitaka Sugimoto
Venue: Room 524, 2F of Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

7th-10th Excursion “Japanese Traditional Crafts”
Visit Yame City and Kurume City in the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture, take a stroll through the traditional streets of Yame Fukushima, and observe traditional crafts such as woodworking and weaving. You can also visit the Kurume Kasuri workshop and the sake brewery, which you cannot usually see, and observe the manufacturing process.
Date: November 21st(Saturday) 9:00-18:30
Instructor: Minako Ikeda, Yoshitaka Sugimoto

11th Japanese Life and Welfare
Date: November 25th (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Loh Ping Yeap
Venue: Room 524, 2F of Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

12th Japanese Subculture and Media
Date: December 2nd (Wednesday) 4th period [Online]
Instructor: Miharu Fuyuno

13th Site-Specific Art
Date: December 9 (Wednesday) 4th period [Online]
Instructor: Hitoshi Kuriyama

14th Design Learning: Inside/Outside Japan
Date: December 16th (Wednesday) 4th period [Online]
Instructor: Loh Wei Leong, Leon

15th Presentation & Discussion
Date: December 23rd (Wednesday) 4th period
Instructor: Moe Shimomura
Venue: Room 524, 2F of Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University

[Venue]
Room 524, 2F of Building 5 / Design Common 2F, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University
(Changed from room 532, 3F of Building 5)

[Number of Credit]
2

[Fee]
Those who participate in the brewery tours excursion will be charged a participation fee of 500 yen. If you want to participate in the excursion, please make sure that you have enrolled in the “Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research (Gakkensai)” by the day before departure.

[How to take the course]
Please fill in the following information and send it to the International Office Faculty of Design (intl-ofc(a)design.kyushu-u.ac.jp) by email. If you have any other requests or questions, please feel free to include them.

Application for “Design in Japan”
・Student number
・Full name
・We will be visiting a sake brewery. Please let us know if you have any alcohol allergies or other requirements to care for.
・Anaphylactic symptoms (Yes/No)
・If you have anaphylactic symptoms, do you have a self-injection pen (EpiPen) (Yes/No)

Application deadline: October 9, 2020

Date

October 7th, 2020 - December 23th, 2020

Venue

Kyushu University Ohashi Campus

4-9-1 Shiobaru Minami-ku Fukuoka Japan

Target

Kyushu University international students, Kyushu University students (undergraduate/graduate)

Contact

International Office Faculty of Design, Kyushu University

intl-ofc(a)design.kyushu-u.ac.jp

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Actual results

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QS Ranking 2017-2020 (Art & Design field), Asia region-Japan: Ranked #1

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Number of collaborative research results:44

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Percentage of international students: 20%