Akita University of Art Visiting Professor Shin’ichi NAKAZAWA will deliver a lecture at “The Trans-Local Conference on Transdisciplinary Arts 2022,” organized by the AUA Graduate School of Transdisciplinary Arts.

Shin’ichi Nakazawa, a Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Transdisciplinary Arts, will deliver a lecture on the possibilities of art and anthropology and their universality in the human mind, themes which he has explored in such works as “Anthropology of symmetry,” “Art anthropology,” “Wild science” and “Scientia lemmatica.” Associate Professors Toshiaki ISHIKURA and Taisuke KARASAWA will join Professor Nakazawa for a discussion following the lecture.

【Event Information】
Date/Time: March 9 (Wed.), 2022; 14:30-16:30
How to watch: Online (Zoom)
Language : Japanese (interpreting will not be provided)

●AUA students (Portal notification) and faculty/staff (e-mail) will be sent instructions for viewing the lecture.

●Those who wish to view the lecture but are not affiliated with the University are asked to complete the registration form below (in Japanese) by March 8 (Tues.) 15:00. Instructions for viewing will be sent to the e-mail address provided by the applicant at the time of registration.
 Registration Form

Lecturer: Shin’ichi Nakazawa (Theorist / anthropologist)

Part One: Lecture (Host: Toshiaki Ishikura (Anthropologist / Associate Professor, Akita University of Art))
Part Two: Discussion between Shin’ichi Nakazawa, Toshiaki Ishikura and Taisuke Karasawa (Philosopher / Associate Professor, Akita University of Art)

Shin’ichi NAKAZAWA
Born on May 28, 1950 in Yamanashi Prefecture, Professor Nakazawa completed his doctoral course at the Graduate School of Humanities, University of Tokyo and is now active as a theorist and anthropologist.
After studying Buddhism in Tibet, Nakazawa conceived and developed the research field of “spiritual archeology,” which encompasses the entire realm of human thought. He has served as a professor at Chuo University, Director of the Institute for Art Anthropology at Tama Art University, and Director of the Institut pour la Science Sauvage at Meiji University. Currently, he is the Director of the Institute for Revitalization of Japan at Chiba Institute of Technology, and Specially Appointed Professor at the Kokoro Research Center of Kyoto University. During the 2021-22 academic year, he was a Visiting Professor at Akita University of Art.

Host: Akita University of Art
Organized by: Akita University of Art Graduate School of Transdisciplinary Arts
Contact: icta2022_aa@akibi.ac.jp