Teaching Staff (Arts & Roots)

唐澤2020
Title Associate Professor
Research Fields Philosophy / Cultural anthropology
Education
2012
Ph.D. (Social Sciences), Waseda University
2007
M.A. (Social Sciences), Waseda University
2002
Bachelor’s (Letters), Keio University
Selected Professional Experience
2019-Present
Associate Professor, Akita University of Art
2018-2019
Adjunct Lecturer, Japanese Culture and Language Program (JCLP), Ryukoku University, Kyoto
2017-2019
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
2016-Present
Joint Research Fellow, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
2016-Present
Visiting Researcher, International Research Center for Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2015-2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University
2013-2016
Visiting Researcher, Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University
2013-2015
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University
Recent Activities <Single-author books>

2020
‘Ura-Nihon’ bunka-ron: Kan-nihonkai no bunka, shinkō, and shizen [The Cultural Theory of ‘Opposite Japanese’ Culture: It’s Culture, Faith, and Nature]. Nu-su publishing, Tokyo
2015
Minakata Kumagusu: Nihonjin no kanousei no kyokugen [Minakata Kumagusu: The Ultimate Possibility of the Japanese]. Chuokoron-shinsha, Tokyo
2014
Minakata Kumagusu no mita yume: Passage ni tatsu mono [Dreams That Minakata Kumagusu Saw: The Man Standing on the Passage]. (Winner, 13th Yuasa Yasuo Prize) Bensei, Tokyo

 

<Co-authored book>

2011
‘Ura-Nihon’ bunka runessansu [Renaissance of the ‘Opposite’ Japanese Culture] (with ISHIZUKA Masahide, KUDO Yutaka and ISHIKAWA Iori). Shakaihyoronsha, Tokyo

 

<Selected Essays>

2021
Minakata Kumagusu ni yoru Nagiran no hakken [Discovery of Cymbidium nagifolium by Minakata Kumagusu]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 15, pp.69-89. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2020
Myōe no yume ni okeru doubutsu no imi [The Meaning of Animals in Dreams of Myōe]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 14, pp.93-105. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2019
Minakata Kumagusu wa ‘Yudaya-kyo no Mikkyo no Mandala’ de nani wo hyogen shiyou to shita ka: Sephirot no ki to no hikaku [What Minakata Kumagusu reveals through his ‘Kabbalistic Mandala’: A comparison with the Sephirothic tree]. Studies in Comparative Philosophy, vol. 45, pp. 109-117. Japanese Association for Comparative Philosophy, Tokyo
2018
Bricoleur Kumagusu: “Yariate” to Bricolage wo megutte [Bricoleur Kumagusu: Concerning “Yariate” and Bricolage]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 12, pp.25-38. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2017
Minakata Kumagusu ni yoru ‘Sekai ninshiki kouzou zu’ no kaidoku to kousatsu: ‘Na’ to ‘In’ wo meguru gensetsu wo cyushin ni [A Diagram for Recognizing the World Structure by Kumagusu Minakata: Analyzing its elements]. The Bulletin of Kubikino Institute of Folk-Archive, vol. 2-8, pp.1-22, Kubikino Institute of Folk-Archive, Niigata
Shintou suru ba aruiwa <Cyūkan> no shiza: Doubutsu, Youji, Myōkōnin [A Perspective of Interpenetrative Place: Animals, Infants, and Myōkōnin]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 11, pp.35-45. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2016
Nachi-zan ni okeru cyoukankaku teki gensyou: Minakata Kumagusu ni yoru kijutsu to “Human Personality” to no hikaku wo tūjite [Parapsychological Phenomena at Mt. Nach: A Comparison of Kumagusu Minakata’s descriptions and Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 10, pp.35-52. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2015
Minakata Kumagusu to ‘Telepathy’ to iu kotoba ni kansuru kousatsu [A Study about Kumagusu Minakata and the Word ‘Telepathy’]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 9, pp.61-74. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2014
Ima Shinto wo minaosu: Something Great eno kantan to sūkei no nen [Re-consideration about Shinto: A Sense of Admiration and Veneration to Something Great]. Eco-Philosophy, vol. 8, pp.47-60. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2013
Minakata Kumagusu no ‘Naikan’ ni kansuru kousatsu: Jung shinrigaku wo enyou shite [A Study about Kumagusu Minakata’s Introspection: Jungian Psychological Approach]. Japanese Journal of Transpersonal Studies, vol. 12, pp.3-18. Japan Transpersonal Association, Tokyo

 

<Special Presentations/Lctures>

2020
Minakata Kumagusu no yume-kenkyu [Minakata Kumagusu’s dream research]. Association of Jungian Analysts, Japan (AJAJ) Seminar 156. Co-op Inn Kyoto
2017-18
Kumagusu to art [Kumagusu and art]. reading club vol. 2 (reading club series). KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku, Kyoto
2015
Kumagusu: Yume ni tsuite [Kumagusu: About his dreams]. THE BOX OF MEMORY (FUJIMOTO Yukio exhibition). KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku, Kyoto

 

<Other>

2021
Talk session. Komoru to hiraku: Chi no kyojin Minakata Kumagusu to Art [Seclusion and Openness: Kumagusu Minakata, the Giant of Knowledge and Contemporary Art] (with MAEDA Kōhei). Kinan Chemistry Session vol.2, Kinan Art Week 2021, Wakayama
2019-2021
Research associate. Special exhibition ARTS & ROUTES: Awai wo tadoru tabi. Akita University of Art and Arts Center Akita, Akita Museum of Modern Art
2018
Interviewee, Taiyo no to [Tower of the Sun] (feature documentary film; dir. SEKINE Kosai). Parco, Spoon
Interviewee, Taiyo no to [Tower of the Sun] (feature documentary film; dir. SEKINE Kosai). Parco, Spoon, Tokyo
2017-2018
Academic research support. Nou no naka no mori: Minakata Kumagusu no hakken [A section of forest of the brain: Kumagusu Minakata’s discovery method]. Wild: Untamed Mind. 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
Courses Taught Introduction to Arts & Roots
Arts & Roots Seminar
Project Planning and Presentation
Art Project
Philosophy
Cultural Anthropology
Advanced Cultural Anthropology
Contemporary Art Seminar (Arts & Roots)
Graduation Project (Arts & Roots)

(Graduate School of Transdisciplinary Arts)
Transdisciplinary Arts Theory
Applied Transdisciplinary Arts Theory C
Transdisciplinary Arts Seminar
Guided Research I, II (Master’s Program)
Transdisciplinary Arts Research: Theory I, II
Production Skills Workshop I, II, Ⅲ
Guided Research I, II(Doctoral Program)

 

Example Works
「裏日本」文化ルネッサンス(2011年、共著) 南方熊楠の見た夢 日本人の可能性の極限
 ‘Ura-Nippon’ bunka runessansu [Renaissance of the ‘Opposite’ Japanese Culture] (co-author; 2011)  Minakata Kumagusu no mita yume: pasaji ni tatsu mono [Dreams that Minakata Kumagusu saw: The Man Standing on the Passage] (2014)  Minakata Kumagusu: Nihonjin no kanousei no kyokugen [Minakata Kumagusu: The Ultimate Possibility of the Japanese] (2015)

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: KARASAWA Taisuke (Japanese page)