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, The studies of Umwelten: The lives and lived worlds of human and nonhuman beings (research project). 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>

2015
Minakata Kumagusu: Nihonjin no kanousei no kyokugen [Minakata Kumagusu: The Ultimate Possibility of the Japanese]. Chuokoron-shinsha
2014
Minakata Kumagusu no mita yume: pasaji ni tatsu mono [Dreams That Minakata Kumagusu Saw: The Man Standing on the Passage]. (Winner, 13th Yuasa Yasuo Prize) Bensei

 

<Co-authored book>

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

 

<Selected Essays>

2020
Myoe no yume ni okeru dobutsu no imi [The significance of animals in the dreams of the monk Myoe]. Eco-Philosophy, Vol. 14, pp.93-105. Transdisciplinary Initiative for Eco-Philosophy, Toyo University, Tokyo
2019
Minakata Kumagusu wa ‘Yudaya-kyo no Mikkyo no Mandara’ de nani o Hyogen shiyo toshita ka: Sefiroto 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

 

<Special presentations / lectures>

2020
Minakata Kumagusu no yume-kenkyu [Minakata Kumagusu’s dream research]. Association of Jungian Analysts, Japan (AJAJ) Seminar 156. Co-op Inn Kyoto
2017-2018
Kumagusu to ato [Kumagusu and art]. reading club vol. 2 (reading club series). KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku
2015
Kumagusu: Yume ni tsuite [Kumagusu: About his dreams]. THE BOX OF MEMORY (FUJIMOTO Yukio exhibition). KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku

 

<Other>

2018
Interviewee, Taiyo no to [Tower of the Sun] (feature documentary film; dir. SEKINE Kosai). Parco, Spoon
2017-2018
Nou no naka no mori: Minakata Kumagusu no hakken [A section of forest of the brain: Kumagusu Minakata’s discovery method] (Academic research support). Wild: Untamed Mind. 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
Courses Taught Introduction to Arts & Roots
Arts & Roots Seminar
Project Planning and Presentation
Art Project
Career Design 1,2
Cultural Anthropology
Advanced Cultural Anthropology
Contemporary Art Theory 1,2
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
Guided Research I, II, III (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)