Photo: Scene from previous year's Minato Citizen's University.

Photo: Scene from previous year's Minato Citizen's University.

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) presents the 10th annual public lecture series in collaboration with Minato City. Minato Citizen’s University has several lecture series. TUJ’s is the only one in English.

Lifelong learning has become increasingly popular. This year TUJ will be offering lectures on topics from political science, literature and religion to international relations and an anthropologist’s view of lifelong learning. We hope this series of lectures will stimulate your appetite for learning and encourage you to continue your education.

Event Overview

2016 Minato Citizen’s University at Temple University, Japan Campus: “Never Too Late!” for those who want to keep the spirit of lifelong learning.

October 26 & 28, November 2, 9, & 11
19:00-20:30 (Doors open at 18:30)
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5F (Access)
2,500 yen for five lectures.
Bank transfer prior to the first session is required. Non-refundable.
TUJ will specify bank account details by email.
50 (First-come, first-served basis)
See more details and register via event page.

Lecutre Lineup

Lecture 1: Wednesday, October 26

Zen Buddhism and You

Lee Roser, Assistant Professor of Religion, TUJ (Profile)

Lecture 2: Friday, October 28

The Growth of Tourism in Japan and Its Image in the Eyes of the World

Bruce Stronach, Dean, TUJ (Profile)

Lecture 3: Wednesday, November 2

On Translating Fumiko Hayashi’s Hourouki: Translation as an Act of Betrayal

Mariko Nagai, Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Japanese Literature, Director of Research, TUJ (Profile)

Lecture 4: Wednesday, November 9

Never Too Late: The Impact of Improving Access to Tertiary Education

John Mock, Visiting Professor of History and Asian Studies, TUJ

Lecture 5: Friday, November 11

Never Too Late to Resolve Political Disputes

James D.J. Brown, Associate Professor, Political Science, TUJ (Profile)