Basic Information

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CHIBA Kaeko


Title

Associate Professor

Nationality

JAPAN

Research Fields, Keywords

social class, gender, traditional arts, nationalism, globalization

Research Field

How to preserve traditional art in Japan

Message to Students

Hello everyone.

I am teaching Japanese Traditional Arts, Japanese Society, Gender Studies in Japan.

Japanese Traditional Arts Courses: I teach these courses from an anthropological point of view in relation to gender, social class, cultural nationalism, globalization, ritual. Our class also study tea procedures and Ikebana jitsugi online. I am happy to share jitsugi lesson and explore some academic discussion together!

Japanese Society, Gender issues in Japan: I teach these courses from an anthropological point of view covering current issues. Let's examine the issues that you are facing in your daily lives together!

Academic Background (Undergraduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Faculty of Foreign Language, South East Asian Studies

    University, 1999/04, Graduated, JAPAN

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • University of Bristol UK, Faculty of Social Science and Law

    Doctor's Course, 2007/09, Completed, UNITED KINGDOM

  • University of Oxford UK, Anthropology

    Master's Course, 2002/09, Completed, UNITED KINGDOM

  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, International Studies, Asia 2

    Master's Course, 2001/03, Completed, JAPAN

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Global Connectivity Program, Associate Professor, 2021/04 -

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Japan Studies Center (Formerly Japan Studies Program), Associate Professor, 2019/09 -

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Basic Education Humanities,Art, Associate Professor, 2019/09 - 2021/03

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • JAISE, 2020/04 - , JAPAN

  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan, 2004/04 - , JAPAN

Field of Expertise 【 display / non-display

  • Cultural anthropology

  • Gender

Qualifications Acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Sensho Ikenobo Wakikyojyu Sankyu

  • Associate Professor Jyun Kyojyu certificate from Urasenke

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Role of Intergenerational Ties in Sustainability: What to Sustain, What to Revise, and What to Pass Across Generations? - Transcript of the Plenary Session at the 24th JASID Spring Conference in Akita. , Role of Intergenerational Ties in Sustainability: What to Sustain, What to Revise, and What to Pass Across Generations? - Transcript of the Plenary Session at the 24th JASID Spring Conference in Akita. , vol.32 (2) (p.1 - 11) , 2023/12, Kudo, S., Fuh, D., Chiba, K., Maruyama, H., & Omi, K.

    DOI:https://doi.org/10.32204/jids.32.2_1, Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Book Review: Ryokan: Mobilizing Hospitality in Rural Japan By Chris McMorran. University of Hawai'i Press, Book Review: Ryokan: Mobilizing Hospitality in Rural Japan By Chris McMorran. University of Hawai'i Press, vol.20 (p.1 - 3) , 2023/11, Kaeko Chiba

    DOI:https://doi.org/10.1017/S1479591423000347, Research paper (university, research institution), Single Author, English

  • Identity Work, Identity Work, vol.14 (2008) (p.61 - 82) , 2008/04, Kaeko Chiba

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • The meaning of Rituals and Symbols in Chado, Tea Ceremony, The meaning of Rituals and Symbols in Chado, Tea Ceremony, vol.41 (2007) (p.31 - 32) , 2007/04, Kaeko Chiba

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Japanese Tea Ceremony in the UK, Japanese Tea Ceremony in the UK, vol.4 (2000) (p.97 - 100) , 2000/04, Kaeko Chiba

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Flower Culture - An Introduction, Routledge, 2022/11, Kaeko Chiba

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

  • The Japanese Tea Ceremony - An Introduction, Routledge, 2022/11, Kaeko Chiba

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

  • Traditional Arts Education: The Case of Tea Ceremony for Japan’s School Curriculum for the 2020s Politics, Policy and Pedagogy Education Reform, Springer, 2022/02, Kaeko Chiba

    Scholarly Book, Allotment Writing, English

  • Japanese Women Class and Tea Ceremony, Routledge, 2010/04, Kaeko Chiba

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up,2009/04 - 2010/03

Other External Funds Procured 【 display / non-display

  • Toyota Foundation,2023/11 - 2025/11,Build Affordable and Sustainable Healthcare Access

    Toyota

  • Akita Prefecture Innovative Research Fund,2023/08 - 2024/02,Digital Archives x Akita Tourism

    Akita Prefecture

  • Daiwa Foundation,2004/06 - 2004/12,Japanese Tea Ceremony, Class and Gender

    Daiwa Foundation

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan, Domestic Conference, 2023/12, Strength in belief ? Veiled faces from forgotten place,, Oral Presentation (general)

  • Research Showcase, AIU, , Domestic Conference, 2023/11 - 2023/12, Digital Archives x Akita Tourism , Oral Presentation (general)

  • Japan Association for International Student Education, JAISE, , Domestic Conference, 2023/09, Traditional Arts Education in Higher Education, Oral Presentation (general)

  • Japan Art Documentation Society JADS, Domestic Conference, 2023/06, Effect of Digital Archives in Akita local culture, Oral Presentation (general)

  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan, Domestic Conference, 2022/12, Ikebana Therapy The Strength of Ritual, Oral Presentation (general)

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On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2023, Fall, JAS250-1_F, Introduction to Japanese Society

  • 2023, Fall, GND200-1_F, Introduction to Gender Studies

  • 2023, Fall, JAS135-1_F, Traditional Japanese Arts II :Ikebana, Kabuki, Noh, Buyo

  • 2023, Spring, JAS115-1_S, Traditional Japanese Arts I :Tea Ceremony

  • 2023, Spring, IGS200-1_S, Introduction to Global Studies

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Community Activities Outside University 【 display / non-display

  • Guest Speaker for Akita East District Police,2023/12

    I have discussed how to promote inclusive society in Akita. This talk covered discrimination towards gender, LGBTQ, non-Japanaese and residents with mental or physical disability.

  • Guest Speaker for Akita Lifelong Research Gathering,2023/10

    As requested, I have shared how AIU students can collaborate with local revitalization project. Around 80 audience members attended, and they were significantly impressed with the possibility of AIU local contribution.

  • Committee member for young scholars future planning in Japan Association for International Student Education, Executive Committee member supporter for JAISE ,2023/04 -

    As a member of this committee, I have provided some guidance to PhD students' research content and supported the annual conference in September 2023. I have agreed to host the JAISE conference in AIU in August 2024

  • Chief Academic Adviser for Akita East District Network Association 2023,2023/04 -

    As an adviser, I have provided suggestions to promote quality of life styles to the local community. I have also suggested several programs which collaborate with AIU students.

  • Guest Speaker for Akita Art University Aburaya Collection Workshop in January 2023,2023/01

    I will discuss how the simple farm tools or a rain coat convey meaningful stories from anthropological point of view. This talk also covers AIU can contribute to this collection archive.

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