Category Archives: Events at AGU

[English will follow the Japanese explanation.]

ここでは、青山学院大学において行われる英語に関するイベントを紹介します。ゲストによる特別講演や学生による英語でのドラマ発表、海外の劇団による演劇、大学主催のフィルムフェスティバル(UNHCR難民映画祭など)、また青学主体のESSによる活動などをご紹介します。

These are events involving English which take place at AGU. They may include special lectures by invited speakers, student dramas in English, performances by foreign theater troupes, film festivals hosted at the university (such as the UNHCR Refugee Film Festival), or AGU-based ESS (English Speaking Society) activities.

Talk on climate change activism

Hinako Arao will speak about the role that activism can play in one’s life, by connecting her background as an actress and director in the United States and the UK to her environmental activism. She will speak about how her … Continue reading

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Successful performance of “Macbeth”

Members of Black Stripe Theater company performed a spirited and riveting adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ on December 5th. The audience stayed on the edge of their seats from beginning to end and not a single student was dozing. After … Continue reading

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Lecture & Concert by Bluesman Steve Gardner

Born in Mississippi in 1956, Steve Gardner is an accomplished blues musician and photographer, having studied photojournalism at the University of Southern Mississippi and blues from the “School of Hard Knocks.” After working as a photojournalist in the States, he … Continue reading

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Performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’

Members of Black Stripe Theater will perform an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Macbeth’, a story of ambition, murder, madness, and the supernatural. The play is set in 11th-Century Scotland. After some successes in battle, the great warrior ‘Macbeth,’ is … Continue reading

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Talk by Japanese Canadian Filmmaker Linda Ohama

Speaker: Ms. Linda Ohama Topic: A new play “From the Inland Sea” Location: Aoyama Campus, Room 17-610 (Honda Auditorium) Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 1:20 PM to 2:50 PM (3rd period) Ms. Linda Ohama is an award-winning Japanese Canadian … Continue reading

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Youth Climate Activist Symposium: IE Plenary Lecture Series

Unlike our usual plenary talks for IE Program students and outside guests, this one will feature three speakers who represent organizations and causes connected with climate change. The main speaker is a 22-year-old climate change activist from the Philippines, Marinel … Continue reading

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Ocean Day Event at AGU

Three speakers–a professional surfer (Wako Dai); an organizer of the Yokonori Nippon Film Festival (Kenmochi Ryosuke), a festival featuring films that celebrate surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding; and a marine researcher (Kyo Masanori) will speak about their love of surfing, the oceans, … Continue reading

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Documentary on Okinawan Dugong

We would like to announce a free screening of “Zan,” a documentary about the last of the Okinawan Dugong and the people who strive to protect them. Located in the outstandingly beautiful and bio diverse Henoko, Oura bay, the Dugong … Continue reading

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Lecture on Martin Luther King and Gospel Performance

Makoto Fujimura, the artist and the author of the books Silence and Beauty and Culture Care, brings Fujimura Fellow and Gospel Singer/Producer September Penn, and New York Times writer Ivan Penn to Tokyo. There will be lectures and a Q&A … Continue reading

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