Category Archives: Outside Events

[English will follow the Japanese explanation.]

ここでは、学生や教師にとって興味深いであろう郊外での英語に関わるイベントについて紹介します。イベントとは特別講演、フィルムフェスティバル、展覧会、ボランティア募集や国際就職フェアなどがあります。

These are events related to English which occur outside of AGU and may be of interest to students or faculty. They might include special lectures, film festivals, exhibitions, volunteer opportunities, and international job fairs.

Performance of “Blackbird” directed by Paul Howl

One of our teachers, Paul Howl, has done us proud by directing the play “Blackbird,” by David Harrower. Performed at the Trance Mission Theater in Sangubashi from September 22nd to 24th, “Blackbird” is a challenging play about a controversial and … Continue reading

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TELL’s Sound Mind, Sound Body Run & Walk

TELL is an organization that offers professional counseling, outreach services, and an English version of the service offered in Japanese under the name Inochi no Denwa, a sort of crisis counseling for people in distress. Throughout the year, TELL has … Continue reading

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Performance of comedy “Dealer’s Choice”

The Black Stripe Threater Company invites you to enjoy their production of the comedy by Patrick Marber, “Dealer’s Choice,” to be performed from March 23rd – 26th at Trance Mission Theatre 「参宮橋トランスミッション」. There will be six performances in total. Tickets can be purchased … Continue reading

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Lecture on Emotion in SLA by Dr. Gabriele Kasper

On Saturday, January 21st —from 14:00 at Temple University’s Tokyo campus—Dr. Gabriele Kasper (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, U.S.A.) will speak on the topic “Emotion in SLA and in Multilingual Talk.” Sign up for the talk at https://www.tuj.ac.jp/tesol/seminars/form-seminars.html. EVENT: Lecture … Continue reading

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Screening of “The Hunting Ground”

TELL and IamJane are co-hosting a free screening of the documentary “The Hunting Ground.” This powerful, award-winning film documents the personal stories of students who have been sexually assaulted on American university campuses. It follows survivors who attempt to pursue both their … Continue reading

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UNHCR Film Festival

EVENT: The 11th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival/ 第11回UNHCR難民映画祭 WHEN: October 8, 2016 – October 16, 2016 CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE WHERE: At two venues in Tokyo. COST: FREE (donations gratefully accepted) The 10th UNHCR (United Nations High Commission … Continue reading

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Lecture on Sociolinguistics

On Thursday, April 28th–from 6:30 PM at Ibuki Hall in Ichigaya–the Regents Professor of Linguistics, Dennis R. Preston, will speak about the development of linguistic competences (or “interlanguage states”) of learners and the systematic language variability that arises from input, … Continue reading

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English Presentation Contest

EVENT: All Japan Student English Presentation Contest WHEN: December 3, 2016 WHERE: Iino Hall and Conference Center PARTICIPANTS: University and high school students The Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS — or 神田外語大学 in Japanese) will hold its “All Japan Student … Continue reading

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Performance of the play “Seven”

The Black Stripe Threater Company invites you to enjoy their production of the play “Seven,” to be performed from April 14th – 17th at Trance Mission Theatre 「参宮橋トランスミッション」. There will be six performances in total. Tickets can be purchased online … Continue reading

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Talk by author Danzy Senna

On March 3rd—from 6:30 PM at the American Center in Tokyo—the distinguished author, Danzy Senna, will speak about her life and work. This is a free talk. I recently read Danzy Senna’s novel, Caucasia, and found it riveting and insightful. … Continue reading

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