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.

Veggie Food Festival in Yoyogi Park

The annual Tokyo Veggie Food Festa at Yoyogi Park—in the area in front of NHK Hall—will be held on the 21st and 22nd of October 2018. The festival features approximately 100 food booths, talk shows, and entertainment. The event is a … Continue reading

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Meiji Jingu’s “AKI NO SAI” — Autumn Festival

On three consecutive days, at the beginning of November each year, Meiji Jingu holds its “Autumn Grand Festival”–AKI NO SAI.” This event is held in celebration of Emperor Meiji’s birthday and in honor of various deities. You can see traditional … Continue reading

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Seminar on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Just across the street from Aoyama Gakuin University is another university that serves as a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organization, the United Nations University. This unique university is meant to serve as a bridge between the international academic … Continue reading

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Drama “THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN”

The Tokyo International Players invite you to enjoy their production of the comic play “THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN” (written by Bertolt Brecht, translated by John Willett, and directed by Graig Russell) from October 18th-21st at the Bonbon Theater in … Continue reading

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Global Festa 2018 — Learning about the World

Something called “Global Festa Japan 2018” will be held on September 29th and 30th at the Odaiba Center Promenade in Tokyo. There will be films from the UNHCR 13th Annual Refugee Film Festival, a charity run, “talk shows” concerning various … Continue reading

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UNHCR Film Festival

EVENT: The 13th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival/ 第13回UNHCR難民映画祭 WHEN: September 7, 2018 – October 7, 2018 CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE WHERE: At two venues in Tokyo. COST: FREE (donations gratefully accepted) The 13th UNHCR (United Nations High Commission … Continue reading

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Performance of Rock Musical “Tommy”

The Tokyo International Players invite you to enjoy their production of the musical “Tommy” (by Pete Townshend and directed by Jonah Hagans) from May 17th-20th at Nakano Pocket Square「THE POCKET」. There will be five performances in total over four days. … Continue reading

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Summer Study in Portland

A summer study tour is being organized by AGU’s School of International Politics, Economics, and Communication (SIPEC) in Portland, Oregon (USA) and hosted by SIIC (Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication). This is a great opportunity for students to learn more … Continue reading

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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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