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.

Vegan and SDGs: Is it time to go vegan? (IE Program Lecture Series)

In this talk, given by the talented and versatile Nadia McKechnie, we will look at what it means to be vegan, how popular veganism is becoming, and the reasons driving the global vegan trend, particularly among millennials.  How a shift … Continue reading

Posted in Events at AGU | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Paying it forward in Nepal (IE Program Lecture Series)

Wishing to give back to his country, Nepal, Sharad Rai founded YouMe School in his remote village in Nepal in 2011. The organization he founded built a second school in 2017. Currently, there are more than 500 students studying in … Continue reading

Posted in Events at AGU | Leave a comment

Talk on Japanese American History and Identity (IE Program Lecture Series)

Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks’ lecture incorporates a diasporic multicultural Japanese American history and experience through the lens of his wife’s pioneer family (she is a Sansei; third generation Japanese American), his family (an interracial “War Bride” family) and his intersectional … Continue reading

Posted in Events at AGU | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events at AGU | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Talk and performance by Gohei Nishikawa

This will be a talk and performance by a distinguished world-class pianist who has performed in such venues as New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, as well as–more recently–at the closing ceremony of the Paralympics in Tokyo. Originally from … Continue reading

Posted in Events at AGU | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Learning about business & companies

A program is being offered that is co-sponsored by Aoyama Gakuin University, Sophia University and Ritsumeikan University. Many leading companies have collaborated on this program that is meant to teach students about the companies and their business activities. Students who … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Events at AGU | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Career Café on July 7th  (Online via Zoom)

On July 7th students will have the opportunity to interview Aogaku 4th-year students who received offers to work at various companies, such as the following: ABeam Consulting Ltd.                              VMware Japan        … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Events at AGU | Tagged , | Leave a comment

JALT’s Lifelong Language Learning (LLL) SIG Mini Conference 2021: Lifelong Learning Through an Annual Faculty Development Event

We decided to offer a glimpse into our annual Integrated English Program teachers’ orientation to members of JALT (the Japan Association of Language Teaching). In particular, their Lifelong Language Learning (LLL) and Performance in Education (PIE) Special Interest Groups. This … Continue reading

Posted in Events at AGU | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events at AGU | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events at AGU | Leave a comment