Curriculum Vitae
as of June 1, 2014




EDUCATION

  • International Christian University ( ICU )Division of Humanities 1967 B.A.
  • Univ. of California Anthropology 1970 M.A. at Los Angeles
  • Univ. of British Columbia, Anthropology 1983 Ph. D.


TEACHING EXPERIENCES

  • ICU Teaching Assistant1974/4-1974/6
  • Univ. of British Columbia: Teaching Assistant1974-1975
  • Univ. of British Columbia: Teaching Assistant 1980-1981
  • Tokyo Women's Christian Univ. : Part-time Lecturer1984-1985
  • Tokyo Univ. of Electro-communication: Part-time Lecturer 1986-1988
  • ICU: Part-time Lecturer1983-1988
  • St. Michael's College, VT., USA: Fulbright Visiting Scholar 1988/1-1988/6
  • ICU: Assistant Professor 1990-91
  • ICU: Associate Professor 1991-97
  • ICU: Professor (Graduate and Undergraduate Schools) 1997-2002
  • Tama University: Professor, Renaissance Center 2005 - 2007
  • Tama University: Dean & Professor, School of Global Studies 2007 - 2008
  • Tama University: Professor of Anthropology, School of Global Studies (on leave) 2008 - 2009


EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Tama University: Dean, School of Global Studies 2007 - 2008
  • Miyanaga Competent, Inc. President 2008 - current
  • The Human Potential Institute (Officially registered Not-for-Profit organization) President 2009 - current


PUBLICATIONS

    BOOKS:

  • (Author) Social Reproduction and Transcendence; an analysis of a heterodox religious movement in contemporary Japan, Canadian National Library, Microfiche, 1983, Shikosha, Tokyo, pp. 321. ( Ph.D. Dissertation)

  • (Author) The Creative Edge: Emerging Individualism in Japan, Transaction, New Brunswick, 1991, pp. 226.; First paperback edition 1993.

  • (単著 )『人類学的出会いの発見』 世界思想社 1994年 pp.226 (Author) The Discovery of Anthropological Encounter, Sekai Shisou Sha, Kyoto, 1994, pp.226.

  • (単著 ) 『グローバル化とアイデンティティ』 世界思想社 2000年 pp.241 (Author) Globalization & Identity, Sekai Shisou Sha, Kyoto, 2000 pp241.

  • (編著)『グローバル化とアイデンティティ・クライシス』明石書店 2002年 (Editor/author) Globalization and Identity Crisis, Akashi Shotenn, Tokyo, 2002.

  • (単著)『グローバル社会のアイデンティティ実験記録』明石書店 2004年 (Author) Widening Identity in Global Society, Akashi Shoten, Tokyo, 2004.

  • (編著)『グローバル化とパラドックス』世界思想社 2007年 (Editor/Author) Globalization and Paradox, Sekai Shiso Sha, Kyoto, 2007.

  • (単著)『とつぜん会社が英語になったら・・・「まっとうな英語」のすすめ』武田ランダムハウスジャパン 2010年 (Author) What If Your Company Suddenly Turned English--A Recommendation for Proper English, Takeda Random House Japan, Tokyo, 2010.

  • (単著)『英対話力―コミュニケーションで出会うあたらしい自分』青土社2013年

  • 『まっとうな英語のすすめ』The Human Potential Institute 出版局

    TRANSLATIONS:

  • (単独訳)ケネルム・バリッジ 『個のアイデンティティー'誰かであること、 誰でもないこと』 世界思想社 1997年1月 pp.282. (Sole) Someone, No One: An Essay on Individuality, Burridge, Kenelm, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1979, pp..270

    MONOGRAPHS:

  • "Popularity of Robots in Japan; Tradition in Modernization," pp. 111-123, Journal of Social Science, Social Science Research Institute, ICU, January, 1985..

  • "Reaching Otherness as an Act of Peace and Humanity," pp. 151-152, Dialectics and Humanism,,April,1986. Presented at the Congress of Intellectuals for a Peaceful Future, Warsaw, 1985, one of the best two presentations chosen for publication and its outline was printed in Philosopher's Index, Documentation, Bowling, Green State Univ., Ohio, USA.

  • 「日本のロボットと土着文化」pp.7-13『社会心理学研究』第2巻第 2号 1987年. "Popularity of Robots in Japan; Tradition in Modernization,"(revised version), pp. 7-13 Research in Social Psychology, The Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Tokyo, 1987.

  • "The Avoidance of Otherness: the constitution of Japanese 'particularism' as it affects the development of technology in a modern Japan", pp. 125-131, Science, Technology and Spiritual Values, Sophia Univ. & the United Nations Univ. Tokyo, 1988., pp.334.

  • 「事実と認識 - 日本からの視点」『東洋文化』 東京大学東洋文化研究所第76号 1996年1月 pp. 37-64 "Facts and Identity: :A Perspective from Japan," pp.37-64, Toyo Bunka No.76, Institute of Oriental Cultures, The University of Tokyo, January 1996.

  • 「経験の明証性 - 儀礼の場についての一考察」pp.39-62. 『社会科学ジャーナル』 第34号 社会科学研究所  ICU 1996年10月 "Ritual Experience," pp.39-62, The Journal of Social Sciences, No.34, The Social Science Research Institute, ICU, October, 1996.

  • 「試論'グローバル化ー統合と拡散」国際基督教大学社会科学研究所ワーキングペー パーシリーズ No.21, 1998年8月 "A reflection on Globalization--Integration and Disintegration" The SSRI Working paper Series No.21, The Social Science Research Institute, International Christian University. August 1998

  • "On Moral Coherence" (Summary article of the presentation given at the annual conference of the Association for the Sociological Study of Religion, in San Francisco, August 20, 1998) The SSRI Working paper Series, no.22, The Social Science Research Institute, International Christian University, September 1998

  • 「試論'義理と人情あるいは個の倫理」『アジア文化研究』25 国際基督教大学

  • 1999年3月" "A Reflection on Moral Spontaneity," Asian Cultural Studies 25, The Institute of Asian Cultural Studies, International Christian University, March 1999

  • Updating the Classics, Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford, Volume XXX, no.2, pp.163-181, Oxford, The Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford University, Trinity 1999. (Published in October 2002.)

  • 「優位の事実性」『グローバル化とパラドックス』宮永国子編著 世界思想社 2007年 "Advanced Factuality" pp.181-212, Globalization and Paradox, Kuniko Miyanaga (ed.), Sekai Shiso Sha, Kyoto, September 2007.

  • "Iconic Actions and Blocks," Asian Cultural Studies, The Asian Cultural Studies Institute, The International Christian University, Tokyo. 2012.

  • "Globalization, Culture and Society: What role does language play? - an example from English education in Japan," Proceedings, IAFOR, August 1, 2012, pp. 265-278.

  • "Globalization, Culture and Society: What Role Does Language Play? An Example from English Education in Japan," Dialogue and Universalism 2012-4, pp.7-16, Ed. Janusz Kuczynski. University of Warsaw, Warsaw, December 25, 2012.

    REPORTS (調査報告書):

  • 米国フルブライト委員会に提出, St. Michael's CollegeでVisiting Scholarとしてアメリ カ人学生と日本人留学生の指導に当たった際の報告書 , 1987年など

    OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

  • 「第二編'座談会 - 日本人の企業意識と信仰」 pp.121-168 『企業の神社』 神社新報社 1986 pp. 168. "Discussion: Business Consciousness and Religion among the Japanese," pp.121-168 Shinto Shrines of Business Corporations, Jinja Sinpou Sha, Tokyo, 1986, pp.164.

  • 「知的な冒険としての人類学」『国際基督教大学図書館公開講演集』 第8集, 1994年3月 "Anthropology as Intellectual Adventure," Public Lecture Series, No.8, ICU Library,March, 1994

  • 「誰がいちばん先 -近代平等主義の明日-」 『創文』 創文社  1995年 10月. "Who Should Go First? - Modern Egalitarianism Tomorrow," Soubun, Soubunn Sha, Tokyo October, 1995,


ACADEMIC AWARDS and HONORARY POSITIONS

  • First Awardee for University of British Columbia Japan Foundation Grant, 1980-1981

  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Saint Michael's College, 1988/1-1988/6

  • Japan Foundation, Senior Associate and Visiting Scholar, Oxford University, 1992-1993

  • The International Council of Dialogue and Universalism, Council member (honorary)


PRESENTATIONS 研究発表

  • 「他者の回避」 シンポジウム・科学技術と精神的価値 東京 19 87年5月 "Avoidance of Others," Symposium on Science Technology and Spiritual Values, Tokyo, May 1987.

  • "Japanese Tradition and Individualism," The Philosophy of Education Research CenterHarvard University, May, 1989.

  • "Ritual and Dyads," Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford University, October. 1992.

  • "A Critique of Collectivism in Japan" School of Oriental and African Studies, The University of London, November, 1992.

  • "Insider/Outsider - the anthropologist in the field," Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford University, February 12, 1993.

  • "Changing Manifestations of Individualism in Japan," Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Oxford University, February 19, 1993.

  • "Japan, Tradition and Culture, Contemporary Trend," Oxford School of Architecture, Polytechnic, February 22, 1993.

  • "Ritual Creation of Spontaneity in Japan," Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, February 25, 1993.

  • "Emerging Individualism in Japan," University of Essex, March 3, 1993.

  • "Changing Manifestations of Individualism in Japan II," Annual Conference of British Association of Japanese Studies, University of Manchester, April 14, 1993.

  • 「研究の近況紹介」 東京大学東洋文化研究所 1994年10月 "Recent Progress in Research," Institute of Oriental Cultures, The University of Tokyo, October, 1994.

  • 「自然・こころ・身体をめぐる日本人の倫理」 上廣倫理財団 19 95年1月18日 "Japanese Ethics on Nature, Spirit and the Human Body," The Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education, January 18, 1995.

  • 「互酬性と手かざし」 『宗教と社会』学会 1995年4月22日 "Reciprocity and Hand Healing," Association for the Study of Religion and Society, April. 22, 1995.

  • 「人類学における歴史の意味」東京大学東洋文化研究所 1995年5 月13日 "The Meaning of History in Anthropology," Institute of Oriental Cultures, The University of Tokyo, May. 13, 1995.

  • 「批判ー集団主義と個人主義」 『宗教と社会』学会 1995年12月16日 "A Critique on Groupism and Individualism," Association for the Study of Religion and Society, Dec. 16, 1995.

  • 「フィールドワークの可能性と限界」 『宗教と社会』学会 1996年12月24日 "The Limit in Fieldwork and Breakthrough," Association for the Study of Religion andSociety, December 24, 1996.

  • 「グローバル化と個の可能性」『宗教と社会』学会 1998年7月11日 "Globalization and the Making of Individuals" The Japanese Association for the Study of religion and Society, July 11, 1998

  • "The Habits of the Heart and Emerging Individualism in Japan" (A panel discussion with the author) Association for the Sociological Study of Religion, August 20, 1998

  • "Globalization and Identity" PERC Coloquium. The Philosophy of Education Research Center,Harvard University. November 4, 1999.

  • "Globalization and Identity," San Francisco State University, March 2004.

  • "Globalization and Identity - Point of Reference" Three-day Symposium on World Security at Osaka University, March 13 - 15, 2008

  • "Globalization and Identity - Quest for Traditional Identity in the Global Community." Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) annual meeting, University of Texas, Austin, March 14-16, 2010.

  • “Globalization, Culture and Society: What role does language play? - an example from English education in Japan,” Presented to the IAFOR as Feature Speaker, April 28.

  • “Globalization and Identity,” organizer and chair with three other presenters. At the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Religion and Society, June 17, 2012.

  • “Globalization and Identity II,” organizer and chair with four other presenters. At the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Religion and Society, June 16, 2013.

  • “Globalization, Culture and the individual --in an example from English education in Japan” Presented to the IAFOR Asian Conference of Language Learning as Keynote Speaker, April 17, 2014. (Second half of the IAFOR presentation in 2012.)


PUBLIC LECTURES 講演

  • フルブライト客員教授として一般講演8回, 「日本の女性文化」, 「日本の個人主義の台頭」等, 米国バーモント州, 1988年2月〜5月 Eight public lectures including "Female Culture in Japan" and "Emerging Individualism in Japan," as Fulbright Visiting Scholar, in Vermont, U.S.A., February to May, 1988.

  • 「知的な冒険としての人類学」国際基督教大学図書館公開講演会  1994年2月2日 "Anthropology as Intellectual Adventure," The ICU Library, February 2, 1994

  • 「文化としての家族」三鷹市国際市民大学 1994年10月15日22日 "Family as Culture," International Mitaka Citizens College, Mitaka City, October 15 and 22, 1994.

  • 「異文化との出会い方」都民カレッジ 1996年1月〜3月 全6回 "Meeting Different Cultures," Tomin College, Six lectures in January - March 1996.

  • シンポジウム「グローバル化する日本の宗教」京都文教大学人間学研究所 1997 年12月11日 Symposium "Globalization of Religions in Japan" Panelist December 11, 1997

  • 「グローバル化と個のアイデンティティ」 コイノニア、国際基督教大学教会」1998 年9月27日 "Globalization and Individual Identity," Koinonia, The International Christian University Church, September 27, 1998


BROADCASTS 放送

  • "Pornography and Women in Japan," BBC radio, Jan. 21, 1993.


PUBLIC POSITIONS(学会その他における役職):

  • 宗教と社会」学会 個人主義研究会 主催者 1994年6月〜
    Organizer, "Individualism Project," Association for the Study of Religion and Society, June 1994〜1999

  • 大学セミナーハウス  企画・運営委員 1992年〜1996年
    Organizing and Steering Committee Member, University Seminar House, 1992-1996.

  • 三鷹市公平委員 1995年1月〜
    Representative to the National Board of Fairness from the Mitaka City Government, November, 1995〜

  • 三鷹市史編纂委員 1997年1月〜 1999年
    Member, Committee for Compiling the History of Mitaka City, January -December, 1997-1999

  • 「宗教と社会」学会 常任委員 1997年4月〜2001年6月
    Regular Member, Steering Committee, The Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society, April 1997-April 1999

  • The Language Research Institute, Director, April 2014



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