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December 2018 SIETAR Kansai   A Workshop for Media Literacy: Deciphering the Term, “Foreigners”as Reported by the Media

Presenter: Tomoyuki Tajima(University Lecturer)

Date: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 (2:30pm~5:30pm)

Place: Takatsuki Sogo Shimin Koryu Center, 4th floor, Room 4

(1 minute from JR Takatsuki station)

https://www.google.co.jp/maps/place/ Tel. 072-6853721

Fee: Free for members and students; 500 yen for non-members

Language: Japanese

Social event: There will be a Bonenkai at a nearby restaurant afterwards. Reservations for dinner are required by Wednesday, December 5th. Contact fujimotodonna@gmail.com

Description of the Presentation

We are surrounded by a wide variety of media such as TV, internet, mobile phones, newspapers, etc. How does the Japanese media portray messages about “foreigners” or “foreign countries”? To create a society that values diversity, it is vital to look critically at how the media portrays them. In the first half of this workshop, the speaker will explain how we can develop critical and creative perspectives about today’s media. In the latter half of the workshop, the participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussion to analyze “foreigners” in the media and to examine the relationship between us and the media.

Profile of the Presenter
Tomoyuki Tajima currently teaches at several universities, such as Kyoto Prefectural University and Kwansei Gakuin University. He is a board member of the NPO FCT Study Group of Media Literacy, and he is also involved in the activities of young people frommulticultural backgrounds. Tajima is the co-author of Introduction to the New Study Guide of Media Literacy (Liberta Shuppan), and the co-translator of the book entitled, Curriculum for Media and Information Literacy for Teachers(UNESCO/AMILEC).

SIETAR Student Fair 2018:Intercultural Experiences

SIETAR Student Fair 2018:Intercultural Experiences

SIETAR Student Fair 2018

Intercultural Experiences

        –by SIETAR KANSAI

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Time: 13:00-17:00

Place: Takatsuki Sogo Shimin Koryu Center (1 minute from JR Takatsuki Station)

http://www2.wagamachi-guide.com/takatsuki/map.asp?dtp=1&uid=305&lid=6&mpx=135.6219697&mpy=34.84880424&mps=2500

Language: English or Japanese

Theme: Intercultural Experiences (studying, working, volunteering, doing service learning, etc.)

Students from the Kansai area are invited to participate as presenters or spectators. Presentations are informal and conducted for small groups on topics related to intercultural experiences while studying, volunteering, doing service learning, community engagement in either Japan or countries abroad. Presenters can participate as individuals or as a group, and should bring pictures, posters, goods, etc. Spectators can move around the fair to listen to various speakers, and presenters will have a chance to listen to other speakers. Presentations and discussions may be conducted in either English or Japanese. Groups should be prepared to introduce their activity in English in a minute or less. Faculty are encouraged and welcome to attend.

      Teachers, please encourage students to join the SIETAR Student Fair!

July 2018 SIETAR Kansai A Workshop for Media Literacy: Deciphering the Term, “Foreigners” as Reported by the Media

July 2018 SIETAR Kansai

A Workshop for Media Literacy:
Deciphering the Term, “Foreigners” as Reported by the Media

Presenter: ​Tomoyuki Tajima (Educator)
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Date: ​Sunday, July 29, 2018 (2:00pm~5:00pm)

Place: ​Takatsuki Shiritsu Shogai Gakushu Center, 3rd floor, Room 1
​​(10 minutes walk from JR Takatsuki station or Hankyu Takatsuki-shi Station. ​​​https://www.google.com/maps/place/Takatsuki+City+Lifelong+Learning+Center/@34.8471,135.6208698,1 ​​6z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xc87f56cef9be930!8m2!3d34.8465365!4d135.6174151
​​​​Tel. 072-674-7700

Fee: ​Free for members and students; 500 yen for non-members

Language: ​Japanese

Social event: There will be a dinner at a nearby restaurant afterwards. Reservations for dinner are required by Wednesday, July 25. Contact fujimotodonna@gmail.com

Description of the Presentation
We are surrounded by a wide variety of media such as TV, internet, mobile phones, newspapers, etc. How does the Japanese media portray messages about “foreigners” or “foreign countries”? To create a society that values diversity, it is vital to look critically at how the media portrays them. In the first half of this workshop, the speaker will explain how we can develop critical and creative perspectives about today’s media. In the latter half of the workshop, the participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussion to analyze “foreigners” in the media and to examine the relationship between us and the media.

Profile of the Presenter
Tomoyuki Tajima currently teaches at several universities, such as Kyoto Prefectural University and Kwansei Gakuin University. He is a board member of the NPO FTC Study Group of Media Literacy, and he is also involved in the activities of young people from multicultural backgrounds. Tajima is the co-author of Introduction to the New Study Guide of Media Literacy (Liberta Shuppan), and the co-translator of the book entitled, Curriculum for Media and Information Literacy for Teachers (UNESCO/AMILEC).

Jumy 2018 SIETAR Kansai

A Workshop for Media Literacy:
Deciphering the Term, “Foreigners” as Reported by the Media

Presenter: ​Tomoyuki Tajima (Educator)
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