Faculty of International Studies

Faculty of International Humanities
Faculty of International Studies
Experience the world by studying abroad Take charge of the global age
In today's world of rapid globalization, we need the ability to experience the world and co-create with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
The Faculty of International Studies cultivates advanced language and communication skills through study abroad, and develops human resources who have a deep understanding of different cultures and can play an active role in the international community.
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Green spaces and communities in New York City

Visible from the community garden in the city center
american community
Yoko Ikeda Assistant Professor

New York City is dotted with many community gardens, many of which were started by residents in the 1970s when New York City was facing financial difficulties and declining public order. It's a thing.From the daily life in the unique gardens that the residents have preserved, we can see the issues and ideals of American communities as well as hints for sustainable cities.
As for the environment and the region, I have also conducted research in Fukushima Prefecture that considers the local community through reconstruction from disasters.From the local to the global, while continuing to conduct cultural anthropological research that focuses on everyday life and local communities, I try to teach English classes that focus on practical skills and American culture from a local perspective. increase.
Faculty of International Studies Yoko Ikeda Lecturer
After graduating from the Ohio University School of Political Science (with a minor in Anthropology and Environmental Studies), he received an M.A. in International Relations from the Columbia University Graduate School of International Public Policy. Get.After working as an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo's Institute of Social Science and as a specially appointed researcher, she will join Showa Women's University in 2022.She is also a facilitator of a three-school collaboration project run by Showa Women's University High School, Temple University Japan Campus, and British School in Tokyo Showa.