Oberlin Big History Project

Special Lectures in the 2018 academic year

TOWARD A NEW
COSMIC MYTH

October 23, 2018
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 1
"Explaining Earth History by Cosmoclimatology" (tentative)
Hiroko MIYAHARA 
(cosmoclimatologist, associate professor, Musashino Art University)

Transcript To be uploaded

Online
Hiroko Miyahara's website (Japanese)
       Profile (Musashino Art Univ. / ResearchMap)
Hiroko Miyahara @hirokomiyahara on Twitter

Books
Miyahara, Hiroko (2014) How Many Global Changes Can Be Elucidated by Cosmic Climate?: Explaining the Past, the Present, and the Future of the Earth by Solar Activity, Kyoto: Kagaku Dojin (Japanese).
Eddy, John (2012) Solar Activity and the Earth: The Sun Governs Life and Environment on the Earth, Yosuke Kamide and Hiroko Miyahara (translators), Tokyo: Maruzen Publishing (Japanese).

Interview
Miyahara, Hiroko (2015, Jun. 29) "Explain Weather by Solar Activity!: A Challenge of Cosmoclimatology An Interview with Ms. Hiroko Miyahara, the author of How Many Global Changes Can Be Elucidated by Cosmic Climate?," SYNODOS (Japanese).

November 20, 2018
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 2
"Thinking about Big History from the Punan Living in Forests: Beyond the Human" (tentative)
Katsumi OKUNO 
(anthropologist, professor, Rikkyo University)

Transcript To be unploaded

Online
Katusmi Okuno's Homepage (Japanese)
       Profile (Rikkyo Univ. / ResearchMap)
Katsumi Okuno @berayung on Twitter
Blog"Diary of Just An Ethnographer" (Japanese)
Blog"Ingold's Anthropology" (Japanese)

Books
Okuno, Katsumi (2018) What An Anthropologist Has Thought through Living with the People in Forests Who Need neither Gratitude nor Apology,
Tokyo: Aki Shobo (Japanese).
Okuno, Katsumi and Toshiaki Ishikura eds. (2018) Lexicon of Contemporary Anthropology, Tokyo: Ibunsha (Japanese).
Willerslev, Rane (2018) Soul Hunters: An Anthropology of the Siberian Yukaghirs' Animisnm,
Katsumi Okuno, Shiaki Kondo, and Fukachi Furukawa (translators),
Tokyo: Aki Shobo (Japanese).
Kohn, Eduardo (2016) Forests Think: An Anthropology beyond the Human,
Katsumi Okuno and Hiroshi Kondo (translation supervisors);
Shiaki Kondo and Shu Nimonjiya (translators), Tokyo: Aki Shobo (Japanese).

Dialogue
Okuno, Katsumi and Hideyuki Takano (2018, Jul. 20-25) "The Present State of Knowledge over 'Peripheries': On the occasion of publication of What An Anthropologist Has Thought through Living with the People in Forests Who Need neither Gratitude nor Apology", Weekly Dokushojin Web (Japanese).

December 11, 2018
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 3
To be determined

Transcript To be uploaded

2017