Research Projects

Research Projects

At the Faculty of Humanities, particular emphasis is placed on four areas of research (human behavior, text theory, the Japanese Sea region and comparative media), and joint research is conducted on many projects in these areas. At present (2013), the following ten projects are active. Links to summaries of project activities conducted in 2012 are also included.

I. Human Behavior

• 1. Integrated Research on Human Cognition

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• 2. Descriptive and Theoretical Research on Linguistic Patterns

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II. Comparative Media

• 3. Construction of a New Public Domain Model

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• 4. Reconstruction of Cultural History and Culture Theory

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III. Text Theory

• 5. History of Thought from a Global Perspective

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• 6. Voice and Text Theory

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• 7. Study of the 19th Century Scholarship

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IV. The Japan Sea Region

• 8. Integrated Research on the East Asian Rim Network

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• 9. History of Cultural Exchange in the Sado and Echigo Region

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• 10. Archive of Local Images

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