Imoto, Yuki

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Affiliation

Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Foreign Languages and Liberal Arts (Hiyoshi)

Position

Associate Professor

Career 【 Display / hide

  • 2008.01
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    2008.09

    Part-time lecturer in Japanese Translation Studies, Oxford Brookes University, School of Arts and Humanities.

  • 2009.04
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    2010.03

    Keio University Center for Foreign Language Education, postdoctoral researcher

  • 2009.04
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    2010.03

    part-time lecturer, Chuo University Faculty of Law

  • 2009.04
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    2010.03

    Part-time lecturer, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

  • 2010.03
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    2013.03

    Keio University, research associate

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Academic Background 【 Display / hide

  • 2004.03

    Keio University, Faculty of Policy Management

    University, Graduated

  • 2009.03

    University of Oxford, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Social Anthropology

    United Kingdom, Graduate School, Completed, Doctoral course

Academic Degrees 【 Display / hide

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Dissertation, 2009.03

 

Research Areas 【 Display / hide

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Education (Educational Anthropology)

  • Social Anthropology

  • Japanese Studies/Anthropology of Japan

  • mindfulness education

Research Keywords 【 Display / hide

  • Social Emotional Learning

  • anthropology of education

  • contemplative education

  • transcultural studies

Research Themes 【 Display / hide

  • An anthropological study of theatre-based workshop spaces in Japan: intersubjective enskilllment of attention, sensations and affect , 

    2019.04
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    Present

  • The development and contextual implementation of Social Emotional Ethical Learning, 

    2018.09
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    Present

  • Tracing mindfulness and contemplative education in Japan and the US from anthropological perspectives, 

    2017.04
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    Present

 

Books 【 Display / hide

  • The SEE Learning Playbook - Learning that starts from the senses

    2022.10

    Scope: 訳・監訳・解説執筆

  • Giving words to what cannot be expressed in language: reflections on a multicultural ethnographic teaching experience

    井本由紀 徳永智子, 三元社, 2018.11

    Scope: 第11章

  • Fieldwork in educational spaces and cross-border experiences - exploration through collaborative autoethnography

    井本由紀、徳永智子, 東京大学出版, 2017.05

    Scope: 第4章

  • Performing and Narrating Selves in and through Classical Music: Being ‘Japanese’ and Being a Professional Musician in London. In E. Chrysagis and P. Karampampas (eds). Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance: Anthropologies of Sound and Movement.

    IMOTO Yuki, Berghahn Books, 2017.04

    Scope: Chapter 2

  • Historicizing Mixed-race Representations in Japan: From Politicization to Identity Formation. In K.Iwabuchi, H. Kim and H. Hsia (eds). Multiculturalism in East Asia.

    IMOTO Yuki, HORIGUCHI, Sachiko, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.10

    Scope: Chapter 10.

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Papers 【 Display / hide

  • Towards a contemplative approach to ethnography and education: an ethnography of acontemplative classroom at a North American university

    Imoto Y.

    Ethnography and Education (Ethnography and Education)  17 ( 2 ) 122 - 141 2022

    ISSN  17457823

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    This paper gives an ethnographic account of a contemplative class at an elite university in the US. The contemplative class, which incorporates mindfulness-based practices, took on the function of unravelling time, and of challenging the credit-oriented culture of the university. The opening up of time and credits allows for a safe communal space to explore ‘vulnerability’ and ‘authenticity’. As the semester progressed, ‘vulnerability’ and ‘authenticity’ came to be recognised as ‘skills’ to be performed in the class among some students. The conundrum is that these terms are grasped through experience, as relational, non-dualistic ways of being. An ethnographic account of a contemplative class thus begins and ends with the author’s own experience of ontological transformations through contemplative practice. The paper leaves open the question of how a contemplative approach to ethnography might be construed.

  • Fostering learning through unlearning institutional boundaries: a 'team ethnography' of a liminal intercultural space at a Japanese university

    HORIGUCHI Sachiko and IMOTO Yuki

    Education and Ethnography (Taylor and Francis)  10 ( 1 )  2015

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work, Accepted

  • Dilemmas and Hopes within "Globalizing" Japanese Higher Education

    IMOTO Yuki

    Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology (日本文化人類学会)  16   131 - 140 2015

    Research paper (conference, symposium, etc.), Single Work

  • Transgressing institutional boundaries: an ethnographic study of a 'liminoid' intercultural space at a Japanese university

    HORIGUCHI Sachiko, IMOTO Yuki

    Journal of Foreign Language Education  ( 8 )  2012.04

    Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution), Joint Work, Accepted

  • Book Review of 'Reimagining Japanese Educations: borders, transfers, circulations, and the comparative'

    IMOTO Yuki

    Anthropology and Education Quarterly 43 ( 1 ) 123-124 2012.03

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Work

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Papers, etc., Registered in KOARA 【 Display / hide

Reviews, Commentaries, etc. 【 Display / hide

  • 「多文化クラスにおけるチーム・エスノグラフィーの教育実践」

    TOKUNAGA Tomoko, IMOTO Yuki

    『異文化間教育』  ( 46 )  2017.08

    Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (scientific journal), Joint Work

  • Autoethnography: studying the self

     2013.03

    Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (scientific journal), Single Work, Lead author

Research Projects of Competitive Funds, etc. 【 Display / hide

  • Anthropological Research on Religious and Spiritual Healing

    2020.04
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    Present

    Kyoto University, Research grant, Coinvestigator(s)

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    Research on fields of mindfulness education and embodied learning.

  • The cultural contextualization of Social Emotional and Ethical Learning in Japan

    2020.04
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    Present

    Principal investigator

  • Study Abroad Students' Identification Practices, Motivations, and Learning Evaluations: Examining Heterogeneity and Fluidity

    2017.04
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    2018.03

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Coinvestigator(s)

  • Diversifying identities and the construction of 'multicultural Japan'

     

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Research grant, No Setting

  • Following the flows of knowledge on 'Japan': a sociological approach to study the discourses, institutions and actors of the field of Japanese Studies

     

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Research grant, No Setting

Awards 【 Display / hide

  • Garrison Institute Fellowship

    2022.07

    Type of Award: International academic award (Japan or overseas)

  • Fulbright Research Fellowship

    2017.09, Fulbright Japan

 

Courses Taught 【 Display / hide

  • READING IN ENGLISH 4

    2024

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES SEMINAR (GIC) 1

    2024

  • INTENSIVE SEMINAR: SOCIOLOGY 4

    2024

  • INTENSIVE SEMINAR: SOCIOLOGY 3

    2024

  • GRADUATION THESIS

    2024

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Courses Previously Taught 【 Display / hide

  • Exploring Education in Japan from Anthropological Perspectives

    慶應大学国際センター

    2018.04
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    2019.03

  • Science and Technology in Japan from Cultural and Social perspectives

    Keio University

    2016.04
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    2017.03

    Autumn Semester

  • Anthropological Approaches to Japanese Education

    Keio University

    2016.04
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    2017.03

    Spring Semester

  • Global Leadership Seminar

    Keio University

    2015.04
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    2016.03

    Full academic year

  • 英語

    Keio University

    2015.04
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    2016.03

    Full academic year, Seminar, Within own faculty

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Memberships in Academic Societies 【 Display / hide

  • International Society of Contemplative Research , 

    2021.04
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    Present
  • European Association of Japanese Studies

     
  • 日本文化人類学会

     
  • 日本社会学会

     
  • Association for Language and Cultural Education

     

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Committee Experiences 【 Display / hide

  • 2016.05
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    Present

    JRCA編集委員, 日本文化人類学会

  • 2013.10
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    Present

    Editorial board member, Ethnography and Education

  • 2013.01
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    2015.01

    会長補佐, 日本文化人類学会