Contents Tourism 2018

This is the class homepage for my MA class コンテンツスーリズム:ポップカルチャーが誘導する旅 (Contents tourism: Travel induced by popular culture). The course is taught in a mixture of English and Japanese.

Weeks 14 and 15 (19 & 26 June): Contents Tourism in Japan

Homework for weeks 14 and 15

Read and prepare the Introduction and Chapter 1

Active Learning II (weeks 12 and 13): Fieldwork at a site of contents tourism and report

Active Learning I (weeks 10 and 11): Attend part of the Contents Tourism Symposium, 7-10 June, and report

Weeks 8 and 9 (5 & 12 June): コンテンツツーリズム学会、「コンテンツツーリズム入門」

Homework for Week 8

Read and prepare Chapters 1&2

Weeks 6 and 7(22 & 29 May): 岡本健、「コンテンツツーリズム研究」

Homework for Week 6

Read and prepare the sections in 岡本健、「コンテンツツーリズム研究」

Week 5 (15 May): Sue Beeton, Film-Induced Tourism

Homework for Week 5

Read and prepare the sections in Sue Beeton, Film-Induced Tourism, about theme parks.

Week 4 (8 May): Sue Beeton, Film-Induced Tourism

Homework for Week 4

Read and prepare the sections in Sue Beeton, Film-Induced Tourism, about Lord of the Rings tourism.

Week 3 (1 May): 増淵 敏之「物語を旅するひとびと―コンテンツ・ツーリズムとは何か」

Homework for Week 3

Read and prepare pages 111-143 of 増淵 敏之「物語を旅するひとびと―コンテンツ・ツーリズムとは何か」. We will discuss this next week.

Week 2 (24 April): 増淵 敏之「物語を旅するひとびと―コンテンツ・ツーリズムとは何か」

Homework for Week 2

Read and prepare pages 1-40 of 増淵 敏之「物語を旅するひとびと―コンテンツ・ツーリズムとは何か」. We will discuss this next week.

Week 1 (17 April): Introduction

Read and discuss Sue Beeton, Takayoshi Yamamura and Philip Seaton (2013), ‘The mediatisation of culture: Japanese contents tourism and popular culture.’

シラバス(日本語):530621-日本社会研究1

Syllabus (English): 530621-日本社会研究1Eng

In addition to the recommended reading, see also the International Journal of Contents Tourism