Kajimaru, Gaku

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Apr 25, 2019 at 19:42
 
Avatar
Name
Kajimaru, Gaku
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies Depertment of Cultural Coexistence
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph.D(Kyoto University)

Profile

I am working on antiphonal singing of Buyi people living in China, Japanese in Akita Prefecture, and Lao people in Huaphan Province in Laos. I am interested in reciprocal singing performance from the perspective of Linguistic and Musical Anthropology.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Mar 2017
 - 
Today
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
 
Sep 2014
 - 
Mar 2017
Part-time Lecturer, Meijo University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2017
Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto Gakuen University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Feb 2017
Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto City University of Arts Research Centre for Japanese Traditional Music
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Aug 2016
Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto Seika University
 
Apr 2015
 - 
Aug 2016
Part-time Lecturer, Kyoto Bunkyo Junior College
 
Sep 2014
 - 
Mar 2015
Part-time Lecturer, Ryukoku University
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2014
JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2012
junior fellow, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
 
 - 
Sep 2009
JSPS Research Fellow (DC2)
 

Education

 
Apr 2003
 - 
Sep 2009
the Department of Cultural Coexistence, Graduate School of Human and Environment Studies, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1999
 - 
Mar 2003
Faculty of Integrated Studies, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2014
Tokugawa Munemasa Prize (Houga), Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences
 
Nov 2014
Tanabe Prize, The Society for Research in Asiatic Music
 

Books etc

 
Field Work: China as a field, anthropology as practice
Kajimaru, Gaku (Part:Contributor, Meeting Mountain Song in Guizhou: Event-oriented fieldwork)
Fukyo-sha   Jun 2017   
Fieldnotes: from multidisciplinary perspective
Kajimaru, Gaku (Part:Joint Editor, Introduction: Fieldnotes)
Kokon-Shoin Publisher   May 2016   
12 Points of view for Ethnomusicology
Kajimaru, Gaku (Part:Contributor, Chap.4 Sound/Voice/Language, Column7 Fieldwork)
Mar 2016   

Published Papers

 
Khap Samneua From the Perspective of the Mobility of Singers.
Kajimaru, Gaku
Proceedings of the 5th Symposium The International Council for Traditional Music Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia   36-38   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Literacies and “Oralities”: Beyond the Great Divide between Orality and Literacy
Kajimaru, Gaku
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   83(3)    Dec 2018   [Refereed]
A Society Driven by Reciprocal Singing: The case of Kakeuta in Akita prefecture, Japan
Kajimaru, Gaku
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   82(2) 464-481   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
What is being sung in Kakeuta (2): A topic analysis of Kakeuta using quantitative text analysis
Kajimaru, Gaku
Nihon Dentoo Ongaku Kenkyuu (Research on the Traditional Music of Japan)   14 19-30   Jun 2017
"Where to Find the Sense of Songs": Comment
Kajimaru, Gaku
Asian Folk Culture Studies   16 91-98   Mar 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
What has been sung in Kakeuta? : An attempt to extract topics of Kakeuta through quantitative text analysis
Kajimaru, Gaku
Bulletin of the Research Centre for Japanese Traditional Music   13 71-86   Jun 2016
Ritual Space in Reciprocal Singing : The Singing of the Laotian "Khap Samneua" in a Meritmaking Rite
Kajimaru, Gaku
Asian Folk Culture Studies   15 19-49   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Leaf Morphology of the Rheophyte, Rhododendron indicum f. otakumi (Ericaceae)
Kajimaru, Gaku
Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica   55(1) 45-54   Apr 2004   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Moving Khap Samneua: the Modern Situation of a Reciprocal Singing in Laos
Kajimaru, Gaku
5th symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia(PASEA)   16 Jul 2018   
The Melody as a Mold: A Comparative Study of the Melody-Word Relationships of Three Types of Asian Reciprocal Songs
Kajimaru, Gaku
ICTM 44th World Conference   17 Jul 2017   
Reciprocal singing as a musico-linguistic and anthropological practice
Kajimaru, Gaku
IUAES2014 with JASCA   15 May 2014   
On Interactivity of Reciprocal Singing: From the Perspective of Cohesion
Kajimaru, Gaku
13th International Pragmatics Conference   12 Sep 2013   
Recruiting Singers to Kakeuta : Recruitment as Renovation of the Social Network
Kajimaru, Gaku
Anthropology of Japan in Japan 2012 Spring Workshop   22 Apr 2012   
Chinese and Buyi in Contact Zone: Bilingual Antiphonal Song in Guizhou
Kajimaru, Gaku
Symposium "Scholarly Perspectives on China: The View from Japan."   12 Nov 2011   

Misc

 
(Book Review) Yamamoto, Tatsuya. Refugees on the Stage
Kajimaru, Gaku
Contact Zone   7 351-356   Mar 2015   [Invited]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Minyo in Modern Japan: the Society of Japanese Folk Song as a Community of Hobby
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Kajimaru, Gaku
The Japan Science Society: The Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2005    Investigator(s): Kajimaru, Gaku