Personnel Information


URITA Michiko

Job Title

Associate Professor

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2019.04
    Kogakkan University, Faculty for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society, Department of Contemporary Society, Associate Professor

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Cultural anthropology


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • 瓜田理子. The Xenophilia of a Japanese Ethnomusicologist Common Knowledge. 2021.01; 27 (1): 86-103.

  • Michiko Urita. Kagura Secret Song and the Enthronement Ceremmony during hte Modern Period Nippon Kayo Kenkyu. 2020.12; (60): 39-51.

  • URITA Michiko. A Song of Continuity: Kagura Secret Song and the Enthronement Ceremony on the Eve of the Modern Period NIPPON KAYO KENKYU. 2018.12; (58): 85-98.

  • 瓜田理子. In Silent Homage to Amaterasu: Kagura Secret Songs at Ise Jingu and the Imperial Palace Shrine in Modern and Premodern Japan 2017.03;

  • 瓜田理子. Transreligious and Intercommunal: Hindustani Music in Classical and Contemporary India Common Knowledge . 2016.05; 22 (2): 190-206.

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Edited by Janet Sturman. The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture. SAGE Publications, 2019.03 Shinto (ISBN : 978-1483317755)

Misc 【 display / non-display

  • Michiko Urita. The Sound Connecting Man and God: Kagura Secret Song at the Enthronement Ceremony <part 2> Jinja Shinpo . 2019.10;

  • Michiko Urita. The Sound Connecting Man and God: Kagura Secret Song at the Enthronement Ceremony <part 1> Jinja Shinpo . 2019.10;

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • URITA Michiko. Songs of Continuity: Kagura-uta and Shinto Ritual for Amaterasu at the Imperial Palace Shrine, Japan. Shinto Judaism 2019.02 Tel Aviv University

  • URITA Michiko. Emperor Meiji's Role in Sustaining Shinto. Shinto Judaism 2019.02 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • URITA Michiko. Challenges to the Transmission of the Kagura Secret Songs during the Warring States Period in Japan. Society for Ethnomusicology 61st Annual Meeting 2016.12 Washington, D.C.

  • URITA Michiko. Secret Song and Silent Homage: Shinto Ritual for the Sun Goddess at Ise Grand Shrine, Japan. Society for Ethnomusicology 60th Annual Meeting 2015.12 Austin, U.S.A.

  • URITA Michiko. Secrecy, Sacredness, and Silence in Shinto Ritual Music at Ise Grand Shrine, Japan. Society for Ethnomusicology, NW Chapter Conference 2015.02 Seattle, U.S.A.

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Research Grants & Projects 【 display / non-display

  • A Study on Kagura Hikyoku at the Enthronement Ceremony and the Vicennial Renewal of the Ise Grand Shrines in Modern Japan

    Japan Society for the promotion of science : Database of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(KAKEN), 2018.04 - 2022.03


Campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Seminar of Contemporary Japan V, 2021 - Now

  • Seminar of Contemporary Japan VI, 2021 - Now

  • Promoting Japanese Culture in English, 2020 - Now

  • Traditional Music, 2020 - Now

  • graduation thesis, 2020 - Now

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Performance of Duties 【 display / non-display

  • Lecture for Open Campus, 2020.08


Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • The Association of Japanese Ballads and Songs

  • Society for Ethonomusicology

Committee Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • 2021.04
    Association of Japanese Songs and Ballads , Accounting Audit