OKUI Haruka
Faculty of Social Studies Department of Education and Culture
Associate Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/24

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Interests

  • Phenomenological Pedagogy
  • Puppetry
  • Interactions
  • Technique of the Body

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/Education - general

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University, 2012 - 2015
  • JSPS Overseas Research Fellows, Université Paris Descartes,, 2015 - 2018
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Kokoro Research Center in Kyoto University,, 2012 - 2015

Education

  • Kyoto University

Academic Degrees

  • 博士(教育学), 京都大学

Association Memberships

  • History of Educational Thought Society
  • Philosophy of Education Society of Japan
  • International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
  • International Human Science Research Conference

Published Papers

  • The Formalizing Learning: A Workshop of the Contemporary Shadow Theater in l’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts de la Marionnette
    (30), Mar. 2021, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Deformation of the Human Body: Bunraku Puppetry Technique and the Collaborative Body Schema
    Haruka OKUI
    Chiasmi International, (22)351 - 366, Mar. 2021, English
  • When the Body Schema Emerges: Comments on Gallagher through a Case of Puppetry
    Haruka OKUI
    (35)29 - 34, Oct. 2019, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The Body on Learning: A Phenomenology of Training
    Haruka OKUI
    Research on Arts and Principles of Body-Mind Transformation, (6)98 - 105, 2017, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Reflection on the Phenomenological Pedagogy at “Utrecht School”
    Haruka OKUI
    Phenomemology of Learning and Teaching, (17)74 - 84, 2017, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Experience of the Bodily Subjectivity: Toward a Phenomenology of “Corporeal Learning”
    Haruka OKUI
    The Future of Life, (2)43482 , 2017, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Transforming Body, Emerging Utterance: Technique Acquisition at a Puppet Theater
    Haruka OKUI
    Phenomenology & Practice, 11(1)18 - 31, 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Body as Reference Frame of Knowledge: A Phenomenological Description of a Training Session at the Awaji Puppet Theatre
    Haruka OKUI
    Phenomemology of Learning and Teaching, (16)41 - 54, 2015
  • Transformation on the Mountain Asceticism in the Haguro-Shugen
    Haruka OKUI
    Research on Arts and Principles of Body-Mind Transformation, (2)123 - 131, 2013
  • A Learner as an "Embodied Agent" : Using Merleau-Ponty's Concept of "Body" to Understand Learning
    Haruka OKUI
    Studies in the Philosophy of Education, (107)60 - 78, 2013, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Learning with Gesture and Language: Describing the Interactive Process of Embodiment in Puppeteer’s Body Technique
    Haruka OKUI
    Studies in Holistic Education, (16)69 - 82, 2013, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Subject, Language and Body: Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology in Educational Studies
    Haruka OKUI
    Record of Clinical-Philosophical Pedagogy, (12)58 - 62, 2013
  • “L'intentionalité Corporelle” in Language: Studies of Body-Knowledge through the Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty
    Haruka OKUI
    Kyoto University Research Studies in Education, (58)183 - 193, 2012, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Body and the Understanding of Others: Phenomenology of Language in Merleau-Ponty
    Haruka OKUI
    Record of Clinical-Philosophical Pedagogy, (11)75 - 81, 2012
  • Educational Significance of "Intercorporéité" in Merleau-Ponty: Reconsidering the Education of the Body
    Haruka OKUI
    Kyoto University Research Studies in Education, (57)111 - 124, 2011, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)

Misc

  • Sentir son corps vivant : une method emersiologique
    Haruka OKUI, Bernard ANDRIEU
    Eucation Physique et sport, (372)18 - 21, 2016

Books etc

  • Expériences du corp vivant
    Alexandre Legendre, Haruka Okui, Tadashi Nishihira, Bernard Andrieu, Gilles Maucout, Akira Kurashima, Marceau Chenault, Estel Vilar, Basile Doganis, Stéphane Ibrahime, Richard, Shusterman, Bertr, During
    L'Harmattan, May 2021, Joint editor, Introduction 1 "Pour une nouvelle philosophie du corps : Les potentialités du « corps vivant » au révélateur des « techniques du corps »," Chapitre V "The Hand that Teaches: Pre-articulate Instruction in Skill Training at a Puppet Theater"
  • Body Ecology and Emersive Leisure
    Bernard Andrieu, Jim Parry, Alessandro Porrovecchio, Olivier Sirost, Haruka Okui
    Routledge, 2018, Joint author, Chapter 18: The Emersion of Involuntary Gesture in the Vertiginous Circus Arts (pp. 227-235), Scholarly book
  • Apprendre de son corps : Une méthode émersive au CNAC
    Bernard Andrieu, Luc Collard, Mathilde Christmann, Cyril Thomas, Haruka Okui
    Press universitaire de Rouen et du Havre, 2017, Joint author, Scholarly book
  • Entre les corps: Les pratiques émersiologiques aujourd'hui (cirques, marionnettes, performance et arts immersifs)
    Cyril THOMAS, Bernar, ANDRIEU (e
    L'Harmattan, 2016, Joint author, 123-140, Scholarly book
  • Vocabulaire international de philosophie du sport
    OKUI Haruka
    L’Harmattan, 2015, Joint author, 2,113-119, Scholarly book
  • The Body in Techniques: A Clinical Pedagogy of Puppeteers and Training
    OKUI Haruka
    Minerva Shobo, 2015, Sole author, 332, Scholarly book

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Gestural Interactions on the Intensive Training of Waza at a Puppet Theater
    Haruka OKUI
    Techniques & Culture International Meetings, "Waza on the Move Ineffable arts of learning", 23 Oct. 2020, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Skilled Interactions and Natural Movements in Japanese Puppetry
    OKUI, Haruka
    International Society of East Asian Philosophy 2019 Conference, 15 Dec. 2019, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Le moment où les éleves réussissent la figure : Une analyse des communications corporelles dans l'apprentissage des gestes
    OKUI Haruka
    Les 5e journees d’etudes de La sFHs en partenariat avec Le CANC et L'UFR-STAPS de Reims, Apr. 2017, Francese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Apprentissage d'un nouveau mouvement par le biais d'interactions : La marionnette et le cirque
    OKUI Haruka
    Entre les corps, au CNAC avec la Chaire IciMa, Oct. 2016, Francese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • What His Body Could Not Catch: A Pedagogical Description through/beyond the Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty
    OKUI Haruka
    International Network of Philosophers of Education, The 15th Biennial World-Conference, University of Warsaw, Poland, Aug. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Transforming Body, Emerging Utterance: A Phenomenological Description of an Interactive Training Session for a Puppet Performance
    OKUI Haruka
    The 33rd International Human Science Research Conference, Ottawa University, Canada, Jul. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Toward An Embodied Philosophy: A Dialogue between French and Japanese Investigations on the Living Body
    OKUI Haruka
    The 2nd International Conference on the Philosophy of Body, Universite Paris Descartes, Jun. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Academic Engagement and Encountering of the Different Knowledge in Awaji Puppet Theatre
    OKUI Haruka
    Inter-Congress 2016 of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Hotel Palace Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 2016, English, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Transforming the Body Schema in Awaji's Puppet Performance
    OKUI Haruka
    Body Ecology in Physical, Adapted and Sportive Practices (GDRI836 CNRS), Universite Paris Descartes, Oct. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Investigation for Philosophy of the Body in Japan
    OKUI Haruka
    The 1st International Conference on the Philosophy of Body, Kyoto University, Jan. 2015, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Lived Experience of Master and Novice: A Phenomenological Description of a Training Session at the Awaji Puppet Theatre
    33rd of International Human Science Research Conference, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada, Aug. 2014
  • The World of Thinging Thing: Several Phenomenological Snapshots
    Yin Yin, Alicia Peralta, Haruka Okui, Francisco Vargas
    The 33rd International Human Science Research Conference, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada, Aug. 2014, English, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • The Complex and Tacit Structures Underpinning Bodily Skills: Training for Awaji Puppet Theatre
    9th Conference of CORPUS, at National Taiwan University of Arts, 2013
  • Puppet, the Lived Body: Sustained Collaboration in Animating a Puppet in the Awaji Theatre
    Practices and Their Bodies, 2nd Mainz Symposium of Social and Cultural Studies, 2013
  • Un/Changed Relationship with the Deity: Ritual for Kingdom, or for Ordinary Lives
    5th Conference of CORPS, at Munster University, Germany, 2011
  • Who is Manipulating the Puppet? : A Phenomenological Analysis of Traditional Puppet Performances in Awaji Island, Japan
    3rd Conference of CORPUS, at Ricardo Palma University, Peru, 2010