ISCAL 2018

International Symposium on Culture, Arts, and Literature

Nagoya, Japan  April 6-8, 2018

ISCAL 2018 Nagoya, Japan

You are invited to participate in the 2018 International Symposium on Culture, Arts and Literature (ISCAL 2018), to held at Nagoya Congress Center on April 6-8. ISCAL aims to offer an interdisciplinary forum for scholars, educators, art practitioners and graduate students from related fields to share research achievements and to deliberate and debate on challenges and issues arising from the interactions between culture, arts and literature. We believe that such international occasion will cradle innovative way to explore the trends for future research, theory, and pedagogy. The Conference will take place in Nagoya, one of the oldest and the most dynamic cities in Japan. It also offers a great mixture of modern and historical architecture in distinctive styles. ISCAL 2018 warmly welcomes contributors from diverse fields of arts and humanities to join this international event and to experience the rich history and culture of Nagoya in this Spring.

Important Dates


Abstract/Paper Submission deadline
January 5, 2018

Notification of acceptance/rejection
Two weeks after submission

Upload final version of manuscript
February 5, 2018

Authors registration deadline for papers to be included in the proceedings
February 5, 2018

Tentative conference program announcement
February 12, 2018

Conference Chair

Frances Lin

Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan

Conference Local Chair

Professor Nobutaka Odake

Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Department of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification)

  • Area studies

  • Management

Invited Guest

Professor Debabrata Biswas

Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland, USA
Current Research:

Pathogens transmitted from animals to human via contaminated food and water cause up to 33 million cases (>50% of human infectious diseases) of reported illness each year in North America. Six bacterial species including Campylobacter jejuni, Enerohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), non-typhoid Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenesClostridium perfringens andStaphylococcus aureus account for over one half of the illness.

Invited Guest

Professor Wu, Sou-Chin

Chihlee University of Technology, Taiwan


Internet Marketing

Internet consumer behavior

Ecological association innovation

Customer Relationship Management

Invited Guest

Keiichi Uchida

Kansai University, Japan

The translation of culture. Aesop in the East from the point of view of cultural interactions