Category Archives: language schools

Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – From 10 years out the gate.

As the first article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, Lara Mones, who is a Program Officer with Japan Society’s Performing Arts Program, will discuss her experiences and tips for the eventual encounter with the job market in Japan-related fields. === … Continue reading

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IUC Professional Tutorials

We have written on a number of occasions about the excellent intensive Japanese language program at the Inter-University Center (IUC) in Yokohama. But, not everyone has the time or money for a 10-month intensive program, or even a seven-week summer … Continue reading

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IUC Kanbun Summer Course

This summer, for the first time, the Inter-University Center (IUC) in Yokohama, about which we have posted before, offered an intensive summer course on how to read kanbun. It was quite common in Japan in certain periods, in certain circles, … Continue reading

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Intensive Kanbun Course at the IUC, Summer 2013

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama (administered by Stanford University), will offer a three-week intensive course in reading kanbun in the summer of 2013. The course is intended for students — primarily graduate students — who need to … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Translation Program at Western Michigan University

Dates: July 1 – 25, 2013 Application deadline: April 1, 2013 (with rolling admissions after for US applications) Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan Application, financial information, and details here: http://www.wmich.edu/languages/academics/summer-translation/index.html What is the Summer Translation Program? The Summer Translation Program (STP), hosted … Continue reading

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Funding: The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the Inter‐University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC)

The IUC is pleased to announce a new 10‐month fellowship program for Ph.D. students in all fields of Japanese studies, generously sponsored by the Nippon Foundation. The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the IUC aims to provide the most promising … Continue reading

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Call for applications: International Summer School “Reading Pre-modern Japanese Texts”

University of Heidelberg, September 11-19, 2012) DEADLINE 31 July 2012 Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’ at the University of Heidelberg, with the generous support of Japan Foundation and Toshiba International Foundation, invites students and junior … Continue reading

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JF New York Summer Language Courses for Teens

Is someone you know grades 7-12 interested in taking Japanese over the summer? Japan Foundation New York is offering summer intensive Japanese language courses and registration starts soon!  Be sure to check out their course descriptions for other levels offered regularly as well.

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Summer Translation Program at Western Michigan University

July 2-26, 2012 Western Michigan University is offering a four-week summer program for aspiring translators of Japanese.  Review of applications to enroll in the Summer Translation Program will begin Tuesday, April 3, and continue until enrollment is full. International students … Continue reading

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Program Announcement: Japanese Language Courses through JF Los Angeles

For those of you on the west coast, here’s some great news: Since January, the Japan Foundation Los Angeles has been offering Japanese language courses to the community, which will continue to be offered from April to June. The cost … Continue reading

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