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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – The Last 10 Years

For the fourth article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Abigail MacBain, a Ph.D. student in the East Asian Languages & Cultures department at Columbia University who went the indirect path to graduate school, gaining experience through a … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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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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