Category Archives: study abroad

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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Summer Program: Media Mix Summer Program 2014

The Media Mix Summer Program 2014 is organized by the University of Tokyo and supported by the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation. It is a two-week summer program to be held at the University of Tokyo, Komaba campus from July 14-26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training

The intensive summer program in Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training invites applications to its 30th annual program, July 18-20 (orientation and overview of performing arts) and training (Jul 21-Aug 8). Master-teachers of the Kanze school noh, Okura school kyogen, and Wakayagi school of nihonbuyo classical dance offer … Continue reading

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Workshop: IUC Intensive Kanbun Workshop

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama (administered by Stanford University), wishes to draw the attention of pmjs members to our offering of a three-week intensive course in reading kanbun in the summer of 2014. The course is intended … Continue reading

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Announcement: Harvard Summer School in Kyoto at Doshisha University June 8 – August 2, 2014

We invite you to take part in Harvard Summer School’s 8-week program at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.  Students enroll in 2 courses:  Professor Mikael Adolphson’s course, “Japan: Tradition and Transformation,” which explores the nation’s tumultuous move to modernity. Professor … Continue reading

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Funding: David L. Boren Fellowships

Application for the 2014-15 David L. Boren Fellowships for International Study, funded by the National Security Education Program, is now available on the Boren website.  This fellowship may be used to study in Japan.  US citizenship required. Deadline: January 28, 2014. … Continue reading

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Funding: The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies

Scholarship opportunity for PhD students in all fields of Japanese studies!! The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies is pleased to announce a 10-month fellowship program for Ph.D. students in all fields of Japanese studies, generously sponsored by The Nippon … 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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Funding: Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)

Applications for the Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) are now available and due on Friday, November 15, 8pm.  This program provides full scholarship (tuition, room, board, travel, pre-departure orientation) for a in-country summer intensive language program that is equivalent to one academic … 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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