Category Archives: undergraduate

Resources: Japanese Literature in Translation

In college, when I had a lot more time to read modern and premodern Japanese literature, I often found myself wondering whether certain authors had more works in translation that I could get my hands on, but didn’t know where … Continue reading

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CFN Los Angeles Career Forum 2014

October 4th (Sat.) & 5th (Sun.), 2014 Loews Hollywood Hotel, The Ray Dolby Ballroom 1755 North Highland Avenue Hollywood, CA 90028 TEL. 323-856-1200 http://www.loewshotels.com/Hollywood-Hotel Qualifications to Participate Japanese-English bilingual (minimum conversational level) and one of the following: Graduated from or … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: TOMODACHI Initiative [Tokyo]

Company: TOMODACHI Initiative Location: Tokyo Type: unpaid Deadline: not listed Start date: Spring 2015, minimum 2 months Education: for current university/college/technical school students OVERVIEW OF INTERNSHIP The TOMODACHI Initiative is seeking an unpaid intern to begin Spring 2015. TOMODACHI offers … Continue reading

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Resources for Studying Buddhism

Glancing through our resources page, I noticed our lack of sites on Buddhism. Sure enough, I had a few things on hand that anyone researching Buddhism in Japan or Buddhism in general will find quite useful. I’m not an expert … Continue reading

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Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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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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