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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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Resources: Journals on Japanese and Asian Studies

Hail, dear readers! You have not been forgotten. I apologize for the lack of substantial main articles and resource posts in the last couple months, but your main editor here is currently slogging through preliminary exam preparations and other such … Continue reading

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Resource: Travel Panda

I recently came across a site called The Inaka Project, which looked like a, potentially, truly wonderful travel guide site for Japan. The site aimed to flesh out guides to Japan’s inaka, or rural countryside, by providing guides and articles … Continue reading

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Resource: Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan

Are you a numbers junkie and interested in learning all about Japan? Look no further and explore the Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan. About The Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan, also known as e-Stat, first launched in … Continue reading

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Resource: Old Photos of Japan

Ever wonder what Japan looked like in the Meiji period? Old Photos of Japan is a curated collection of photos from the Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods, roughly 1860-1930. The website is curated by DUITS, boutique journalism and stock … Continue reading

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Resource: jisho.org

There are numerous online resources for students of Japanese out there who need to find a word or kanji on the fly, many of which we covered in Leah’s article on Making the Most of Japanese Dictionaries. Still, new ones … Continue reading

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Announcement: NCC’s Team-Building Workshop in Japanese Studies

Do you: ·     Want to offer more undergraduate Japanese studies courses? ·     Need more Japanese digital resources? ·     Want to use interlibrary loan or document delivery from Japan? ·     Want to infuse … Continue reading

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Funding: Travel Grant – Harvard-Yenching Library

The Harvard-Yenching Library is pleased to announce its Travel Grant Program for the 2012-2013 academic year.  The purpose of the grant is to assist scholars from outside the metropolitan Boston area in their use of the Harvard-Yenching Library’s collections for … Continue reading

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Resources: Websites on Translation

Working in translation is a dream for many people who study Japanese, and already we’ve been lucky enough to feature an article on what it’s like to explore translation as a profession. Today we’re featuring a couple of links kindly … Continue reading

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Resource: Bibliography of Japanese History

Today I’ll briefly introduce a resource which I was sadly unaware until recently. Peter Kornicki, a Japan specialist and professor of East Asian Studies at Cambridge University who has done extensive work on the history of the book in Japan, … Continue reading

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