Summer Study Abroad: UNO-Japan: Study at Doshisha University Program

(reshared from H-Net)

The 2017 U. of New Orlean-Japan: Study at Doshisha University Program is a 6-week (online intro-week plus 5 weeks in Japan) summer program designed for participants to learn about Japanese Culture, Philosophy, Cinema, History, and Language while living in Kyoto, an ancient capital of Japan.

Eligibility: The program is open to any US College Students as well as eligible High School Seniors who will turn 18 by May 21, 2017. We accept students from around the US as guest students (including international students, although depending upon their nationality, they may have to acquire a visa to Japan).

Course offerings: Students choose two courses from the following:

*Basic Japanese II (Japanese language)
*The Tao of Happiness (Interdisciplinary course)
*Journey to the Heart of Zen (Philosophy)
*History of Asian Civilizations (History)
*Love in the Japanese Cinema (Film)

Dates: May 28-July 1, 2017 (online intro week is May 21 to 27th)
Cost: $4,995.00
Includes: TUITION, HOUSING, weekday LUNCHES on campus, a FIELD TRIP, CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TOMODACHI PROGRAM, STUDY ABROAD HEALTH INSURANCE, a 1-MONTH BUS PASS for the city of Kyoto, and more!

Earn 6 college credit hours (fully transferable, check with your advisor for course equivalency). Open to anyone over 18 years of age at the time of departure who meet UNO admissions requirements.

No previous knowledge of the Japanese language required.
The program has been very well received by previous students – quite a few of them have participated twice!
For more information, please visit our website at: http://inst.uno.edu/Japan/, or e-mail us at: UNOJapan@uno.edu.

Also, please “like” us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UNOJapan.Doshisha.
We hope you will join us this summer!

About Travis

I am a scholar of Japanese & Okinawan history with a particular interest in the history of arts and culture, and inter-Asia interactions, in the early modern period. I am currently working on how cultural and political realities were produced and maintained through diplomatic ritual performance in Luchuan (Okinawan) embassies to the Tokugawa shogunate.
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