Category Archives: study abroad

Translation Workshop: Japanese to English

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP Where: University of Oxford, UK When: April 2 to April 5, 2017 We are seeking applications from research students to translate scholarly articles from Japanese to English for the second BAJS (British Association for Japanese Studies) Translation Workshop … Continue reading

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Resources on Sexual Assault in Japan

It is an unfortunate reality that sexual crimes occur all over the world, no matter where you live or who you are. In Japan, where sexual crimes are seldom discussed openly, crime is perceived as far lower than other countries, and … Continue reading

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Resources / Fun Links: Flying

I am no wizard at finding special deals on flights. Just a regular guy. There are dozens of articles and blog posts online purporting to offer tips on “The Cheapest Days to Fly and Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets” … Continue reading

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Graduate Level Research Grants for non-U.S. Citizens

I was recently asked about funding options for dissertating non-U.S. citizens in the field, as some of the major sources of financial support (such as Fulbright) are not open to non-U.S. graduate researchers regardless of whether they are affiliated with … Continue reading

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Workshop: Traditional Theater Training 2016, Kyoto

Spring has sprung! The Kyoto Art Center has at last begun accepting applications for the 32nd annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.), 2016. You can find more information and downloadable application forms at the following links: T.T.T. is a three-week … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-time job in Modern Japanese History, J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

via H-Japan: Institution: J. F. Oberlin University Location: Tokyo, Japan Position: Part-time instructor in modern Japanese history Period: Fall 2016, with possible renewal after that J. F. Oberlin University is searching for a part-time instructor for “Modern Japanese History,” an … Continue reading

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Resource: くすりのしおり (Drug Information Sheet)

Winter is the time for colds and flus, and nobody is immune. Many foreigners dread getting sick overseas, especially when they aren’t sure how the Japanese health system works or just what kind of medicine they’re being prescribed. During my … Continue reading

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