Category Archives: study abroad

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: http://www.kac.or.jp/eng/news/18211/(English) http://www.kac.or.jp/18211/(Japanese) 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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Freeman-Asia funding for undergrad study abroad Returns!

From a report on the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s own webpage: The Institute of International Education (IIE) today announced the relaunch of Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) to help 400 American undergraduates study in East or Southeast … Continue reading

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How to Change to a Cultural Activities Visa (in Tokyo)

This guide was written from my own experience changing from a student visa to a cultural activities visa in Tokyo after switching research fellowships in 2015. The Shinagawa office, which is the main immigration office for the Tokyo area, recently changed … Continue reading

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Resource: Yamasa Japanese Language School

Doing my New Year’s cleaning, I discovered this link buried in my ‘look into later’ pile, and remembered that it had once been my intention to make a more comprehensive list of language schools for Japanese study in Japan that … Continue reading

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Funding: Nippon Foundation Fellowship for Japanese language study

Application Deadline: December 11, 2015 The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC), administered by Stanford University, is pleased to announce a call for applications to the Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the IUC for the academic year 2016-17. This program … Continue reading

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