Category Archives: study tools

Resource: Hiragana no hiragana megane

A quick resource post for you all this week! For those who are just starting out on their Japanese language journey and are looking to improve their reading comprehension and vocabulary, one neat online tool is Hiragana no hiragana megane. … Continue reading

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Summer Language/Homestay Program in Hakodate, Japan

The Hakodate International Foundation offers “The Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Program” every summer. It is an eight-week intensive language program accompanied with homestay for the full duration and “Independent Study (IS)”.  The program dates are June 13 – August 10, 2019 (8 … Continue reading

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Workshop: The History of Science and Technology in Modern East Asia

The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia, together with the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University, is pleased to announce a summer workshop for younger scholars to be held … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Ise and Japan Study Program 2019

Kogakkan University (located in Ise City, Mie Prefecture) will be hosting a sixth year of the “Ise and Japan Study Program,” which is open to graduate (Master or PhD) or post-graduate researchers who are interested in learning more about Japanese … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Censorship Collection

Modern Japan enthusiasts will be excited by this relatively recent addition to the digitized collections of the Library of Congress. In collaboration with Japan’s National Diet Library, the Library of Congress has made available a digitized collection of Japanese censored … Continue reading

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Workshop: Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography

We are delighted to announce that the Sixth Graduate Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography will run from Monday 5 August to Saturday 17 August 2019 at the University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College (Cambridge, UK). We are now accepting applications. The deadline for submitting an … Continue reading

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Resource: Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society

Those who are interested in art history or just a fan of early modern painting and prints can explore Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society, an online bilingual research project centered on situating the artist Hokusai (1780-1849) in his social and … Continue reading

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