Category Archives: study tools

Resource: Burke Collection Online Catalog

Thanks to the Japan Art History Forum (JAHF) for publicizing the launch of a beautiful online catalog of the Mary Griggs Burke Collection. The Burke collection is one of the most prominent collections of Japanese art outside of Japan, and … Continue reading

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Contest: Japanese Speech Contest for free roundtrip fare

Wasabi Japanese Speech Contest In commemoration of Wasabi’s launch, a new Japanese language learning tool that will spice up your studies with specially designed lessons for speaking practice with native speakers, we have decided to conduct Wasabi Japanese Speech Contest … Continue reading

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Workshop: Intensive summer program in Japanese music

邦楽 HŌGAKU @ KYOTO GEIDAI 京都芸大 This INTENSIVE THREE-DAY COURSE ON JAPANESE MUSIC will be offered at the Kyoto City University of Arts fromAUGUST 18-20, 2015. It will introduce many of the genres of traditional Japanese music that have been transmitted to … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Useful Japanese stationery

If you’re anything like me, you wander Japanese stationery stores like a treasure room. As the Japanese semester comes to an end and I frantically finish my work, I’m wondering how I could have been more efficient or snazzy in … Continue reading

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Resource: Teach 3.11

Those with an interest in how to share and teach information globally about the Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami and its aftermath will be interested in the website Teach 3.11, a non-profit educational project of the Forum for the History of Science in … Continue reading

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Resource: Digital Image Collections on Japan’s Constitution

The University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) has two interesting digital image resources from their Alfred Hussey Collection that are open to the public for education and research. The first is the Alfred Hussey Collection: Japan’s Constitution Slides: … Continue reading

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Resource: Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from Hibakusha

A few years ago we did a resource post on the Hiroshima archive, which includes extensive digital resources for studying the bombing of Hiroshima. This week, we would also like to introduce the site “Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from … Continue reading

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