Category Archives: undergraduate

Resource: Finding Internships/Jobs through Active Connector

Through the magic of new Twitter followers, I recently came across the Active Connector website, which may be of use to people at various levels of Japanese competency who are interested in finding internships or jobs in or related to … Continue reading

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Resource: The Peace Learning Archive in Okinawa

Paula brought to my attention this beautiful site, which describes itself as following: The Peace Learning Archive in OKINAWA is a culmination of the creation methods of “pluralistic digital archives” established with the workings of the archives related to Nagasaki, … Continue reading

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Program: The University of Tokyo: Summer Program on Media Content Studies in Japan

Warmest greeting from Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies (III) of the University of Tokyo. We would like to inform you that the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation Media-Content Research Project in conjunction with the University of Tokyo will host a summer program … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia

The Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia entry for Tomari Jochiku, a 16th-17th century Confucian scholar from Yakushima, who served as an official tutor to both King Shô Hô and daimyô Shimazu Mitsuhisa. For those of us studying, or just interested in, Okinawan … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Heiji Scroll Viewer

On the heels of our last post about the Mongol Invasion website from Bowdoin College, this week we give you a quick look at another great site they maintain for close examination of handscroll paintings. In addition to the Mongol … Continue reading

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Program: Harvard Summer School in Kyoto at Doshisha University

We invite you to take part in Harvard Summer School’s 8-week program at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. Students enroll in 2 courses: Professor Mikael Adolphson’s course, “Japan: Tradition and Transformation,” which explores the nation’s tumultuous move to modernity. Professor … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Resources on the Mongol Invasions

Looking back at 2014, there was big news in October that underwater remains of a shipwreck likely to be part of the 13th century Mongol fleet that attacked Japan were found near Nagasaki. Similar finds stirred historians and archaeologists alike … Continue reading

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