Category Archives: undergraduate

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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Resource: Okinawa Collection at GWU

The George Washington University in Washington DC recently became (as far as I know) the second major university in the United States, and the first on the US mainland, to establish a separate Okinawa Collection within the university libraries. Since … Continue reading

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Resource: Asia for Educators

Educators from elementary to university level will find a vast amount of fantastic resources at the Asia for Educators website, which is an ongoing initiative of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University intended for both faculty and students … 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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Funding Opportunity: Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship 2018

Type: Undergraduate and Graduate (international students at Japanese universities) Application deadline: 15 December 2018 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and fall (September/October) 2019 Enrollment. Japanese Level: N4+ Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for applicants residing abroad is for overseas students scheduled to enroll … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Children’s Literature: A History from the International Library of Children’s Literature Collections

Japan’s National Diet Library (NDL) has a ton of digitized resources in both English and Japanese. So much so that sometimes it’s easy to forget how many of those resources have been curated into mini-exhibitions or databases geared toward specific … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Japanese translation workshop at Cardiff University (UK)

JAPANESE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP 13-14 April, 2019, Cardiff University (UK) The School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University, in collaboration with Kurodahan Press, invites applications to participate in a Japanese to English literary translation workshop on 13-14 April, 2019. Translations produced during the … Continue reading

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