Category Archives: undergraduate

Call for Applicants: Traditional Theater Training, Kyoto

Come spend a few weeks in Kyoto this summer to train with masters of traditional theater and dance! This summer will be the 35th annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.) 2019, held at the Kyoto Art Center. T.T.T. is a three-week summer intensive training … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies Summer Programmes at the UEA, UK

Japan Orientation, 29 June – 13 July 2019 Level: Undergraduate Eligibility: The course is suited to those who are interested in Japan, East Asia and the latest approaches to Japanese Studies. No specific prior knowledge is required, except a desire … Continue reading

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Resource: The Meiji at 150 Project

Today we introduce a wonderful, multifaceted and multi-year project spearheaded by the University of British Columbia that has been bringing great content to the Japanese Studies community in a number of forms: The Meiji at 150 Project. In honor of … Continue reading

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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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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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