Category Archives: undergraduate

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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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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