Tag Archives: classical Japanese

Resource: Learning classical Japanese through Taketori Monogatari

The scholars of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Ohio State University have produced a wonderful website for studying and practicing classical Japanese: Taketori Monogatari. The website dissects passages from this classic tenth-century tale (known in English as … Continue reading

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Workshop: Wahon Literacies at UCLA & UCSB

*When: August 31 to Sept 4, 2015 *Where: UCLA and UCSB *What: A workshop on “Wahon Literacies,” led by Professors Nakajima Takashi (Waseda University), Ogawa Yasuhiko (Aoyama Gakuin University), and Unno Keisuke (National Institute of Japanese Literature). *Apply to Participate: … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS)

Greetings from the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS)! As we look forward to 2015, we wanted to send information regarding the KCJS programs, including application deadlines for the upcoming semester. Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese The KCJS … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Roudoku Podcasts

Today’s fun link features the Ohanashi Pod website, listing hundreds of pod-casters and groups engaged in the art of roudoku, reading aloud from literature. Live roudoku circles are a fairly regular occurrence in Japan, but enthusiasts are also active online … Continue reading

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Extension of deadline: KCJS Summer Program in Advanced and Classical Japanese

The Kyoto Consortium of Japanese Studies (KCJS) is extending the application deadline for summer 2011 to accommodate those students who might be looking for an alternative program this summer. In 2011, the program will begin on June 2 and end … Continue reading

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KCJS Summer Program in Advanced and Classical Japanese

For those of you looking for advanced language study options abroad, the Kyoto Consortium of Japanese Studies offers both advanced Japanese and Classical Japanese options for a six week summer program. — The Kyoto Consortium of Japanese Studies (KCJS) is … Continue reading

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