Tag Archives: Japanese language

Workshop: Kambun Workshop at USC, July 10-Aug. 4, 2017

The University of Southern California Project for Premodern Japan Studies is pleased to announce that there will be a Kambun Workshop at USC this summer.  We will focus on Kamakura materials—Professor Takahashi Shinichirô will join us from the University of Tokyo … Continue reading

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3 Best Chat Apps for Practicing Japanese

When studying Japanese or any foreign language, everyone knows that practice makes perfect! But it can be hard to stay motivated to practice everyday, especially if you don’t have any Japanese speaking friends available to talk with. Luckily there’s an … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Sino-Japanese Readings

Via University of Hawai’i Press (catalog). VICTOR H. MAIR JULY 2016 232 pages, 7 x 10 Hardback 9780824823313 $55.00 s ABC Chinese Dictionary Series Japan / China / language Victor H. Mair is professor of Chinese language and literature at … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese idioms and proverbs

One of the most fascinating parts of foreign languages is learning the intricacies of local sayings, since they help us really dig into the cultural context specific to that language, but also see the universal themes many places and peoples … Continue reading

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Resource: Translation Workshops

Translation is, without a doubt, one of the most popular ways to use your Japanese in the professional world. But there are so many types of translation work out there that many people embark on that journey with a trial-and-error … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor – Japanese language and culture

The Asian Studies Program at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year leave replacement position in Japanese Language and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor beginning July 1, 2017.  The successful candidate will teach one Japanese language … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Language and Culture, Oberlin College

Institution:      Oberlin College, Location:         Ohio, United States Position:          Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Culture The East Asian Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a one-year, full-time non-continuing faculty position in Japanese Language … Continue reading

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