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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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Funding: Middlebury Summer Language Schools

Full Scholarships Available for Intensive Language Study at the Middlebury Summer Language Schools–The Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace will cover the full cost of one summer of language study (tuition, room, and board)—from the beginner to graduate level—in any of … Continue reading

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Funding: Scholarships Available to Study Intensive Chinese or Japanese this Summer

Scholarships are available to study intensive Chinese or Japanese at Washington University in St. Louis this Summer with the ALLEX Foundation: http://www.allex.org/summer-chinese-or-japanese/ The WUSTL-ALLEX Intensive Chinese and Japanese Institute will offer intensive beginning level classes in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese at … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2016 Kambun Workshop: Reading Tōji Hyakugō Monjo

The Project for Premodern Japan Studies in the History Department of the University of Southern California announces this summer’s Kambun Workshop, which will focus on a selection of sources taken from the Tōji Hyakugō Monjo, an archive recently designated as an … Continue reading

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IUC Kanbun Summer Course

This summer, for the first time, the Inter-University Center (IUC) in Yokohama, about which we have posted before, offered an intensive summer course on how to read kanbun. It was quite common in Japan in certain periods, in certain circles, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The University of Chicago’s Committee on Japanese Studies invites applications to its 2013 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop:  Reading Kuzushiji.  Led by Professor Suzuki Jun of the National Institute of Japanese Literature (Kokubungaku Kenkyuu Shiryoukan), the workshop will be devoted … Continue reading

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Call for applications: International Summer School “Reading Pre-modern Japanese Texts”

University of Heidelberg, September 11-19, 2012) DEADLINE 31 July 2012 Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’ at the University of Heidelberg, with the generous support of Japan Foundation and Toshiba International Foundation, invites students and junior … Continue reading

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