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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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Fun Link Friday: A History of the World in 100 Objects

Back in 2010, the British Museum put out a series of 100 short podcasts, using objects from their vast collection to highlight episodes or thematic aspects in world history. Right: A helmet from Sutton Hoo, one of the most famous … Continue reading

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Podcast Recommendation: TBS文科系トークラジオLife

I am heart-broken that the radio show Suntory Saturday Waiting Bar Avanti ended–it was one of my favorite podcasts. To fill the gap for Japanese podcasts about culture, I’ve started listening to a new podcast: TBS文科系トークラジオLife (Life: TBS Cultural Talk-Radio). It’s sort of like This American Life in that that hosts discuss topics centered around a theme, but instead of going out to record stories like Avanti did and TAL does, they just talk with their guests. 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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Fun Link Friday: Podcasts for Japanese Learners

Just a quick fun link this week, as wrapping up assignments and getting organized has unfortunately taken precedence! Something I’ve been trying to round up here and there is information on more web resources for improving your Japanese. While tidying … Continue reading

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