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Resource: North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC)

Today we are introducing a site and organization that offers a variety of resources useful to academics, writers, researchers, and various other professionals: the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC). From their website: Founded in 1991, NCC … Continue reading

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Resource: Accessible Japan

With the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Japan fast approaching, the question of accessibility has been a topic of much debate. But how accessible are different areas of Japan? Where can you find information on what you might need, especially … Continue reading

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Resource: Finding Study or Grant Programs through IIE

This week we have a quickie resource page that might be of interest to some readers. Those looking outside of typical study abroad databases may find it useful to explore the Institute for International Education (IIE) website’s program search page. … Continue reading

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Major Japanese/Asian Studies Conferences

Most advisors tell graduate students early on that in order to develop a more complete and well-rounded CV they should start thinking about submitting papers to graduate student conferences or major disciplinary conferences. If your advisor is a bit hands … Continue reading

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Middlebury Summer School of Japanese: Experiences, Challenges, and Alternatives

Today we are featuring a guest post by Elena Kirillova, currently a Master’s student in Japanese Language and Literature. She provides a detailed overview of the Middlebury Summer School of Japanese, including both the program’s contents and her personal experiences/challenges … Continue reading

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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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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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