The Program in Japanese Studies coordinates a variety of campus offerings dealing with the language, history, culture, and political economy of Japan. The program is especially strong in the area of modern and contemporary Japan. In addition to courses availabe in the Departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Political Science, Sociology, Theatre and Dance and Visual Arts, qualified undergraduates may also enroll in Japan-related courses in the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies with consent of instructors.
The Application for Spring 2014 Quarter Teaching Assistants is now OPEN.
Japanese Language Placement Testing is offered online or in person (please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information)
UCLA to offer 4th year intensive summer language class
The 2013-14 Joseph Naiman Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies have been selected. Congratulations to the following awardees:
Visit the Graduate page to learn more and prepare for the 2014-15 applications.
Congratulations to the 2012-13 Japanese National Honor Society Inductees: Kirhan Cheng, Jennifer Thuy Uyen Hoang, Kathy Hoang, Hui-Ya Hsu, Ryan Wu, Jeffrey Schultz, Charles Tillman, James Vo and Chad Loperfido.
Winter 2014 Schedule now Available
Updates coming soon.