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Welcome to the Japanese Studies Program at UCSD

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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.

Japanese Studies Learning Objectives and Assessments


News

Japanese Language Placement Testing is now offered online. E-mail japan@ucsd.edu for more information.

The Fall 2014 JAPN Tutorial Sections schedule is available.

    For 10A students, click here
 
   For 20A students, click here

The Applications for Winter 2015 JAPN Teaching Assistants will be open on Monday, September 29, 2014. 

     Apply for the WI15 JAPN TA position during the application period: from September 29, 2014 through October 20, 2014. Click here for more information.

Japanese Literature Event by the Department of Literature: Ocotber 13, 4:00-6:00pm in Literature Room 155

  • The Department of Literature is going to have a Japanese literature event in Literature Building Room 155 on Monday, October 13 from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Award-winning Japanese authors will discuss their work and the current conditions of literature in Japan. Please see the flyer for more information. Don't miss it!

The 2014-15 Joseph Naiman Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies have been selected. Congratulations to the following awardees:

  • Kyung Hee Ha - Ethnic Studies
  • Paul Ricketts - Visual Arts

       Visit the Graduate page to learn more and prepare for the 2015 -16 applications.

Congratulations to the 2013-14 Japanese National Honor Society Inductees: Alyeska Juarez, Alyssa Grant, Jessica Nguyen, Erik Chen, Lei Lee

Fall 2014 Schedule now Available

Job Information

Updates coming soon.


Placement Exam

Are you interested in taking a Japanese language course at UCSD?

Get information on the placement exam.

Email List

Would you like to receive news and events about our program? Join the Japanese Studies Mailing List!

Email Japan@ucsd.edu and request to be added to our email list.

Japan National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC)

The Japanese National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC) recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language. For detailed info, go to Language -> Japanese National Honor Society.

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