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The Japanese Studies Program draws on courses available through various departments.

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Explore What Japanese Studies Has to Offer

The Japanese Studies Program offers a variety of opportunities to learn about the language, history, culture, and political economy of Japan.

Course Offerings

Quarterly JAPN TA Recruitment

Calling for applications for the JAPN TA positions! Please see the Graduate page for detailed information.

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2022-23 Japanese Language Lecturer Recruitment

The Japanese Studies Program invites applications for a lecturer position in Japanese language starting Fall 2022.

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Joseph Naiman Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies

Click the below link for detailed application information for the Joseph Naiman Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies.

Apply for the Naiman Fellowship

Japanese National Honor Society

The Japanese National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC) recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language.

Learn about JNHS-CC membership

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Make a difference. Gifts from alumni, parents and friends play an important role in growing the Japanese Studies Program.