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Memorandum of Understanding  Signing Ceremony

Memorandum of Understanding  Signing Ceremony On November 13, past CJR co-director Christina Laffin represented the Centre at a signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of International Studies at Gakushuin Women’s College. Professor Laffin offered a lecture in Japanese on the institutional history of Japanese literary studies outside Japan and plans were […]

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Applications open for the Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies

The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies (http://www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC) is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research related to Japanese Studies. UBC is a member of the consortium and students are eligible for reduced tuition and access to funding. The deadline for the ten-month program is December 13 […]

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New Publication: Hokkaidō 150: settler colonialism and Indigeneity in modern Japan and beyond

We are excited to announce that the proceedings from the Hokkaidō 150 Workshop, which took place earlier in 2019, has been published as a roundtable in Critical Asian Studies. The new publication is accessible through the UBC library to students and faculty here (alternative). Interested readers who do not have UBC library access or other […]

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Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program

*Canadians and PR only Mitacs is now accepting applications for the Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, which supports researchers in Canada to undertake 10-week research projects in Japan in Summer 2020. The program is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in all disciplines at Canadian academic institutions. The deadline to apply for the Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program is […]

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Applications Open for the Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies

The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies (http://www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC) is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research related to Japanese Studies. UBC is a member of the consortium, which enables a reduced tuition and better access to funding. The deadline for the ten-month program is December 14 if […]

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CJR Annual Report 2017-2018

We appreciate everyone’s participation and contribution in the school year of 2017-2018. The CJR Annual Report is now available for download.

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2016 JSAC Annual Conference Report

Conference report is available for download

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Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (Yokohama, Japan)

The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies (http://www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC) is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research.

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Reception Celebrating Induction of Joshua Mostow into Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Mostow

On October 8, more than fifty scholars from across the university, as well as members of the community beyond UBC, gathered to celebrate Dr. Joshua Mostow’s election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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