Monthly Archives: May 2017

Business Communication in Japanese workshop by QUICK USA, INC

Please click here to download the register form

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Manga/Comics and Translation Symposium (Lecture Clips)

Dr. Mari Morimoto, manga translator:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1mMGW0ab9w

Dr. Ryan Holmberg, professor/manga translator:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQTwzy6pZX0

 

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Study in Japan: Comprehensible Guide (FYI)

http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-10.html

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International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR)

The International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) is an annual event that is unique in concept and design. Using the latest in high-definition video conferencing technology, it connects students from universities across the world to a single 24-hour forum. It is a platform to showcase the work of some of the world’s best undergraduate researchers from any discipline or area. Undergraduates present their research in joint sessions alongside peers on the other side of the world, interacting with fellow presenters and audiences in real-time through video-links and social media.

The abstract submission is here: http://www.icurportal.com/icur-2017/abstract-submission/

The International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) will be held at BaruchSeptember 26-27, 2017.  Show off your work, gain valuable feedback, and have a real professional conference on your resume!   Even if you are graduating this semester, you can come back and present the work you did as an undergraduate.  You will give a 15-20 minute presentation on a panel and then discuss the papers with students in England, Australia, South Africa, and elsewhere linked via teleconferencing. This conference, organized by the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and Monash University in Australia, links students on panels at 9 campuses on 5 continents via cutting-edge teleconferencing technology.  This is a low-stakes, but professional academic conference, in which you can hone your oral skills, get feedback on your work, and hear what kind of research students are doing at international universities.  This will be the fourth annual conference in which Baruch has participated, and students in the past three years have found the experience to be exciting and rewarding. Baruch is lucky to be the only U.S. college participating. Other global participants are Nanyang Technological University, Kyushu University in Japan, Singapore Management University, Monash University Malaysia, Leeds University in England, and Monash University South Africa.  See www.icurportal.com<http://www.icurportal.com> for information.

To participate:  Students in all fields are eligible.  Students must submit a 250-word abstract and title of their research.  If you submitted an abstract to Creative Inquiry Day, you can use the same or similar abstract.

For tips on writing an abstract see:  http://www.icurportal.com/resources/writing-an-abstract/<http://www.icurportal.com/resources/writing-an-abstract/>

Submit these along with

*       ·      Name
*       ·      Major
*       ·      year of study (Senior, etc.)
*       ·      name of professor/advisor
*       ·      email
*       ·      and phone number

to Katherine Pence, Chair of History atKatherine.Pence@baruch.cuny.edu<mailto:Katherine.Pence@baruch.cuny.edu> by the

May 15, 2017 DEADLINE.  See more information here: http://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/honors/academics/thesis/icur/

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me atKatherine.Pence@baruch.cuny.edu<mailto:Katherine.Pence@baruch.cuny.edu>.

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Japan Club Final Event on this Thursday! May 11th 12:45PM–2:15PM VC 10-145

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Baruch Japan Club (Officers Wanted!)

Baruch Japan Club is an organization dedicated to bringing together a Japan-loving community on the Baruch campus. We focus on assisting students in building relationships with Japanese organizations and business communities in and around NYC, as well as introducing Japanese culture to students and beyond. We are currently looking for self-driven individuals to join our 2017-2018 Executive Board! This is an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, build up your personal network, and delve into Japanese culture.

If you are a passionate individual who would like to be part of the team for the 2017-2018 academic year, please fill out the short application below.

Executive Board Application

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Gengoroh Tagame at Kinokuniya (NYC) on May 9th, 2017

Gengoroh Tagame

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • 6:00pm 7:00pm
  • Kinokuniya New York1073 6th AvenueNew York, NY, 10018United States

“When a cuddly Canadian comes to call, Yaichi—a single Japanese dad—is forced to confront his painful past. With his young daughter Kana leading the way, he gradually rethinks his assumptions about what makes a family. Renowned manga artist Gengoroh Tagame turns his stunning draftsmanship to a story slightly different from his customary fare, to delightful and heartwarming effect.”—Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home

“Heartbreaking yet hopeful, Gengoroh Tagame’s beautifully rendered meditation on the struggle for gay acceptance in today’s Japan is quietly dazzling. I am already looking forward to part two!” —Anderson Cooper

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Nihongo Chat + J-Culture Mon, May 8, 6-7:30 PM

Join Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone some Japanese language experience is welcome to attend.

For 30 minutes during our May 8th meeting, special guest Souheki Mori will demonstrate how to properly wear a casual cotton kimono (Yukata). Yukatas are often worn in onsen towns and is the typical dress code for guests at a ryokan. Yukata has also become a way of dressing for summer festivals. After the demonstration, we will move back to the usual activity of practicing conversational skills.

RSVP required to language@japansociety.org or 212-715-1269 with the following information: name, email address, telephone number, level of Japanese (beginner, intermediate, advanced, native)

Admission (refreshments provided)

$5 (cash only), free for students with valid university I.D.

For more classes and events at the Language Center, visit www.japansociety.org/language

Tomoyo Kamimura

Director, Toyota Language Center & C.V. Starr Library

Japan Society

333 East 47th Street,

New York, NY 10017

212-715-1256

japansociety.org/language_center

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