Robert Nakasone Honored by the Okinawa Times

Robert (Bob) Nakasone, Special Coordinator at the EWC, Senior Advisor for the Center for Okinawan Studies and longtime friend of the Center for Japanese Studies, was recently honored by the Okinawa Times as a recipient of the newspaper’s annual merit award. Mr. Nakasone was one of five individual awardees at the July [...]

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test has launched a new website for those interested in taking the exam. The updated site can be found at:

http://www.jlpt.jp/index.html

Additionally, the second round of testing this year is December 5, 2010. Information on registering for this years exam is available at either:

http://www.jlpt.jp/application/overseas_list.html#anchor5

or in English at:

http://www.jflalc.org/?act=tpt&id=8

Finally, [...]

AAS Annual Meeting in Honolulu

As most of you are probably already aware, the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) is holding their 2011 annual meeting in Honolulu. This is an excellent opportunity for scholars, especially graduate students, to present their work and research to a wide range of scholars and influential figures in a variety of academic areas. The deadline [...]