The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) has published “The Getting to Know Japan” webinar series, which is designed to assist Americans living in Japan to learn about and gain greater appreciation for Japanese culture and society. World-class specialists will …
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New Asian/Japanese grocery store near LaGuardia: TESOLife Long Island City
Best way to learn Japaense online (by AM New York)
Japnaese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s resignation (Japan’s revolving-door prime ministers)
For new students in Fall 2021: Virtual New Student Orientation @ LaGuardia (8/31/21 & 9/1/21)
Vaccination requirement reminder for Fall 2021
Japanese local governments selling old houses for $500
Annual Tanabata Festival (7/10/2021)
No audience at the Tokyo Olympics 2021
New Nintendo Switch model will be released on October 8, 2021
Learning more about the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program
Volunteering with your Japanese language & cultural knowledge (NY de Volunteer / New York Cares)
List of 4-year colleges and universities with Japanese (or Asian Studies) majors
Anime Expo Lite 2021 (7/3/2021 – 7/16/2021)
List of Japanese grocery stores in New York City
The Japan Foundation’s Lecture Series: Japanese Video Games (7/28/2021)
The Japan Foundation is hosting a virtual lecture on Japanese video games on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. See below for more information at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-the-japanese-video-game-industry-found-lost-and-rediscovered-its-way-registration-161812729229.
- Title: How the Japanese Video Game Industry Found, Lost, and Rediscovered its Way
- Date: Wednesday,
NYT’s Daily (podcast) on Tokyo Olympics 2020/2021
Virtual tour to LaGuardia Community College 2021
Japanese particle rap song for Japanese 101 (は、で、に、へ、を、が、も、and と)
Starbucks celebrates its 25th anniversary in Japan with 47 local Frappuccino
Honors Student Advisory Committee (HSAC)’s Transfer Workshop (6/30/2021)
LaGuardia’s Honors Student Advisory Committee (HSAC) is hosting its annual transfer workshop on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. If you are interested in transferring to non-CUNY institutions (private institutions), this workshop will give you necessary information to preparer your transfer applications. …
Where to start learning the Japanese language (besides taking a Japanese language class)
“Japan’s Cultural Code Words” by De Monte (2011)
De Mente (2011)’s book “Japan’s Cultural Code Words” presents one-page descriptions for various keywords to understand “the emotional and traditional side of Japanese attitudes and behavior.” The keywords cover both contemporary and historical cultural practices in Japan, including relatively well-known …
LaGuardia CARES & NY Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
LaGuardia CARES (https://www.laguardia.edu/cares/) is helping students and other LaGuardia community members with the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new rental assistance program for those who are behind in their rent and/or at risk of eviction. See more …
On-campus job opportunity for Fall 2021 (Peer Advisor; $15.61/h; deadline 7/2/2021)
U.S. State Department Travel Advisory for Japan has been reduced to Level 3 from Level 4
Yuka Saso won the U.S. Women’s Open in 2021
AAPI Heritage Month 2021: “Go for Broke” USPS forever stamps
Japan failed to pass a bill to promote awareness of LGBTQ issues in Japan
Japanese class student’s karaoke recording: やさしさに包まれたなら by Kaylynn
Naomi Osaka leaves the French Open for a long bouts of depression
Naomi Osaka decides to leave the French Open 2021 for long bouts of depression that she has been suffering since the 2018 US Open (in which Osaka defeated Serena Williams).
— NaomiOsaka大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) May 31, 2021
Naomi Osaka has …
“Japanese Mind” by Davies and Ikeno (2011)
TV show on Japan: Japanology Plus (formerly known as “Begin Japanology”)
TV show on Japan: Prime Japan (Amazon Prime)
Opinion article by the Wall Street Journal’s Editorial Board in support of Tokyo Olympics 2021
CUNY AAARI’s Lecture Series
CUNY’s Asian American/Asian Research Institute (https://aaari.info) regularly hosts lecture series and some of them focused on Japanese culture, politics, history, and language.
All lecture series are recorded and are available on their YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/aaaricuny).
Is Japanese a really difficult language? The U.S. Department of State thinks so.
The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) is a language training unit under the U.S. Department of State and offers language training for diplomats and U.S. government foreign affairs professionals.
Their expected length of language learning for English speakers (https://www.state.gov/foreign-language-training/) …
Congratulations to Japaense Option Graduates of 2021
Short videos for student advisement by Advisement Office (Spring 2021)
NYS Vaccination Scholarship Incentive 2021 (four-year full scholarships for CUNY/SUNY)
The “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” vaccine incentive by New York State will provide fifty 12-17 years old students who have received at last one COVID-19 vaccine dose with four-year full-ride scholarships for CUNY/SUNY.
See https://www.governor.ny.gov/programs/vaccination-scholarship-incentive for more …
U.S. State Department Travel Advisory for Japan (Level 4: Do Not Travel)
Education and Language Acquisition Dept. Student Showcase (Spring 2021)
Excelsior Scholarship for 2021-2022
The application for the Excelsior Scholarship 2021-2022 is now open at https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/the-excelsior-scholarship.html. The deadline is Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college …
Japan Club’s Game Day event (5/19/2021)
LaGuardia’s Japan Club is hosting the Game Day event tomorrow (Wednesday, May 19, 2021). See the details of the event below.
- Title: Japan Club’s Game Day in Spring 2021
- Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
- Time: 2:15pm-4:25pm
- Place: Discord (Contact email@example.com
Japanese language classes at LaGuardia Community College (Fall 2021)
Below is the list of Japanese language classes at LaGuardia Community College in Fall 2021. Download the schedule in PDF here .
The Department of Education and Language Acquisition offers Japanese courses at various levels. For those who are interested …