Archive for February, 2013

Abe to Visit Washington

February 20, 2013 – 

This week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Washington to meet with President Barack Obama for the first time in each of their new administrations. It is anticipated that during this visit, both leaders will voice their commitment to » READ MORE

CULCON Mourns Loss of Donald Richie

February 20, 2013 – 

CULCON mourns the loss of Donald Richie, a Tokyo-based expert on Japanese cinema who wrote dozens of books and articles about the country’s people and culture who died on Tuesday, February 19.   Richie reviewed Japanese films and the arts for » READ MORE

New Bridging Scholars Selected

February 14, 2013 – 

This is from the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation, which awards scholarships to US undergraduate students to study for one semester or academic year in Japan.  The Bridging Foundation is a  CULCON-inspired program.

Look who’s going to study in Japan this spring….congratulations » READ MORE