Join us for the Japanese-English Reading Circle, a first of its kind reading group!
Mission: to promote language learning through reading and language exchange. We aim to keep positivity and motivation high while developing reading fluency, vocabulary, content discussion, and reading strategies in a fun, collaborative environment.
Meetings: will consist of icebreaker language games, discussions about book topics, questions about language, formation of reading goals, and reading strategy sharing/reflection
Who can join: Japanese learners of English or English-speaking learners of Japanese. Any proficiency level is okay, although it would help to have at least beginner level knowledge of the second language you are studying.
Why is Tokyo so safe? After devoting 15 years to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Police Inspector Naruomi Ebitani now works at Carnegie Mellon University researching information security. From his experience in both countries and his police officer’s perspective, he will address the differences between policing and crime in Japan and the United States.
Join the JASP for this free evening at Carnegie Mellon University on January 18, 2018. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.
The JASP thanks the Japanese Student Association at the Carnegie Mellon University for their support for the January lecture.
Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi, Consul General of the Japanese Consulate in New York, will share his insights in this talk about collaboration between Japan and the United States.
Ambassador Takahashi served as Counselor at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. from 1997 to 1999. In his thirty-five years of service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was also Ambassador to Afghanistan from 2011 to 2012. Most recently, he was Director General of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters of the Cabinet Office which oversees Japan's participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations.
Join the JASP for this free evening in Cranberry Township on February 22, 2018. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.
Dr. Brenda Jordan, of the University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center, will detail the process for making ukiyo-e wood block prints and the publishing industry that gave rise to these works of art that were accessible to the public. After the lecture, the Hiroshige exhibit will be open to the attendees. This event will serve as a kickoff event for the Hiroshige exhibit, which will be open from March 24 to July 8, 2018.
Join the JASP for this free evening at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater on March 29, 2018. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.
The JASP thanks the Carnegie Museum of Art for their partnership on this lecture.
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