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June 07, 2018

Calling all EALC Alumni--we want to hear from you!

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June 07, 2018

This year’s EALC student conference took place on April 27, in Herter 201. Even though it was a Friday night, the room was packed and the presentations were fantastic.

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Japanese Tutoring

Herter 5th Floor Lobby
1:30 pm


Hopkins-Nanjing Center Information Session

Herter Hall room 207
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Japanese Conversation Table

Herter 5th Floor Lobby
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Alumni Profile

Brian Gesiak '2008

Brian Gesiak completed a BA in Japanese Language and Literature in 2008. After graduating, he worked as a Coordinator of International Relations in Saga, Japan; at an online stock brokerage in Tokyo; and at GREE, Inc., a social gaming company in Tokyo, where he coded the company's iPhone and iPad applications. He returned to U.S. in 2012, and currently works on programming tools at Facebook in New York.

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