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Korean Program Growing at a Fast Pace

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In recent years, South Korea has taken a role as a key player in Asian-Pacific geopolitics, most notably with regard to the North Korean situation. In addition to South Korea’s diplomatic efforts,...

Thatcher Language & Culture House Fall Applications

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Thatcher Language & Culture House's application deadline is February 14, 2018....

UMass Students Helped Recreate Edo in Manhattan

Friday, January 12, 2018

On Saturday, October 21, students in Professor Reiko Sono’s course, “Japanese 397N Recreating Edo in NYC” took a fieldtrip to New York City. The participants included Patrick Carland (UMass, MA ’19...

In Memoriam - Donald E. Gjertson

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Donald E. Gjertson...

On the Importance of Studying a Foreign Language

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Jake Russian at the Daily Collegian has written a piece on the importance of studying a foreign language, and the universities' role in that study. You can read the article by clicking here.

Retirement of Doris G. Bargen, Professor of Japanese

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

In May, 2017, renowned scholar of Japanese classical and modern literature Professor Doris G. Bargen retired after many years of service at UMass Amherst....