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Support Japanese Program Students in Their Journey to Build Their Careers

Help to shape the future of students' careers and contribute to the promotion of intercultural understanding in an increasingly interconnected world.

November 9, 2023
Japanese Program at UMass Amherst Celebrates Graduation Achievements

The Japanese Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst proudly recognizes the accomplishments of its graduating students during the academic year 2022-23

June 6, 2023
Thirteenth Annual Five College Japanese Speech Contest

On April 1, 2023, a vibrant celebration of Japanese language and culture took place at the thirteenth annual Five College Japanese speech contest

April 1, 2023
In Memoriam, Professor Chisato Kitagawa

UMass Emeritus Professor Chisato Kitagawa passed away on January 14, 2022. He was 89 years old.

January 21, 2022
Zhongwei Shen’s ‘A Phonological History of Chinese’ Introduces Scholarship of Chinese Researchers to the West

A new book by Zhongwei Shen, professor of East Asian languages and cultures, was recently published by the Cambridge University Press. “Phonological History of Chinese” provides an account of the standard phonological system of the major Chinese historical periods: Old Chinese, Middle Chinese and Old Mandarin.

August 12, 2020
UMass Alumnus Sam Bett wins the "U.S. - Japan Friendship Prize for the Translation of Literature"

Join us in congratulating Sam Bett on winning the U.S. – Japan Friendship Prize for the Translation of Literature, for his translation of a Mishima Yukio novel, Star.

March 2, 2020


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