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Recent News & Announcements
Modern Languages and Literatures Department at UTSA will offer a begining-level Korean class for credit starting this fall. The class is a four-credit class and meets 12:00-12:50 p.m. on MWF. (Classroom TBA.) CRN#: 10567. Call 210.458.8550 or 210.458.5226 for more info.
UTSA's East Asia Institute will offer one week of Japanese Language and Culture Camp (July 7-11). Enjoy a different, fun, and educational summer learning Japanese through language instruction, culture, customs, arts, crafts, music, cooking and more. For children ages 8-13 and the cost is $225. See flyer
UTSA's students recently returned from Japan after spending 10 days there for a study tour to be immersed in the langauge and culture, and doing homestay in Kyoto. Read more....
Tomoe Kumashiro served as a Japan Outreach Coordiantor from 2011-2013 at the Univerity of Texas at San Antonio. She left several legacies and will be missed by her new found friends in the Alamo City. To read more about Tomoe Kumashiro
Reading Jumping for JOI Quarterly newsletter 3 (April-July, 2012)
The East Asia Institute and the UTSA community share our concern and sympathy for those that have been deeply affected in the earthquakes/tsunami tragedy that occurred on March 11, 2011 in Japan.
To find people in the affected areas, learn travel info to Japan and the most up to date news, and to make donations for the victims, please use the following links:
Read UTSA's Fundraising Efforts for Japan: "UTSA Cares about Japan" Donation Drive
Donations/Contributions through The American Red Cross: http://american.redcross.org
Google People Finder: http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=en
State Department for travel: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_5378.html
Consulate General of Japan at Houston: http://www.houston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/en/archive/2011/page20110311_Earthquake.htm
NHK news (Japan's Public Broadcast Company): http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/index.html
To find U.S. citizens in Japan: JapanEmergencyUSC@state.gov
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