Upcoming Events and Important Dates:
March 3 – June 30 - Obirin University Global Outreach Program:
The JASG partners with the Obirin Gakuen Foundation of America to offer this 16 week one-way exchange program for students from J.F. Oberlin University in Japan. Students part of the Global Outreach Program will participate in 8 weeks of ESL classes, 4 weeks of Business English Classes, 4 weeks of work experience at a Japanese or American organization.
March 14 - Japanese Foreign Policy & Politics Seminar:
The rise of China has raised the level of tension throughout Northeast Asia, intensifying competition between China and Japan. Taiwan is often seen as caught between the two, pressured on the one hand by China for closer relations, and lured by shared interests with Japan on the other. Japanese politics has been rocked by major political changes over the last decade. In this seminar, 2 two great speakers will present topics about Japanese Policy and Politics and Japan’s current foreign relations in East Asia.
April 4 - Accent Reduction Seminar:
Accent Reduction Seminar: People have all sorts of accents from regional accents to foreign accents. In some instances, this is quite charming while in other cases, it can cause misunderstanding and/or confusion. In this accent reduction course, we will focus on eliminating those sounds that are most commonly mispronounced and can cause confusion. This introductory seminar will give the participants a chance to understand the methods and efforts used to reduce their foreign accent.
April 25 - Atlanta Braves Asian Heritage Night: