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Recent News & Announcements
Korean Languages Classes Available at UTSA in spring, 2014... REGIETER NOW!
The East Asia Institute in collaboration with the Houston Korean Education Center will offer two levels of Korean Language and Culture courses at UTSA in the spring: Tuition is free, but there is a non-refundable $50 registration fee. Beginning class meets T/Th from 5:30-6:45 p.m. and Intermediate class meets M/W from 5:30-6:45 at UTSA Main Campus. (Classroom location: TBA) Download registration form
Taiwan Series sponsored by the Taiwan Academy concluded on November 26, 2013:
The program included the following:
UTSA's Inaugual Japanese Theater Play Contest
Date: 3/28 (F) 6:00-9:00 p.m. Venue: UTSA's Main Campus (Main Building 0.104)
Application deadline: December 18, 2013. Contact 210.458.8550 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
If you are interested in acting and showcasing your Japanese language abilitiesm, this contest is for you!
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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