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Japanese Loan Words 1
Japanese has been importing many words from many languages. This lecture discusses the historical background of loan words in Japanese since 16th century.
Japanese Loan Words 2
This lecture discusses the use of loan words in Japanese today and the related issues.
This video discusses some issues on Japanese vocabulary such as synonyms and homonyms while reading Yamaguchi (2006).
History of Art at Mount Holyoke College, 1872-1914
Williston Hall, 1876-1917
This short illustrated essay tells the story of Williston Hall, the first building constructed wholly outside the walls of the gigantic Seminary Hall. Opened in 1876, it housed art and the natural sciences. A gallery of ...
Infographic Pie Judging in a Science FYS
100 Years of Immigration, 25 Years of Dekasegi Return Migration: Globalization and Cultural Diversity in Japan Part 2
This lecture examines the recent massive "return migration" of Japanese Brazilian immigrant workers to their ancestral homeland of Japan and the problems and challenges of nurturing cultural diversity in Japanese society ...
100 Years of Immigration, 25 Years of Dekasegi Return Migration: Globalization and Cultural Diversity in Japan Part 1
This lecture delineates a history of one hundred years of Japanese immigration to Latin America, especially Brazil with the largest concentration, as a precondition for the recent return migration of people of Japanese ...
Anaphoric Judgement of Nouns in Japanese
English possesses articles to indicate which nouns are definite or indefinite, while Japanese lacks such a class of words. This lecture discusses how the context in which nouns are used plays a great role for anaphoric ...
"Easy Japanese" for Newcomers to Japan
Newsletter about "Easy Japanese" for Newcomers to Japan: Asian 344 Japanese language and linguistics Spring 2016