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Japanese Section

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Address: 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Canada, M3J 1P3
Phone: 416-736-5016
Main Office:
Ross South 561
Counter Hours:
8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

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AP/JP4000 6.0 is accepted as a 4000 level course for East Asian Studies Program.
We have the first four students graduating with the honours minor degree in Japanese Studies this year. Congratulations!

Event Calendar
2017 Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

2017 OJSC was held at University of Toronto on March 4, 2017. Seven York students participated in the event. The prize winners are the following students.
Beginners: Chris Robin   (JP1000)  2nd prize
Advanced: Salma Saleh  (JP3000)  2nd prize
                  Gabby Ricker (JP3000) Special Effort prize

  • Japanese Foreign Ministerfs Commendation Awarded to York University Scholar (Consulate General of Japan Toronto)  link
  • Special Ceremony Confers Japanese Foreign Ministerfs Commendation to York University Scholar (Consulate General of Japan Toronto)  link
  • Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation Awarded to York University Professor Norio Ota (National Association of Japanese Canadians)  link
  • Y-File: Japanese Studies Program Coordinator awarded Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation  link
  • Y-File: York University research leaders recognized at annual celebration  link
  • Nikka Times: 2016 Ontario Japanese Speech Contest  link
  • Y-File: York students shine at the 2016 Ontario Japanese speech contest  link
  • Y-File: York students win top prizes in National Japanese Speech Contest  link
  • Ms. Lily Mcdermott (AP/JP3000 6.0) receives the 2016 Peter Sato Award, which is given to the best student overall in the Japanese Studies Program.
  • e-Nikka.ca: Norio Ota interviewed on Cuba (in Japanese)  link 
  • Ms. Salma Saleh (AP/JP3000 6.0) receives the 2017 Peter Sato Award. Congratulations!
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