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Japanese Section

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Address: 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Canada, M3J 1P3
Phone: 416-736-5016
Fax:
416-736-5483
Main Office:
Ross South 561
Counter Hours:
8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

photo of girls in kimono by N. Ota




















photo of hachi 1923
2018: Year of DOG
This is a photo of famous Hachi taken in 1923. (Fido in Italy)


                                                              Updates
Welcome (back) to the Japanese Studies Program at York University.
AP/JP1000 6.0 Elementary Modern Standard Japanese is currently full with 300 registrants. Tutorial 11 will be made available for registration shortly, but please hurry, since it will be filled up very quickly.
   
Event Calendar
Monbu-kagaku-sho scholarship






Hitotsubashi University exchange info
Study and Research Opportunities in Japan
2018 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarships: Applications Opening December 2017
2019 MEXT Research Studies Scholarships: Application Opens in April 2018
2019 MEXT Undergraduate Studies Scholarships: Application Opens in April 2018
[Hitotsubashi University] Autum-Winter 2018 admission schedule

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Highlight
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Seven York students participated in the 2017 Ontario Japanese Speech Contest held at University of Toronto on March 4. The prize winners are the following.
    Beginners: Chris Robin   (JP1000)  2nd prize
    Advanced: Salma Saleh  (JP3000)  2nd prize
                       Gabby Ricker (JP3000) Special Effort prize
    Congratulations!
  • Ms. Salma Saleh (AP/JP3000 6.0) receives the 2017 Peter Sato Award. Congratulations!
  • AP/JP4000 6.0 is accepted as a 4000 level course for East Asian Studies Program.
  • Ms. Dhin Chen (JP1000, 2016) and Mr. Ilia Jarikov (JP1000, 2016) received the DLLL Award for their excellent academic achievement and effort. Congratulations!
  • York students did very well at the 2018 Ontario Japanese Speech Contest. The following are the winners. Congratulations!
    • Beginners 1st prize (Shinkikai-Sagamihara City Award)Andrew Christensen (JP1000)
    • Advanced 1st prize (Toyota Canada Award) Gabby Ricker (JP3000)
    • Special Effort prize: Beginners Samsam Hassan (JP1000)
    • Special Effort prize: Advanced Fernanda Cherini (JP2000)
    • Special prize: Advanced Hanisi Samuel (JP2000/JP3080)
       Andrew and Gabby will compete at the National Speech Contest
  • Y-File: York students head to Japanese Speech Contest nationals  link
  • Y-File: York students earn prizes at National Japanese Speech Contest  link
    • Beginners 2nd prize: Andrew Christensen
    • Advanced 3rd prize: Gabby Ricker
  • Our graduate, Ms. Lily Mcdermott, interviewed by Mainichi Newspaper: link link 
  • Y-File: York U hosts first Conference on the Language of Japanese Food link
                                             Businesses by our graduates
Our former student, TK Chan, has opened Platform Espresso Bar at 4450 Hwy7, Unit #2, Markham. They are hiring part-timers. Link
Our former student, Yadi has been running
Fika Cafe
at 28 Kensington Ave., Toronto.
FIKA Cafe a beautiful coffee shop in the heart of Kensington market / open daily 10-6 / email info@fika.ca,  www.fika.ca  Link

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