Past Events

Thursday, November 3 2016 4PM-6PM

JCA Movie Night

The JCA will be showing a very special comedy film based on a novel written by Yoshinaga Fujita. Come by watch and then after we can have a short discussion!

Thursday, October 27 2016 10AM-5PM

Interested in Jobs with Japanese Companies?

A recruiter will be coming to campus from Top Chicago, a firm which connects applicants to Japanese employers. Signing up in advance is recommended, but there will be slots alloted for walk in appointments as well. Bilingual and English-only positions...

Monday, October 24 2016 5PM-8PM

JCA Meeting: Hanafuda

We're having a Hanafuda game night this coming Monday. If you aren't familiar with the game then don't worry about it because we're happy to teach you!

Monday, October 24 2016 2PM-3PM

Guest lecture on Buddhist ascetic practice

Come join us for a talk by Dr. Nicholas Witkowski from Tokyo University. Talk title: “Is Indian Buddhism a Religion of the ‘Middle Way’? An Examination of Evidence for the Ascetic Practice of Begging for One’s Food Among Early Indian...

Thursday, October 20 2016 2PM

JCA Movie Night

We're having our first (of many) Japanese film screenings next Thursday (17th), starting with Tokyo Story (東京物語). It has been widely regarded as Yasujiro Ozu's greatest masterpiece, as well as one of the best films of all time. This showing...

Thursday, October 20 2016 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

This week at the conversation table We will have two speakers. Owen will talk about his encounter with the police in Kyoto from 12:30. Kelly has class until 12:50, so after her class is done, she will talk about her...

Thursday, October 13 2016 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

This week Monique will talk about a couple of Shinto Shrines she visited this summer, and more. You can also check out our collection of Japanese books and manga. Anyone who is interested in Japanese language and culture is welcome....

Monday, October 10 2016 5PM-8PM

Meet and Greet with the JCA

Come meet your JCA officers for the Fall semester, other members, and grab a snack and/or drink while your at it. We will be discussing ideas for events, and would love to have your input! We will be hanging around...

Thursday, October 6 2016 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

This week William will talk about the Japan Alpine Route. Come and see gorgeous panoramic views of Japan Alps. http://www.alpen-route.com/en/ Anyone who is interested in Japanese language and culture is welcome, so if you are new to UWM, please come...

Thursday, September 29 2016 12PM-12:50

Conversation Table

Anyone who is interested in Japanese language and culture is welcome. Especially, if you are new to UWM, please come and meet new friends. If you are a Japanese student who is currently studying at UWM, we would love to...