Past Events

Thursday, November 17 2016 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

This week, Jesse and Morgan will talk about their experiences studying in Japan. They lived in Japan for a year and had lots of fun. Come join us especially if you are thinking of studying in Japan.

Thursday, November 10 2016 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

Isn't everyone struggling with particles? No more worries. Jun'ichi san will talk about particles. Prepare lots of questions for him

Monday, November 7 2016 5PM-8PM

JCA Meeting

The Japan Culture Association is having a Taiko game night this coming Monday and would love for you to join. For those that do not know, Taiko Master is a very popular Japanese rhythm arcade game created by Namco in...

Sunday, November 6 2016 12PM-3:30PM

Japan Fest 2016 and Haiku Contest!

Come join us for a celebration of Japanese culture at the annual Japan Fest. Visit the UWM Japan Program booth for food and fun activities, and stay for exhibitions of Japanese crafts and performance of Japanese music and dance! ALSO:...

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...