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K Student Presents at Conference on Japanese Culture

In April, sophomore Adam Eisenstein joined Assistant Professor of Japanese Noriko Sugimori to present “Not Lost in Translation: Preserving Japanese Culture in Anime” at the inaugural Michigan Japanese Heritage and Culture Conference at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, […]

K Students Participate in Japanese Speech Contest

students sitting and smiling The 18th Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit, was held at the Novi Civic Center this winter. Two Kalamazoo College students, senior Pavan Policherla and sophomore Vageesha Liyana-Gunawardana, presented their speeches. Policherla’s […]

Four K Faculty Present at East Asian Studies Conference

Rose Bundy, Japanese, was chair and organizer of a panel discussion at the Japan Study 50th Anniversary Conference: The Future of East Asian Studies at Liberal Arts Colleges. The conference took place at Earlham College in early October. The name […]

Alum is Finalist in Japanese Language Speech Contest

Kristen Bergh ’09 is the second Kalamazoo College student to become a finalist in the Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest. The contest has occurred for the past 16 years; Bergh delivered her speech, “Japanization,” on March 31 at the Novi (Michigan) […]

“K” Alum Travels to Japan Following Natural Disasters

Ethan Segal ’90, professor of Japanese history at Michigan State University, made two trips to Japan following the March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that continues to dramatically affect the northeastern part of the country. Segal earned his […]