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York students make their mark at Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

York students make their mark at Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

The 38th annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest was held at the University of Toronto on Feb. 29. Nine students from York University's Japanese Studies program participated in the contest's four categories. Five students from York took home prizes. Lily Feng In the beginners’ category, the grand prize went to Lily Feng, while Mohona Meeftahul won the third place prize. Anson Wong brought home the first-place […]

York U hosts first Conference on the Language of Japanese Food

York U hosts first Conference on the Language of Japanese Food

A linguistics conference hosted by York University’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics (DLLL) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), examined the language of Japanese food May 4 and 5 at York’s Keele Campus. The Conference on the Language of Japanese Food 2018 (CLJF2018) was the first attempt to break away from […]

Honours Minor Degree Program in Japanese Studies

Honours Minor Degree Program in Japanese Studies

The Honours Minor in Japanese Studies may be combined with any approved Honours B.A. program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering. For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that […]

York faculty member honoured with the title of 'Invited Professor' by University of Havana

York faculty member honoured with the title of 'Invited Professor' by University of Havana

York Professor Norio Ota, coordinator of Japanese Studies and Korean Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, was awarded the title "Profesor Invitado" at an open public induction ceremony with an official letter and a certificate from the Rector of the University of Havana recently. At the ceremony […]