2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Experience Japan

Summer 2013 quarter

Tomoko Hirai Ulmer
Fields of Study
cultural studies and study abroad

The Experience Japan program is an intensive, in-country introduction to the language, culture, and society of contemporary Japan. During the three-week program, students will take Japanese language classes and will attend lectures on Japanese culture and society at the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at Tamagawa University in Tokyo. The coursework includes field trips to sites selected for their historic, cultural, or contemporary importance. The program's estimated cost is based on Tamagawa University's on-campus housing fee. Participants have the option of living with Japanese families for an additional cost. Admission is open to all Evergreen students regardless of language ability.

Interested students should contact faculty via email (ulmert[at]evergreen.edu) and pay a deposit by April 19, 2013. Explanatory meetings will be held in Sem2 B3123 from 3-5pm on Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11.

Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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Required Fees
$2,500 (estimated cost) for airfare, lodging, class fees and field trips. Estimated program cost does not include meals and personal expenses.
Study Abroad
Three weeks of study in Japan beginning on June 20. Students must pay a non-refundable deposit of $150 by April 19, 2013, to reserve a space.
Offered During
Day, Evening and Weekend