June 4, 2023

UMW Awarded $18,000 Grant for Japanese Studies

On Jan. 29 the UMW Leidecker Center for Asian Studies was awarded a one-year $18,000 grant from the Japan Foundation for Japanese studies at the University. In 2014 it will fund a course in Japanese literature, nine visiting presentations, and $5,000 in books and films for the libraries. The presentations will include lectures on Japanese politics, society and culture, a performance of Japanese music, a tea ceremony demonstration, and a guided session of Zen meditation.