News and Events

Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony

Seijinsiki refers to the Coming-of-Age Ceremony
January 19, 2017
Time: January 20th, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm Place: McKnight Hall in Cone Center Admission: Free and open to public The Nihon Club at UNC Charlotte will host The Coming of Age Ceremony (Seijinsiki) on Friday, January 20th, 2017. The Nihon Club planned this ceremony to celebrate the Coming of Age for Japanese exchange students who are attending UNC...

Fall 2016 Polyglot Press Issue available online or as a download

January 9, 2017
The most recent issue of the Polyglot Press (Fall 2016) is now available via the Newsletters section of the website.  This issue, along with all others, can be read online, in full-screen mode, or can be downloaded as a pdf file.  Take a moment to learn more about the impressive achievements and events of the Department during the Fall 2016 Semester!  

New Spanish Major Option for Double Majors!

Check out options for the double major
December 5, 2016
Are you thinking about declaring a minor in Spanish? Add two more courses and get a double major instead! This new option has just been approved and will go into effect immediately in Spring 2017. The new option counts SPAN 2201 and 2202 toward the major and allows one course in English that can double count for a required course in your other major or double count as a writing intensive course...

Annual Japanese Year End Presentation

November 29, 2016
Date: Friday, 12/2/2016  Time: 3:40-5:30 pm Place: Fretwell 100 Admission: Free Open to public   The Japanese Studies Program at UNC Charlotte celebrates the end of the year with songs, skits, and various other performances in Japanese by Japanese-language learners. The event will also recognize the hard work put in...

2016 TOMODACHI Daiwa House Student Leadership Conference

UNC Charlotte Participants
November 29, 2016
2016 TOMODACHI Daiwa House Student Leadership Conference III held in Washington, D.C. October 20th-23rd. The U.S.-Japan Council and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, under the auspices of the TOMODACHI Initiative held the TOMODACHI Daiwa House Student Leadership Conference from October 20 to 23rd, 2016 at Washington D.C. The theme of the conference was "Exploring U.S.-Japan Relations...