Events

  • Bates Taiko Performs Live!
    Students and Faculty from Asian Studies performed their annual Bates Taiko Concert in April. For optimal sound, headphones will work better than most computer speakers. If you have limited time to watch the video and don’t want to miss your Japanese teachers and classmates, Professor Konoeda and her students perform starting around minute 16:00, and…
  • Asian Studies Alum Gives Talk on Life After Bates
  • Congratulations 2022 Seniors!
  • Japanese Student Voice Videos
    Student: Max Lauster ’22 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Japanese Program at Bates (@jpnatbates) Student: Risa Horiuchi ’25 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Japanese Program at Bates (@jpnatbates) “What is it like to study Japanese at Bates?” Our students share their Japanese learning experience.
  • Japanese Rice Cake Making (Omochi-tsuki) 2022
    The Program in Asian Studies held a Japanese rice cake making (omochi-tsuki) event on March 10, 2022. The photos were taken by Yurina Yoshikawa, Japanese Learning Associate, 21-22.
  • Travel: Trips to Asia
    Bates College enhances the academic experiences of its students by providing them with opportunities to experience Asia first-hand through a series of academic trips. Paleoseismic Investigation along the Himalayan Frontal Thrust; Central Himalaya, IndiaProf. Shreya Arora, sarora@bates.eduEnrollment: 14Dates: May 4 – 24, 2022Cost: $3,890Learn more and apply here.
  • Japanese Tea Ceremony 2021
    The Program in Asian Studies held a Japanese tea ceremony event hosted by Yuri Yoshikawa, Japanese Learning Associate on October 29, 2021.
  • Okinawa and the U.S. Military Base Issues: Past, Present, and Future
    The Program in Asian Studies held a virtual presentation with Q&A by Satoshi Uechi, Director of the Okinawa Prefecture, Washington, D.C. office on: Okinawa and the U.S. Military Base Issues: Past, Present, and Future The event was held via Zoom on October 5th, 2021.
  • Godzilla
    The Program in Asian Studies sponsored a free screening of: Godzilla The event was held on September 22nd, 2021.
  • How do people use Japanese in their careers?
    Jessica Cork, VP of Community Engagement and Corporate Communication for YKK America