Soga Japan Center

  • Photo of Japanese study exercise.

    Stimulating scholarly activity: The Soga Japan Center promotes and disseminates faculty and student research on Japan, and facilitates effective learning experiences, instructional strategies and scholarly inquiries.

  • Photo of outreach event.

    Organizing outreach activities: The Soga Japan Center promotes Japanese culture, society and language in local community settings.

  • Two students at WMU's Japan Festival.

    Enriching the understanding of Japanese history, language and culture: The Soga Japan Center regularly brings scholars and artists to campus to give Japan-related lectures and readings. The center also hosts festivals, films and performances related to Japanese culture.

  • Study abroad group in Japan.

    Building international ties: The Soga Japan Center helps foster exchange between the United States and Japan.

Japanese charactersJapanese language lessons for teens at WMU

The Soga Japan Center is offering Japanese language lessons for teenagers on campus in March and April.

Lessons will be held from 4 to 4:50 p.m. on the following Thursdays: March 19 and 26; April 2, 9, and 16 in Room 3030 Brown Hall on WMU's main campus.

Cost is $50, including materials.

For more information, view the program flier.

To register, complete the registration form and submit per directions on the form.
Registration form.