IUC News

Now Hiring: Managing Director, IUC Stanford Administrative Office
We are currently seeking to hire a Managing Director to play a key leadership role in our programs, including strategic planning, financial analysis, development, external relations, and overseeing program administration.

The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program

applications due: December 14, 2018  |  open September 17, 2018


10-Month Program 2018-19
applications due: January 11, 2019  |  open September 17, 2018


The Toshizo Watanabe Fellows Program
All eligible applicants to the 10-month program are considered for the Toshizo Watanabe Fellows Program.


Summer Program 2018
applications due: March 9, 2018  |  closed


Summer Intensive Kanbun Program 2018
applications due: March 9, 2018  |   closed


IUC Professional Tutorials
applications due: 4 weeks prior to instruction/by arrangement  |  apply now


Make a gift to the IUC
The year 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the IUC. Over the last five decades the IUC has made an indelible mark on the field of Japanese studies. Please join us in marking this occasion through your participation, donations and remembrance.


Past Events

The Toshizo Watanabe Symposium: Celebrating the World through Japanese Art
To celebrate the establishment of the Toshizo Watanabe Scholarship Program with a generous $10 million endowment gift, the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies will host a symposium on Japanese art with a group of distinguished alumni. Join us for an afternoon of invigorating discussions on Japanese ceramics, photography, and Noh theater. Enjoy a free reception with libations and live music following the symposium.

October 20, 2018
12pm-1:45pm Alumni Luncheon Reunion (additional $20/person)
2pm-5pm Symposium
5pm-7pm Reception

Bechtel Conference Center
Encina Hall
616 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6055


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