Boston Area Speech Presentations

Read and watch the speeches of Brandeis students who have participated in the Annual Boston Area Speech Presentation.

Past Events



Spring 2013



The Third Annual Japanese Language Contest Consulate General of Japan in Boston

第三回日本語コンテスト


 
(1) Speech Contest: May 11 at Consulate General, Coolidge Corner Branch


Participants:
Yoonah Park「私のおじいちゃん」won 3rd place in the intermediate division.

(2) Essay Contest


Participants:
Choqun Wang 「日本の魅力」 won 3rd place in the intermediate division


JSA Presents

HARUMATSURI -Spring Festival- 

春祭り

Saturday, April 27th,  3:00pm ~

ICC PATIO

Cultural Activities, Japanese Cuisine, Carnival Games, Prizes!



競技かるた(百人一首)

Join the World of Japanese Traditional Card Game!

An Introductory Lesson in Competitive Karuta from an "Eternal Queen"

Monday, April 29th, 12:00pm ~

Intercultural Center (ICC Multipurpose Room)



Japanese Language Presentation 2013

日本語発表会

April 12th, Friday 2:30-5:00

Intercultural Center



The 13th Boston Area Speech Presentation

第十三回 ボストン近郊スピーチ発表会


April 6th, Saturday
MIT at Killian Hall
4月6日(土曜日)
開催校:マサチューセッツ工科大学 (MIT)

Chaoqun Wang and Nan Pang gave the speech representing the Brandeis Japanese Language Program.


Spring 2012



Japanese Presentation Event

日本語発表会


March 30, 2:00 p.m.  ICC Lounge

Students who are learning Japanese presented skits, plays, songs, calligraphy, and more to show their Japanese language skills.

Japanese Traditional Card Game Demonstration by Boston Nakamaro-kai

ボストンなかまろ会による「百人一首」競技かるたのデモンストレーション


April 18, 12:00 p.m.  Golding 109


The Second Annual Japanese Language Contest Consulate General of Japan in Boston

第二回日本語コンテスト

 
Jae Young Park presented her speech.
April 21, 1:00 p.m.  Brookline Library


Fall 2011



Japanese Language Table

日本語テーブル


Every Thursday from 3:00 to 4:00 at upper Usdan
Please join our Language Table to practice Japanese!

New England Area Japanese Speech Event

ニューイングランド近郊日本語スピーチイベント


Shawn Richardson and Jae Min Park presented their speech.
October 30, 1:00 p.m.  Tufts University


Spring 2011



Japan Earth Quake Relief Projects



(1) Brandeis Earth Quake Relief Project


3/22/2011~

藤原千明さん、平林万葉さんなど日本からの留学生,日本で育った学生により、募金活動などが始まりました。JSAなどいろいろなグループからの連帯,サポートも受けながら、活動が広がっています。
"Brandeis Now" article about the project
"Pray for Japan" Bracelet Sale Flyer


(2) Earthquake Relief Event by Waltham Group's department of Hunger and  Homelessness: Kyogen Workshop by Katsumi Yanagimoto


April 5 at Mandel Center Atrium

Kyogen Workshop Flyer


(3) The Million Cranes Project


Students, faculty, and staff at Brandeis have folded origami cranes to show America's support for Japan in the wake of the earthquake.
Link to the Million Cranes Project
 
 

Japan Student Association Spring Festival

春祭り


April 3

•    Fashion Show
•    Japanese Food
•    Origami by Japanese 20 Students
•    Presentation by Japanese 40 Students
•    Soranbushi Dance
•    Earthquake fundraising
•    Games

Shakespeare in World Cinema:

A Film Series presented by the department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature

March 10
  
Kumonosu-jo (Macbeth, Japan, 1957)
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Discussion led by Matthew Fraleigh (GRALL) and Ramie Targoff (ENG)
 

The First Annual Japanese Language Contest Consulate General of Japan in Boston

第一回日本語コンテスト

 
(1) Speech Contest: March 5 at Brookline Public Library, Coolidge Corner Branch

Participants:
Julie Shih 「たいわんへの旅行」(Intermediate Division)
Qinyuan Lei 「待つということ」(Advanced Division)

(2) Essay Contest

Participants:
Hein Aung 「異なる文化の中で」 won 2nd place in lower intermediate division.


Fall 2010



The 13th Boston Area Speech Presentation

第十一回 ボストン近郊スピーチ大会


The 11th Boston Area Speech Presentation
October 30 at Yenching Auditorium, Harvard University
十月三十日(土曜日)
開催校:ハーバード大学

Participating schools:
Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, Tufts University, Wellesley College

 

Stress, Japanese Style


The Programs in International and Global Studies and East Asian Studies (Japanese Program)


Tuesday, October 12, 5pm at Room 303, Mandel Humanities Center.
Presentations on student life in Japan by students of Chuo University, Tokyo

The Adventures of John Manjiro

「ジョン万次郎の冒険」


Thursday, October 21, 3:10 pm at Slosberg Music Hall

The Japanese Language Program presented the musical event 
"Adventure of John Manjiro" by Yoko Nakatani, Ph.D. in Music Composition at Brandeis University

A story told through music and narration
Music by Yoko Nakatani; Narrative by Patricia Callan
Pianist: Yukiko Sekino; Narrator: Ron Williams

Adventures of John Manjiro
    1)    The Storm
    2)    The Island
    3)    The Rescue
    4)    Whaling
    5)    Fairhaven


Spring 2010



Japanese Language Table

日本語テーブル


Every Thursday from 3:00 to 4:00 at upper Usdan
毎週木曜日 3時から4時まで

The 10th Boston Area Speech Presentation

第十回 ボストン近郊スピーチ発表会


April 10 at Usdan International Lounge

10回目のスピーチ大会はブランダイス大学で行われ、ブランダイス大学から二人の学生が参加しました。

Participating Schools:
Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, Wellesley College

JSA Spring Festival

日本学生会春まつり


April 18, 2010 at Levin Ballroom

•    Student Presentations by Japanese 20, 40, 105, and 120
•    Japanese Food
•    Origami
•    Kimono Fashion Show
•    Calligraphy
•    Music


Spring 2009



JSA Spring Festival

ブランダイス大学日本学生会春まつり


Saturday, May 2, 2p.m. at Carl J. Shapiro Campus Center
Program of Events

•    Soran Bushi Dance
•    Japanese Language Program – Student presentation
•    Kyogen Kakiyamabushi (Mountain Priest and the Persimmons)
•    Eating Contest
•    Karate Demonstration
•    E-BoardDance

The 9th Boston Area Speech Presentation

第九回ボストン近郊日本語スピーチ発表会



Saturday, April 11, 1 p.m. at LuLu Chow Wang Campus Center, Tishman Commons at Wellesley College

2009年度ボストン近郊日本語スピーチ発表会は、ウエルズリー大学で行われます。
日時、場所は下記の通りです。ブランダイス大学の学生は第一回目から毎年参加し、今年も二人参加する予定です。
日時:4月1日(土)午後1時より

The Japanese Language Table for Spring

日本語テーブル


This semester, we will be holding the Japanese language table on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 in Lower Usdan.
It's a great chance for Japanese language students, sensei, and friends to get together and speak in Japanese for awhile. If you're interested, please come on out and talk with us!

春学期の日本語テーブルがはじまりました。毎週あつまります。
みんな日本語を話しませんか。
どうぞ、いらっしゃって下さい。
日時:  木曜日 3時半 − 4時半
場所:  ユースダン Lower Usdan


Fall 2008



The Japanese Language Table

日本語テーブル


This semester, we will be holding the Japanese language table on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:00 at Shiffman Faculty Lounge.
The first, second and third-year students will meet!  Please join us!

日本語テーブルがはじまりました。どうぞ、みんなで日本語をはなしましょう!
木曜日は1年生、2年生、3年生があつまります。

日時:  火曜日 3時~4時
ところ:Shiffman Faculty Lounge
日時:  木曜日 3時~4時
ところ:Shiffman Faculty Lounge


Spring 2008



The 8th Boston Area Speech Presentation

第八回ボストン近郊日本語スピーチ発表会


Saturday, April 12, 1 p.m. at 310 Behrakis Center (30 Leon Street), Northeastern University

2008年度ボストン近郊日本語スピーチ発表会は、ノースイースタン大学で行われます。日時、場所は下記の通りです。ブランダイス大学の学生は第一回目から毎年参加し、今年も二人参加する予定です。
日時:4月12日(土)午後1時より
   発表会終了後、会場前ロビーでのレセプションの予定
場所:310 Behrakis Center(30 Leon Street)

Re-Imagining Tokyo

Japan Studies Colloquium Series, 2008 Spring



"City/Anti-City" Ethnicity and Place in the Fiction of Kenji Nakagami
By Professor Eve Zimmerman (Wellesley College, Department of Japanese)

Thursday, March 6, 4 p.m. at Shiffman 216

"The Logic of the Flammable City, Edo-Tokyo"
By Professor Jordan Sand (Georgetown University, Department of History)

Thursday, January 31, 4:30 p.m. at Lown 2 (auditorium)

The Japanese Language Table

日本語テーブル



The long-awaited Nihongo Language Tables are scheduled to begin, this Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. at Shiffman.
Just to remind everybody, language tables are an excellent way to practice your Japanese conversational skills with other students as well as native speakers. We go over a variety of topics and its not just limited to classroom conversations.
Everybody is welcome, so don't be afraid to join us and open your mouth. See you there.

日本語テーブルがはじまりました。どうぞ、みんなで日本語をはなしましょう!
日時: 火曜日3時~4時
ところ:   Shiffman 


Fall 2007



The 2nd Noh Workshop

第二回 能ワークショップ


November 20th, 11a.m.-12p.m. and 12p.m.- 1p.m. at Schwartz Hall

四月の能(のう)ワークショップにつづいて、銕仙会(てっせんかい)の清水寛二(しみずかんじ)先生、浅見慈一(あさみじいち)先生をブランダイス大学におまねきします。

日時:11月20日(火曜日) 11時~12時、12時~1時
ところ:シュワルツ講堂

The Japanese Tea Party

日本語お茶の会


Welcoming all students from Japan and those interested in the academic study of Japan
September 5, 5p.m. at Admissions office lounge

日本語の学生、日本研究をしたい学生、日本からの学生のための歓迎会です。
どうぞ参加して下さい。
日時:9月5日(水)5時~6時
ところ:   アドミッション・ラウンジ