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Check out our tour of The Art of the Video Games Exhibition


Our visit to The Art of the Video Game Exhibition at the Frost Art Museum. Join us on our adventure.

Cool Japan @ FIU


On February 27 & 28, 2016, FIU's Asian Studies & Modern Language Programs, Japan Club, Geek Culture Club along with the Japanese Consulate in Miami held a two-day event dedicated to Japanese Traditional & Pop Culture! People played games or entered a contest to WIN Prizes!! Attendees enjoyed tea, onigiri or taiyaki while listening to J-pop or Taiko drumming and so much more.

2016 Southern Japan Seminar


The annual Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) promotes research and educational activities of Japan-related scholars in the Southeastern United States. This year’s event was held on Florida International University’s MMC Campus at Graham Center (GC) 150 on Friday, February 26, 2016. The event featured 7 lectures and a musical performance.

Upcoming Events

FREE Spring Festival with Tea Ceremony, Ikebana Demonstration, Music, Cosplay Costume Contest & Much

05/08/2016 10:00 AM

Ichimura Gardens is hosting their annual spring festival on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 from 10am to 5pm. Several events will be hosted during the day, including Japanese tea ceremony. If interested please see the attached video of Ichimura's 2015 Japanese tea ceremony demonstrated by FIU alumni, Jennifer Beaty and Johnathan Hardy. Please come out and join the event and we hope to see you there!

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute

06/04/2016 08:00 AM

A four-week Summer Institute on Tokyo, entitled Tokyo: High City and Low City: A NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers Tentative Schedule: June 4 – July 1, 2016 Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

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