In our third episode of our UBC Asian Studies Stories series, Lecturer Misuzu Kazama shares her hopes for what students can gain through the study of Japanese and advice for those hoping to learn the language.
This interview features Ph.D. student Cyrus Qiu studying Japanese popular culture and modern literature. His research explores various social issues facing the current Japanese younger generation and how those issues are being dealt with in the realm of Japanese popular culture.
This interview features Jennifer Ward, BA ’12. For five years, Jennifer has worked from home, self-employed, as a freelance translator. She has worked on dozens of manga for Yen Press, Seven Seas, Kodansha, and other publishers.