J-Center at the USCCD
The J-Center serves as a clearinghouse for all things Japanese in the American Midwest.
An online database of Japanese cultural organizations, community exchanges, sports clubs, language groups, and business associations highlight the vibrant network of Japan-related opportunities in 12 states of the American Heartland.
The J-Center strengthens, promotes, and expands existing exchange and outreach activities aimed at fostering ties between Japan and the American Midwest. J-Center operations unite educational, governmental, business-oriented, and non-profit organizations with the shared vision of strong Japan-U.S. relationships.
The Kyo no Machiya (KNM) at Boston Children’s Museum (BCM) is a well-preserved machiya, a unique architectural form from Japan. Kyoto machiya are now on the World Monument Fund Watch List and the focus of preservation efforts in Japan. The KNM qebsite provides access to Boston Children’s Museum’s rich array of resources for the study, interpretation and preservation of the KNM.
The Japan America Society of Central Ohio (JASCO) is announcing excellent Japanese art opportunities in December. JASCO is a private, not-for-profit membership association of Americans and Japanese. Its mission is to bring the Japanese and American communities together, promote goodwill through the sharing of knowledge about Japan, and provide a forum for informed discussion regarding the Japan-U.S. relationship.
The Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU) study abroad program is a product of the strong sister state relationship between the State of Michigan and Shiga Prefecture. "Japan-Go!" is a fun cultural immersion experience in beginning-level Japanese language, enhanced by site excursions, daily activities, and first-hand learning in Japan.