Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

New Money for Japan Studies

“The Japanese government recently announced gifts of $5 million each to support the study of contemporary Japanese politics and foreign policy at Columbia and Georgetown Universities and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The gifts, formally announced during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s April 26-May 3 visit to the United States, will support endowed professorships in contemporary Japanese politics and foreign policy at the three universities. All three universities said the Japanese government will not have any input on the selection of the professors.”

Read more @ https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/05/19/japanese-government-gives-15-million-us-universities-endowed-professorships-japanese

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