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  • Maritime Security in East Asia: Creating a New Landscape for U.S.-Japan Relations
    Furthermore by re evaluating the security agreement what type of implications will U S Japan relations have on the territorial disputes in East Asia and maritime security on the South China Sea This event features international security experts discussing the trends and prospects of the future of the Asia Pacific region and how the U S Japan defense agreement impacts these prospects Speakers Shinichi Kitaoka President International University of Japan IUJ Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Diplomacy National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies GRIPS Executive Director of Research International Institute for Policy Studies IIPS Emeritus Professor University of Tokyo Admiral Dennis Blair Chairman of the Board and CEO The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA former Director of National Intelligence former Commander in Chief U S Pacific Command U S Navy Moderator Gerald Curtis Burgess Professor of Political Science Columbia University Member of the Board of Directors of Japan Society You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/maritime-security-in-east-asia-creating-a-new-landscape-for-us-japan-relations (2016-02-14)
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  • Glenview Capital’s Larry Robbins on Investing in Today’s Markets
    Home Multimedia Video Glenview Capital s Larry Robbins on Investing in Today s Markets Since its creation in 2001 Glenview Capital Management has gained prominence for its impressive returns under the leadership of CEO Larry Robbins By expertly applying growth at a reasonable price GARP investment strategy Robbins firm has earned its place as a top tier hedge fund In this lecture Robbins discusses his investment strategy market outlook and his views on opportunities for investment in the current global marketplace Speaker Larry Robbins CEO Glenview Capital Management Presider Daniel Bases Senior Correspondent Thomson Reuters You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery Innovators Network Language Center Performing

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/glenview-capitals-larry-robbins-on-investing-in-todays-markets (2016-02-14)
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  • Making Real a Growth Strategy for Japan – and Lessons for the U.S. and Europe
    Since April 2013 the Bank of Japan BOJ has engaged in aggressive asset purchases with the objective of reaching 2 inflation in two years the Abe government has raised the consumption tax while making other fiscal adjustments the number of women participating in the Japanese workforce has been raised by half a million What implications does this economic program have for Japan s growth and debt sustainability in the years to come What does it mean for Japan s role in Asia and US Japan relations In this program Adam S Posen the President of the Peterson Institute of Economics assesses the direct impact and global economic implications of Abenomics Speaker Adam Posen President Peterson Institute for International Economics Presider Paul Sheard Executive Managing Director Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics and Research Standard Poor s Ratings Services You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/making-real-a-growth-strategy-for-japan-and-lessons-for-the-us-and-europe (2016-02-14)
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  • Looking Ahead and Beyond: Building the First 100-Year Startup
    an incredible 100 million users by evolving the way people collect and organize information and collaborate effectively to produce their best work Inspired by Japanese companies that are still innovating after more than 100 years in business Evernote aims to become the world s first 100 year startup by maintaining its Silicon Valley mentality and embedding entrepreneurship into its corporate DNA In this talk Evernote s CEO Phil Libin discusses the company s global strategies his ideas on how to continuously evolve in this ever changing world of technology and his view on business opportunities and challenges for startups and entrepreneurs in Japan Speaker Phil Libin Chief Executive Officer Evernote Presider Ken Zimmerman Principal Chateaux Software You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/looking-ahead-and-beyond-building-the-first-100-year-startup (2016-02-14)
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  • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 19 - Interesting Japanese Food
    food How often do you eat it How well do you know about it Everyone knows sushi tenpura and teriyaki but today let s talk about some of the less known Japanese food and some expressions that you can use with them Nattou fermented soy beans It s stringy isn t it nebaneba shite desu ne Whoa what a smell waa sugoi nioi Torotoro grated yam This one is extremely slimy torori tortoro shite imasu Shiokara salted fish intestines Salty shoppai shiokarai Spicy karai Bitter nigai Fugu pufferfish Firm and crunchy korikori shite imasu ne Is this really safe kore daijoubu desu ka Next time you go to a Japanese restaurant try ordering these food and impress everyone including your Japanese friends You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/uki-uki-nihongo-culture-lesson-19-interesting-japanese-food (2016-02-14)
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  • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 18 - Audience Questions
    doumo or sayounara Goodbye dewa mata or mata kondo See you soon Respectful level shitsurei shimasu or shitsurei itashimasu Goodbye If you are leaving before someone else does you say osakini shitsurei shimasu Q 2 What are the Japanese writing systems There are three writing systems we use in Japanese Kanji Hiragana and Katakana Kanji is Chinese characters It s used for nouns names of things places Adj verb stems and Japanese names e g desk tree friend station art museum morning Japanese people I express train Hiragana is traditional Japanese characters It s used for Adj verb endings for its flexibility to change forms Importantly particles are written in Hiragana e g I am Japanese My younger brother s friend arrived at 8 o clock Katakana is used for non Japanese words loan words from foreign languages e g English French Italian Guess what these are concept potential present McDonalds Interesting Katakana words building beer home or platform Foreign countries Australia Italy Vietnam Non Japanese names Smith Jennifer Lauren Chan Onomatopoeia words are also commonly written in Katakana They are often rhythmical words that vividly describe how you feel how you are and how you do things e g heart pumping fast nervous furious stare at someone rudely You can see all three of these in any given Japanese sentence e g I am American I have a Japanese exam tomorrow so I m nervous Pomeranians are fluffy and cute You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/uki-uki-nihongo-culture-lesson-18-audience-questions (2016-02-14)
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  • Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    how to use them in a conversation Memorizing these tips and understanding when to use aizuchi can help to make you a master conversationalist Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 35 Sukiyaki Wednesday July 2 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re making sukiyaki or hot pot There is no right way to make this dish so have fun when you re putting together your meats and vegetables Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 7 aizuchi part 1 Friday June 27 2014 In today s lesson we will go over examples of aizuchi and learn how to use them in a conversation Memorizing these tips and understanding when to use aizuchi can help to make you a master conversationalist Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 6 common mistakes part 1 Anata san Friday June 20 2014 In today s lesson we will discuss how to properly address others and yourself in everyday conversation Learn helpful tips and how to avoid common mistakes in any situation Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 5 introduce others Friday June 13 2014 In today s lesson we discuss how to introduce others in a variety of situations Whether you are with friends coworkers acquaintances guests or superiors you ll be able to use these phrases so try them out Start Video LECTURE Annual Sake Tasting Pairing Sake with Food Thursday June 12 2014 Japan Society s annual sake tasting event returns for another year with sake expert John Gauntner speaking on paring sake with food Taste over 30 types of premium sake that cover the range from standard junmai shu all the way up to the premium daiginjo classification Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 34 Konnyaku Tuesday June 10

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm?page=/page/multimedia/webcast&StartRow=51&SearchNum=10 (2016-02-14)
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  • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 17 - Basic Sentence Structure
    words that indicate action e g eat study walk etc Companion with someone e g with friends with dad etc Topic similar to Subject in English Usually comes at the beginning of a sentence Object the thing directly affected by the verb Usually comes right after the verb in English Let s apply these to a sentence e g I topic ate verb lunch object with my friend companion at a restaurant place on Sunday time Step 2 Use the PARTICLE COMBOS Particles are tiny little words with a very important grammar function It s thanks to particles that a bunch of words can turn into a cohesive sentence Particles attach to the end of words based on the TYPE of those words like this Topic Time Place Object and Companion Verb has no particle and it always comes at the end of a sentence Step 3 Final step Assemble the puzzle The word order of a Japanese sentence is very flexible as long as the verb comes at the end But that said there is a standard sentence structure It s extremely useful to know so try to memorize this the best you can 1 Topic 2 Time 3 Companion 4 Place 5 Object 6 Verb BONUS QUESTIONS ANSWERS 1 I watched Guardians of the Galaxy with my girlfriend in Times Square at 7 00 Times Square Guardians of the Galaxy Watashi wa shichiji ni kanojo to Taimuzu Sukuea de Gaadianzu obu za Gyarakushii o mimashita 2 I don t drink coffee at night Watashi wa yoru ni koohii o nomimasen 3 I want to see cherry blossoms in Kyoto in the spring Watashi wa haru ni Kyouto de sakura o mitai desu You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/uki-uki-nihongo-culture-lesson-17-basic-sentence-structure (2016-02-14)
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