_Meeting begins- 5:35
February is only a day away! Its already been a month since we started 2012. WOOOO
Today we discussed about a variety of topics!
We also voted for the club logo and the chibi con mascot.
Congrats to Melanie for winning the Chibi Con Mascot design!
Congrats to Matt K. for winning the Japan Club Logo design!
Sam's Weekly Meeting Activity: Buta No Shippo (Pig's Tail)
Manga Recommendation: Beelzebub (べるぜバブ)
Song of the Week: 「完全感覚Dreamer」 by ONE OK ROCK
Japanese Letter of the Week!:
(JP) お (EN) o
おばけ - ghost (obake)
News from Japan!
The Importance of Blood Type in Japanese Culture - JAPAN TODAY (click here to read article)
Japan Population to Shrink by One-Third by 2060 - News on Japan (click here to read article)
We also discussed the Mitsuwa Trip and Restaurant Trip for this semester!
Mitsuwa Trip - March 10th
Restaurant Trip - April 21st
Sakurabana at Ridgewood, NJ will be our destination this semester. ;)
(only if chibi con is not rescheduled for this date)
February's theme: Romance
We will be watching Uta no Prince-sama (うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪)
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Ramen Night - Friday, February 3rd at the Student Center Formal Dining Room. (4:30PM-9:00PM)
We will be serving Ramen and playing games!
If you would like to bring a board game let us know and feel free to bring it!
More information - Click here
We will have a shortened meeting discussion from 5:30 - 5:45 due to the meeting activity.
Japanese Calligraphy Workshop - Tuesday, February 7th (Meeting Activity)
Instructor: Professor Olenik
There will be two sessions:
Session 1 ) 5:45PM - 6:45PM
Session 2 ) 7:00PM - 8:00PM
We only have about 20 brushes so we will have two sessions so at least 40 people can participate.
*If you attend the first session but want to attend the second session, you can do so if there is availability.
If you have your own supplies (brushes and ink stone), you are more than welcomed to jump in!
Japanese Learning Circle:
1st Meeting, Friday 2/17/2012
12:00PM - 12:45PM
University Hall, Courtyard Lounge
Run by Professor Olenik of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
**A study group for those who have previous knowledge of Japanese.
Thanks for reading!! :)
If you have any meeting activity suggestions, topics we should cover, or presentations you want to share please TELL US!!!!! :D
President of Japan Club
Japan Club is a Class II Organization of the SGA at MSU
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