Category Archives: Reading Group

Japanese Reading Group #17 (3/8)

A post from the Japanese reading group leader, Daniel.  Join and RSVP on the Facebook event today: “Hey all. I stumbled across a really interesting blog post about giving condolences in Japanese. The blog author is a funeral director who … Continue reading

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Japanese Reading Group (8/11)

The tenth reading group meeting! The reading this month is a short, short essay from philosopher/writer Tsuchiya Kenji. The reading titled 学園祭で知った真実 (Gakuensai de shitta shinjitsu) is from the book 紅茶を注文する方法. Here’s a link to the PDF: https://www.dropbox.com/s/pfc1q5kpfj1kjrw/Gakuensai%20de%20shitta%20shinjitsu.pdf?dl=0

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Japanese Reading Group (5/12)

It will be the lucky number 7th Japanese Reading Group! We will be reading our first digital story from Japan’s public works collection Aozora: The first part of Natsume Soseki’s 夢十夜 (ゆめじゅうや, Ten Nights of Dreams). We’ll read the first … Continue reading

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JETAA Book Club (4/21)

This month, JETAA Chicago Book Club will be reading Japan 1941 by Eri Hotta (2014). Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Fountainhead (1970 West Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613) (map) A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year “A … Continue reading

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