The Japan-United States Educational Commission has started accepting applications for its Fulbright Grant Program for the year beginning July 2004.

The program is open to Japanese students, researchers, journalists and others planning to study subjects aimed at promoting greater bilateral understanding at graduate-level schools and institutions across the U.S.

Application forms are available at the JUSEC office in room 206 of the Sanno Grand Building, 2-14-2 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0014. The deadline for applications is May 31.

For more information, contact JUSEC by calling (03) 3580-3233 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. The commission can also be reached via e-mail at program@fulbright.jp

Center offers lecture on teaching Japanese in China

The Jabli International Center, which has dispatched Japanese-language teachers around the world, will host a lecture March 9 on Japanese-language teaching in China.

The lecture, which will be held at the center’s office in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward, will be delivered by Liu Guiyun, an associate professor at the Dalian University of Technology and a leading expert on the subject at hand.

It will be followed by a question and answer session.

For more information, contact the center at (03) 5366-7201.

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