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Meet Brad Hammond, the CJS Engaged Learning Coordinator

As part of staff team-building efforts, the University of Michigan International Institute has begun a quarterly feature of staff members at the II and its centers. Guess who was selected first?

Leading sociologist talks gender issues in Japanese workplace

The "Michigan Daily" covers the September 19 CJS special lecture by Setsuya Fukuda.

The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) promotes and disseminates research on Japan, fosters communication among diverse disciplines, and encourages new approaches in the understanding of Japan and its place in the world. Read more.

The Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies publishes research on Japan by scholars from around the world. 

Check out our new 2016 newsletter

Take a listen to CJS Radio Hour, our new podcasts on Soundcloud. CJS Radio Hour is hosted by Brad Hammond, our Engaged Learning Coordinator, and features interviews with U-M faculty as well as guests and visitors. Mac users here. Windows users here.


We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, CJS needs you—because the world needs Victors.