JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OHIO

セントラルオハイオ日米協会

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Upcoming events

    • 18 Jul 2017
    • 19 Sep 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • DEC Training Center (First Floor) 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017
    • 1

    JASCO Japanese Language Class Summer 2017

    - Japanese Exploratory - 


    Do you like Japanese Food? Do you like Sake?

    Do you want to say "Hi" to Japanese coworkers in Japanese?


    Come join us and learn some practice Japanese communication skills with JASCO! This 10-week-long "survival" Japanese course will teach you basic everyday phases - such as how to order your favorite food at a Japanese restaurant! For students with no previous Japanese language study.


    **Summer Term: Course Details**

    When: Tuesday, July 18 – September 19 (10 weekly class sessions) 6:30 - 7:30 PM


    Where: DEC Training Center


    Instructor: Ms. Jun Kawabe (Mirai InterCultural Language and Consulting)


    Fee:

    JASCO Members* → $145 ($130 +$15 material fee)

    Non-JASCO Members → $175 ($160 +$15 material fee) 

    *If you are an employee of one of JASCO's Corporate Members, you are eligible for a membership discount. Please contact your HR or jasco@jas-co.org for your corporate affiliate member discount code.


    Material: each student will receive a text booklet prepared by JASCO and Mirai InterCultural on the first day of class.


    Sign up by Tuesday, July 11th


    **THIS PAGE IS TO SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER 2017 JAPANESE EXPLORATORY CLASS**


    Want to find out more? Contact JASCO at jasco@jas-co.org or call us at (614) 300-3054!


    This program is based on a minimum enrollment of 4 students or more. JASCO reserves the right to cancel the course when the required minimum enrollment is not met. Earliest notification will be given and the participant will receive a full refund.


    • 18 Jul 2017
    • 19 Sep 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • DEC Training Center (First Floor) 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017
    • 7

    JASCO Japanese Language Class Summer 2017

    - Advanced Japanese Conversation - 


    Have you studied Japanese in school, or do you have some living experience in Japan? Come join us and keep up with your Japanese skills! This conversational course is designed for advanced learners, and is taught only in Japanese.


    **Summer Term: Course Details**

    When: Tuesday, July 18 – September 19 (10 weekly class sessions) 7:30 - 8:30 PM


    Where: DEC Training Center


    Instructor: Ms. Jun Kawabe (Mirai InterCultural Language and Consulting)


    Fee:

    JASCO Members* → $130

    Non-JASCO Members → $160 

    *If you are an employee of one of JASCO's Corporate Members, you are eligible for a membership discount. Please contact your HR or jasco@jas-co.org for your corporate affiliate member discount code.


    Sign up by Tuesday, July 11th


    **THIS PAGE IS TO SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER 2017 JAPANESE ADVANCED CONVERSATION CLASS**


    Want to find out more? Contact JASCO at jasco@jas-co.org or call us at (614) 300-3054!


    This program is based on a minimum enrollment of 4 students or more. JASCO reserves the right to cancel the course when the required minimum enrollment is not met. Earliest notification will be given and the participant will receive a full refund.


    • 19 Jul 2017
    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • DEC Training Center (First Floor) 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017
    • 5

    JASCO Japanese Language Class Summer 2017

    - Japanese 1 (continuation of Spring 2017 Japanese Beginner 1B) - 


    Come join us every Wednesday evening and learn some Japanese with JASCO!


    This course is primarily for those who have previously taken JASCO’s Beginner 1B Class in Spring 2017. Students with past Japanese learning experience may be considered – please contact JASCO for further details.


    **Summer Term: Course Details**

    When: Wednesday, July 19 – September 20 (10 weekly class sessions) 6:00 - 7:00 PM


    Where: DEC Training Center


    Instructor: Ms. Jun Kawabe (Mirai InterCultural Language and Consulting)


    Fee:

    JASCO Members* → $130

    Non-JASCO Members → $160 

    *If you are an employee of one of JASCO's Corporate Members, you are eligible for a membership discount. Please contact your HR or jasco@jas-co.org for your corporate affiliate member discount code.


    Material: This classes uses The Japan Foundation’s Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 Coursebook (ISBN 978-4384057522). Textbooks are available for purchase through JASCO – please contact us for more information.


    Sign up Wednesday, July 12th


    **THIS PAGE IS TO SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER 2017 JAPANESE 1 CLASS**


    Want to find out more? Contact JASCO at jasco@jas-co.org or call us at (614) 300-3054!


    This program is based on a minimum enrollment of 4 students or more. JASCO reserves the right to cancel the course when the required minimum enrollment is not met. Earliest notification will be given and the participant will receive a full refund.


    • 19 Jul 2017
    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • DEC Training Center (First Floor) 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017
    • 7

    JASCO Japanese Language Class Summer 2017

    - Japanese 2 (continuation of Spring 2017 Japanese Beginner 2) - 


    Come join us every Wednesday evening and learn some Japanese with JASCO!


    The course is primarily for those who took JASCO’s Beginner 2 Class in Spring 2017. Students with past Japanese learning experience may be considered – please contact JASCO for further details.


    **Summer Term: Course Details**

    When: Wednesday, July 19 – September 20 (10 weekly class sessions) 7:00 - 8:00 PM


    Where: DEC Training Center


    Instructor: Ms. Jun Kawabe (Mirai InterCultural Language and Consulting)


    Fee:

    JASCO Members* → $130

    Non-JASCO Members → $160 

    *If you are an employee of one of JASCO's Corporate Members, you are eligible for a membership discount. Please contact your HR or jasco@jas-co.org for your corporate affiliate member discount code.


    Material: This classes uses The Japan Foundation’s Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 1 A2 Coursebook (ISBN 978-4384057546). Textbooks are available for purchase through JASCO – please contact for more information.


    Sign up Wednesday, July 12th


    **THIS PAGE IS TO SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER 2017 JAPANESE 2 CLASS**


    Want to find out more? Contact JASCO at jasco@jas-co.org or call us at (614) 300-3054!


    This program is based on a minimum enrollment of 4 students or more. JASCO reserves the right to cancel the course when the required minimum enrollment is not met. Earliest notification will be given and the participant will receive a full refund.


    • 19 Aug 2017
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kaltenbach Community Center, Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Road, Dublin, OH 43016
    • 0

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    August Culture Club

    Taiko

    This August, the JASCO Culture Club will feature a taiko workshop taught by professional taiko player Eric Paton, leader of Hiuchi Taiko and percussion instructor at Capital University. Taiko are used in many Japanese performing arts not just in Japan but around the world! During the 90-minute workshop at Kaltenbach Community Center in Dublin, participants will get a chance to both learn about taiko and learn how to PLAY taiko! Whether you’re interested in taiko, like to drum, or just want a good workout, the August Culture Club offers a unique opportunity to experience a vibrant drumming style.


    No experience necessary, but come ready to sweat!


    WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 1:30-3 PM

    WHERE: Kaltenbach Community Center, Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Road, Dublin, OH 43016 

    COST: $10 for JASCO members, $20 for non-members. (Registration fees will go towards the rental cost for the community center.)

    WHAT TO BRING: A water bottle and towel


    Due to the nature of the workshop, all participants must register. The registration will close once the event reaches the maximum capacity (20 people). Sign up today to secure your spot!

    • 12 Sep 2017
    • 14 Sep 2017
    • The Ohio State University



    The Ohio State University Career and Internship Fair is a must-attend event for employers seeking talent from a variety of academic backgrounds to meet diverse recruiting needs. This campus-wide fall career fair is open to Ohio State students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels.


    For more information, visit the Fair website.


    • 12 Sep 2017
    • 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • BQ Partners LLC, 230 West Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215

    Have you had difficulties speaking about your company’s 401(k) plan with your Japanese executives? For many Japanese executives, the US 401(k) plans are difficult to relate to and need explanation. Have you wondered why some Japanese associates at your company are exempt from paying FICA taxes while others need to pay them? How does the Totalization Agreement (the social security tax agreement between Japan and the US) work Please join us on September 12, 2017 as we assist Japanese and American executives in understanding the basics of 401(k) plans and the US-Japan Totalization Agreement.


    The seminar will be conducted in both English and Japanese.


    Register today!


    Where:
    GBQ Partners LLC
    230 West Street, Suite 700
    Columbus, OH 43215


    When:
    1:30 PM - Registration

    2:00 - 4:00 PM - Presentation

    Cocktails and Networking to Follow
     



    • 14 Sep 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Cartoon Room, Ohio Union, The Ohio State University

    International Career Management (ICM), the only student organization at The Ohio State University-Columbus campus (OSU) focusing on fostering students' comprehensive growth with international perspectives, will be holding its 2017 OSU International Career Fair on Thursday, September 14, 2017. 


    This event will give International students at OSU a chance to connect with internationally-focused companies in Central Ohio. 


    Company registration is $50, which includes event services, parking, and coffee break. 


    Visit the International Career Fair Registration site to register.

    • 28 Sep 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Embassy Suites Dublin, 5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin, OH 43017

    JASCO September Networking Event

    Join JASCO at a free networking event on Thursday, September 28, from 4-5:30 PM at the Embassy Suites Dublin! The first in a series of networking events to be held in the upcoming months, this event will offer you the chance to meet your fellow JASCO and members of the Central Ohio community in an informal setting. 


    The event will take place in the Lower Atrium of the Embassy Suites lobby, with free parking available in the hotel parking lot. Thanks to the sponsorship of Embassy Suites Dublin, there will be complimentary beverages (beer, wine and sodas) and complimentary appetizers.




    Registration is recommended, but not required. 



    This Networking Event is sponsored by the Embassy Suites Columbus-Dublin, in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio


Past events

01 Jul 2017 July Culture Club - Tanabata
26 Jun 2017 Porcelain: Color and Light exploration
12 Jun 2017 19th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser
07 Jun 2017 MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship Application Deadline
01 Jun 2017 Japanese Exchange Student Host Family Deadline
23 May 2017 Management Skill Seminar: Level up your Management Skills by Avoiding 4 ALARMING TRAPS Japanese Expat Managers Fall Into
21 May 2017 Hanamizuki no Kai 22nd Annual Concert
20 May 2017 May Culture Club - Kodomo no hi
29 Apr 2017 A Taiko Gala - Dublin Taiko Group
26 Apr 2017 Japanese Language Class Spring 2017 - Beginner 2
26 Apr 2017 Japanese Language Class Spring 2017- Beginner 1B
25 Apr 2017 Japanese Conversation Class for Advanced Learners Spring 2017
25 Apr 2017 Japanese Language Class Spring 2017 - Beginner 1A Tuesday Section
25 Apr 2017 Ikuzo Fujiwara: Environmental Ceramic Art
13 Apr 2017 Kojin Karatani - Historical Stages of World Capitalism
06 Apr 2017 The 20th JASCO Anniversary Reception
06 Apr 2017 The 20th Anniversary Raffle
06 Apr 2017 The 20th Anniversary Online Auction
01 Apr 2017 Invitation Program for Japanese American Students
23 Mar 2017 Japan in 2017: Economic Outlook & Trends, Status of Abenomics and JETRO’s Role in Promoting FDI
12 Mar 2017 Free Concert: "From Paris to Warsaw"
10 Mar 2017 Life After Fukushima: Two Perspectives 福島第一原発事故以降:二つの視点
09 Mar 2017 ジェトロ・シカゴ 法務セミナー 「訴訟に耐えうる社内文書、メールの書き方と契約書戦略」
04 Mar 2017 2017 Japanese Career Exploration (Exhibitor Registration)
04 Mar 2017 2017 Japanese Career Exploration (Student Registration)
02 Mar 2017 The Trump Administration and the Japan-U.S. Alliance
18 Feb 2017 February Culture Club: Origami de Hina Matsuri
17 Feb 2017 IJS: Japan's Grand Strategy and the US-Japan Alliance
25 Jan 2017 Japanese Language Class Winter 2017 - Beginner 2
25 Jan 2017 Japanese Language Class Winter 2017 - Beginner 1A (Section 2)
24 Jan 2017 Japanese Conversation Class for Advanced Learners Winter 2017
24 Jan 2017 Japanese Language Class Winter 2017- Beginner 1B
21 Jan 2017 January Culture Club
20 Dec 2016 The 18th Annual JASCO Japanese Speech Contest - Application Deadline
17 Nov 2016 Masayuki Miyajima Ceramics exhibition
15 Nov 2016 2016 JASCO Economic Business Seminar
12 Nov 2016 November Culture Club
07 Nov 2016 Japan Library: Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historigraphy
23 Oct 2016 JASCO Movie Outing: Miss Hokusai JASCO映画鑑賞会「百日紅」
22 Oct 2016 October Culture Club
21 Oct 2016 Plante Moran主催:経営セミナー
16 Oct 2016 JASCO Movie Outing: Shin Godzilla JASCO映画鑑賞会「シン・ゴジラ」
12 Oct 2016 Japanese Language Class Fall 2016 - Beginner 2
12 Oct 2016 Japanese Language Class Fall 2016 - Beginner 1A
10 Oct 2016 Japanese Conversation Class for Advanced Learners Fall 2016
10 Oct 2016 Japanese Language Class Fall 2016 - Beginner 1B
06 Oct 2016 Waterview Consulting Group主催:マネージメントスキルセミナー
17 Sep 2016 September History Club
20 Aug 2016 August History Club
21 Jul 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 2 (Summer)
21 Jul 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 1 (Summer)
16 Jul 2016 July History Club
13 Jun 2016 18th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser
13 Jun 2016 2016 Raffle For a Roundtrip Ticket to Japan - Sponsored by United Airlines
23 Apr 2016 April History Club
20 Apr 2016 19th Anniversary Reception for the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio
14 Apr 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 2 (Spring)
14 Apr 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 1 (Spring)
26 Mar 2016 March History Club
19 Mar 2016 2016 JASCO Spring Career Expo-Business Exhibitor Registration
19 Mar 2016 2016 JASCO Spring Career Expo-Student Registration
19 Mar 2016 17th Annual JASCO Japanese Speech Contest 2016
20 Feb 2016 February History Club
23 Jan 2016 January History Club
21 Jan 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 2
21 Jan 2016 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 1
16 Jan 2016 JASCO TOEIC Test Prep Class
12 Dec 2015 December History Club
21 Nov 2015 November History Club
13 Nov 2015 2015 JASCO Economic Business Seminar
13 Nov 2015 2015 JASCO Economic Business Seminar Career Fair-Business Exhibitor Registration
13 Nov 2015 2015 JASCO Economic Business Seminar Career Fair-Student Registration
17 Oct 2015 JASCO October History Club
14 Oct 2015 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 2
14 Oct 2015 Japanese Language Class-Beginner 1
26 Sep 2015 JASCO September History Club
12 Sep 2015 JASCO TOEIC Test Prep Class
29 Aug 2015 JASCO Women's Club Event-Self Defense Class
15 Aug 2015 JASCO History Club: 70th Commemoration of the End of WWII - Potsdam Declaration & The Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War 戦後70年特集:ポツダム宣言と玉音放送
23 Jul 2015 Japanese Language Class for Summer 2015 (Beginner 2 Class)
23 Jul 2015 Japanese Language Class for Summer 2015 (Beginner 1 Class)
11 Jul 2015 JASCO Japanese History Club
15 Jun 2015 JASCO Women's Club
15 Jun 2015 17th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser
13 Jun 2015 June JASCO Japanese History Club
06 Jun 2015 JASCO Summer ESL Class
25 May 2015 Viewing - "MAN FROM RENO" featuring Japanese movie stars
25 Apr 2015 JASCO April Book Club
15 Apr 2015 18th Anniversary Reception for the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio
10 Apr 2015 "Dancing with the Stars" Concert - Feat: Carpe Diem String Quartet - Seize The Music Concert Series
08 Apr 2015 JASCO Japanese Language Programs for Spring 2015
07 Mar 2015 Japanese Career Exploration 2015
07 Mar 2015 16th Annual JASCO Japanese Speech Contest 2015 ***JASCO Speech Contest application deadline has been extended to Friday, January 23rd, 2015***
28 Feb 2015 JASCO February Book Club
30 Jan 2015 JASCO Baseball Event: The Impact of Japanese Baseball Players on Local Economy
20 Dec 2014 JASCO Brewery Tour at The Actual Brewery
06 Dec 2014 Artistic Tableware for Adults
04 Dec 2014 JASCO Film Viewing "Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness"
20 Nov 2014 Economic Business Seminar: Supply Chain Update
27 Oct 2014 Dublin Taiko Group - Legacy and Beyond
25 Oct 2014 JASCO Apple Picking at Lynd Fruit Farm
18 Oct 2014 JASCO October Book Club
04 Oct 2014 JASCO ESL Program Fall 2014
13 Sep 2014 JASCO September Book Club
10 Sep 2014 Golf Lessons from a GPA Pro
08 Apr 2014 Japanese Language Class: Beginner II
08 Apr 2014 Japanese Language Class: Beginner I
01 Mar 2014 Japanese Career Exploration Attendee Registration
26 Feb 2014 English Conversation Class
16 Feb 2014 Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan
06 Feb 2014 Is Prime Minister Abe Leading Japan Back to Militarism? /Abenomics: Beyond the Buzzword
31 Jan 2014 WIFA Presents: International Celebration Dinner featuring Food and Entertainment of Japan
23 Jan 2014 The Room Nobody Knows
23 Jan 2014 "Japan in Mid-America:Renewal and Challenges" by JASGC
14 Jan 2014 Japanese Language Class: Beginner I
14 Jan 2014 Japanese Conversation: Beginner I
14 Jan 2014 Timeless Beauty: World Heritage Sites of Japan
08 Jan 2014 Japanese Conversation: Beginner III
08 Jan 2014 Japanese Conversation: Beginner II
13 Dec 2013 JASCO DiSC Seminar: 4 Styles that can Dramatically Improve Workplace Communication
13 Dec 2013 JASCO ビジネスセミナー 日米アソシエイト間のコミュニケーションを 「格段」に向上できる4つの行動傾向
07 Dec 2013 A Rare Opportunity: Masayuki Miyajima Ceramics Demonstration
21 Nov 2013 JASCO Economic Development Seminar: Conditions for Change
19 Nov 2013 Masayuki Miyajima: Infinite Possibilities
16 Nov 2013 Movies+Mead and Tokyo Waka Presented by The Columbus International Film + Video Festival
06 Nov 2013 JSO Presents Networking with Kawasaki Heavy Industries
03 Nov 2013 Join the Ohio-Japan Alumni Network!
27 Oct 2013 The Col-Ken Cup (The Columbus Junior Kendo Club Annual Tournament) 2013-2014
26 Oct 2013 Columbus Symphony & CAPA Present The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
19 Oct 2013 Introduction to Court Interpreting: Skills and Certification
18 Oct 2013 Ikebana International #84 Show
16 Oct 2013 Japanese Soul Food at Franklin Park Conservatory
16 Oct 2013 Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Informational Session
15 Oct 2013 Japanese Language Class: Beginner II
13 Oct 2013 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Celebration!
08 Oct 2013 Japanese Language Class: Beginner I
08 Oct 2013 Drying Earth: Current Global Water Issues and Provisions - The possibility of U.S.-Japan cooperation in the field of global water issues
05 Oct 2013 Benkyoukai Meetup
04 Oct 2013 How Burakumin became Japanese
25 Sep 2013 Home Stay Opportunity - Columbus International Program
29 Aug 2013 Understanding US Health Care Reform Presented in Japanese
17 Aug 2013 Japanese Interpreter & Translator Social Get-together
30 Jul 2013 Japanese Language Class: Beginner II
20 Jul 2013 Columbus Bonsai Show
16 Jul 2013 Japanese Language Class: Beginner I
29 Jun 2013 Home Stay Hosts Needed, 2013 Saitama Ohio Internship Program
08 Jun 2013 2013 Ohio Regional Bonsai Show
05 Jun 2013 Schnormeier Gardens Open House
04 Jun 2013 15th Annual Golf Outing
28 May 2013 Day Trip to Franklin Park Conservatory
19 May 2013 ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) Workshop
05 May 2013 Hanamizuki no Kai 18th Annual Concert
03 May 2013 ANA Roundtrip Tickets Raffle Fundraiser
25 Apr 2013 World Premiere of Proud Son at Ohio Northern University's 2013 International Play Festival
23 Apr 2013 Eastern Calligraphy presented by JASCO and WIFA
20 Apr 2013 12th Annual BGSU Ohanami Cherry Blossom Festival
14 Apr 2013 The 8th Annual Japanese Spring Festival presented by The Japanese Student Organization at OSU
10 Apr 2013 Modern-Day Hermits: The Story of Hikikomori in Japan and Beyond
02 Apr 2013 Noh Performance: Shōjō Midare 猩々乱 (The Tipsy Elves)
18 Mar 2013 Japan Nite US Tour at Ruby Tuesday
17 Mar 2013 2 Year Tsunami Memorial Event and Fundraiser
14 Mar 2013 CAPA Presents: Japan's Kodo Drummers
08 Mar 2013 Emperor showing at Bexley's Drexel Theater
06 Mar 2013 JASCO Anniversary Reception
02 Mar 2013 14th Annual Japanese Speech Contest
15 Feb 2013 The Japanese Noh Theatre in Woodblock
13 Feb 2013 Valentine's Day Cupcake Class
19 Jan 2013 Holistic Strata performance by S20/Hiroaki Umeda
14 Nov 2012 Pray for Japan Charity Screenings
10 Nov 2012 Workshop in Japanese Language Enhancement
04 Nov 2012 Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese Annual Meeting
04 Nov 2012 16th Annual Flower Arrangement Exhibition
01 Nov 2012 Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata, and the masters of Studio Ghibli
30 Oct 2012 Continued Exchange: Japan and Ohio
25 Oct 2012 Worthington-Sayama Arts Exchange Presented by PNC Arts Alive
13 Oct 2012 IJS Presents: K-12 Teacher Workshop - Teaching Japanese Literature
25 Sep 2012 WIFA presents: Recovery Update: The Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
 

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