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Week 4 Blog Post

  This past week was a nice way to wrap up the trip. Other than working on our final papers and presentations, we were able to travel to Nagoya castle and Meijimura. Seeing all the buildings in Meinjimura was definitely … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog Post 3

It is crazy to even begin thinking about going back to America so soon. After the first week of being here, it seemed as if our time in Japan would last for so long, yet now I am already starting to … Continue reading

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Weekly Post

Another week in Japan has already gone by! This week was particularly interesting for me since I feel as I have done so much.  While we did have a lot of long days in class this week, this weekend we … Continue reading

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Tokugawa Museum Artifact

When visiting the Tokugawa Museum of Art, the one piece in which I found particularly striking was the matching sword mountings for a pair of long and short katanas. The mount is jet black but with different colored sections which … Continue reading

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Weekly Diary

With this trip being my first time visiting Japan, I really did not know what to expect when arriving in the country. Even though I have been studying the language for around four years, I still expected there to be … Continue reading

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Introduction

Hello! My name is Julie Mancini and I am a first year at Dickinson College. I am an International Studies major and live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have been studying Japanese for around four years but I do not know … Continue reading

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