The Asia Foundation is a private American grantmaking
organization which makes more than 1,500 grants each year to government agencies
and nongovernmental organizations in 37 Asian and Pacific Island nations. The
Foundation has promoted U.S.-Asian understanding and cooperation and encouraged
Asian-Pacific efforts to strengthen representative government, build effective
legal systems, foster market economies, increase accountability in the public
and private sectors, develop independent and responsive media, and encourage broad
participation in public life.
The Asia/Pacific Research
Center is a research and training program within Stanford University's Institute
for International Studies. The focus of the Center's work is contemporary economic,
technological, political, strategic, and social issues of importance to Asia and
to the interactions of the United States with nations of the region.
Research Center, Stanford University|
Hall, Room 200, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305|
: 650-723-9741, Fax : 650-723-6530|
Center for East
Asian Studies have both undergraduate degree program graduate degree program.
Undergraduate program provides board exposure too China or Japan ( or East Asia
as a whole) through a combination of courses in several departments. At graduate
level, AM degree program provides flexibility in combining language training,
interdisciplinary area studies, and a disciplinary concentration.
for East Asian Studies, Stanford University|
Japan Project of the Asia/Pacific Project, SPICE, develops supplementary, interdisciplinary,
and interactive curriculum for the K-12 Classroom. Published curriculum topics
include folktales, haiku, Japanese history, Japanese religion, symbolism in Japanese
language and culture, U.S.-Japan economic relations, history of U.S.-Japan relations,
the media in U.S.-Japan relations, and many more. For information contact Gary
Mukai or write for a free catalog.
Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)|
Hall, East Wing, Ground F1., Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013|
: 650-723-1116, Fax : 650-723-6784 |
for Japanese Studies, University of California, Berkeley|
of California, Berkeley, 2223 Fulton, Room 500, Berkeley, CA 94720-2318|
Website : http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cjs/
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is a quasi-governmental organization,
established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement
of science. Our San Francisco Office in Berkeley, California is working with academic
communities on the US West Coast to disseminate and gather information and materials
needed in promoting scientific cooperative activities in the US and Japan.
Society for the Promotion of Science San Francisco Office|
The office also provides information and assistance to US researchers interested
in research in Japan or collaborative programs between Japan, and provides logistics
assistance to Japanese researchers visiting the US in pursuit of their research
Asian Library Japanese Division, University of California, Berkeley,|
of California, Durant Hall, Berkeley, California 94720|
: 510-642-2556/7, Fax : 510-642-3817 |
Website : http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EAL
The library collection
contains 140,806 total volumes in Japanese, 227 current periodical title(s), 8
current newspaper title(s), and 8,000 total volumes on Japan in western languages,
4,000 microfilm reel(s) and fiche card(s), 105 current periodical titles(s), 105
periodical title(s) not currently being collected, 5current newspaper title(s),
15 newspaper title(s) not currently being collected, 25 item(s) in other formats.
Asian Library Collection, Stanford University|
: 650-725-3433, Fax : 650-725-1687|