Welcome to the Japan America Society of Minnesota

Mission Statement

Our member supported, non-profit, non-political association is dedicated to bringing the peoples of Japan and the United States closer together in mutual understanding, respect, and cooperation. Through programs and interchange, we endeavor to promote an appreciation of cultural, educational, economic, public, and other affairs of interest to both peoples.

Membership in the society is open to individuals, corporations, and other organizations interested in furthering its programs. Supporting business relationships and providing a place where individuals can engage in Japanese cultural events is a driving force in JASM.

Founded in 1972, JASM is a member of the National Association of Japan-America Societies.

Calendar

July  2015
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Events on July 4, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: July 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Espresso Royale Cafe 1229 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    Description: As a part of the Japan America Society of Minnesota, we are organizing a time and place for people to be able to get together and practice Japanese language with their peers.

    There is no charge for these meetings; all that is required is knowledge of the Japanese language! Any level of proficiency is welcome. This group is meant for people to practice the Japanese language in a fun, open, and free environment. We will meet every Saturday around 3:00 pm at the Espresso Royale Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. Hope you can stop by!

    Interested members can go to the following website for more information on meetings and sign-up:
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on July 9, 2015
  • Nichibei Lecture Series
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 9, 2015 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South 6th Street #1500, Minneapolis, MN 55402, United States
    Description: Discussion on US Work Visa and Green Card Options
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Events on July 11, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: July 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Espresso Royale Cafe 1229 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    Description: As a part of the Japan America Society of Minnesota, we are organizing a time and place for people to be able to get together and practice Japanese language with their peers.

    There is no charge for these meetings; all that is required is knowledge of the Japanese language! Any level of proficiency is welcome. This group is meant for people to practice the Japanese language in a fun, open, and free environment. We will meet every Saturday around 3:00 pm at the Espresso Royale Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. Hope you can stop by!

    Interested members can go to the following website for more information on meetings and sign-up:
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on July 13, 2015
  • 日本人会お楽しみ会/Nihonjin-kai Pot Luck
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: July 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: 日本語図書館Japanese Library;4231 Bloomington Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Description: 日本人会では毎月第二月曜日、お昼から持ち寄りの昼食会を行っています。ミネソタ在住の日本人との交流を楽しむことができます。お気軽にご参加ください。
    We are having a pot luck party the 2nd Monday of every month at noon. You can mix Japanese people who are living in Minnesota.
    日本語図書館では、本、ビデオ、DVDの貸し出しは無料です。
    Use of the Japanese Library is FREE and open to the public.
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Events on July 18, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: July 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Espresso Royale Cafe 1229 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    Description: As a part of the Japan America Society of Minnesota, we are organizing a time and place for people to be able to get together and practice Japanese language with their peers.

    There is no charge for these meetings; all that is required is knowledge of the Japanese language! Any level of proficiency is welcome. This group is meant for people to practice the Japanese language in a fun, open, and free environment. We will meet every Saturday around 3:00 pm at the Espresso Royale Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. Hope you can stop by!

    Interested members can go to the following website for more information on meetings and sign-up:
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on July 25, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: July 25, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Espresso Royale Cafe 1229 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    Description: As a part of the Japan America Society of Minnesota, we are organizing a time and place for people to be able to get together and practice Japanese language with their peers.

    There is no charge for these meetings; all that is required is knowledge of the Japanese language! Any level of proficiency is welcome. This group is meant for people to practice the Japanese language in a fun, open, and free environment. We will meet every Saturday around 3:00 pm at the Espresso Royale Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. Hope you can stop by!

    Interested members can go to the following website for more information on meetings and sign-up:
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on July 31, 2015
  • JLPP Japanese Translation Competition Deadline
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: July 31, 2015 - 12:00 pm
    Description: Today is the JLPP Translation Competition Deadline!

    The Japanese Literature Publishing Project (JLPP) is a project of the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan for the purpose of translating modern Japanese literature into English in order to promote the publication of these translated works throughout the world. The JLPP Translation Competiton will help the organization to discover and promote excellent translators.

    Application period: June 1, 2015 – July 31, 2015 (applications must be postmarked by July 31st)

    For more information, please go to http://www.jlpp.go.jp
 

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