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

March  2015
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Events on March 7, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 7, 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!
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Events on March 9, 2015
  • 日本人会お楽しみ会/Nihonjin-kai Pot Luck
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: March 9, 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 March 12, 2015
  • Sustaining Tohoku 3/11 Commemorative Event with JASM and JETRO
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 12, 2015 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Thomas H. Swain Room in the University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center
    Description: To commemorate the Fourth Anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, JASM and JETRO are honored to invite you to a special program on the progress being made in northeastern Japan:

    Sustaining Tohoku: Perspectives of the Recovery from American Companies in Fukushima and an In-depth Look at the Strength of its Economy

    Date: March 12th, 2015

    Time: doors open at 5:30 p.m., event starts at 6:00 p.m.

    Keynote Speaker: John Harris, President & Representative Director, Nippon Betcon Dickinson Co., Ltd.

    Location: Thomas H. Swain Room in the McNamara Alumni Center (University of Minnesota)

    This is a free event open to the public. More information is available from the JASM office at jasm@us-japan.org or 612-627-9357.
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Events on March 14, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 14, 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!

    A Meetup page has been created for this group to aid in keeping track of members, meetings, and information.
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on March 21, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 21, 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!

    A Meetup page has been created for this group to aid in keeping track of members, meetings, and information.
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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Events on March 24, 2015
  • JASM Annual Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: March 24, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Riverplace EH-131 43 Main Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Description: The meeting will begin at 6:00pm, doors will open at 5:30pm.

    For more information, please e-mail us at jasm@us-japan.org or call us at 612.627.9357.
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Events on March 26, 2015
  • Nichibei Lecture Series Event
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett, South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN, United States
    Description: Please save the date! There will be a Nichibei Lecture Series Event this evening. Exact time TBA. We hope to see you there!
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Events on March 28, 2015
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 28, 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!

    A Meetup page has been created for this group to aid in keeping track of members, meetings, and information.
    http://tinyurl.com/qef5ae2
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