Students are eligible to receive a departmental grant. Please contact Contact Rie Masuda at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or pick up an application form in 163/165 Manoogian Hall.
Spring/Summer 2017: June 22 - July 6
Nagoya, Hiroshima, Toyota, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
Homestay program: A three credit course in the Department of CMLLC. Students, will go to Japan, accompanied by the program conductor, in order to experience living with Japanese families in two different cities, Toyota and Hiroshima for two weeks. During the homestay, they will have the opportunity to experience Japanese school life and learn about Japanese society through first-hand experience. They will participate in various activities with their host families, visit local companies and factories to further their knowledge of Japanese culture and society, and explore Tokyo and the old capital city of Kyoto independently.
The 2017 program will include a half day trip to Miyajima Shrine and Hiroshima Jogakuin University,and a seminar at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park in order to further the participants’ historical and scientific knowledge of nuclear power and the importance of world peace. These program elements, including the intensive preparation prior to the trip, will open the door for the students to absorb new ideas and nurture their young minds while cultivating a broader global perspective.
This is a part of multicultural and educational trip for the Wayne State University students in conjunction with the Toyota city government, Toyota International Association, Hiroshima city government, Hiroshima Jogakuin University, and local sponsors. One faculty will accompany the whole trip, except on the way back home. Participants will be expected to be highly responsible, punctual, and adaptable in different culture, and good representative of the Wayne State University.