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Should you go to grad school for Japanese? | Ichimon Japan 74

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On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: Should you go to grad school for Japanese?

Topics Discussed

  • About why we went to grad school
  • Whether you should attend a Japanese focused graduate school program
  • About Japanese linguistics programs
  • The good and bad of doing a master’s degree focused on Japanese linguistics
  • About different fields within linguistics (sociolinguistics, syntax, phonology, etc)
  • About attending the University of Hawaii’s Japanese language and linguistics M.A. program
  • Whether it’s worth doing a Phd degree
  • About attending Phd programs
  • And much more!

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Special Thanks

Opening/Closing Theme: Produced by Apol (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Fiverr)

Ichimon Japan cover art: Produced by Erik R.

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