Outside the Classroom

The Japanese division has several events that occur outside of the classroom in which students can partake. Check out the Japanese Student Association and Japanese Honor Society!

Baylor Japanese Student Association

Baylor Japanese Student Association (JSA) is founded with the purpose of spreading the wonder and joys of Japanese culture. Students interested in Japan will find many opportunities to learn about and experience its culture through various events and activities hosted by JSA on and off campus. JSA currently meets every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:00 in Morrison 102. If you are interested or want an updated schedule of events, please email us at baylorjsa@gmail.com

Link to the Japanese Student Association (JSA)


Japanese National Honor Society

Both the Japanese National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC) and Baylor Japanese Honor Society recognize and encourage scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language. 

The BJHS members are expected to maintain high standards in Japanese language and to promote activities which utilize their language skills both on campus and in communities. 

Baylor Japanese Honor Society (BJHS) 
Baylor Japanese Honor Society blog

Yoshiko Fujii Gaines Yoshiko_Gaines@baylor.edu 
Yuko Prefume Yuko_Prefume@baylor.edu

Japanese National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC)  

Sponsor: Yuko Prefume Yuko_Prefume@baylor.edu

Japanese Conversation Hour - Ocha no Jikan

Also translated as "Tea Time," come join us for Japanese Conversation Hour! We currently meet Monday, from 5:00-6:00, in the Asian Lounge, located in Draper 156. Contact the Senseis for more information!

Spotlight: Japan 2020

Baylor University is excited to host Spotlight: Japan 2020, a week-long celebration of Japanese art, culture, and history from March 23 - 29, 2020, sponsored by the Departments of Art and Art History, Theatre Arts, and Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese), as well as the Martin Museum of Art, the School of Music, and the Hankamer School of Business.

Spotlight: Japan 2020 will include an exhibition of Japanese prints at the Martin Museum of Art, a production of Okada Toshiki’s Enjoy by the Department of Theatre Arts, and numerous additional lectures and events by guest artists and Japan scholars. Spotlight: Japan 2020 is partially funded with generous support from The Japan Foundation New York and is sponsored in cooperation with the Global Business Forum. Click the above link for more event specifics.