Triangle Center for Japanese Studies

The Center was established by faculty from Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University to encourage inter-institutional collaboration and provide resources for the development and promotion of Japanese Studies and Japan-related education throughout the Triangle and the Southeast.   

About

The Japanese studies faculty of Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and North Carolina State University (NCSU) collaborate in the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies. The Triangle region of North Carolina has been recognized as a distinct metropolitan region with a unique academic community for more than half a century.   

Mission

The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies was established by faculty from Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University to encourage inter-institutional collaboration and provide resources for the development and promotion of Japanese Studies and Japan-related education throughout the Triangle and the Southeast.

With the aim of strengthening the well-established Japan Studies community in the Triangle, the Center administers a number of programs, including research groups and a monthly forum, that encourage further interaction between faculty and students of Duke, UNC, and NCSU.