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Japan Studies Program: UW Resources for Teachers, Students, and Staff During Coronavirus Pandemic

Misty day in mountain village. Stone paved winding road between traditional tile roofed houses in Japan.

April 2, 2020

The Japan Studies Program continues to pursue its mission to foster greater understanding of Japan and its relationship with the global community.  Spring quarter classes are being taught remotely, operations have moved online, and staff are working remotely as of March 9, 2020.

For the most up-to-date information about the UW’s COVID-19 response, please consult the university’s Coronavirus Facts and Resources page.

You will find information and answers to questions about courses and teaching, remote teaching tools, telework, sick leave, child care, travel and study abroad, campus operations, and much more. 

Please email Associate Director Ellen Eskenazi at if you have questions or concerns.

For students inquiring about FLAS fellowships, please visit the FLAS website or email