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Reischauer seeks submissions

The deadline for submitting works for the 2005 Noma-Reischauer Essay Prizes in Japanese Studies, given to the best graduate and undergraduate papers on a Japan-related topic, is June 30. Papers written this academic year, including course and seminar papers, undergraduate or master’s theses, or essays written specifically for the competition, are eligible.

For application guidelines and further information, contact the Reischauer Institute at (617) 495-3220; e-mail Ruiko Connor at; or visit

BSC’s summer course dates

From July 11 to 28, the Bureau of Study Counsel (BSC) will offer its Reading and Study Strategy seminar. Through readings, films, and classroom exercises, students learn to read more purposively, selectively, and with greater speed and comprehension. The 14-day course, which meets for one hour per day from 4 to 5 p.m., costs $150. To register, call (617) 495-2581, or visit the BSC at 5 Linden St., Cambridge, Mass.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks