Japanese Program Information
Welcome to the Japanese Program at Western Washington University. The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers four years of Japanese language courses. We offer both a major and a minor in Japanese.
Major & Minor Advising
Professor of Japanese (1997), Japanese Major & Minor Advisor, East Asian Studies Program Director
|Office: Miller Hall 222C|
Ph.D., Nagoya University, Japan
Prof. Tomasi's areas of expertise include modern Japanese literature and rhetoric. He is the author of Rhetoric in Modern Japan: Western Influences on the Development of Narrative and Oratorical Style (University of Hawaii Press, 2004), The Literary Theory of Shimamura Hōgetsu (1871-1918) and the Development of Feminist Discourse in Modern Japan (Mellen, 2008), and The Dilemma of Faith in Modern Japanese Literature: Metaphors of Christianity (Routledge, 2018). He is also the editor of Religion and Spirituality in Japanese Literature (PAJLS 16, 2015).
Study Abroad Advising
Associate Professor of Japanese and Linguistics, Section Coordinator, Study Abroad Advisor
|Office: Miller Hall 217E|
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.
- Office of International Programs and Exchanges
- Consulate-General of Japan at Seattle
- Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
- Japanese Language Proficiency Test – Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
- Online Courses in Language