Adding a Japanese Minor to my undergraduate studies at CSU has had a profound impact on my early career path. With a study abroad in Nagasaki and a second trip to Kagawa lead by Beeken Sensei for further credit, I became serious about a career track that could lead me to work in Japan. Graduating in 2015 with a major in Computer Information Systems opened […]
Masako Beecken, instructor and creator of the Japanese program at CSU, retires from teaching and leaves a legacy with the T&M Beecken, Alumni and Friends Scholarship Endowment.
CONGRATULATIONS! The CSU Japan Cup teams placed 1st and 3rd in the 2018 Japan Cup Level IV that was held on April 7, at the Front Range Community College in Westminster, Colorado. A team of three second-year Japanese students that won 1st place advanced to the final round by winning the tie-breaker in the preliminary […]
Stories from the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures can be found in the new College of Liberal Arts magazine: from our name change to the new study abroad program hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, stories about students, research about beer, and our new faculty.
By Dustin Begay and Mako Beecken Part dance, part theater, part CGI animation, Mystical Abyss is a visually striking live performance piece. It brings together ancient stories and legends from Japanese Jomon culture and Native American creation myths, focusing on the cyclical story of death and rebirth, and set to the music of John O’Keefe.In […]
See beautiful photographs of the event here. Part dance, part theatre, part CG animation, Mystical Abyss is a visually striking live performance piece infused with the […]