Author Archives: Leah

About Leah

Leah is an Edo-period courtier by day and a writer and translator by night. Or is it the other way around?

Animation Artist in Residence Program for Young Animation Creators: A-AIR Tokyo 2015

HT to Art Radar. Sponsor: Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho / Government of Japan) Deadline: Sept. 10, 2014 Program dates: 70 days between January 7th and March 17th 2015 Number of fellowships available: 3 Website: http://japic.jp/eng/ 1. Aims of the … Continue reading

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Announcement: Chin Music Press Opens Storefront in Seattle

Via Chin Music Press blog, courtesy of PNWJETAA. Indie Book Publisher Opens Office/Retail Space in Seattle’s Pike Place Market Press Release July 16, 2014 Local independent book publisher Chin Music Press today opened a new office and retail/exhibit space in … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The real-life shrines of Sailor Moon

If you’re revisiting classic Sailor Moon or watching Sailor Moon Crystal, check out Rurousha’s post on the Tokyo shrines that appear in the manga and anime. The shrine is written 火川 in the manga, but it’s 氷川 in real life. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Officer, East Asia for International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP)

Position: Program Officer Company: East Asia for International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) Location: Arlington, VA Type: Full-time Education: BA required; MA in relevant subject area preferred. Position Overview: ISEP is currently seeking a full-time Program Officer for East Asia located … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Editors: Mark J. Hudson, Ann-Elise Lewallen, Mark K. Watson 272pp. January 2014 Cloth – Price: $52.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3697-9 In 2008, 140 years after it had annexed Ainu lands, the Japanese government shocked observers by finally recognizing … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Artistic Staff, Portland Taiko [part time]

Company: Portland Taiko Location: Portland, OR Education: no requirement Deadline/start date: Sept. 8, 2014 Posted Aug. 17, 2014 Type: part time with benefits Position Overview Portland Taiko seeks an Artist Staff member to join this nationally recognized, nonprofit taiko company. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Office Administrator, Portland Taiko [part time]

Company: Portland Taiko Location: Portland, OR Education: not listed Deadline/start date: Sept. 8, 2014 Posted Aug. 17, 2014 Type: part time with benefits Portland Taiko seeks a dynamic, industrious Office Administrator to work in partnership with the Board of Directors … Continue reading

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