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About Leah

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

Job Opening: Museum Preparator II, Stanford University

Institution: Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 09/09/2014 Education: BA preferred 100% FTE, fixed term through December 2015 The Cantor Arts Center is a vital and dynamic institution with a venerable history. Founded in 1891 with the university, the historic … Continue reading

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LGBT Exhibition: Rainbow Messages from the Hirado Dutch Trading Post [Nagasaki]

September 14, 2014 – October 31, 2014 Opening times: 8:30-17:30 Place: Hirado Dutch Trading Post (Okubo 2477, Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture) Entry fee: 300 yen At the Hirado Dutch Trading Post, Japan’s first western style building, exchanges between Japan and the … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Council on Foreign Relations 2015-2016 Fellowship Programs

CFR 2015-2016 Fellowship Programs The Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) Fellowship Program offers unique opportunities for mid-career professionals focusing on international relations. The program affords fellows the opportunity to broaden their perspective of foreign affairs and to pursue proposed research … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Sôseki’s Kokoro on Hark! A Vagrant

History-comic artist Kate Beaton of Hark! A Vagrant recently drew a series of comics about Sôseki Natsume’s novel Kokoro. Check out the full comic on Hark! A Vagrant.

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CFN Los Angeles Career Forum 2014

October 4th (Sat.) & 5th (Sun.), 2014 Loews Hollywood Hotel, The Ray Dolby Ballroom 1755 North Highland Avenue Hollywood, CA 90028 TEL. 323-856-1200 Qualifications to Participate Japanese-English bilingual (minimum conversational level) and one of the following: Graduated from or … Continue reading

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JLPT Registration Open for Dec. 2014 Test

Registration for the Dec. 2014 test is now open to test-takers in Japan and overseas. For those taking the test in Japan, register online with JEES: For overseas applicants (anywhere outside Japan), click here to find your country’s registration site: … Continue reading

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Noh Performance in Seattle: Tomoe and Yoshinaka

‘The Beauty of Noh’ will, for the first time, present a double-bill performance featuring Noh, the traditional dance-drama of Japan, alongside a modern Noh-inspired opera based on the same story. The Noh opera ‘Tomoe’, based on the ‘Tales of the … Continue reading

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