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?

Fun Link Friday: 3-Second Fried Shrimp

Docomo’s new commercial for their フルLTE has been making the rounds lately. If you missed it, just imagine making 海老フライ as fast as Docomo’s LTE is supposed to be! Watch on YouTube here.

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Job Opening: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange & Education Program, The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Exchange & Education Program

Job: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange & Education Program Company: The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Exchange & Education Program Location: New York, NY Application deadline: December 12, 2014 Start date: January 5, 2015 Education requirements: BA required, MA preferred Job … Continue reading

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Internship: Spring 2015 Curatorial Internship, The Noguchi Museum [unpaid]

Internship: Curatorial Intern Institution: The Noguchi Museum Location: Long Island City, NY Deadline: 16 December 2014 Term: 12 weeks Type: unpaid Via Art Radar. The Noguchi Museum offers a wide variety of internships for students interested in the work of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lodging Content Associate, Expedia [Tokyo]

Company: Expedia Asia Pacific Job Function: Hotel/Hospitality Requisition Type: Full-Time Regular Country: Japan State or Province/City: Tokyo Post Date: 11/03/2014 Education Required: Bachelors Experience Required: 1-2 Years Relocation Provided: No Requisition ID: 32022 Position Overview: In this role, the successful … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Grated Daikon Sculptures in Nabe

Let Masanori Kobo teach you how to play with your food this winter with his grated daikon sculptures in nabe. Kono sculpted the grated radish into the shape of a polar bear, added a bit of seaweed for eyes and nose … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Digital Communications Specialist/Manager

Institution: U.S.-Japan Council Location: Washington, DC office Education: BA Posted Nov. 3, 2014 The U.S.-Japan Council (www.usjapancouncil.org) is a Japanese American-led non-profit organization fully dedicated to strengthening ties between the United States and Japan in a global context. By promoting … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Executive and Program Assistant, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Institution: Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA Location: Washington, DC Application deadline: November 17, 2014 Education requirements: 4-year degree , Japanese Studies , History , Asian Studies , Policy Studies , Public Policy , Political Science , East Asian Studies Level of … Continue reading

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