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Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Fun Link Friday: Nihon Eiho (日本泳法)

When I lived in Japan, I rediscovered my love of swimming. Tom Baker of Tokyo Tom Baker, also a swimmer, recently posted about his discovery of Nihon Eihô (日本泳法), Japanese swimming techniques: Not long ago, a member of my sports club noticed … Continue reading

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Job Opening: International Program Advisor, University of New Mexico (2 positions)

Via JET Wit Jobs mailing list. Employer: University of New Mexico Location: Albuquerque Deadline: Jan. 17, 2016 Education: BA required, MA preferred Department Global Education Office Posting Number: 0833003 Position Summary: The University of New Mexico (UNM) Global Education Office … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War

Via University of Washington Press. Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War NORIKO KAWAMURA paperback not available $34.95 HARDCOVER (9780295995175) ADD TO CART PUBLISHED: November 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / Japan; History; Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 248 pp., … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Gallery Associate, Japan Society

Employer: Japan Society Location: New York City Posted Dec. 15, 2015 Education: BA required, MA preferred Job description Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Database Administrator, Japan Society

Employer: Japan Society Location: New York City Posted Dec. 15, 2015 Education: BA required Job description Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Officer, Human Rights Watch (Tokyo)

Employer: Human Rights Watch Location: Tokyo Deadline: 10 January 2016 Education: BA Job description FIXED-TERM JOB VACANCY OFFICER Development and Outreach Department(Tokyo Office) Application Deadline: Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking an Officer to provide … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Kutaniyaki

In this video, watch a craftsperson from Kutani Choemon in Nomi-shi, Ishikawa, expertly paint a design on a bowl. Continue reading

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