Author Archives: LM

About LM

Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Fun Link Friday: Japan’s Cherry Blossoms in Years Gone By

Have the sakura bloomed where you are yet? Whether you’re still waiting on them or they’ve come and gone, check out this retrospective from The Wall Street Journal of cherry blossom and hanami photos from 1955 on.

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Job Opening: Program Events Assistant, Harvard University

Institution: Harvard University Location: Cambridge, MA Posted 03/12/2015 Department: Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs Education: BA preferred Duties & Responsibilities: The Events Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project (FDP) and plays a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Manager, International Marketing & Student Recruiting, Pierce College District

Institution: Pierce College District Location: Lakewood, WA Application Due: 04/03/2015 Education: BA/BS Reporting directly to the Executive Director of International Education, this position is responsible for international student marketing and recruitment for the Pierce College District. The Manager is responsible … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Head of the Asian Library, University of Michigan

Institution: University of Michigan Location: Ann Arbor, MI Application open: 3/04/2015 – 4/19/2015 Type: Full Time Education: MLS/MA: “ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree (in East Asian studies or related … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Programs Coordinator and Editorial Assistant, Pacific Basin Research Center

Institution: Soka University of America Location: Aliso Viejo, CA Application Due: Open Until Filled (posted 3/6/2015) Tentative Start Date: April 1, 2015 Type: Full Time Education: MA preferred Programs Coordinator and Editorial Assistant Pacific Basin Research Center (PBRC), Soka University … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Academic Advisor: International Programs, University of Utah

Institution: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, UT Posted: 03/02/2015 Type: Full Time Education: BA required, MA preferred Department: Asian Studies Program Job Summary: Advises a diverse population of students in regards to their academic planning and progress by … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Home-for-All in Soma

Here’s a positive story about reconstruction in Soma to end our week. Four years ago a devastating earthquake and tsunami destroyed 250,000 homes in the Tohoku region of Japan. In the wake of the tragedy, architect Toyo Ito established Home-for-All, … Continue reading

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