Author Archives: LM

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Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Fun Link Friday: Twin Peaks Bento

Let’s learn how to make a Twin-Peaks themed bento with Twin Peaks star Kyle Maclachlan! Did you know that Twin Peaks was a hit in Japan? Here’s a vintage New York Times article from 1992 about the show’s popularity, and a Food52 article about … Continue reading

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Job Opening: International Program Coordinator: Japan and International Programs, NorthWest Student Exchange

Employer: NorthWest Student Exchange Location: Seattle, WA Education: BA/BS Language: JLPT N2 or equivalent Open until filled, hiring immediately DESCRIPTION Position: International Program Coordinator: Japan and International Programs Type: Full-time, Location: Seattle, Salary: DOE Start Date: Immediately Join the NorthWest … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Pigeon Heels

If you haven’t seen the Pigeon Heels posts going around in English-language media semi-uncredited, you’re in for a treat. Here are the original Japanese posts by Keiko Otsuhata (as known as Keiko Ohata), who created a pair of shoes that looked like … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Via University of Washington Press. Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia EDITED BY PETER SKILLING AND JUSTIN THOMAS MCDANIEL $32.50S PAPERBACK (9786162151354) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: October 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 308 pp., … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China

Via University of Washington Press: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China YUN XIA $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295742861) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295742854) PUBLISHED: December 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / China; History; Law BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 344 pp., 1 bandw illus, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Study Abroad Coordinator, Temple University Japan Campus

From JETWit jobs  Facebook group. Please note, TUJ is able to sponsor a visa for this position. Employer: Temple University Japan Campus Location: Tokyo Education: not listed Type: Full time To be filled immediately, desired start date is June 2017 … Continue reading

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Funding: Asia New Zealand Foundation Postgraduate Research Grants

Via JETWit Jobs Mailing list. Each year the Asia New Zealand Foundation offers three grants of $5,000 to support postgraduate research into contemporary issues in the Asian region. The 2017 application period closes 31 May. These grants are intended for new research that will promote … Continue reading

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