Author Archives: LM

About LM

Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Job Opening: East Asian Collections Project Archivist, Stanford University

Institution: Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 03/18/2016 Type: Full Time Education: MLS or MA Job Number: 70369 Job: Library Primary Location: Hoover Institution Schedule: Full-time Description This position is double posted at the Librarian 1 or 2 level dependent … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Teacher, Japanese Culture and Language

Employer: Youth for Understanding (YFU) Location: Berkeley, CA Employment Type: Independent Contractor Posted March 11, 2016 Deadline: rolling admissions Mission: Youth for Understanding (YFU) advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Learning Abroad Coordinator, University of Utah

Institution: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, UT Type: Full Time Education: BA required, MA preferred Requisition Number: PRN10912B Close Date: 04/22/2016 Job Summary: Learning Abroad Coordinators serve as campus ambassadors for Learning Abroad. The selected candidate will work closely … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Honors Advisor, International Student Focus, Quad Learning

Honors Advisor, International Student Focus Location: Spokane, WA Job posted by Quad Learning Posted on: March 28, 2016 Start date: June 1, 2016 Education: 4-year degree required, MA preferred Employment type: Full time At a high level, an honors advisor’s … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Vintage Japanese Magazine Covers

If you enjoy Taisho and early Showa era design as much as I do, there’s a treasure trove of images on 50 Watts, a book design blog. The images are curated from Bookcover Design in Japan 1910s-40s (ISBN 4-89444-426-7), edited by … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The Chemistry of Cherry Blossoms

If you’ve ever wondered how the weather affects the timing and length of the cherry blossom season, check out Live Science’s post on the science behind sakura.   How long the cherry flowers bloom depends on how long they have been … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: A See-Through Home

If you’ve studied Japanese architecture or watched Japanese period dramas (jidai geki 時代劇), you’ve probably noticed how sliding doors in manors could be opened to reveal an atrium to allow the occupants to be close to nature. The “Hiroshima Hut” modernizes that concept … Continue reading

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