Author Archives: LM

About LM

Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Book Announcement: Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps

Via UH Press. Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps Editor: Richard A. Pegg University of Hawai’i Press 2014 | 140 pages | 130 color illustrations Cloth | ISBN 978-0-8248-4765-4 | $40.00 BioMaps are the manifestation of an intellectual construct of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Director – International Recruitment & Admissions, Tacoma Community College

Institution: Tacoma Community College Location: Tacoma, WA Application Due: 04/27/2015 Type: Full Time Education: BA required, MA preferred The position is responsible for international student marketing and recruitment. This position reports directly to the Director of International Programs. Recruit, unconditionally, students … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Seattle Asian Art Museum and Gardner Center Coordinator [Part Time]

Institution: Seattle Asian Art Museum and Gardner Center Location: Seattle, WA Type: Part time, Tuesday – Friday, average 22 hours/week. Occasional evenings, and regular Saturday mornings in Fall & Winter are required. Education: BA required Deadline: open until filled OVERVIEW: … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Ikuta Niyoko’s Geometric Sculptures

In this week’s Fun Link, relax by looking at the intricate laminated glass sculptures of Ikuta Niyoko. I am captivated by the complexity of light as it reflects, refracts, and passes through broken cross sections of plate glass. In 1980 … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Study Away Advisor and Program Liaison, Pacific Lutheran University

Institution: Pacific Lutheran University Location: Tacoma, WA Posted: 04/08/2015 Application Due: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time Education: BA required, MA preferred General Description: The Wang Center Study Away Advisor and Program Liaison’s primary responsibilities include advising students on their … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japan Summer Resident Director, American Councils [summer – temp]

Via JetWit Jobs Mailing List. Institution: American Councils Location: Washington DC Education: BA or higher in Japanese studies, related field ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATES: Early June – August 2015 Summer Resident Director, Japan 11.14 SUMMARY: American Councils is currently seeking a … Continue reading

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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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