Author Archives: LM

About LM

Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Fun Link Friday: The Town that Inspired Spirited Away’s Food

If you love the cinematic meals of Studio Ghibli, head over to Munchies for a tour of Jiufen, Taiwan, the town that inspired the iconic food scenes of Spirited Away. The side-by-side comparison shots are a wonderful addition to the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Cataloging Librarian, University of California Berkeley

Institution: C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley Location: Berkeley, CA Posted: 02/20/2015 Recruitment Period: Open Feb 19, 2015 through Apr 6, 2015 Start date: June 1, 2015 Education: MLS The Environment The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Development and Program Specialist, Peace Winds America [part time]

Institution: Peace Winds America Location: Seattle, WA Start date: March 1, 2015 Application deadline: March 31, 2015 Education requirements: BA Employment type: Part time Peace Winds America is opening a part-time position that will focus on development and fundraising, supporting … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Ghibli Land”

As much as I’m against Disneyfication and as much as I love Baudrillard’s work on simulacra and theme parks, I would totally visit “Ghibli Land” as imagined by artist TAKUMI. Check out his Facebook page here and the Spoon & … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Star Wars at the Sapporo Snow Festival

If you’ve already seen the pictures of the Star Wars sculpture at the 2015 Sapporo Snow Festival, head over to the official page and check out the images of how it was built over the course of a month. Click … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Coordinator, The Study Abroad Foundation (SAF)

Institution: The Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) Location: Indianapolis, IN Application Due: 02/15/2015 Type: Full Time Education: BA/BS The Program Coordinator will manage the enrollment of undergraduate study abroad (visiting non-degree) students from Brunei, China, Taiwan, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Advisor – International Programs, Tacoma Community College [Part Time]

Institution: Tacoma Community College Location: Tacoma, WA Posted: 01/28/2015 Type: Part-Time/Adjunct Advises enrolled and prospective international students and works closely with the Retention Specialist. This position assists students in the selection of prerequisite coursework, creating educational and career plans, and … Continue reading

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