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Fun Link Friday: Carved Pearl Skulls

We often feature unconventional artists and artwork for our Fun Link Fridays, and who can blame us? This week check out the artist Shinji Nakaba, who was featured on Bored Panda for his fantastic work carving miniature skulls out of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Curved Origami

It seems as though origami is one of those fascinating traditional arts that the world cannot help but continue to innovate on. This week’s Fun Link Friday features the artwork of Hoàng Tiến Quyết, a Vietnamese artist whose work with complex … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Education Program Coordinator, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Employer: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Location: Delray Beach, FL Education: BA Deadline: not listed Education Program Coordinator (40 hours) The Education Program Coordinator reports to the Curator of Education, and will manage the coordination and registration of educational programs. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Franco-Asian Connections and Intersections through Popular Culture

Date: September 30, 2015 Asian pop music, comics, drama, film, graphic novels; these cultural products are increasingly present transnationally signaling new currents of popular culture and underscoring the interconnected nature of our globalizing world. Within the pan-Asian context, the concepts … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Pre-modern Japanese Literature & Cultural Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Institution:       University of California – Santa Barbara, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Pre-modern Japanese Literature & Cultural Studies The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Hackathon at 762-year old Zen temple

Ever thought that a 762-year old Zen temple would be the perfect place to pile all of your technology-savvy engineers and programmers for a two-day hackathon? Apparently Beck Kuchkorov, a nearly 20-year resident of Japan, did, as he’s organized for the second … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Cats Wearing Kimono

As the internet has probably informed you all, now that we’ve passed through our phase of cats wearing melon hats and sitting in bowls, there is a trend now of dressing up cats in kimono. One can’t forget, of course, … Continue reading

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