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Resource: Voices from Tohoku

Professor David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has been a part of great efforts to support those affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, including ensuring that their stories are heard. Today’s resource is an archive launched last … Continue reading

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Resource: Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from Hibakusha

A few years ago we did a resource post on the Hiroshima archive, which includes extensive digital resources for studying the bombing of Hiroshima. This week, we would also like to introduce the site “Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from … Continue reading

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Resource: Podcasts – New Books in East Asian Studies

We often post new book announcements on Sundays here at Shinpai Deshou, but we rarely have the time to review books we’ve read, especially not recent or up and coming works. Today’s resource does just that, and in convenient podcast … Continue reading

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Exhibition: “Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship”

Exhibition at Library of Congress In 1912 the city of Tokyo gave Washington, D.C., a gift of 3,000 flowering cherry trees (“sakura” in Japanese), as a symbol of enduring friendship between Japan and the United States. Despite a war, the … Continue reading

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JET Application The Sequel: The Interview Strikes Back

Long time no see guys.  Sorry about the radio silence. However, my sources (and by sources I mean Facebook) tell me that the results for JET interviews have been released and those chosen are beginning to freak out a bit. … Continue reading

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Interviewing for a Position in a Japanese Work Environment

Interviewing for a Position in a Japanese work environment. Hello!! My name is Rachel and I am back to write about my personal experiences with the interview process for a position in a Japanese work environment. This entry is a … Continue reading

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