Tag Archives: Japanese culture

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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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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Job Opening: Visiting Asst Prof, Japanese, Centre College

Institution: Centre College Location: Danville, Kentucky, United States Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Centre College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of Japanese beginning in August, 2015. The successful candidate will hold a PhD or be ABD … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Kuniyoshi Project’s cat prints

The Kuniyoshi Project is a website dedicated to the prints of early modern ukiyo-artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 国芳). Although the website maintains a simple design, there must be hundreds of fantastic prints available to view, along with descriptions of their content … Continue reading

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