Tag Archives: Tohoku disaster

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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Fun Link Friday: Home-for-All in Soma

Here’s a positive story about reconstruction in Soma to end our week. Four years ago a devastating earthquake and tsunami destroyed 250,000 homes in the Tohoku region of Japan. In the wake of the tragedy, architect Toyo Ito established Home-for-All, … Continue reading

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PhotoVoice Exhibit 2013 at the University of Michigan

Via the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies alumni mailing list. More about the project on Michigan Today. PhotoVoice Exhibit 2013 | April 9 – May 8 ~ OPENING RECEPTION ~ Tuesday, April 9 ~ 3:00 to 4:30PM at II … Continue reading

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Volunteer: Shout Out to Japan – Cheers from Seattle

Via the Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association Facebook group: Commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake with the intent of remembering, preparing, and the rebuilding of Japan. Come to the Seattle Center on March 10th to send positive messages … Continue reading

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Event: Kyoko Gasha’s Movie & Reception at GA Tech about 3/11 in Japan

Via The Official JETAA group on LinkedIn. Official website: http://1109gatech.eventbrite.com/ What: Film – 3/11 in the Moment When: Friday, November 9, 2012, 5 pm to 8 pm Where: LeCraw Auditorium, Room 100, Scheller College of Business, 800 West Peachtree ST … Continue reading

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Japan ICU Foundation Fundraising Dinner for Tohoku

Via JETWit.com On Friday, September 14, the Japan ICU Foundation (JICUF) will hold a special Fundraising Dinner in Washington, DC to support ICU’s ongoing programs for earthquake relief in Japan. The Tohoku Earthquake moved us all in its devastation and … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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