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Book Announcement: The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America

Via University of Washington Press. The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America BRIAN F. ATWATER, SATOKO MUSUMI-ROKKAKU, KENJI SATAKE, YOSHINOBU TSUJI, KAZUE UEDA, AND DAVID K. YAMAGUCHI $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295998084) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295998091) PUBLISHED: … Continue reading

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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: Teach 3.11

Those with an interest in how to share and teach information globally about the Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami and its aftermath will be interested in the website Teach 3.11, a non-profit educational project of the Forum for the History of Science in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: 3.11 as History: a book (E/J)

Published on 3.11 by staff members of Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai. The title of the book is 『歴史としての東日本大震災 口碑伝承をおろそかにするなかれ』(岩本由輝編、刀水書房、2013年). It contains 5 articles, written by faculty member living either in the Sendai region, or in Soma City, Fukushima.

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Information on volunteering in Japan

For those of you who may be interested, David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has gathered the following information on volunteering opportunities in Japan: Its that time of year when foreign-based academics descend upon Japan. Volunteer work opportunities exist, … 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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