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Life after Japanese Studies: Identifying, Maintaining, Contributing to and Building (non-academic) Professional Networks — This guest series features Danielle Reed, who launched her own consulting practice PinPath, LLC in November 2019. Previously she worked as the Senior Program Director of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices

Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices  by Jackie Kim-Wachutka. https://www.routledge.com/p/book/9781138584853 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KTH39XD   Description Presenting the voices of a unique group within contemporary Japanese society—Zainichi women—this book provides a fresh insight into their experiences of oppression and marginalization that over time … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Inakadate Rice Field Art

Have you guys seen the latest rice field art this year? It looks spectacular! It takes about 1,200 people from the community to bring projects like this together every year, but man, what a fantastic payoff! I love seeing the … Continue reading

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Funding: Toyota Foundation Grants

http://www.toyotafound.or.jp/english/02program/ The Toyota Foundation offers a number of grant opportunities for research and activities in Japan. Although the theme specifics for some programs listed are geared towards previous years, they include: Grant Program for Community Activities In keeping with our … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Outreach Program Manager, University of Wisconsin Richland

Institution: University of Wisconsin Colleges Location: Richland Center, WI Deadline: 11/22/2012 Education: Bachelor’s UW-Richland invites applications for an Outreach Program Manager I position (working title: Outreach Program Manager of Continuing Education) in the Office of Continuing Education. This is a … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery

Daniel P. Aldrich Abstract: Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. Yet responses to the challenges of recovery vary greatly and in ways that aren’t explained by the magnitude of the catastrophe or the amount … Continue reading

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Art in the (Japanese) Social Sphere – Bound in Japan

Thien-Kieu Lam is an artist who is producing Bound in Japan. Bound in Japan is a community book art project that aims to promote awareness about diversity in Japan and enhance intercultural understanding by engaging native and non-native residents in … Continue reading

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