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Job Opening: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange &Education, JFNY

Position: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange & Education Institution: Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Location: New York, NY Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2019. Reposting from Japan Foundation New York website: The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP), New … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Beauty in the Age of Empire: Japan, Egypt, and the Global History of Aesthetic Education

Beauty in the Age of Empire: Japan, Egypt, and the Global History of Aesthetic Education Raja Adal When modern primary schools were first founded in Japan and Egypt in the 1870s, they did not teach art. Yet by the middle … Continue reading

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Resource: Asia for Educators

Educators from elementary to university level will find a vast amount of fantastic resources at the Asia for Educators website, which is an ongoing initiative of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University intended for both faculty and students … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Learning Kanji through Poop

With the growing ubiquity of technology, Japanese and Chinese societies fret over “character amnesia“– the loss of knowledge of kanji in the younger generation, the generation who don’t have nearly the same need to memorize written characters as those for whom … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Education Program Coordinator, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (FL)

Employer: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Location: Delray Beach, Fl Education: BA EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR Position reports to: Curator of Education (40 hrs/week) Position Description: The Education Program Coordinator reports to the Curator of Education, and will manage the coordination … Continue reading

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3 Best Chat Apps for Practicing Japanese

When studying Japanese or any foreign language, everyone knows that practice makes perfect! But it can be hard to stay motivated to practice everyday, especially if you don’t have any Japanese speaking friends available to talk with. Luckily there’s an … Continue reading

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UHM Education Summer Course: Int’l Inquiry and Field Study in Japan

(reposting from UHM Center for Japanese Studies mailing list) Course: ITE 403B: International Inquiry and Field Study Summer 2017 – Japan Place/Duration: one week at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (Honolulu), or online, followed by one week in Kyoto, plus an … Continue reading

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