Tag Archives: Japanese arts

Fun Link Friday: The Thinnest Japanese Paper in the World

Just a quick Fun Link Friday this week from Great Big Story! Japan is known the world around for its handcrafted paper, but is it now known also for the thinnest paper in the world? Hidaka Washi Ltd. is has … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Associate Program Officer, Japan Foundation, New York

The Japan Foundation, New York seeks an Associate Program Officer for the Arts and Cultural Exchange program. This program promotes the introduction of Japanese arts and culture as well as exchanges between Japan and the United States through various fields … Continue reading

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Resource: The Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection

The recent launch of the The Barbara Curtis Adachi Collection provides a wonderful resource for those interested in traditional Japanese performance arts. The collection was given to Columbia University in 1991 by Barbara Curtis Adachi, a long-time bunraku theater enthusiast who … Continue reading

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Conference: Performance and Japanese Literature

  Registration is now available for PERFORMANCE AND JAPANESE LITERATURE the 22nd annual Association for Japanese Literary Studies conference hosted by the Japan Studies Committee of the University of Chicago October 18-19, 2013 at International House (1414 E. 59th St. Chicago, … Continue reading

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Funding: POLA Foundation for the Promotion of Traditional Japanese Culture

I didn’t see any past participants that were not Japanese, but I also did not see anything explicitly stating only nationals could apply. It might be worth checking out more in detail if you’re interested in traditional culture.  The website … Continue reading

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