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Job Opening: Seasonal American Language & Culture (ALC) Program Director, Volunteers in Asia

Institution: Volunteers in Asia (VIA), Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Type: seasonal Deadline: March 31, 2014 Term: June 9, 2014 – early Sept Education: 4-year degree Job Summary: VIA seeks a seasonal program director to run VIA’s American Language & … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The Best Japanese Junk Food of 2012

Food culture fascinates me, and one of my favorite things about living in Japan is enjoying  the regional and seasonal sweets. Ichimi (pepper) flavored Kit Kats from Nagano? Sea-salt ice cream from the Noto? Coconut Pocky for summer? Sign me … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japan Fireworks

In this week’s seasonal fun link, we take a look at Japanese fireworks, hanabi. While watching a show from afar have you ever wanted to learn more about how fireworks are made in Japan? Check out Japan-Fireworks.com, a vast visual … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Hanafuda!

Hanafuda, or “flower cards,” are a traditional set of Japanese playing cards. The deck consists of 48 cards that have nature inspired designs and are associated with the months of the year. There are four cards for each month and … Continue reading

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