Tag Archives: Sendai

Funding Short-term Research Projects: Conducting an Oral History in Sendai

As some of our Twitter and Facebook followers may know, back in February, my colleague Malina Suity and I ran a Kickstarter campaign to support an oral history project we conducted in Japan. The project was an epic foray into … 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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Fun Link Friday: Toyo Ito Wins Pritzker Prize 2013

Japanese architect Toyo Ito has been named as the 2013 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Read the announcement and see a visual overview of his life’s work, including the Sendai Mediatheque library (which survived the 2011 earthquake), on Dezeen. … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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