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Job Opening: International Exchange Coordinator, Toin International Exchange Student (US TIES) Program [Yokohama]

Position: International Exchange Coordinator Insitution: Toin International Exchange Student (US TIES) Program Location: Yokohama, Japan Starting Date:Spring 2014 (flexible) Posted 20 Oct. 2013 Overview: Established in 1964 as a secondary school for boys, Toin Gakuen has grown in thirty-eight short … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian-American History, Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Massachusetts – Boston Location:   Massachusetts, United States Position:   Tenure Track, Assistant Professor in Asian-American History Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Asian-American History University of Massachusetts Boston The Department of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Publications & Public Relations Coordinator, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University

Institution: Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Location: New York, NY Education: 4-year degree required, MA preferred Posted on May 8, 2013 Deadline: open until filled Job description The Publications and Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for overall communications and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Foreign Service Officer, June 2013 Testing [US Citizens]

Scheduling begins May 6, 2013 Overseas Deadline: May 28, 2013* TEST DATE: June 8-15, 2013 The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) is administered three times each year, each time for a period, or “window”, of eight days. Candidates who are … Continue reading

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2013 JET Memorial Invitation Program (JET-MIP) for U.S. High School Students

For junior and senior U.S. High School students currently learning Japanese and interested in furthering their studies of Japan, the JET Memorial Invitation Program (JET-MIP) is preparing for it’s third year of exchange! The program will give 32 students a … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan-US Friendship Commission Grants

http://www.jusfc.gov/ JUSFC accepts grant applications in the following areas: 1) Exchanges and Scholarship 2) Global Challenges 3) Arts and Culture 4) Education and Public Affairs Which organizations may apply? Any non-profit organization in the United States or Japan that deals with Japanese … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan-United States Friendship Commission Creative Arts Program

http://www.jusfc.gov/creative-artists-programs/ The Japan U.S. Friendship Commission offers leading contemporary and traditional artists from the United States the opportunity to spend three months in Japan through the U.S./Japan Creative Artists Program.  Cultural understanding is at the heart of this program.  Artists … Continue reading

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Exhibition: “Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship”

Exhibition at Library of Congress In 1912 the city of Tokyo gave Washington, D.C., a gift of 3,000 flowering cherry trees (“sakura” in Japanese), as a symbol of enduring friendship between Japan and the United States. Despite a war, the … Continue reading

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FLF: Celebrity Ads

What do James Brown, Sean Connery, Andy Warhol, and Meg Ryan have in common? They were paid extremely high salaries to endorse Asian products. Business Insider reports that While many celebrities shy away from product endorsements in their own  country, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop – The American University Meets the Pacific Century

Workshop: The American University Meets the Pacific Century (AUPC) Date: March 9-10, 2012 Location: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Deadline: December 1, 2011 Notification: December 15, 2011 Award: Limited funds to support room and board at Workshop and partial … Continue reading

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