Oct 19

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Producer Jeron Moore on ‘The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses’

  By Vlad Baranenko (Saitama-ken, 2000-02) for JQ magazine. Vlad is an avid photographer. F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said, “There are no second acts in American lives.” Fortunately, there are Second Quests. Over 25 years after the blockbuster Nintendo video game series first hit the scene bearing its namesake in honor of Fitzgerald’s wife, The Legend […]

Aug 20

Follow-up: JETAA USA National Conference info and docs

Via Jessyca Wilcox, one of JETAA USA’s three Country Representatives, sent to JETAA USA chapter delegates: Hello Everyone! I wanted to let you all know that between JETAA DC President Maurice “Mac” Maloney (mostly Mac!) and myself, we’ve managed to collect and post all the presentations and handouts that are available from the conference on […]

Dec 7

Job: Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury College in Japan (Tokyo)

Via the JETAA Student Services Google Group: Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury College in Japan REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Japanese language, linguistics, literature, or area studies (or a related field), native or near-native language competency in both Japanese and English, as well as knowledge of both the Japanese and U.S. academic systems. Administrative and study abroad […]

Jun 2

JETAA Canada National Conference Keynote Speech – May 30, 2009 – Toronto By Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, Kariya-shi, 1992-94) IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION Minasan, Ohayo gozaimasu. 1.  First, I’d like to thank JETAA Canada and Gloria Ma and everyone else involved with this conference for inviting me here to speak today.  As an American, I have to […]

May 7

Music: Hanami Taiko tonight at Drom (NYC)

JET alum Ariel Shearman (a member of the the Soh Daiko taiko group) shared the following (FYI, Ariel studies under Kaoru Watanabe, a longtime member of KODO, based in Brooklyn, and Kaoru is in the group performing tonight): http://dromnyc.com/home/index.php?option=com_gigcal&task=details&gigcal_gigs_id=736 Thursday May 7th 2009 (TONIGHT) Naka Naka Series presents: HANAMI DAIKO! Yoshikazu and Yoko Fujimoto (founding […]

Sep 21

Auslin, Michael (Prefecture, Years) – Michael is Director of Japan Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and formerly a professor of Japanese history at Yale University.  He also appeared as a guest judge on an episode of Iron Chef America (one where Chef Morimoto was the selected Iron Chef). Japan Society – 100th anniversary publication […]

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