Mar 5

The JETAA-sphere Podcast: Ep 8 – Designer, educator and JETAANY stalwart Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06)

******************************* Designer, educator and longtime JETAANY contributing member Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, Nakatsu-shi, 2003-06) joins Steven Horowitz(Aichi-ken, 1992-94) and Zach Piper (Kochi-ken, 2001-04) to talk about his path to JET and since JET as well as his longtime role as JETAANY Webmaster. Plus hear Leesean singing enka! Show Links: AIGA: The Professional Association for Design AIGA book event: The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Designers, […]

Nov 15

  By Rafael Villadiego (Nagasaki-ken, 2010-13) for JQ magazine. A member of JETAA New South Wales, Rafael is a collector of words on a journey still searching for a destination, who has a tendency to forget, we are all sometimes like the rain… Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06) was an ALT in Nakatsu City. Upon returning […]

Feb 13

JET Alum Lee-Sean Huang’s article in Fast Co.Exist on social innovation in Brazil

  JET alum and JETwit webmaster Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, Nakatsu-shi, 2003-2006) has published a new article about Social Innovation in Brazil. Lee-Sean is a member of JETAA New York, but is currently working in Brazil for a few months. He credits his JET experience as an invaluable resource for his current field of design for […]

Sep 29

JET alum Lee-Sean Huang in Fast Company, recruiting alumni interested in design for social innovation for new MFA program

JET alum and JETwit webmaster Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, Nakatsu-shi, 2003-2006) recently appeared in the Fast Company article “An MFA Degree For Designers Who Want To Change The World” by Michael J. Coren. So you want to change the world? Cynics may send you off to Wall Street or a white-shoe law firm. Those with gumption will […]

Dec 19

JETAA NY webmaster and NYU ITP grad student Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06) was pleased to see his ITP presentation from Wednesday and Thursday written up and photographed in a post today on Gizmodo (the gadget blog). Lee-Sean used an accelerometer to create headphones that change the music depending on your head movements.

Dec 17

See JETAA NY webmaster Lee-Sean Huang’s interactive exhibit Wed and Thurs

Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06), JETAA NY’s webmaster and a grad student in NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, will be presenting his interactive music interface, the head(banger) phones, at the Interactive Telecommunications Winter Show at NYU this Wednesday and Thursday nights (tonight and tomorrow night).  So drop in to take a look. (721 Broadway, 4th Fl – […]

Jun 9

AIGA and Phaidon Present: Iro: The Essence of Color in Japanese Design

Join Lee-Sean Huang (co-founder of JETWit, board member of JETAANY, and former ALT in Oita) for a free livestream on Thursday, June 23 at 1 pm Eastern / 10 am Pacific with Rossella Menegazzo, professor and author of Iro: The Essence of Color in Japanese Design. The event is a collaboration between Phaidon, the book’s […]

Feb 20

The JETAA-sphere Podcast: Ep 7 – Monica Yuki, Jessyca Livingston & James Gannon discuss the JETAA USA Board of Advisors and 3.11

****************** From JETwit Media, it’s the 6th episode of the JETAA-sphere Podcast! Three members of the JETAA USA Board of Advisors—Monica Yuki (Saitama-ken, 2002-04), Jessyca Livingston, formerly Wilcox (Hokkaido, 2003-06) and James Gannon (Ehime-ken, 1992-94) join Steven Horowitz(Aichi-ken, 1992-94) and special co-host Matt Gillamof CLAIR NY (aka the Japan Local Government Center) to talk about the JETAA USA Board of Advisors–what it is, who’s on it, and how the tragedy of […]

Feb 14

****************** From JETwit Media, it’s the 6th episode of the JETAA-sphere Podcast! Ryan Hata (Tottori-ken, 2014-17) joins Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, 1992-94) to talk about the many hats he wears in the JETAA-sphere–from AJET to JETwit to JETAANY to JETAA International–and his passion for helping JETs find work opportunities and connect with each other and helping the JET alum community continue to […]

Feb 11

****************** From JETwit Media, it’s the 5th episode of the JETAA-sphere Podcast! Former JETAA Rocky Mountain chapter president Adam Lisbon (Kobe-shi, 2004-07) joins Zach Piper (Kochi-ken, 2001-04) and Steven Horowitz(Aichi-ken, 1992-94) to talk about JETAA Rocky Mountain, his work as Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian at the University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado’s Japanese-American history, and JET days of yore. Show Links: […]

Feb 8

Job: Marketing and Communications Associate – AIGA (Remote)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Position: Marketing and Communications AssociatePosted by: AIGALocation: Remote (as long as it’s in the U.S.)Contract: Full-Time Thanks to JET alumnus, Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-2006) for passing along the following job at his organization: We are hiring a marketing and communications associate at […]

Feb 4

The JETAA-sphere Podcast: Ep 3, Part 1 – Matt Gillam (CLAIR) and Bahia Simons-Lane (USJETAA)

****************** From JETwit Media, it’s the 3rd episode of the JETAA-sphere Podcast! Matthew Gillam of CLAIR NY (aka the Japan Local Government Center) and Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma-ken, 2005-07), Director of USJETAA join Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, 1992-94) and Joe Moore (Saga-ken, 2010-13) about what CLAIR and USJETAA are, what they do, how they support JETAA USA, and how they each ended up in their current roles. (Don’t worry. […]

Jan 24

The JETAA-sphere Podcast: Episode 2 – Mari Rueter, JETAA Alaska President

******** From JETwit Media, it’s the second episode of the JETAA-sphere Podcast! In Episode 002 of the JETAA-sphere, JETAA Alaska President Mari Rueter (Tokushima-ken, 2009-14) visits the Lower 48 to educate co-hosts Zachary Piper (Kochi-ken, 2001-04), Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, 1992-94), and Joe Moore III (Saga-ken, 2010-13) about the JET alum community and how they survive and thrive in the wilds of Alaska. The […]

Jan 18

Hi, and welcome to the new podcast space here on I’m Scot Maupin (Hokkaido, 2005-09), a JET alum/podcaster, and every month I’ll serve you up a list of podcasts with new episodes by myself and other JET Alumni/podcasters. I will also be featuring some episodes from month to month with more detailed write-ups. But […]

Dec 1

JETAA Podcast Beat

JETAA‎‎‎‏‏‎​ Podcast Beat is a weekly round-up of current JET and JET alumni podcasts and podcast appearances compiled by Emmalee Manes (Toyama-ken, 2016-19) Do you have a podcast or did you recently appear in a podcast? Help us share it with the community by filling out this form. Welcome to the JETAA Podcast Beat! We’re […]

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