Archive for October, 2007

  • Thanks to everybody who presented at and attended the 2007 JETAANY Career Forum on October 27th. We recorded the program and have made the audio MP3s available online (right-click and select “save as” to download the MP3s. Click on “read more” to see presenter and panelist bios. Anne Koller’s Keynote Speech Clara Solomon’s Resume Workshop Panel Discussion<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Career Forum MP3s

    Thanks to everybody who presented at and attended the 2007 JETAANY Career Forum on October 27th. We recorded the program and have made the audio MP3s available online (right-click and select “save as” to download the MP3s. Click on “read more” to see presenter and panelist bios. Anne Koller’s Keynote Speech Clara Solomon’s Resume Workshop Panel Discussion

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  • A former JET Program participant from Minnesota was recently honored with a prestigious comic book grant. Lars Martinson, 30, was an ALT in Fukuoka-ken from 2003 to 2006. He is currently drawing a four-part graphic novel entitled “Tonoharu” based on his experiences in the JET Program. The first part of this graphic novel has been recognized with a grant from the Xeric Foundation. The Xeric Foundation was established to promote comic book self-publishing, and has bestowed grants totaling in excess of $1,750,000 since its inception. It was founded by Peter Laird, co-creator of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, which itself was originally a self-published comic book. With the Xeric Foundation’s assistance, Lars is currently in the process of publishing “Tonoharu: […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JET Alum Wins Comic Book Grant

    A former JET Program participant from Minnesota was recently honored with a prestigious comic book grant. Lars Martinson, 30, was an ALT in Fukuoka-ken from 2003 to 2006. He is currently drawing a four-part graphic novel entitled “Tonoharu” based on his experiences in the JET Program. The first part of this graphic novel has been recognized with a grant from the Xeric Foundation. The Xeric Foundation was established to promote comic book self-publishing, and has bestowed grants totaling in excess of $1,750,000 since its inception. It was founded by Peter Laird, co-creator of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, which itself was originally a self-published comic book. With the Xeric Foundation’s assistance, Lars is currently in the process of publishing “Tonoharu: […]

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  • The Fall 2007 JETAANY Newsletter is now available online.  Click here, or on the image above to download the PDF.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Fall 2007 Newsletter – The “Trauma” Issue

    The Fall 2007 JETAANY Newsletter is now available online.  Click here, or on the image above to download the PDF.

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    October Nihongo Dake Dinner Group Picture

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