About JETAANYThe Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 2,000 members in the tri-state area. JET Alumni have all lived and worked in Japan as English teachers in the Japanese Public School System. JETAANY’s mission is to assist returning JETs with acclimating to life and work in New York, foster education and understanding of Japanese culture and strengthen the ties between JET alumni and the Japanese community. We do this through a wide variety of social, cultural, professional and athletic events throughout the year.
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Archive for April, 2010
Posted on April 28, 2010 | No CommentsThe meeting which originally scheduled for last week had to be cancelled due to an emergency. It has now been rescheduled. When: Thursday, May 13 Where: Kat’s apartment in Fort Greene/Downtown Brooklyn near BAM (10 min walk from the 2/3/4/5 at Nevins St.) Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to rsvp and for instructions. Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures “Kyoko Mori spent a largely unhappy childhood chafing at social restrictions in Japan before migrating to the American Midwest. In 12 beautifully turned essays she shuttles between these two cultures, observing local customs with a wondering eye. Too bold to be emotionally fluent in either land, Mori scrutinizes–and sometimes ridicules–the sound of a woman’s voice raised in a childish squeak; […]