Archive for January, 2011

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/28/koto-workshop/"></div>The koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument. It is 71-inch width, and made from wood, and has13 strings that are strung over 13 movable bridges along the width of the instrument. Players can adjust the string pitches by moving these bridges before playing, and use three fingers to pluck the strings–the resulting sound is very haunting, and very “Japanese.” When: Saturday 19th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Music Studio (Registered participants will be contacted with the address) Cost: $20 Application deadline: February 16, 2011 (Minimum participation is 5) RSVP by paying via PayPal. Ms. Masayo Ishigure will give a special koto lecture. She began playing at the age of five in Gifu, Japan. After initial studies, she became […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/28/koto-workshop/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Koto Workshop

    The koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument. It is 71-inch width, and made from wood, and has13 strings that are strung over 13 movable bridges along the width of the instrument. Players can adjust the string pitches by moving these bridges before playing, and use three fingers to pluck the strings–the resulting sound is very haunting, and very “Japanese.” When: Saturday 19th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Music Studio (Registered participants will be contacted with the address) Cost: $20 Application deadline: February 16, 2011 (Minimum participation is 5) RSVP by paying via PayPal. Ms. Masayo Ishigure will give a special koto lecture. She began playing at the age of five in Gifu, Japan. After initial studies, she became […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/27/mie-inc-kimono-and-shodo-event-photos/"></div>More photos from the kimono and shodo event on Mie’s Flickr page.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/27/mie-inc-kimono-and-shodo-event-photos/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Mie Inc Kimono and Shodo Event Photos

    More photos from the kimono and shodo event on Mie’s Flickr page.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/24/2011-shinnenkai-additional-tickets-released/"></div>This event is sold out! As you may know, the Shinnenkai has sold out in record time. However, we are pleased to announce that we have secured a few more tickets. These tickets are at the regular (non-subsidized) price of $45 which pays for an all-you-can drink celebration (with izakaya-style appetizers included) at Restaurant Riki. This event sold out because the Shinnenkai is always one of the best attended, and most fun events of the year. Remember to buy your tickets early for events to ensure you get a spot at the best price available! When: Saturday, January 29 Time: 7:00-10:00 Where: Restaurant Riki 141 E 45th St # 1 New York NY 10017-3133 (conveniently located near Grand Central Station) Cost: […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/24/2011-shinnenkai-additional-tickets-released/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2011 Shinnenkai: Additional Tickets Released!

    This event is sold out! As you may know, the Shinnenkai has sold out in record time. However, we are pleased to announce that we have secured a few more tickets. These tickets are at the regular (non-subsidized) price of $45 which pays for an all-you-can drink celebration (with izakaya-style appetizers included) at Restaurant Riki. This event sold out because the Shinnenkai is always one of the best attended, and most fun events of the year. Remember to buy your tickets early for events to ensure you get a spot at the best price available! When: Saturday, January 29 Time: 7:00-10:00 Where: Restaurant Riki 141 E 45th St # 1 New York NY 10017-3133 (conveniently located near Grand Central Station) Cost: […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/funding-opportunities-for-potential-mbas-in-japan/"></div>From Andrew Staples, Ph.D. Associate Professor (Fukuoka, 1996-1999) The University and MBA Based in the heart of Kyoto, Doshisha University is Japan’s second oldest private university with a long tradition of international exchange reinforced by institutional agreements with top-ranked institutions around the world including the University of Cambridge in the UK, Stanford in the USA and Peking University in China. The university was designated as a ‘Global 30’ institution by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 2009 in recognition of its proactive internationalization strategy which includes the launch of a number of new undergraduate and postgraduate program delivered in English. As part of this process the Graduate School of Business (Doshisha Business School, established 2004) launched the Global MBA in 2009. This […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/funding-opportunities-for-potential-mbas-in-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Funding Opportunities for Potential MBAs in Japan

    From Andrew Staples, Ph.D. Associate Professor (Fukuoka, 1996-1999) The University and MBA Based in the heart of Kyoto, Doshisha University is Japan’s second oldest private university with a long tradition of international exchange reinforced by institutional agreements with top-ranked institutions around the world including the University of Cambridge in the UK, Stanford in the USA and Peking University in China. The university was designated as a ‘Global 30’ institution by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 2009 in recognition of its proactive internationalization strategy which includes the launch of a number of new undergraduate and postgraduate program delivered in English. As part of this process the Graduate School of Business (Doshisha Business School, established 2004) launched the Global MBA in 2009. This […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/ny-jet-alumni-featured-in-shukan-ny-seikatsu/"></div>Fellow JETAANY alumni were featured in the January 1 issue of Shukan NY Seikatsu, a local Japanese-language newspaper. Check it out and read the article (in Japanese) on JetWit.com!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/ny-jet-alumni-featured-in-shukan-ny-seikatsu/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    NY JET alumni featured in Shukan NY Seikatsu

    Fellow JETAANY alumni were featured in the January 1 issue of Shukan NY Seikatsu, a local Japanese-language newspaper. Check it out and read the article (in Japanese) on JetWit.com!

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