Archive for February, 2011

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/24/cuny-international-opportunities-fair-friday-34-1230-pm/"></div>Did you have a terrific time on JET and want to share your experience with college students interested in teaching in Japan? Come join us as we speak to recent study abroad returnees at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Study Abroad Re-entry Conference. Date: Friday, March 4th Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Place: The CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave @ 35th St What: You, any Japan pictures/paraphernalia, and your enthusiasm for JET! Last year we had a terrific group and our table was really popular (see here). The students were really excited about going abroad again and hearing from us- it’s definitely a fun time! If you’re interested, please email pamela.kavalam@nyu.edu. Thanks so much and hope […]<!-- 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/2011/02/24/cuny-international-opportunities-fair-friday-34-1230-pm/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/4) CUNY International Opportunities Fair – Friday 3/4 @ 12:30 pm

    Did you have a terrific time on JET and want to share your experience with college students interested in teaching in Japan? Come join us as we speak to recent study abroad returnees at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Study Abroad Re-entry Conference. Date: Friday, March 4th Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Place: The CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave @ 35th St What: You, any Japan pictures/paraphernalia, and your enthusiasm for JET! Last year we had a terrific group and our table was really popular (see here). The students were really excited about going abroad again and hearing from us- it’s definitely a fun time! If you’re interested, please email pamela.kavalam@nyu.edu. Thanks so much and hope […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/20/video-from-the-masayo-ishigure-koto-event/"></div>Koto player Masayo Ishigure explains the koto and plays a tune at the JETAANY / Mie Inc cultural event on February 19, 2011. Video from leesean.net / hepnova. More photos by Mie on Flickr<!-- 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/2011/02/20/video-from-the-masayo-ishigure-koto-event/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Video and Photos from the Masayo Ishigure Koto Event

    Koto player Masayo Ishigure explains the koto and plays a tune at the JETAANY / Mie Inc cultural event on February 19, 2011. Video from leesean.net / hepnova. More photos by Mie on Flickr

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/18/stay-up-to-date-with-jetaany/"></div>Did you know that you don’t need to be a JET Alumni to sign up for announcements? Simply fill out the box to on the right-hand side and you’ll be added to our announcements list. If you signed up previously, but haven’t seen an announcement in several weeks, please sign up again. Don’t forget to check your spam inbox, too, just in case! For those who’d like to stay updated, but are more ‘up-to-the-minute’ rather than twice a month announcement-types, subscribe to our RSS feed on your favorite news reader!<!-- 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/2011/02/18/stay-up-to-date-with-jetaany/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Stay Up-to-Date with JETAANY!

    Did you know that you don’t need to be a JET Alumni to sign up for announcements? Simply fill out the box to on the right-hand side and you’ll be added to our announcements list. If you signed up previously, but haven’t seen an announcement in several weeks, please sign up again. Don’t forget to check your spam inbox, too, just in case! For those who’d like to stay updated, but are more ‘up-to-the-minute’ rather than twice a month announcement-types, subscribe to our RSS feed on your favorite news reader!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/18/meishi-exchange-march-3rd/"></div>Join us for our largest social networking event of the year. This is the opportunity to mix and mingle with JET alumni and other organizations in the NYC area.  This is an open invitation for those who have a job, looking for a job, changing careers, or just interested in meeting other people passionate about Japan.  Please feel free to pass along to friends and co-workers. No RSVP necessary. When: Thursday, March 3rd, 6:30pm Where: Amber Restaurant (432 6th Ave, between 9th and 10th Streets) Subway-A,B,C,D,E,F,M @ West 4 Station #1 Train @ Christopher Street Station Cost: $10 (Includes 2 drink tickets and passed hors d’oeuvres including Thai, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine) Questions regarding this event please contact Monica Yuki […]<!-- 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/2011/02/18/meishi-exchange-march-3rd/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/3) Annual Meishi Exchange Networking Event

    Join us for our largest social networking event of the year. This is the opportunity to mix and mingle with JET alumni and other organizations in the NYC area.  This is an open invitation for those who have a job, looking for a job, changing careers, or just interested in meeting other people passionate about Japan.  Please feel free to pass along to friends and co-workers. No RSVP necessary. When: Thursday, March 3rd, 6:30pm Where: Amber Restaurant (432 6th Ave, between 9th and 10th Streets) Subway-A,B,C,D,E,F,M @ West 4 Station #1 Train @ Christopher Street Station Cost: $10 (Includes 2 drink tickets and passed hors d’oeuvres including Thai, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine) Questions regarding this event please contact Monica Yuki […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/18/bye-bye-kitty-exhibition-preview-at-japan-society/"></div>Japan Society Gallery is delighted to invite JETAANY members to the opening reception for this thought-provoking show on Wednesday, March 16 from 6 to 9 pm.  Admission is strictly by printed invitation only.  If you are interested in joining us on March 16, please contact Monica to vicepres@jetaany.org.  Tickets will be distributed at the Meishi Exchange (March 3rd) or by mail. Japan Society’s spring exhibition Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art has much to offer anyone with an informed interest about what is going on in Japan today—not just in the world of art but throughout Japanese society. Moving far beyond the over-familiar stereotypes of kawaii and otaku culture, Bye Bye Kitty!!! features sixteen emerging and mid-career artists whose paintings, objects, photographs, […]<!-- 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/2011/02/18/bye-bye-kitty-exhibition-preview-at-japan-society/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/16) Bye Bye Kitty!!! Exhibition Preview at Japan Society

    Japan Society Gallery is delighted to invite JETAANY members to the opening reception for this thought-provoking show on Wednesday, March 16 from 6 to 9 pm.  Admission is strictly by printed invitation only.  If you are interested in joining us on March 16, please contact Monica to vicepres@jetaany.org.  Tickets will be distributed at the Meishi Exchange (March 3rd) or by mail. Japan Society’s spring exhibition Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art has much to offer anyone with an informed interest about what is going on in Japan today—not just in the world of art but throughout Japanese society. Moving far beyond the over-familiar stereotypes of kawaii and otaku culture, Bye Bye Kitty!!! features sixteen emerging and mid-career artists whose paintings, objects, photographs, […]

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