Archive for September, 2012

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/09/18/1015-october-book-club-buddha-attic-julie-otsuka/"></div>When: Thursday, October 18th at 7pm Where: Flatiron Building,  14th floor, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost:  $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Liz at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.]   This fall, we’ll be reading Julie Otsuka’s The Buddha in the Attic.  See below for a brief description and check out this article about her book review in the NY Times here: “A gorgeous novel that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, from […]<!-- 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/2012/09/18/1015-october-book-club-buddha-attic-julie-otsuka/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (10/18) October Book Club: The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

    When: Thursday, October 18th at 7pm Where: Flatiron Building,  14th floor, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost:  $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Liz at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.]   This fall, we’ll be reading Julie Otsuka’s The Buddha in the Attic.  See below for a brief description and check out this article about her book review in the NY Times here: “A gorgeous novel that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, from […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/09/16/justins-japan-shinichi-nishimiya-japanese-consul-general-york-dies-tokyo/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Shinichi Nishimiya, the newly appointed Japanese ambassador to China, died today (Sept. 16) at a Tokyo hospital, government sources said. The incoming envoy previously served as the Consul-General of Japan in New York from March 2009 to the end of 2010, becoming Japan’s deputy foreign minister in charge of economic affairs prior to his new appointment. Nishimiya, 60, collapsed near his home in Tokyo and was hospitalized on Thursday, only two days after becoming the top envoy to China. The cause of his death has yet to be known. According to Reuters, doctors were looking into the cause of death, but no other details were available. Police have ruled […]<!-- 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/2012/09/16/justins-japan-shinichi-nishimiya-japanese-consul-general-york-dies-tokyo/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: Shinichi Nishimiya, Former Japanese Consul-General in New York, Dies in Tokyo

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Shinichi Nishimiya, the newly appointed Japanese ambassador to China, died today (Sept. 16) at a Tokyo hospital, government sources said. The incoming envoy previously served as the Consul-General of Japan in New York from March 2009 to the end of 2010, becoming Japan’s deputy foreign minister in charge of economic affairs prior to his new appointment. Nishimiya, 60, collapsed near his home in Tokyo and was hospitalized on Thursday, only two days after becoming the top envoy to China. The cause of his death has yet to be known. According to Reuters, doctors were looking into the cause of death, but no other details were available. Police have ruled […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/09/15/jq-magazine-jetaa-york-book-club/"></div>By Greg Anderson, (Fukuoka-ken, 1990-92) for JQ magazine. Greg is part of the fourth class of the JET Program, which began in 1987. He is currently employed as an auditor with the U.S. Treasury Department and is a new member of the JETAA New York Book Club. Gone are the amazing, fascinating, fast-paced days of life in Japan filled with culture shock. As JET alums, most of us are employed in vocations that have no connection to Nippon at all. Ask yourself this question: After you have successfully completed another week or day at work, what do you have to look forward to? If you’re job hunting, then you have experienced another week of success/failure, but next week holds new […]<!-- 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/2012/09/15/jq-magazine-jetaa-york-book-club/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Inside the JETAA New York Book Club

    By Greg Anderson, (Fukuoka-ken, 1990-92) for JQ magazine. Greg is part of the fourth class of the JET Program, which began in 1987. He is currently employed as an auditor with the U.S. Treasury Department and is a new member of the JETAA New York Book Club. Gone are the amazing, fascinating, fast-paced days of life in Japan filled with culture shock. As JET alums, most of us are employed in vocations that have no connection to Nippon at all. Ask yourself this question: After you have successfully completed another week or day at work, what do you have to look forward to? If you’re job hunting, then you have experienced another week of success/failure, but next week holds new […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/09/11/gifu-kenjinkai-25th-anniversary-party/"></div>We would like to invite you to the Gifu Kenjinkai 25th Anniversary Party.  This is an open event for Gifu JET Alumni, family, friends and anyone who has a love forJapan. When: Oct.14 (Sun) from 1pm to 4pm Where: at JAA Hall (15 W. 44th Street 11th FloorNew York,NY10036) Details: Food, Drink and Raffles, along with KOTO play by Ms. Ishigure and Magic show by Mr. Koike. Cost: $40-/Adult $30-/children (3yo or younger are free) Pay at the event (cash only) Registration or Question: Please email to ny.gifu@gmail.com for participation.<!-- 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/2012/09/11/gifu-kenjinkai-25th-anniversary-party/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (10/14) Gifu Kenjinkai 25th Anniversary Party

    We would like to invite you to the Gifu Kenjinkai 25th Anniversary Party.  This is an open event for Gifu JET Alumni, family, friends and anyone who has a love forJapan. When: Oct.14 (Sun) from 1pm to 4pm Where: at JAA Hall (15 W. 44th Street 11th FloorNew York,NY10036) Details: Food, Drink and Raffles, along with KOTO play by Ms. Ishigure and Magic show by Mr. Koike. Cost: $40-/Adult $30-/children (3yo or younger are free) Pay at the event (cash only) Registration or Question: Please email to ny.gifu@gmail.com for participation.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/09/11/japanese-english-career-forum-boston-oct-19-21/"></div>Oct. 19 – 21, 2012 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) http://www.careerforum.net/event/bos/?lang=J https://www.facebook.com/theBostonCF Boston Career Forum is for anyone who is: – Japanese-English bilingual (at minimum conversation level in both languages)and – looking for a full-time or internship position Companies will be holding interviews at their booth during the event and some may give out offers by the end of the 3 day event. Registration and attending the event is free. Professional business attire will be required to enter the Career Forum. For online registration and more info regarding the above, please go to: http://www.careerforum.net/event/la/?lang=E If you have any questions, please send your inquires to cfn@careerforum.net<!-- 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/2012/09/11/japanese-english-career-forum-boston-oct-19-21/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Japanese-English Career Forum in Boston Oct 19-21

    Oct. 19 – 21, 2012 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) http://www.careerforum.net/event/bos/?lang=J https://www.facebook.com/theBostonCF Boston Career Forum is for anyone who is: – Japanese-English bilingual (at minimum conversation level in both languages)and – looking for a full-time or internship position Companies will be holding interviews at their booth during the event and some may give out offers by the end of the 3 day event. Registration and attending the event is free. Professional business attire will be required to enter the Career Forum. For online registration and more info regarding the above, please go to: http://www.careerforum.net/event/la/?lang=E If you have any questions, please send your inquires to cfn@careerforum.net

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