Archive for February, 2014

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2014/02/06/324-calling-volunteers-nectj-harumatsuri-february-26-deadline/"></div>The NECTJ (Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese) would like to have a JET booth at Harumatsuri at UNIS (United Nations International School) on 2450 FDR Drive, New York, NY. JET volunteers are needed to run a booth. Activities at the booth include distributing JET Program pamphlets, hosting our own quizzes or games on Japanese language or culture, and conversing with student groups in Japanese. Monday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact JET Christina Ryu by March 3rd at christinaryu.ny@gmail.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/2014/02/06/324-calling-volunteers-nectj-harumatsuri-february-26-deadline/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/24) Calling Volunteers for NECTJ Harumatsuri – March 3rd Deadline

    The NECTJ (Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese) would like to have a JET booth at Harumatsuri at UNIS (United Nations International School) on 2450 FDR Drive, New York, NY. JET volunteers are needed to run a booth. Activities at the booth include distributing JET Program pamphlets, hosting our own quizzes or games on Japanese language or culture, and conversing with student groups in Japanese. Monday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact JET Christina Ryu by March 3rd at christinaryu.ny@gmail.com.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2014/02/04/calling-volunteers-york-times-travel-show/"></div>The Consulate General of Japan in New York and Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is having a booth at The New York Times Travel Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center. http://www.nyttravelshow.com/ A few JET volunteers are needed for an activity of “Dress up to be a samurai” wearing yoroi (samurai armor) or helping guests try on yoroi. The dates and times are as follows: - Saturday, March 1 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM - Sunday, March 2 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM If you are interested, please send an email to jet@ny.mofa.go.jp by 9:00AM on Monday, February 10 with the following information: Name: Which date (3/1 or 3/2): Email address: JET years (xxxx – xxxx) : JET placement (city/town, prefecture): JET position (ALT or CIR):<!-- 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/2014/02/04/calling-volunteers-york-times-travel-show/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Calling volunteers for The New York Times Travel Show

    The Consulate General of Japan in New York and Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is having a booth at The New York Times Travel Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center. http://www.nyttravelshow.com/ A few JET volunteers are needed for an activity of “Dress up to be a samurai” wearing yoroi (samurai armor) or helping guests try on yoroi. The dates and times are as follows: - Saturday, March 1 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM - Sunday, March 2 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM If you are interested, please send an email to jet@ny.mofa.go.jp by 9:00AM on Monday, February 10 with the following information: Name: Which date (3/1 or 3/2): Email address: JET years (xxxx – xxxx) : JET placement (city/town, prefecture): JET position (ALT or CIR):

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2014/02/04/219-free-movie-screening-inclusion-joy-drumming-brooklyn/"></div>Free Movie Screening of Inclusion: The Joy of Drumming Japanese film (with subtitles) Join JETAANY and friends as we watch this amazing film over pizza and snacks in the beautiful common space of JET Alum Zi Mei’s new apartment building in Brooklyn Date: Wednesday 2/19 Time: 7pm Seats: 15 people max Cost: Free Location: 306 Gold Greet, Brooklyn NY Nearest subway: Jay Street-Metro Tech – R, A, C, F Borough Hall – 4, 5 This beautiful documentary follows the Zuihou Taiko drumming team originally from Nagasaki Japan, a mentally disabled professional drumming team that placed 2nd in the Tokyo International Japanese Drumming Competition. It tells the story of their daily lives and what was supposed to be mere rehabilitation and […]<!-- 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/2014/02/04/219-free-movie-screening-inclusion-joy-drumming-brooklyn/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/19) Free Movie Screening of Inclusion: The Joy of Drumming (Brooklyn)

    Free Movie Screening of Inclusion: The Joy of Drumming Japanese film (with subtitles) Join JETAANY and friends as we watch this amazing film over pizza and snacks in the beautiful common space of JET Alum Zi Mei’s new apartment building in Brooklyn Date: Wednesday 2/19 Time: 7pm Seats: 15 people max Cost: Free Location: 306 Gold Greet, Brooklyn NY Nearest subway: Jay Street-Metro Tech – R, A, C, F Borough Hall – 4, 5 This beautiful documentary follows the Zuihou Taiko drumming team originally from Nagasaki Japan, a mentally disabled professional drumming team that placed 2nd in the Tokyo International Japanese Drumming Competition. It tells the story of their daily lives and what was supposed to be mere rehabilitation and […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2014/02/04/226-nihongo-dake-dinner-february-edition/"></div>What: Nihongo Dake Dinner: February Edition When: Feb. 26, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Shabu-Tatsu, 216 E 10th St New York, NY 10003 RSVP: SOLD OUT– $16/person for appetizer, sukiyaki and dessert Questions?: Contact NDD Coordinator Jessica with questions: jessica-dot-langbein-at-gmail-dot-com. It’s cold out which means it’s perfect sukiyaki weather! Join us for good conversation (mochiron Nihongo de!) and a full course sukiyaki meal including appetizer, sukiyaki, and dessert. (Drinks are separate.) Beginners, feel free to join! We will have a table just for you! The fine print:  Unfortunately, we will not be able to seat walk-ins. Please arrive on time, as we only have a 2-hour reservation. Email Jessica with questions: jessica-dot-langbein -at- gmail-dot-com. Yoroshiku!<!-- 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/2014/02/04/226-nihongo-dake-dinner-february-edition/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/26) Nihongo Dake Dinner: February Edition-SOLD OUT

    What: Nihongo Dake Dinner: February Edition When: Feb. 26, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Shabu-Tatsu, 216 E 10th St New York, NY 10003 RSVP: SOLD OUT– $16/person for appetizer, sukiyaki and dessert Questions?: Contact NDD Coordinator Jessica with questions: jessica-dot-langbein-at-gmail-dot-com. It’s cold out which means it’s perfect sukiyaki weather! Join us for good conversation (mochiron Nihongo de!) and a full course sukiyaki meal including appetizer, sukiyaki, and dessert. (Drinks are separate.) Beginners, feel free to join! We will have a table just for you! The fine print:  Unfortunately, we will not be able to seat walk-ins. Please arrive on time, as we only have a 2-hour reservation. Email Jessica with questions: jessica-dot-langbein -at- gmail-dot-com. Yoroshiku!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2014/02/03/february-jetaany-book-club-underground-tokyo-gas-attack-japanese-psyche/"></div>The book for the next meeting is Underground by Haruki Murakami in case you want to get a jump on the reading (put it on your holiday reading list—it’ll make the holidays warm and bright, certainly…). When: Thursday, February 20 @ 7 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Liz Mathews 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.] Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche (アンダーグラウンド Andāguraundo?, 1997–1998) is a book by Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami about the 1995 Aum Shinrikyo sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway. The book is made up of a series of interviews with individuals who were […]<!-- 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/2014/02/03/february-jetaany-book-club-underground-tokyo-gas-attack-japanese-psyche/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/20) JETAANY Book Club: Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche

    The book for the next meeting is Underground by Haruki Murakami in case you want to get a jump on the reading (put it on your holiday reading list—it’ll make the holidays warm and bright, certainly…). When: Thursday, February 20 @ 7 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $3-4 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Liz Mathews 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.] Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche (アンダーグラウンド Andāguraundo?, 1997–1998) is a book by Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami about the 1995 Aum Shinrikyo sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway. The book is made up of a series of interviews with individuals who were […]

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