Posts by: johneinarsen

We All Have Our Own Truths

On December 2, 2014 By

From KJ 81, BY Winifred Bird

Maybe this is my personality, but I just didn’t want to carry grudges and hatreds from the past.”

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Poetry and Prose, Mirrors and Distance

Poems of a Penisist by Mutsuo Takahashi. Translated by Hiroaki Sato.
Twelve Views from the Distance by Mutsuo Takahashi. Translated by Jeffrey Angles.

he University of Minnesota […]

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Peace Engineering

On November 11, 2014 By

Kimberly Rose

Pangaea activities can even help to erase biases inherited by the children from their parents or grandparents.

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Nature and Spirit Reunion

On October 23, 2014 By


“There is much work to be done—not only in “saving the Earth,” as the mantra of the environmental movement goes, but also in saving ourselves and our own souls in the process.”

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Far From Home

On October 17, 2014 By


“The novel hinges on Rashomon-like multiple takes on the hellish circumstances in which one individual prisoner was beaten to death”

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Origami Lion

On October 16, 2014 By

By Jacob Adelman

I was ready for a beating.

“…if you get scared, you can back out
whenever you want.”

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Artworks have Actions

On October 15, 2014 By

“If you are the type of person who is sure that you know what art is then Ai Weiwei is probably not for you.”

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Internships at Kyoto Journal


Everyone who works on KJ is an unpaid volunteer. This is a key aspect of KJ. It’s collaborative, focused — and fun. Whatever your personal interests and skills, there are a multitude of ways […]

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Memories have inevitably faded during the 25 years that have passed since the tragic end of the 1989 Tiananmen student protests, and for the younger generation in China, it’s hardly even a blip in the country’s historical flow to present-day prosperity.

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