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Our new website opens up exciting possibilities through the immediacy and expanding potential of digital publishing and multimedia. In addition to posting topical articles as online-only special features, we bring you out-of-the-ordinary videos and occasional podcasts. Our most recent postings appear on this page. For your easy reference, here’s a list that illustrates the variety of what we offer.
Our new website opens up exciting possibilities through the immediacy and expanding potential of digital publishing and multimedia. In addition to posting topical articles as online-only special features, we bring you out-of-the-ordinary videos and occasional podcasts. Our most recent postings appear on this page. For your easy reference, here’s a list that illustrates […]Continue Reading →
MIZUHO TOYOSHIMA AND LUCINDA COWING
An Interview with Bob Stilger
Bob Stilger has been actively involved in creating spaces for people in Tohoku to gather and formulate new futures following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that transformed their lives.
Mark Dodds, interviewed by Ted Taylor
The songs all came from here, sitting in this little alcove in summer and winter and looking out on occasion at that tree, and it became symbolic for the struggle that we all take to get to where it is we ultimately have to go.
BY MICHAEL STONE
Will this catastrophe in Japan change us and lead to a more innovative, caring and interconnected way of living? Will the outbreaks of altruism and civic enthusiasm propel us to take similar steps? Will we demand ingenious forms of accountability? I decide definitively not to cancel my ticket to Japan. I need to see what I can learn about a Bodhisattva path through the lessons that Fukushima offers.Continue Reading →
The sheer variety of images ranges between the hyper-realistic and the abstract: a gleaming white-and-blue ceramic sake ewer that could almost be plucked from the panel, a quiver of glowing vertical lines reminiscent of Star Trek’s transporter in mid-operation.Continue Reading →
On October 21, 2013 By johneinarsen
REVIEW BY DOUGLAS WOODRUFF
While reading Wood and Traditional Woodworking in Japan my initial reaction was visceral and immediate: why wasn’t a book like this available much earlier?
REVIEW BY DAVID COZY
The novel, as the title indicates, is concerned with Japan, and this places it as one of those detective novels that aims to provide, in addition to the standard thrills and spills, an introduction to another country and culture…Continue Reading →
BY JEN TEETER
Over the past ten years, HOPE International Development Agency Japan has been working to provide clean and sanitary water, the most basic ingredient for survival, to poverty-stricken families and communities around the world.
On September 4, 2013 By johneinarsen
BY JASON BARTASHIUS
“In Fukushima City and Iwaki many Filipina women are still working in the night,” says Santoyo. In addition to responding to the job loss in Tohoku, SEELS is continuing CHOBET’s mission of helping entertainers make the transition to become English instructors.”Continue Reading →