Alumni Highlights – March 2021
Mombusho English Fellow (MEF) Program Reunion (MEF is the predecessor of JET) March 19-20, 2022. Richard Mei (MEF, Tokushima-ken, 1981-1982) became the U.S. Consul-General in Osaka last summer and he’d like to host this at the Consul-General residence. Interested? Contact Tim Cook (MEF, Yamaguchi-ken, 1981-1983); professor of English, Iryo Sosei University, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima-ken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inside Japan Tours – Ultimate Journey Sign up for a PDF link of the Ultimate Journey with lots of great pictures and stories by former JETS about our collective time in Japan. A way to reminisce and dream for when travel is possible again.
COVID-19 brings sister cities closer together, an article in The Japan Times by Robert D. Eldridge (Hyogo 1990-1992).
The Linguistic Art of Transcreation in Video Game Localization, an article by Jennifer Sherman (Mie, 2012-2016).
Congratulations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Board Member Terry Vo (Kumamoto, 2007-2009) on being named a 2021 Nashville Business Journal Woman of Influence! Terry joins an incredible roster of female leaders making a difference in Music City.
A Rhetoric and Philosophy of Gifts, a new book by MJ Eberhardinger (Hyogo, 2008-2010), is now available to purchase.
Q&A about Indie Film Stay with Filmmaker Darryl Wharton-Rigby (Fukushima, 2005-2007).
Current JET and poet Michael Frazier’s (Kanazawa, 2017-Present) poem “Mother & Son as Oyakodon IV” was featured last month.
Japanese Pop Culture’s Response to COVID-19 THURSDAY, MARCH 18 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM with JET alumnus Roland Kelts (Osaka, 1998-1999) and other great speakers. Register here.
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