Memorial: Together for 3.11 (Fellowship for Japan) March 6, New York, NY
A memorial service in New York will commemorate the fifth anniversary of
the disaster and convey the message that the people of Tohoku have not
Conference:The United States and Japan: Reassessing 3-11 (Sasakawa USA & US-Japan Council) March 8, Washington, DC
The panel discussions with American and Japanese experts and officials
will cover the initial international response to the disaster, the
Fukushima nuclear accident, lessons learned from the Tohoku experience,
and Operation Tomodachi. It will be livestreamed on their website.
Program:3-11 and 9-11 Survivor Stories (Asia Society) March 8, New York, NY
The event showcases the stories from the program that brought 3/11 and
9/11 survivors together, a short documentary film, and a conversation
about the power of human connection and healing.
March 11—Five Years Later: Research Borne from the March 2011 Disasters in Japan
March 25—Becoming Political: Youth Activism in Post-3/11 Japan
April 5—Fukushima Five Years Later: A View from the Ocean
April 22—Nuclear Ghosts: Contamination and Containment in Post-3/11 Coastal Fukushima
Symposium:New Directions in Japanese Art and Architecture After 3/11 (Japan Society) March 11, New York, NY
Leading artists, practitioners and scholars discuss the innovations in
art and architecture that have arisen in the aftermath of the disaster
and considers the ongoing rebuilding efforts from new perspectives.
Exhibition: In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) March 11–June 12, New York, NY
The exhibition reveals a range of photographic responses to the 3/11
disaster, showcasing more than 90 photographic works by 17 artists.
Study Trip:Disaster Recovery in Japan March 12–16, Japan
Students from University of Maryland will participate in a 5-week
program that involves a week of study in Japan to better
understand disaster recovery and risk reduction management.
Forum: Humanitarian Innovation Forum Japan 2016 (Japan Platform, JANIC, JCC-DRR, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs) March 13, Sendai, Miyagi
NGO and business leaders from around Japan will gather to discuss
how the expertise and resources of the private sector can be utilized
for humanitarian assistance work and introduce innovative solutions to
Event:5th Anniversary Tohoku Commemoration Event (Fish Family Foundation & US-Japan Council) March 23, Boston, MA
The event will provide a forum for the Greater Boston community to
commemorate the affected individuals and communities in Tohoku and
reflect on lessons learned and progress made for recovery.
Concert: Fukushima Youth Symphony in Boston April 3, Boston, MA
To commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the Tohoku disaster, the Fukushima
Youth Sinfonietta will travel to Boston to perform at the city’s
Symphony Hall. The orchestra was created by students of Fukushima high
schools who found music to be an essential vehicle for recovery in the
immediate aftermath of 3/11. The students performed at London’s Queen
Elizabeth Hall in 2014 and gave a performance at the Tokyo Opera City
Concert Hall in August 2015, which was attended by the Empress.
Dear friends As we approach Spring, so too come an array of new and exciting events!
I would like to have your support for my about my most recent project. I
am producing SEVEN - a play about 7 women in 7 nations who have made it
thgout some tough conditions and struggled for the rights of
others. See the poster to the left and info below.
I hope I will see you at SEVEN or one of the other events listed this month. Sarajean
SEVEN a documentary play
part of the 2016 global campaign to raise awareness about women’s
issues and International Women’s Month, Black Stripe Theater presents
SEVEN, April 14-17, 2016 @ Trance Mission Theatre
Written by Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz.
Director: Rachel Walzer Producer: Sarajean Rossitto STARRING:
Lise Hirooka, Louise Heal Kawai, Eigi Koh, Elena Lin, Reina, Sarajean
Rossitto and Alison Lauren, as the SEVEN plus an ensemble cast of
Wednesday, MAR 23, 7:00 The Tokyo Olympics’ Visual Identity & Japanese Graphic Design
Temple University Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5F
Speaker Ian Lynam, Chair and faculty at Vermont College
of Fine Arts in the MFA Graphic Design program and adjunct faculty at
Temple University Japan Campus
Friday, March 25, 7:00 ADVERTISING IN THE AGING SOCIETY
Understanding Representations, Practitioners, and Consumers in Japan Florian Kohlbacher, ICAS Adjunct Fellow,
Adjunct Professor in International Business at Temple University Japan
Campus, International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi'an
Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)
Seeking NGO Leaders, Paid Fellowship in U.S Deadline: March 10
Apply now for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps! Priority Deadline: March 10, but applications accepted year-round
Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for a paid 6-18 month, overseas fellowship program. Description: Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance.
Applicants: aged 22-35 plus 2-10 years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/social sector, a bachelor's degree or equivalent, English proficiency, commitment to return to your home country after the fellowship.
How to Apply: Applications are accepted year-round, but to be considered for our U.S. Fellowship beginning in September 2016, applications due March 10. For more details please visit bit.ly/AtlasCorps22.
JWLI 2016年プログラム募集要項（４月１日締切） Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI)
JWLI 2016年プログラム募集要項（４月１日締切）について：2016 JWLI call for applications (Due April 1):
The Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI)
is a Boston-based four-week program for emerging women leaders in the
Japanese social sector that provides direct
training with successful U.S. nonprofit organizations. We're currently
accepting applications for our 2016 program - 4 weeks from Tue,
September 6 to Tue, October 4 in Boston. Attached are the application
details in English and Japanese. The complete information
can be found at http://jwli.org/application/.