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Originally posted on Grits and Sushi:
I’ve been going to quite a few art exhibits recently, especially photography exhibits.  Those visits are helping me to think through how Okinawa has been and is being framed and gazed upon through art/photography. Last week I went back to Sakima Art Museum.  I haven’t been there in about…

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
It wasn’t just a one-time event! The Automattic Worldwide WP 5k is back again in 2012! Set your timers for April 29th! At Automattic we work from all over the world, and we use internal blogs for socializing and exchanging non-work ideas in addition to making WordPress.com and our other products more…

Originally posted on Grits and Sushi:
Last week I attended the International Symposium on Okinawan Studies that was held at Waseda University in Tokyo.  It was the first time for me to attend a conference solely on Okinawa and it was great to connect with so many scholars I’ve followed for a while, meet up…

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 36,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading