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Recap: JETAABC & JETAA Ottawa presents: A Conversation with Author Clara Kumagai

2024-04-24T15:38:26-07:00Apr 24th, 2024|Events, News|

JETAABC and JETAA Ottawa hosted an engaging hour with author, Clara Kumagai, on Saturday, April 13, 2024. This hour offered a peek behind the pages of her debut novel, “Catfish Rolling.”

Kumagai has feet in Canada, Japan, and Ireland and has written a number of short stories for the Banshee Press and Stinging Fly. In 2023, she published her first YA novel, Catfish Rolling. This is a summary of how we dived into what inspired her to explore […]

Recap: JETAABC Yomi-kai presents: A Conversation with Erica H Isomura

2023-07-03T17:59:07-07:00May 19th, 2023|Events, News|

On Saturday, May 13, 2023, in honour of May Asian Heritage Month, JETAABC Yomi-Kai invited emerging writer: Erica H Isomura. The hour begun with a reading of a poem that speaks to relationships with language, environment, history, and Erica’s yon-sei (fourth generation) 四世 Japanese / diasporic Cantonese identity. This was then followed by a work-in-progress piece that integrated different art forms in the presentation and reading of the piece.

With […]

JETAA Bento Workshop Recap

2023-02-06T20:09:19-08:00Feb 6th, 2023|Events, JET|

Thank you to everyone who participated in our third JETAA Bento Workshop. 

We had a wonderful turnout from both JET Alumni and members of our communities for our Bento Workshop this year.

With the Valentine theme in mind, Amanda took us through three tips to elevate our bento making tips:

  1. Ways to Naturally Dye Bento Rice
  2. How to add […]

New Date! JETAABC Origami Workshop: Kusudama

2022-05-25T15:00:50-07:00May 25th, 2022|Events, JET, News|

New Date! June 19th!

Come join us as we host an Origami Workshop on June 19 at 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. 

Origami is the art of folding paper. This workshop, the theme will be Kusudama. The literal translation is Medicine Ball. Traditionally, the word came from something similar where people would insert fragrances for healing purposes, now it’s become a decorative item. We would like to take this opportunity to enjoy being in the same space as our fellow alumni […]

JETAABC Japanese Language Classes: Winter Term ’22 Now Open!

2021-12-18T18:21:46-08:00Dec 18th, 2021|Events|

We are happy to announce that registration for JETAABC Japanese Language Classes for the Winter term is now open! We will be holding this term online over Zoom. Classes will start on January 13, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm PST every Thursdays until March 17, 2021.

Virtual Classroom:

The classes will be done online through Zoom and will utilize all available functions (i.e.polling, whiteboard, breakout rooms, etc) to maximize engagement and interaction between students and the teacher. For optimal language learning in the […]

JETAABC Japanese Language Classes: Fall Term Now Open!

2021-11-04T21:32:49-07:00Nov 5th, 2021|Events, JET|

We were a little late in announcing it but better late than never! We are excited to announce that registration for JETAABC Japanese Language Classes for the fall term is now open! We are happy to be able to offer another term online. We hope that as conditions improve, we will once again be able to offer you in-person classes in the near future, however for this fall term, it will be conducted online again. Classes will start on November […]

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