Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history and hopes to one day be competent enough to teach it to others.

Fun Link Friday: Halloween costumes in Tokyo

Halloween has really become a much bigger event in Japan in recent years. The Omotesando Halloween Pumpkin Parade and the Magic of Halloween Parade in Tokyo showcase the growing enthusiasm for getting into the Halloween spirit, or at least making … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History, Missouri Southern State University

Institution:       Missouri Southern State University, Social Sciences Location:          Missouri, United States Position:          Assistant Professor of History, Non-Tenure Track Faculty Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of History beginning August 2014.  We are seeking a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian migration and diaspora, Hamilton College

Institution:       Hamilton College Location:          New York, United States Position:          Post-Doctoral Fellow, Asian Migration and Diaspora The Asian Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in any discipline for a scholar working on Asian … Continue reading

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Resources: Premodern literature in translation

Recently we posted a guide to several resources for finding Japanese literature in translation, including databases for old and new works and international competitions for translating recent works. As a complement to these sites, today we’re providing a quickie resource … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Faculty Fellow, East Asian Studies and History, Colby College

Institution:       Colby College, East Asian Studies and History Location:          Maine, United States Position:          Faculty Fellow in East Asian Studies and History The Departments of East Asian Studies and History at Colby College invite applications for a one-year faculty fellow, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian History, St. John’s University

Institution:       St. John’s University, History Location:          New York, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Asian History Assistant or Associate Professor of Asian History (Tenure Track) St. John’s College – History Department Queens Campus The Department of History … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Giant Straw Boars of Ehime

One of the great things about Japan is all the neat seasonal events and sites you can visit. But sometimes an unexpected treat pops up that you don’t see every day or even every fall. This year in Imabari, Tamagawa … Continue reading

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