Author Archives: Paura

About Paura

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.

Book Announcement: Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History which has been co-published by Honk Kong University Press and the University of Hawai’i Press and co-edited by Vimalin Rujivacharakul, H. Hazel Hahn, Ken … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution:    University of California – Davis, East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) Location:          California, United States Position:           Associate Professor, Full Professor in modern and contemporary Japanese literature and culture The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Religions, Copenhagen University

Institution:         Copenhagen University, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) Location:          Denmark Position:           Assistant Professor in Religious Studies with Special Focus on East Asian Religions The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS), Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen … Continue reading

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General update: Things might be a bit slow on the posting this next week or so, folks. Just relocated from the US to Tokyo and internet access is sporadic while getting the new apartment set up! On the bright side, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History of Japan and/or Korea, UC Irvine

Institution:         University of California – Irvine, History Location:          California, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty; Japan and/or Korea and the World The History Department at the University of California, Irvine, seeks to hire a tenure … Continue reading

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Funding Short-term Research Projects: Conducting an Oral History in Sendai

As some of our Twitter and Facebook followers may know, back in February, my colleague Malina Suity and I ran a Kickstarter campaign to support an oral history project we conducted in Japan. The project was an epic foray into … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures (Premodern Japanese Literature)

Institution: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Asian Languages and Cultures Location: Michigan, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty; Premodern Japanese Literature TENURED OR TENURE-TRACK POSITION PREMODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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