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Job Opening: Executive Assistant to the Consul General and the Deputy Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco

Via JETWit Jobs mailing list Institution: Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco Location: San Francisco, CA Deadline: April 25, 2014 Education: n/a We are seeking a mature, experienced, well organized, detail oriented individual with the ability to provide executive assistance … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Assistant, Asian Studies Program and Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia, George Washington University

Institution: George Washington University Location: Washington, DC Posted: 04/12/2014 Type: Full Time Campus Location: Foggy Bottom Education: Associate or higher Ad Statement: Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Studies, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Monash University

Institution:   Monash University Location:   Australia Position:   Tenure Track Faculty; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Japanese Studies Monash University is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Japanese Studies Program http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/japanese/, School of Languages, Literature, Cultures and Linguistics. Your area of specialisation … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Studies, Okinaga Junior Research Fellowship

Institution:   University of Oxford, Wadham College Location:   United Kingdom Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Professional; Okinaga Junior Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies, to be held from 1 October … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities Author: Richard Pearson 36 illus., 20 maps 432pp. November 2013 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3712-9 Who are the people of the Ryukyu Islands? How could they survive … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The World’s Fair Since 1964

October 24-25, 2014 Location: Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. This workshop proposes to examine world’s fairs since (and including) 1964, a period marked by tremendous variability in the location and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Assistant, Asia Center, Harvard University

Institution: Harvard University Location: Cambridge, MA Posted: 04/04/2014 Department: Asia Center Education: n/a Duties & Responsibilities: Works primarily with the Associate Director, and also with other Asia Center staff including the Senior Program Manager to support the fast-paced and broad … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake Author: Gregory Smits 256pp. December 2013 Cloth - Price: $54.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3817-1 What are we to make of contemporary newspapers in Japan speculating about the possible … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Asian Craft Worlds

We welcome submissions across disciplines and addressing any region in Asia for the panel below, which will be part of the annual College Art Association conference held in New York city, February 11-14, 2015. Contemporary Asian Craft Worlds Rebecca M. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenure-track position in Japanese

TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN JAPANESE The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Japanese, pending budgetary approval.  The position is at the rank of assistant professor and will begin in August … Continue reading

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