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Book Announcement: To Hallow Genji: A Tribute to Noh

This tribute to the Noh theater includes eighteen plays and four essays. Among the plays are five non-repertoire that survive in Zeami’s own hand. The eighteen are Genji kuyo, Akoya no matsu, Funabashi, Furu, Genjo, Hakozaki, Higaki, Kuzu, Matsura Sayohime, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Director of Development, U.S.-Japan Council

Institution: U.S.-Japan Council Location: Washington, DC Posted on April 14, 2014 Education requirements: BA required, MA preferred Languages: English (fluent), Japanese The U.S.-Japan Council (www.usjapancouncil.org) is a Japanese American-led non-profit organization fully dedicated to strengthening ties between the United States and … Continue reading

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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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