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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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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Affairs

Institution:       Harvard University Location:          Massachusetts, United States Position:          Doctoral Fellow, Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2 years The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies The Harvard Academy Scholars Program 2015-2016 The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ito Hirobumi – Japan’s First Prime Minister and Father of the Meiji Constitution

Ito Hirobumi – Japan’s First Prime Minister and Father of the Meiji Constitution By Takii Kazuhiro Translated by Takechi Manabu Routledge – 2014 – 250 pages Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Hardback: $155.00 978-0-415-83886-3 January 20th … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religion (Buddhism Studies)

Institution: Bard College, Division of Social Studies-Religion Program Location: New York, United States Position: Assistant Professor of Religion in the area of Buddhism studies tenure-track BARD COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Religion in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian Studies, University of Tokyo (fixed term)

Institution:         University of Tokyo, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia Location:          Japan Position:           Associate Professor Professorship Academic Recruitment for Associate Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Buddhism, Yale University

Institution: Yale University Location: Connecticut, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Religious Studies YALE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES intends to make a tenure-track appointment in the field of East Asian Buddhism beginning July 1, 2015, at the rank of Assistant Professor. … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Library Travel Grant

The University of Chicago’s Center for East Asian Studies’ Japan Studies Library Travel Grants are designed to assist scholars from outside the Chicago metropolitan area in their use of University of Chicago’s East Asian collections for research in Japan Studies. … Continue reading

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Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize: East Asian Buddhism

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fourth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America.  The prize will be … Continue reading

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Funding: 2015–2016 International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

Sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd. Program Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan

Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan Brill, 2014. 444 pages. Hardcover, $63/€49 /£42. In Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of “all … Continue reading

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