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Call for Papers: Cultural Interactions between Korea & Japan

Transnational Cultural Interactions between Korea and Japan, From the Pre-modern to the Colonial Period Cultural interaction between Korea and Japan has become more fluid ever since Korea lifted the ban on importing cultural products from Japan in 1998, and since … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, University of Florida The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in Japanese literature and culture, period open, beginning August 16, 2015. The successful candidate will contribute … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom

Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom (Routledge) By Brian J. McVeigh Paperback: 978-0-415-73016-7; Hardback: 978-0-415-73014-3 Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy “how to” guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Loneliness sells?

Some of you may remember many news articles in recent months detailing the popular practice of one restaurant, Tokyo’s Moomin Cafe, to provide single customers with oversized stuffed animals as company for their dining pleasure. Though I’ve not seen it … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Language, Literature, & Culture, Dartmouth College

Institution:         Dartmouth College Location:          New Hampshire, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture, Dartmouth College

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Japanese. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2015, with teaching duties beginning in September 2015. Applicants for this … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature & Culture

Japan Position 2015-16: Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture, to begin July 1, 2015. (Please note … Continue reading

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