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Book Announcement: Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture

Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu and Edward Vickers, editors (Routledge: 2013) 264 pp ISBN: 978-0-415-71399-3 In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued … Continue reading

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Japan-America Student Conference 2014

Deadline: March 31, 2014 (rolling admissions) Location: Conference convenes in Des Moines, Iowa, and travels to San Francisco, New York City, and Washington, DC Education: About JASC: “An Introduction to the Japan-America Student Conference (JASC)” From July 30th to August 24th … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Seasonal American Language & Culture (ALC) Program Director, Volunteers in Asia

Institution: Volunteers in Asia (VIA), Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Type: seasonal Deadline: March 31, 2014 Term: June 9, 2014 – early Sept Education: 4-year degree Job Summary: VIA seeks a seasonal program director to run VIA’s American Language & … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Native English Teachers (NETs), Osaka Prefectural Government

Via the JETWit Jobs mailing list. Institution: Osaka Prefectural Board of Education Location: Osaka, Japan Deadline: Feb. 20, 2014 Term: April 2014- March 2015 Education: Bachelors Other: must be living in or near Osaka pref. and have Education visa Description: … Continue reading

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Funding: KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Program 2014

Fellowship Application Deadline, December 20, 2013 KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Program 2014 KCC Japan Education Exchange will award a graduate fellowship to a graduate student who has a record of teaching effectively about Japan, or who shows promise to do … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? How one linguist carved out a niche using Japanese

Today we will be featuring a guest article by Joel Challender, a professional translator and interpreter who will discuss a bit about his career path and the process from the BA onward in the professional field. – Although Japanese language … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Language Coordinator, The Japan Foundation Los Angeles (JFLA)

Institution: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA) Location: Los Angeles, CA Education: MA required Deadline: Aug. 16, 2013 Language: Business-level English, business-level Japanese The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA), seeks a friendly and enthusiastic Japanese Language coordinator to be responsible for … Continue reading

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