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Resource: Tezuka Collection on Google Cultural Institute

Tezuka Productions Co. has created a collection on Google Cultural Institute, an online resource of images and information from museums and archives all over the world, about Tezuka Osamu’s contributions to anime.   The collection has three exhibits. The first is Tezuka Osamu: The … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Letter from Sakamoto Ryoma Discovered in Tokyo Home

I think the quote says it all here. Wow! Totsugeki Atto Home (突撃!アッとホーム) airs every Saturday at 8:00pm. Each week the family-themed show revolves around several households across Japan and the small, intimate inner workings that make them function. One … 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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Fun Link Friday: Viscount Hayashi in The Lady’s Realm Magazine

This week’s fun link is a combination of my enjoyment of first-person accounts, historical ladies magazines, and the late Meiji period. This article from The Lady’s Realm (1903-4), a British women’s magazine, details the lifestyle of Viscount Hayashi and his wife Misao. I … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History and Culture of East Asia, Visiting Assistant Professor (part-time)

Institution:   Eckerd College, History / East Asian Studies Location:   Florida, United States Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Visiting Assistant Professor Eckerd College seeks a part-time Visiting Professor specializing in the history and culture of East Asia. The position … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian History, Assistant Professor (limited one year)

Institution:   Rhode Island College, History Location:   Rhode Island, United States Position:   Full-time, one-year limited term position at the rank of Assistant Professor, East Asian History The Department of History at Rhode Island College invites applications for a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian History, Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Institution:   Bridgewater College, History and Political Science Location:   Virginia, United States Position:   Assistant Professor- Asian History Bridgewater College seeks an Assistant Professor of Asian History (excluding South Asia) for a tenure-track position to begin August, 2014. Teaching … 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: World (and Asian) History

Institution:  Trent University, History Location:   Ontario, Canada Position:   Assistant Professor; World History – Nine-month limited term appointment – 2014-15 Asia, Africa, Middle East, Atlantic World, or World expansion/exploration (Oshawa campus):  The Department of History at Trent University invites … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia, 1945-1965

Institution:   University of Cambridge, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Location:   United Kingdom Position:   Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in East Asian History (Fixed Term) Salary: GBP 28,132 – 36,661 Reference: GU02720 Closing date: 18 April 2014 Applicants … Continue reading

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