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Book Announcement: Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History which has been co-published by Honk Kong University Press and the University of Hawai’i Press and co-edited by Vimalin Rujivacharakul, H. Hazel Hahn, Ken … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History of Japan and/or Korea, UC Irvine

Institution:         University of California – Irvine, History Location:          California, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty; Japan and/or Korea and the World The History Department at the University of California, Irvine, seeks to hire a tenure … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Meiji Meth: the Deep History of Illicit Drugs

When Breaking Bad was in its full (and justified) hype, a colleague of mine over at Nursing Clio  sent me this link about the invention of meth in Meiji Japan, a factoid of which I was totally unaware. Want to find out … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian History, University of Pittsburgh

Institution: University of Pittsburgh Location: Pennsylvania, United States Position: Assistant Professor, China/Japan/Korea/East Asia China/Japan/Korea/East Asia. The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for two positions (one tenure-track, one tenure-track/tenured), beginning fall 2015, pending budgetary approval. Ph.D. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost

Via Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai. Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost by Zack Davisson Chin Music Press Inc. (September 2, 2014) I am proud to announce that my book Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost is finally available for preorder! This book is the culmination of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Persian Surcoat

Something for the history scholars today: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s jinbaori robe has been restored and will be on display in Kodaiji Sho Museum in Kyoto for a few weeks. The robe was made from a Persian tapestry from the Safavid dynasty … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese History

Institution: Johns Hopkins University – Homewood Location: Maryland, United States Position: TESOL; Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Japanese History ~~History, Assistant Professor of Japanese History The Department of History at The Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant … Continue reading

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