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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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Job Opening: Japanese History, Bowdoin College

Institution:   Bowdoin College, History and Asian Studies Location:   Maine, United States Position:   Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese History Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in Japanese history, to serve as a joint appointment in … Continue reading

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Funding: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (one year, Asian History, Wheaton College

Institution:   Wheaton College, History Location:   Massachusetts, United States Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow, Asian History The Wheaton College (MA) Department of History invites applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Foundation postdoctoral fellowship in Asian history, beginning in fall … Continue reading

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