Tag Archives: Japan

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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Fun Link Friday: Grated Daikon Sculptures in Nabe

Let Masanori Kobo teach you how to play with your food this winter with his grated daikon sculptures in nabe. Kono sculpted the grated radish into the shape of a polar bear, added a bit of seaweed for eyes and nose … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 3: Apartment Hunting Basics

While my last two posts on living in Japan covered a lot of different areas for before you leave and immediately after you arrive, today, I will be talking specifically about hunting for apartments. For someone unacquainted with Japanese real … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Studies, Full Professor, University of Macau

Institution:       University of Macau, The Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Location:          Macau Position:          Full Professor of Japanese Studies The University of Macau is the leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Real Haunted Homes in Japan?

Halloween may have passed, but that’s no reason to stop bringing the chills! Teru Oshima has developed a new kind of real-estate map, one mapping Japan’s most haunted property locations, where grisly events leading to unnatural deaths have occurred. Typically real-estate … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese History, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Institution:       University of Massachusetts – Amherst Location:          Massachusetts, United States Position:          Tenure Track Assistant Professorship – Japanese History The Department of History in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Japanese … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese Religion

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson invites applications for a tenure track position in Japanese Religion at the assistant professor level. Time period and academic specialization is open. Teaching commitment of two courses per … Continue reading

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