Tag Archives: Japan

Call for Applications: NexGen Pacific Artists Program

The Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) is pleased to announce the second edition of its Next Generation (NexGen) Pacific Artists Program, which targets visual artists (aged < 35) from the Pacific Islands. The program provides participants with a global stage to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Modern Buddhism in Japan

Modern Buddhism in Japan edited by Hayashi Makoto, Otani Eiichi, and Paul L. Swanson. Published by Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2014 (224 pp). This is a collection of essays on the development of Buddhism in Japan in response … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Rice cooker baked cinnamon apples!

Tis the season! Decorations for Halloween are coming out and it’s finally getting cooler. For those of you in Japan, it’s just about the time you start craving the kind of treats we love about fall. Luckily for us, Rocket … Continue reading

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Resources: Japanese Literature in Translation

In college, when I had a lot more time to read modern and premodern Japanese literature, I often found myself wondering whether certain authors had more works in translation that I could get my hands on, but didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Prof, history of 19th-20th C. Japan

Institution:      University of California – San Diego Location:          California, United States Position:           Assistant Professor Assistant Professor, History of 19th-20th Century Japan (10-812) Division of Arts & Humanities – History University of California San Diego Salary: Salary … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Studies Conference Japan, June 20-21, 2015

Call for Papers: ASCJ 2015 The Executive Committee of the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual papers to be presented at the Nineteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan. The conference will be held on the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan

SOAS STUDIES IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY JAPAN Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan.  Emily Anderson October 2014 Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan explores how Japanese Protestants engaged with the unsettling changes that resulted from Japan’s emergence as a world … Continue reading

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