Tag Archives: Japan

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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Book Announcement: Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom

Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom (Routledge) By Brian J. McVeigh Paperback: 978-0-415-73016-7; Hardback: 978-0-415-73014-3 Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy “how to” guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Travel Posters for Japanese Steamship Companies

If you liked our post on JR ads of the 1930s, you may enjoy this collection of steamship posters from the 1910s. These are scanned from the book Miwaku no Funatabi, published by the Museum of Maritime Science, 1993. I love … Continue reading

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Funding: 20th Century Japan Research Award 2014-2015

20th Century Japan Research Award for 2014-2015 The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan

The SOAS Japan Research Centre, in association with Bloomsbury, is pleased to announce the publication of the first book in its new SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan series. Jan Bardsley’s Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan reveals the diverse possibilities of … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Japan

Contemporary Japan (CJ) is the biannual journal of the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ) published by de Gruyter, Berlin, New York. We are currently calling for papers for the autumn 2015 issue. Articles should be submitted by 31 … Continue reading

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