Tag Archives: Japan

2015 OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program

OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program In cooperation with and support from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the OAH and the Japanese Association for American Studies (JAAS) plan to send two American scholars to Japanese universities for two-week residencies in the summer … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship

Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship Koseki, Identification and Documentation Edited by David Chapman, Karl Jakon Krogness Routledge – 2014 – 266 pages Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Japan’s Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an … Continue reading

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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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