Tag Archives: Japanese culture

Book Announcement: To Hallow Genji: A Tribute to Noh

This tribute to the Noh theater includes eighteen plays and four essays. Among the plays are five non-repertoire that survive in Zeami’s own hand. The eighteen are Genji kuyo, Akoya no matsu, Funabashi, Furu, Genjo, Hakozaki, Higaki, Kuzu, Matsura Sayohime, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution:   Arizona State University, School of International Letters & Cultures Location:   Arizona, United States Position:   Postdoctoral Scholar – Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture ~~Postdoctoral Scholar – Modern and Contemporary Japanese   Literature and Culture (JOB … Continue reading

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Program: Japan and its Buddhist Traditions

The program lasts three months and is based in Kyoto. Classes are held at Ryukoku University’s Omiya campus, where the students also have access to the library, computer cluster, and dining hall. Participants take the following core courses: *Practice and … Continue reading

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Deadline extended: The Noh Training Project

The Noh Training Project based in Bloomsburg, PA is extending its early registration deadline until March 31st. Please see our website http://www.nohtrainingproject.org/ for details. This year, the Noh Training Project is celebrating its 20th anniversary culminating in torchlight performances of the classical noh … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Regionalizing Culture: the political economy of Japaneses popular culture in Asia

“Regionalizing Culture: the political economy of Japaneses popular culture in Asia” (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press). ISBN: 978-0-8248-3694-9 (Cloth $42.00) http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9036-9780824836948.aspx This ambitious work provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Language/Culture, Gettysburg College

Institution:   Gettysburg College, Asian Studies Location:   Pennsylvania, United States Position:   Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese Language and Culture Japanese Language and Culture The Asian Studies Department at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year position, with strong possibility … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Center for Information on Religion Seminar – Japanese Culture and Religion

The Center for Information on Religion (hereafter CIR) launched a seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion in Japanese for non-Japanese-native graduate students.  The seminar calls for the papers of well-motivated students who hope for presentation and discussion … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Hayashi Seiichi, “Gold Pollen and Other Stories”

Hayashi Seiichi, “Gold Pollen and Other Stories” (PictureBox, 2013) Printed in color, it is a collection of Hayashi’s manga work from the late 60s and early 70s, including some of his most famous work for the legendary monthly Garo, including … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese or East Asian Culture, Assistant Professor (term appointment)

Institution:  Nagoya University, Graduate School of Letters Location:   Japan Position:   Assistant Professor, Japanese or East Asian culture 1. Position title: Assistant professor 2. Number of positions: One position 3. Contract term:  Until 31 March, 2017 (Reappointment for an additional two … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Japan Studies. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2014, with teaching duties beginning in September 2014. … Continue reading

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