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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: Loneliness sells?

Some of you may remember many news articles in recent months detailing the popular practice of one restaurant, Tokyo’s Moomin Cafe, to provide single customers with oversized stuffed animals as company for their dining pleasure. Though I’ve not seen it … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Language, Literature, & Culture, Dartmouth College

Institution:         Dartmouth College Location:          New Hampshire, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant … Continue reading

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

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Japanese. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2015, with teaching duties beginning in September 2015. Applicants for this … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution:    University of California – Davis, East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) Location:          California, United States Position:           Associate Professor, Full Professor in modern and contemporary Japanese literature and culture The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Literature and Art after Fukushima

Gebhardt, Lisette; Masami, Yuki (eds.) (2014): Literature and Art after Fukushima. Four Approaches. (German Studies on Japanese Literature and Culture Vol. 7). Berlin: EB-Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-86893-118-1 http://www.ebv-berlin.de/Band-7-Literature-and-Art-after-Fukushima This English language volume “Literature and Art after ‘Fukushima’” has been edited by … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Capturing Contemporary Japan

Satsuki Kawano, Susan Long, and myself, as editors; U. Hawaii Press What are people’s life experiences in present-day Japan? This timely volume addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters collectively … Continue reading

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