Tag Archives: Japanese language

Job Opening: Fixed-term position: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Cambridge

Institution:         University of Cambridge, Department of East Asian Studies Location:          United Kingdom Position:           Unestablished Lecturer in Japanese (Fixed Term) Salary: £37,756-£47,787 Reference: GX03463 Closing date: 15 August 2014 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Fun Link Friday: “Let It Go”: Japanese Google Translate Version

While the actual translation into Japanese of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen is beautifully done, what would have happened if Google Translate had done the translation? YouTuber N.Y. sora not only posts the Google Translate lyrics in Japanese alongside … Continue reading

Posted in culture, fun links | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

Posted in JET, JLPT, jobs, language schools, living abroad, main posts, senior year, social networking, study abroad, summer program, undergraduate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Job Opening: Lecturer, Japanese language, University of Chicago

Institution: University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations Location: Illinois, United States Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a full-time (renewable) Senior Lecturer … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Podcast Recommendation: TBS文科系トークラジオLife

I am heart-broken that the radio show Suntory Saturday Waiting Bar Avanti ended–it was one of my favorite podcasts. To fill the gap for Japanese podcasts about culture, I’ve started listening to a new podcast: TBS文科系トークラジオLife (Life: TBS Cultural Talk-Radio). It’s sort of like This American Life in that that hosts discuss topics centered around a theme, but instead of going out to record stories like Avanti did and TAL does, they just talk with their guests. Continue reading

Posted in culture, study tools, useful links | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Job Opening: Tenure-track position in Japanese

TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN JAPANESE The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Japanese, pending budgetary approval.  The position is at the rank of assistant professor and will begin in August … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Job Opening: Lecturer in Japanese

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CONTINUING LECTURER IN JAPANESE The School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University invites applications for a continuing lecturer position in Japanese beginning August, 2014. Continuing Lectureships are non-tenure-track teaching positions, with medical and retirement benefits. We seek … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fun Link Friday: Wasei-Eigo Poll

Check out the results of the “‘English’ words Japanese don’t realise aren’t English” poll on What Japan Thinks for a list of useful wasei-eigo words. I actually think these lists are great for learning the correct way to use these terms … Continue reading

Posted in culture, fun links | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshop: IUC Intensive Kanbun Workshop

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama (administered by Stanford University), wishes to draw the attention of pmjs members to our offering of a three-week intensive course in reading kanbun in the summer of 2014. The course is intended … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, graduate school, living abroad, study abroad, study tools, summer program | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment