Tag Archives: Japanese language

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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Job Opening: Japanese Language, Lecturer (12 month appointment)

Institution:   University of British Columbia, Asian Studies Location:   British Columbia, Canada Position:   Lecturer in Japanese Language Lecturer in Japanese Language The University of British Columbia is accepting applications for two or more 12-month lecturer position(s) in Japanese … Continue reading

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Workshop: USC Kambun workshop

A KAMBUN WORKSHOP this summer at USC in Los Angeles Reading the Shôyûki of Fujiwara Sanesuke July 14 to August 8, 2014 The Project for Premodern Japan Studies in the History Department of the University of Southern California announces this … Continue reading

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Funding: David L. Boren Fellowships

Application for the 2014-15 David L. Boren Fellowships for International Study, funded by the National Security Education Program, is now available on the Boren website.  This fellowship may be used to study in Japan.  US citizenship required. Deadline: January 28, 2014. … Continue reading

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Funding: Applications for 2014 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

2014 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program  Deadline: November 15, 2013 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the scholarship competition for the 2014 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in thirteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program provides fully-funded group-based … Continue reading

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