Tag Archives: Japanese

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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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – From 10 years out the gate.

As the first article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, Lara Mones, who is a Program Officer with Japan Society’s Performing Arts Program, will discuss her experiences and tips for the eventual encounter with the job market in Japan-related fields. === … 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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Job Opening: East Asia Collections Project Archivist, Stanford University

Institution: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 03/08/2014 Type: Full Time Education: MLS or MA The Hoover Institution Archives is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic archivist with language skills in Chinese and/or Japanese to work on the arrangement … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Manager Urban Programs, ICLEI East Asia [Seoul]

Institution: ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability Location: Seoul, South Korea Education: degree in urban development, city planning, civil engineering, urban infrastructure, architecture, or another subject relevant to the position Language: English and another East Asian langauge Deadline: 30 March … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow, Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at SAIS Johns Hopkins University

Institution: Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at SAIS Johns Hopkins University Location: Washington, DC Education: 4-year degree Posted Feb. 28, 2014 Job Description: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows assist the Director of the Reischauer Center personally on research projects of the … Continue reading

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Workshop: University of Chicago Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji, June 16th-20th

The 2014 University of Chicago Japan Studies Summer Workshop:  Reading Kuzushiji will take place June 16-20. It is open to students and faculty with a working knowledge of classical Japanese and hentaigana. Our instructor will be Professor Aratake Kenichiro (http://www.cneas.tohoku.ac.jp/staff/aratake/aratake.html) of … 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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