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Workshop: Intensive Workshop in Japanese Early-modern Textual Scholarship 2015

J-PATS (Japanese Palaeography and Textual Scholarship Network; www.jpats), The University of Cambridge (Department of East Asian Studies) and Emmanuel College (Cambridge) are organizing the first Intensive Workshop in Japanese Early-modern Textual Scholarship. This three-day intense course offers an introduction to the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: チンする、お茶する、ググる

If you’re into quirky notes about language use, and especially if you don’t mind some jargony linguistics writing, Language Log is a great blog co-run by Prof Victor Mair and a bunch of other prominent linguists & scholars. Recent posts … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Crazy Fresh Chinese & OMG! Meiyu

Okay, so it’s not quite Japan-related. But, for those of us whose interests in East Asia – and/or professional requirements/expectations – extend beyond Japan, Jessica Beinecke’s twin YouTube programs Crazy Fresh Chinese and OMG! Meiyu are a fun way to … Continue reading

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Funding: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Application Open

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the opening of the scholarship competition for the 2015 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in thirteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese & Chinese, Assistant Professor

Institution:         California State University – Northridge, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Location:          California, United States Position:           Assistant Professor of Japanese and Chinese Department: Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Effective Date of Appointment: 2014 – 2015 AY (Subject … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies 5-10-20: Resources and Thoughts on International Education

For our fifth article in our Japanese Studies 5-10-20 series, today we have a unique perspective from Stephanie Toriumi, a student advisor (Academic Officer) for the Liberal Arts program at Hawaii Tokai International College. She will talk about how she landed a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Academic English, University of Tokyo

Institution: University of Tokyo Location: Japan Position: Assistant Professor The Centre for Global Communication Strategies (CGCS) at the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tokyo is now accepting applications for five assistant professorships. This large hire has been made … Continue reading

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