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Book Announcement: Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard by an Edo Samurai

The translators and editors are delighted to announce the publication from Columbia University Press of Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard by an Edo Samurai, translated by Mark Teeuwen, Kate Wildman Nakai, Miyazaki Fumiko, Anne Walthall, and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost

Via Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai. Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost by Zack Davisson Chin Music Press Inc. (September 2, 2014) I am proud to announce that my book Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost is finally available for preorder! This book is the culmination of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Comparative English and Japanese Literature or Linguistics

Full-time Associate Professor or Assistant Professor of Literature or Linguistics Department of English Linguistics and Literature, Faculty of Letters, General Department of Humanities, Kansai University Vacancy No: D114051130 The Department of English Linguistics and Literature in the Faculty of Letters … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Reading of The Tale of Genji

Description: This is a lightly edited and more accurately proofread version of The Disaster of the Third Princess: Essays on The Tale of Genji. The new title better conveys the book’s content. Disaster can be downloaded free in pdf format, but many prefer not to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Classical World Literatures- Publication of “Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons”

by Wiebke Denecke Ever since Karl Jaspers’s “axial age” paradigm, there have been a number of influential studies comparing ancient East Asian and Greco-Roman history and culture. However, to date there has been no comparative study involving multiple literary traditions … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: To Hallow Genji: A Tribute to Noh

This tribute to the Noh theater includes eighteen plays and four essays. Among the plays are five non-repertoire that survive in Zeami’s own hand. The eighteen are Genji kuyo, Akoya no matsu, Funabashi, Furu, Genjo, Hakozaki, Higaki, Kuzu, Matsura Sayohime, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Literature and Culture, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Institution:   Washington University in St. Louis, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location:   Missouri, United States Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow; Japanese Literature and Culture Postdoctoral Research Associate WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS seeks highly promising post-doctoral candidates in Japanese … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Contemporary Literature, culture, media; Japanese literature

The Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University, invites applications for an open-rank position in Contemporary Literature, Culture, and Media. Assistant Professor is a five year tenure-track appointment, while appointments of Associate Professor and Professor are tenured. The appointment will be … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Bundan Snark: Writing and Fighting in Modern Japan Workshop Conference

University of Iowa, May 10-11, 2014 Proposal Submission Deadline: January 15, 2014 This workshop conference, which will result in an edited volume, will examine key instances in modern Japanese literary history (nineteenth through twenty-first centuries) in which personal arguments changed the face … Continue reading

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Workshop: Theatre Nohgaku

Theatre Nohgaku wishes to announce its 2014 Workshop Season. We will again be conducting three workshops in the writing and literary structure of noh, in the music of noh, and in the costumes and costuming of noh. These are open … Continue reading

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