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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures (Premodern Japanese Literature)

Institution: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Asian Languages and Cultures Location: Michigan, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty; Premodern Japanese Literature TENURED OR TENURE-TRACK POSITION PREMODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan

Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan Brill, 2014. 444 pages. Hardcover, $63/€49 /£42. In Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of “all … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Literature and Art after Fukushima

Gebhardt, Lisette; Masami, Yuki (eds.) (2014): Literature and Art after Fukushima. Four Approaches. (German Studies on Japanese Literature and Culture Vol. 7). Berlin: EB-Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-86893-118-1 http://www.ebv-berlin.de/Band-7-Literature-and-Art-after-Fukushima This English language volume “Literature and Art after ‘Fukushima’” has been edited by … Continue reading

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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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