Tag Archives: modern Japan

Book Announcement: Capturing Contemporary Japan

Satsuki Kawano, Susan Long, and myself, as editors; U. Hawaii Press What are people’s life experiences in present-day Japan? This timely volume addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters collectively … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History

Institution: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Department of International Social Studies, Graduate School of Global Studies Location:  Japan Position:  Lecturer; Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History 1. Position Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History with the possibility of promotion through … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution:   Arizona State University, School of International Letters & Cultures Location:   Arizona, United States Position:   Postdoctoral Scholar – Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture ~~Postdoctoral Scholar – Modern and Contemporary Japanese   Literature and Culture (JOB … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Meiji Restoration Losers: Memory and Tokugawa Supporters in Modern Japan

Meiji Restoration Losers: Memory and Tokugawa Supporters in Modern Japan, published through the Harvard Asia Center, is now available. This book is about the “losers” of the Meiji Restoration and the supporters who promoted their legacy. Although the violence of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan

Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan By Ian McArthur ONE OF Japan’s first foreign-born entertainers is the subject of my new book,  the first about him in the English-speaking world. Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese Economy, University Lecturer

Institution:   Leiden University Location:   Netherlands Position:   University Lecturer in Modern Japanese Economy Leiden University invites applications for a fulltime University Lectureship in modern Japanese economy in its (East-)Asian contexts, including economic history and political economy, with special … 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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