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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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Book Announcement: Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects, written by Jordan Sand, is now available. About the book: Preserved buildings and historic districts, museums and reconstructions have become an important part of the landscape of cities around the world. Beginning … Continue reading

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Funding: 20th Century Japan Research Award for 2013-2014

20th Century Japan Research Award for 2013-2014 Location: Maryland, United States The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the librarys Gordon W. … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Research Award Grant, Univ of Maryland

20th Century Japan Research Award Grant for 2013-2014, The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Institution:   Michigan State University, History Location:   Michigan, United States Position:   Assistant Professor, Modern Japanese History Modern Japanese History.  Assistant, tenure system.  Michigan State University’s Department of History seeks a historian with research expertise in modern Japan.  Candidates … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Negotiating Censorship in Modern Japan

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415520782/ ed. Rachael Hutchinson, Routledge Contemporary Japan Series no. 45 Censorship in Japan has seen many changes over the last 150 years, with each successive system of rule possessing its own censorship laws, regulations, and methods of enforcement. Yet what … Continue reading

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