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Book Announcement: Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain

Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain by Caroline Hirasawa The book is a highly interdisciplinary examination of the Tateyama cult and its material culture, and will be of interest to art historians … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Position, Buddhist Studies, Rutgers

Institution: Rutgers University Location: New Jersey, United States Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor The Department of Religion at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Buddhist Studies during the 2014-2015 academic … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity: Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving

Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity: Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving. Oxford University Press, 2013 (Oxford Ritual Studies). ISBN 978-0-19-994215-2 (pbk) Author:  Smith, Bardwell L. Preface 1. Mizuko Kuyō: Memorial Services for Child Loss in Japan 2. … Continue reading

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Program: Japan and its Buddhist Traditions

The program lasts three months and is based in Kyoto. Classes are held at Ryukoku University’s Omiya campus, where the students also have access to the library, computer cluster, and dining hall. Participants take the following core courses: *Practice and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Conquering Demons: The “Kirishitan,” Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature

Jan C. Leuchtenberger Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, No. 75 Copyright 2013, xii + 240 pages, 7 illustrations, 4 tables Hardback: ISBN 978-1-929280-77-3 ($65.00) Paperback: ISBN 978-1-929280-78-0 ($25.00) Published by the Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian Religions, Univ. of Cape Town, Lecturer

Institution:   University of Cape Town, Department of Religious Studies Location:   South Africa Position:   Lecturer: Asian Religions University of Cape Town Department of Religious Studies Faculty of Humanities Lecturer: Asian Religions The Department of Religious Studies, Asian Religions, … Continue reading

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Workshop: New Sources for the Study of Japanese Religion

Announcing a combined workshop and conference on “New Sources for the Study of Japanese Religion,” organized by Prof. Kikuchi Hiroki of the Historiographical Institute (Shiryō Hensanjo) of the University of Tokyo and myself, to be held at Princeton University on March … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Center for Information on Religion Seminar – Japanese Culture and Religion

The Center for Information on Religion (hereafter CIR) launched a seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion in Japanese for non-Japanese-native graduate students.  The seminar calls for the papers of well-motivated students who hope for presentation and discussion … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

Read about the writing of this book on The University of Michigan Record! Via Princeton University Press. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism Robert E. Buswell Jr. & Donald S. Lopez Jr. Cloth ISBN: 9780691157863 2013 | $65.00 / £44.95 eBook … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zen Anarchism: The Egalitarian Dharma of Uchiyama Gudō

  The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce a new work in its Contemporary Issues in Buddhist Studies series, produced jointly with BDK America, and marketed and distributed by the University of Hawai’i Press. Fabio Rambelli, Zen Anarchism: … Continue reading

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