Author Archives: LM

About LM

Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

Job Opening: Asia Program Research Associate, Committee to Protect Journalists

Via JETWit mailing list. Employer: Committee to Protect Journalists Location: New York, New York POSTED JANUARY 27, 2017 Education: Bachelor’s degree Background About CPJ Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, non-profit organization defending journalists worldwide … Continue reading

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Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

Saturday, June 3 – Friday, June 9, 2017 Applications are rolling admission and due on Feb. 15, 2017. The 3rd annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference is a week-long program based on the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference model that is designed … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Performance Theory Workshop

June 10–17, 2017 Apply by April 1! Open to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty. The Japanese Performance Theory Workshop (JPTW) intervenes between Japanese Studies and Performance Studies to foster generative critical engagements with Japanese performance. Through seminar-style discussions, performance screenings, research … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Sino-Japanese Readings

Via University of Hawai’i Press (catalog). VICTOR H. MAIR JULY 2016 232 pages, 7 x 10 Hardback 9780824823313 $55.00 s ABC Chinese Dictionary Series Japan / China / language Victor H. Mair is professor of Chinese language and literature at … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan CAITILIN J. GRIFFITHS 232pp. October 2016 Cloth – Price: $65.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5936-7 Women have long been active supporters and promoters of Buddhist rituals and functions, but their importance in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations Editor: Takezawa, Yasuko; Okihiro, Gary Y.; 456pp. September 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-4758-6 Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies is a unique collection of essays derived from … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japan Program Manager, Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute

Employer: Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute Location: Irvington, NY Application deadline: December 31, 2016 Start date: December 16, 2016 Education: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) SEEKING A JAPAN PROGRAM MANAGER The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute (EFLI) is an initiative of the … Continue reading

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