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Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.

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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Book Announcement: Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan Author: Fowler, Sherry D.; 384pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $70.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5622-9 Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokiteśvara), a compassionate savior … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Roman Coins Found in Ryukyu Castle

For our archeology and history enthusiasts: Okinawa was a historical trade hub, and recently ten ancient coins, including several from the Roman and Ottoman empires, were excavated in Katsuren Castle, Uruma, Okinawa. “We don’t think that there is a direct link … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Staff Assistant II, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Institution: Harvard University Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations Location: Cambridge, MA Posted: 11/14/2016 Type: Full Time Education: BA preferred Auto req ID: 41013BR Duties & Responsibilities: The EALC Program Assistant supports the administrative operations and communication initiatives in three … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Manager, Asia Campus Master of Public Health Program, University of Utah

Institution: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, UT Posted: 11/14/2016 Type: Full Time Requisition Number: PRN12881B Job Summary: This individual will be responsible for managing projects in relation to the educational programs for the MPH programs at University of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Via the University of Hawai’i Press. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan JACQUELINE I. STONE 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Via University of Hawai’i Press. HIRO SAITO DECEMBER 2016 264 pages ISBN 9780824856748 $62.00 East Asia / history / sociology Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains embroiled in controversy with its neighbors … Continue reading

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