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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.

Job Opening: Assistant Professor; Nichibunken

Application Guidelines for a Full-time Faculty Position (without tenure) Office of International Research Exchange International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) Position title: Assistant Professor Number of positions: One position Work responsibilities:7 The Office of International Research Exchange is primarily involved … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Tales of Ise [new translation]

The Tales of Ise Translated by Peter MacMillan One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese history, Connecticut College

Institution: Connecticut College Location:  New London, Connecticut Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor, History The Department of History invites applicants for a one-year visiting position in Japanese History, beginning in July 1, 2017. In addition to two required introductory Japanese history classes, intermediate- … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2nd Annual Midwestern Japanese Graduate Studies Workshop

Call for Abstracts 2nd Annual Midwestern Japanese Graduate Studies Workshop The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL May 12th to 13th, 2017 Graduate students (PhD or MA) in Japanese Studies at Midwestern universities are invited to submit abstracts for the 2nd … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Vegetable Carving Art

Five years ago we featured an article on banana carving art, and let’s just say we never get tired of a new and fun food idea coming out of Japan. This week we have an article from Colossal highlighting the Japanese … Continue reading

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Funding: TIFO Fellowships for PhD candidates 2017

Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships 2017 Within the framework of the Toshiba International Foundation Fellowship programme conducted jointly by EAJS and the Toshiba International Foundation, the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) selects candidates for a fellowship to undertake research in … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Ama, traditional Japanese women divers

This week has highlighted the contributions of women as the International Women’s Day Strike took place on Wednesday, so this week our Fun Link Friday will highlight some amazing ladies who hold an important place in traditional Japanese practices. Messy … Continue reading

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