Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

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

Book Announcement: Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life

Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life By Kuroi Senji (Brill, 2017) Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life by Kuroi Senji features three of the best-known works of Kuroi Senji’s early career. “Hole and Sky” (1968), Time (1969) and Running Family (1970) received widespread critical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Extremes: Climate, Meteorology and Disaster in History

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 17 OCTOBER 2017 The weather plays an often underestimated, yet vitally important role in human history. Climate has been considered an explanation for almost every aspect of society and culture, from causing disease to determining racial characteristics historically. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities

Institution: Leiden University, LIAS Location: Netherlands Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities Leiden University is hiring a postdoctoral fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities to join the ERC-funded Open Philology project Potential candidates should familiarize themselves with the project through the … Continue reading

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Funding: Fellowship, Social Sciences, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

Institution: Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Location:  Massachusetts Position: Two-year Post Doctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Academy Scholars Program, 2018-2019 The Academy Scholars Program identifies … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan ann-elise lewallen For more information, please visit http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=20000000007984 In present-day Japan Indigenous Ainu women stitch together ancestral values and global Indigenous activism to challenge bitter legacies of settler racism … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

Call for Papers Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018 Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017 Proposals for … Continue reading

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