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About Paula

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

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: “Infrastructure”)

2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute “Infrastructure”  Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 10-16, 2018.  This year’s Institute, co-directed by Leo Coleman (Hunter College/CUNY) and Jessamyn Abel (Penn State), … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese literature, University of California-Riverside

Institution:   Job Opening: Modern Japanese history, University of Victoria Location:  California, United States Position:  Associate Professor (with Tenure) in Japanese Literature in Comparative Context The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages at the University of California, Riverside, invites applicants for a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

During the 2018-19 academic year, the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, which is part of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, will offer postdoctoral fellowships for social scientists. Scholars in a broad range of fields, including anthropology, economics, education, history, international … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese history, University of Victoria

Institution :  University of Victoria Location:  British Columbia, Canada Position:  Assistant Professor, Modern Japanese History The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July … Continue reading

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Funding: Summer Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship applications

CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945

Barclay, Paul D. Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945. It can be viewed or downloaded at: https://www.luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.41/ Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls” in modern Taiwan. Adopting micro- and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Japan in the World, the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach

We are pleased to announce the third “Japan in the World and the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach” international symposium. This year’s event will be held at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Osaka University (Minoh Campus), on March 3rd and 4th, … Continue reading

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