Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

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

Job Opening: Reischauer Policy Research Fellow

Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program Program Overview: Inaugurated in May 2013, the Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program is a critical element of the Reischauer Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. It is … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Nation, Gender and History, Asian Cinemas in Perspective

Nation, Gender and History: Asian Cinemas in Perspective International conference Vilnius University, Centre of Oriental Studies, 7-9 September 2017 Asian Arts Centre and The Centre of Oriental Studies of Vilnius University (Lithuania) invite scholars, film professionals and enthusiasts to Nation, Gender … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Leeds

Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Leeds Faculty/Service: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures Category: Academic Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 8 Salary: £34,956 to £46,924 p.a. Post available from 1 August 2017 Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan

Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism University of Hawaii Press, 2017 Author: Bryan D. Lowe Ritualized Writing takes readers into the fascinating world of Japanese Buddhist manuscript cultures. Using archival sources … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The Center for East Asian Studies Committee on Japanese Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will … Continue reading

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Award: Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2017

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2017 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Happiness and the Good Life in Japan

Manzenreiter, W. and Holthus, B. eds. 2017. Happiness and the Good Life in Japan. London/New York. Routledge. About the book:  Contemporary Japan is in a state of transition, caused by the forces of globalization that are derailing its ailing economy, … Continue reading

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