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About Travis

I am an aspiring scholar of Japanese & Luchuan history with a particular interest in cultural history & the arts, from the traditional to the contemporary, the elite to the popular.

Ishibashi Foundation Summer School in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage

*Dates: 28 July – 18 August 2018 *Location: Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich, UK *Academic level: Advanced Undergraduate or Postgraduate *Application Deadline: March 31, 2018 The Centre for Japanese Studies, Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities invites applications for an intensive … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Dir. of International Programs, Hawaii Tokai International College

Hawaii Tokai International College (HTIC) is an American two-year liberal arts college located in Kapolei, Hawaii, adjacent to the University of Hawaii–West Oahu campus. The only American campus of the Tokai University Educational System (TES) of Japan, HTIC focuses on … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Manager, Research, NatGeo

Organization: National Geographic Partners Job Type: Business Analysis and Research Location: Washington D.C. From official job posting on foxcareers.com: Job Description Manage all aspects of the factual research process for assigned projects to ensure factual accuracy, editorial integrity, and overall … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Event: Interdisciplinary graduate student conference Where: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) When: March 16-17, 2018 Call for Papers Deadline: Dec 31, 2017 The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Managing Editor, Social Science Japan Journal

Institution: University of Tokyo Location: Tokyo, Japan Position: Associate Professor + Managing Editor, Social Science Japan Journal Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2017 (5pm Japan time) The Institute of Social Science (社会科学研究所) at the University of Tokyo seeks an Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Call for Papers : Genealogy and Multiracial Family Histories

*Journal: Genealogy *Submission deadline: 15 June 2018 The journal Genealogy is running a special issue “Genealogy and Multiracial Family Histories”, of which Dr. G. Reginald Daniel is guest editor, Ms. Jasmine Kelekay, Mr. Joseph Loe-Sterphone and Ms. Alyssa Newman are … Continue reading

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Resource: ANA Experience Japan Fares

There are a variety of ways to travel domestically within Japan on special passes or discounts – two of the most well-known are the Japan Rail Pass, which allows unlimited train rides on JR trains, for a set period (e.g. … Continue reading

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