Author Archives: Travis

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.

Call for Applications: NEH Summer Institute: Beyond East and West: Exchanges and Interactions across the Early Modern World (1400-1800)

(reposting from H-Japan) Dates: June 19 – July 7, 2017 Host Institution: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Deadline: March 1, 2017 Call for Applications National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Beyond East and West: Exchanges and Interactions across the Early … Continue reading

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UHM Education Summer Course: Int’l Inquiry and Field Study in Japan

(reposting from UHM Center for Japanese Studies mailing list) Course: ITE 403B: International Inquiry and Field Study Summer 2017 – Japan Place/Duration: one week at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (Honolulu), or online, followed by one week in Kyoto, plus an … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdocs at Tel Aviv University

Position: Postdoctoral scholar Institution: Tel-Aviv University Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Tel-Aviv University has announced opportunities for Post-Doctoral scholarships for one year as from October 2017. Japanese Studies or Asian Studies are included among the eligible fields of study. The amount … Continue reading

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Resource: U. Hawaiʻi / U. Ryukyus Digital Archives

For the next (and tentatively last) installment of my posts on Okinawa/Ryukyu-related resources, I would like to introduce the Ryukyu/Okinawa Special Collection Digital Archives. A joint venture between the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and the University of the Ryukyus … Continue reading

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Resource: Online Database of Artist-in-Residence Programs in Japan

AIR-J, run by Japan Foundation, is an extensive Online Database of Artist-in-Residence Programs in Japan, available in both English and Japanese. The core of the site is its listings and search function, allowing you to search for Artist in Residency … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center

Institution: Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Location: Los Angeles, CA Deadline: Jan 31, 2017 Type: Full Time The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks a dynamic and respected scholar to provide intellectual research and programmatic leadership for AASC and … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Hai!

Okinawa Hai! is one of a series of websites aimed, primarily, at helping US military families settle in, find their way around, and otherwise make the most of life in Okinawa, Germany, Korea, or Turkey, with the tagline “Helping you … Continue reading

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