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 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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Job Opening: Japanese Studies, U of Arizona

Institution: University of Arizona, Dept of East Asian Studies Location: Tucson, AZ Position: Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies (tenure-eligible) From the university’s official job listing: The Department of East Asian Studies in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Pacific in the World (Harvard Grad Student Conference)

Event: Graduate Student Conference on International History Location: Harvard University, Cambridge MA Date: March 22-23, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline: Nov 15, 2017 This year’s Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History has the theme “Global and International History: The Pacific … Continue reading

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Two Job Openings at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i

Institution: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai” Location: Honolulu, HI Positions: Director of Education; Collections Librarian The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i is currently seeking applicants for two positions: Director of Education, and Collections Librarian. Director of Education The Director of … Continue reading

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Resource: Open Access Tools from Impactstory

Open access and the issue of paywalls continue to be major topics of discussion in academia. Journal subscriptions, and subscriptions to online databases like JSTOR, continue to get more and more expensive, and, increasingly, many university libraries and other such … Continue reading

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Okinawa Prefectural Government Scholarships

(reposting from Okinawa Association of America blog🙂 Kempi students from Argentina, China, Bolivia, Peru, and U.S. participating in the Grand Sanshin Gathering during the 2016 Worldwide Uchinaanchu Festival. Photo by Maiya Gessling, provided to OAA blog. Every year, the Okinawa … Continue reading

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