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Job Opening: International Student Services & Media Assistant, Centenary College

Institution: Centenary College Location: Hackettstown, NJ Posted: 07/17/2015 Application Due: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT International Student Services & Media Assistant Centenary College of New Jersey is seeking to fill the position of International Student Services & … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of British Columbia, limited term

Institution:    The University of British Columbia, History Location:        British Columbia, Canada Position:         Assistant Professor (Limited-Term Appointment in Modern Japanese History) The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for a one-year position as an … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Barbara Ambros, Women in Japanese Religions

Ambros, Barbara R. Women in Japanese Religions. NYU Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781479884063 Scholars have widely acknowledged the persistent ambivalence with which the Japanese religious traditions treat women. Much existing scholarship depicts Japan’s religious traditions as mere means of oppression. But this view … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Pre-modern Japanese Literature & Cultural Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Institution:       University of California – Santa Barbara, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Pre-modern Japanese Literature & Cultural Studies The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Negotiating Identities: Mixed-Race Individuals in China, Japan, and Korea

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for “Negotiating Identities:  Mixed-Race Individuals in China, Japan, and Korea,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Thursday and Friday, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal

The purpose of the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal is to exchange scholarship on women and gender between the U.S., Japan, and other countries; to enlarge the base of information available in Japan on the status of American women as well as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015 “Gaming/Gender”

Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015 “Gaming/Gender” September 25-27, 2015 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, Minnesota Special Guest: Brianna Wu The recent rash of death threats toward feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian after her polemic on the violence toward … Continue reading

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