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Book Announcement: Dancer, Nun, Ghost, Goddess: The Legend of Giō and Hotoke in Japanese Literature, Theater, Visual Arts, and Cultural Heritage

Dancer, Nun, Ghost, Goddess explores the story of the dancers Giō and Hotoke, which first appeared in the fourteenth-century narrative Tale of the Heike. The story of the two love rivals is one of loss, female solidarity, and Buddhist salvation. Since its … Continue reading

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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: Part-time lecturer(s) (非常勤講師) in premodern Japan studies

The International Master’s Program (IMAP) and International Doctorate (IDOC) in Japanese Humanities in the Graduate School of Humanities at Kyushu University seek part-time lecturers for the 2018–19 Japanese academic year to teach one or more MA courses in the following … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia – Graduate Student Symposium

“Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia” Call for Papers: 5th Annual SEAS Graduate Student Symposium University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign May 5th, 2018 Application: https://goo.gl/forms/aSnO4QCeNjHmb4VH2 Keynote Speaker: Johanna Ransmeier, University of Chicago The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 2, 2018. Society of … 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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Book Announcement: History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past

Margaret Mehl. History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past. Second Edition with New Preface. Copenhagen: The Sound Book Press, 2017. ISBN   978-87-997283-4-3 (pbk) The nineteenth century saw the emergence both of history … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Director-Center for Asia Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco

Assistant Director-Center for Asia Pacific Studies University of San Francisco Job Summary: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Assistant Director provides key operational and administrative support for the Center for Asia Pacific Studies. The Assistant Director’s main responsibilities include: … Continue reading

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