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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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Job Opening: Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture

The Asian Studies Program at Bates College, a private liberal arts college located in southern Maine with a rich history of diverse coeducation, invites applications for a tenure–track Assistant Professor position in Japanese language, literature, and culture to begin in … 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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Call for Papers: Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade October 19 – 20, 2018 Across the medieval world (c. 500 — c. 1500), multiple forms and degrees of unfreedom—slavery, serfdom, forced concubinage, coerced labor, captivity, and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Parody, Irony and Ideology in the Fiction of Ihara Saikaku

Parody, Irony and Ideology in the Fiction of Ihara Saikaku David J. Gundry, University of California, Davis The first monograph published in English on Ihara Saikaku’s fiction, David J. Gundry’s lucid, compelling study examines the tension reflected in key works … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Kenyon College

Institution: Kenyon College Location: Ohio, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty Kenyon College, a highly selective, liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure track position in East Asian history, beginning 1 July 2018.  The History Department … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Buddhist Studies

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open September 6th, 2017 through October 31st, 2017 DESCRIPTION East Asian Buddhist Studies Position 2018-19: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, Irvine, CA 92697-6000. The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for an assistant professor tenure track position … Continue reading

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