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Job Opening: Instructor in Japanese, Temple University

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies at Temple University has a one-year non-renewable opening for a Japanese-language instructor for the academic year 2019-2020. Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Teaching Professor, Japanese Language, University of Victoria

The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria is seeking applications for a continuing faculty position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level, with an expected starting date of July 1, 2019.The … Continue reading

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Job Opening: World/Asian history, Idaho State University

The Department of History at Idaho State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position who can teach courses in world and Asian history, with research emphasis in either field. The position is based at ISU’s Idaho Falls campus, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate in Japanese Studies, University of Cambridge

The Department of East Asian Studies, within the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint to a 3-year, fixed-term postdoctoral research associate post in Japanese Studies. The post will start in … Continue reading

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Funding: Tanaka Fund Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars

Historical Background The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the governments of Canada and Japan. Canada offered $1,000,000 to Japan to promote Canadian studies in Japanese universities, while Japan provided 300 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Unbinding the Pillow Book: The Many Lives of a Japanese Classic

Unbinding The Pillow Book The Many Lives of a Japanese Classic Gergana Ivanova An eleventh-century classic, The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon is frequently paired with The Tale of Genji as one of the most important works in the Japanese canon. Yet it has … Continue reading

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Funding: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships

Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The Fellowships are available to academics who have received a PhD in any area of Japanese culture. Preference … Continue reading

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