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International Master’s Program in Japanese Humanities at Kyushu University

The International Master’s Program (IMAP) in Japanese Humanities in the Graduate School of Humanities at Kyushu University, now entering its fifth year, is sending around a call for applicants. From their description: The IMAP in Japanese Humanities is unique in … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 4: How to Read Apartment Listings

In my previous article, I explained many of the basics of what to keep in mind when you apartment hunt in Japan. Now you’ve got an idea of a location you might want to live (or at least have located … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lodging Content Associate, Expedia [Tokyo]

Company: Expedia Asia Pacific Job Function: Hotel/Hospitality Requisition Type: Full-Time Regular Country: Japan State or Province/City: Tokyo Post Date: 11/03/2014 Education Required: Bachelors Experience Required: 1-2 Years Relocation Provided: No Requisition ID: 32022 Position Overview: In this role, the successful … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 3: Apartment Hunting Basics

While my last two posts on living in Japan covered a lot of different areas for before you leave and immediately after you arrive, today, I will be talking specifically about hunting for apartments. For someone unacquainted with Japanese real … Continue reading

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Chino Kaori Prize for Grad Student Essay on Japanese Art

The Japan Art History Forum (JAHF), a great online community / mailing list for art historians & scholars of visual culture of Japan, offers an annual prize for outstanding papers in Japanese art history or visual culture. I have copied … Continue reading

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Funding: 3 Japanese Government Scholarships, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle

Three scholarships are available through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle: Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Research Student Scholarship, Specialized Training College Students Scholarship Deadline: May 20, 2014 Available to U.S. citizens living in the states of Washington, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska. … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – From 10 years out the gate.

As the first article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, Lara Mones, who is a Program Officer with Japan Society’s Performing Arts Program, will discuss her experiences and tips for the eventual encounter with the job market in Japan-related fields. === … Continue reading

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