Category Archives: study tools

Resource: The Peace Learning Archive in Okinawa

Paula brought to my attention this beautiful site, which describes itself as following: The Peace Learning Archive in OKINAWA is a culmination of the creation methods of “pluralistic digital archives” established with the workings of the archives related to Nagasaki, … Continue reading

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#Program: KCJS Deadline extended

Dear Colleagues, The deadline for KCJS Summer Programs in Advanced & Classical Japanese has been extended to March 13, 2015. Please share this information with your colleagues and students, and forward to appropriate email lists. The KCJS intensive summer programs, … Continue reading

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Program: Summer Intensive Kanbun at IUC

Summer Intensive Kanbun Program at IUC Yokohama Applications due March 13, 2015 Program Dates: Friday, June 19, 2015 – Thursday, July 9, 2015 The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama (administered by Stanford University), will offer a three-week intensive course in … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji – Summer 2015 – University of Chicago

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that it will be once again be holding its Early Modern Japanese Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. This year the workshop will meet from June 15th-19th and will be led by … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia

The Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia entry for Tomari Jochiku, a 16th-17th century Confucian scholar from Yakushima, who served as an official tutor to both King Shô Hô and daimyô Shimazu Mitsuhisa. For those of us studying, or just interested in, Okinawan … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies”

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute:  “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies” Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 21-27, 2015. This year’s Institute, directed by Tina Chen and Eric Hayot, focuses on … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Heiji Scroll Viewer

On the heels of our last post about the Mongol Invasion website from Bowdoin College, this week we give you a quick look at another great site they maintain for close examination of handscroll paintings. In addition to the Mongol … Continue reading

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