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Job Opening: Program Associate, Carolina Asia Center

*Position: Program Associate (full-time) *Institution: Carolina Asia Center, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill *Application Deadline: 29 May 2017 Carolina Asia Center The Carolina Asia Center is the University of North Carolina’s flagship organization for Asia-related activities. In 2014, we … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Transformed Bodies and Gender: Experiences of Women Pro Wrestlers in Japan

Aiba, Keiko. (2017). Transformed Bodies and Gender: Experiences of Women Pro Wrestlers in Japan. Osaka, Japan: Union Press. http://www.union-services.com/upen/book_list.html Women’s pro wrestling in Japan has always been controlled by an independent organization of which the members have only been women. … Continue reading

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Award: Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2017

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2017 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: 100 Years of Japanese Animation

This has been making it around the internet in the last couple weeks, so perhaps everyone has already come across it, but the Smithsonian and a number of other outlets have reported on the fantastic Japanese Animated Film Classics (日本アニメーション映画クラシック) site. This project, … Continue reading

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Notice: Article temporarily down

With apologies, our post for today, “The Struggles and Successes of Translating Mobile Apps” has been temporarily removed. As with most app and technology-related things, it contained some time sensitive information and needs a bit of review, but look forward … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Vegetable Carving Art

Five years ago we featured an article on banana carving art, and let’s just say we never get tired of a new and fun food idea coming out of Japan. This week we have an article from Colossal highlighting the Japanese … Continue reading

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Funding: TIFO Fellowships for PhD candidates 2017

Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships 2017 Within the framework of the Toshiba International Foundation Fellowship programme conducted jointly by EAJS and the Toshiba International Foundation, the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) selects candidates for a fellowship to undertake research in … Continue reading

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