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Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Ecologies of Knowledge and Practice: Japanese Studies and the Environmental Humanities

A Day-and-a-Half Workshop and Roundtable for UK Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers in the Humanities St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27th and 28th October 2017  Scholars from outside the UK are welcome to apply if they are able to fund … Continue reading

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Funding: D. Kim Foundation Fellowships

D. Kim Foundation Fellowships The deadline for fellowship applications is December 1, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail in early February. The fellowship term is September 1 through August 31, but can be adjusted with permission from the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Book in Transition, the East and the West

The Book in Transition, the East and the West Symposium Date: 9 December 2017 Place: G-Lab (6-7th floors), East Research Building, Mita Campus, Keio University, Tokyo Deadline: 21 August 2017 (Japan time) Keynote speaker: Dr Paul Needham (Scheide Librarian, Princeton University) Conveners: Mayumi … Continue reading

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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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