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Funding: Columbia University Libraries Research Awards

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services invites applications from scholars and researchers to its annual program designed to facilitate access to Columbia’s special and distinctive collections, the Libraries Research Awards. The Libraries will award ten (10) grants of $2,500 each on a competitive basis to … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Narratives of decline: the changing patterns of death and aging in contemporary Japanese religions

CALL FOR PAPERS ‘Narratives of decline: the changing patterns of death and aging in contemporary Japanese religions’ Japanese Studies Workshop, The University of Manchester Tuesday, 31 May 2016 PhD Student workshop Narratives of decline are embedded in both academic and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Values, Identity and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan

Values, Identity, and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan Edited by Peter Nosco, University of British Columbia, James E. Ketelaar University of Chicago, and Yasunori Kojima, International Christian University, Tokyo The chapters in this volume variously challenge a number of … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: “Emoticons, Emoji and Kaomoji – The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age”

Call for papers for the international conference “Emoticons, Emoji and Kaomoji – The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age,” which will be held in June 2016 at the Institute for Japanese Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. The deadline for the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: International Program Advisor, University of New Mexico (2 positions)

Via JET Wit Jobs mailing list. Employer: University of New Mexico Location: Albuquerque Deadline: Jan. 17, 2016 Education: BA required, MA preferred Department Global Education Office Posting Number: 0833003 Position Summary: The University of New Mexico (UNM) Global Education Office … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium

Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane Columbia University Press http://cup.columbia.edu/book/reading-ithe-tale-of-genjii/9780231166584 The Tale of Genji, written one thousand years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Myōtei Dialogues: A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions

The Myōtei Dialogues A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions http://www.brill.com/products/book/myotei-dialogues The Myōtei Dialogues is the first complete English translation one of the most important works of early Japanese Christianity. Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō (1605) presents a sharp critique of … Continue reading

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