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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, East Asian History, Ithaca College

Position/Job Summary: Full-time tenure-eligible position in East Asian history. Research specialization is open. In addition to upper level courses in their area of expertise, applicants must be able to teach introductory world history courses or other, innovative 100-level courses in … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Cultural Icon Kokeshi

Kokeshi (こけし) are a kind of traditional Japanese doll, typically created from a single block of wood with a long, cylindrical body and bulbous head. Although their origins are not known, you’ll find them as a staple in souvenir shops in … Continue reading

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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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