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Book Announcement: Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945

Electrified Voices How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945 Kerim Yasar Long before karaoke’s ubiquity and the rise of global brands such as Sony, Japan was a place where new audio technologies found eager users and contributed … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution

Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan Levi McLaughlin Soka Gakkai is Japan’s largest and most influential new religious organization. It claims more than 8 million Japanese households and close to 2 million members … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Mainichi Shimbun – Researcher / Assistant Correspondent (Full-Time)

Mainichi Shimbun – Researcher / Assistant Correspondent (Full-Time) General Description: The Mainichi Newspapers Los Angeles Bureau seeks a full time Researcher / Assistant Correspondent. The Mainichi Newspapers is a major daily Japanese newspaper printed in Japan with around 3 million … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN ASIA (COGEN 2018) Dates: November 12-14, 2018 | Venue: Monash University Malaysia | Abstract deadline: April 30, 2018 Theme Contemporary religious actors and their significance in gender and sexuality justice in Asia The continuous reification … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Teacher, Fusion Academy, Huntington Beach

Job: Japanese Teacher/Mentor Institution: Fusion Academy Place: Huntington Beach, CA (copied from official job posting) About the Organization: Fusion Academy is a revolutionary, accredited private middle and high school. Our classes are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Associate professor or lecturer, Japanese Studies, Tsuda University

The Department of English at Tsuda University is looking for applicants for a full-time (tenured) position in Japan Studies in English as specified below. Title of position: Associate professor (junkyōju) or lecturer (sennin kōshi) Starting date: 1 April, 2019 Classes to be … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington

Applications are invited for two positions in Japanese, one at the level of Lecturer and the other at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. These are permanent full-time positions and expected to commence in either February or June 2018. Both appointees … Continue reading

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