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Fun Link Friday: Fortune kitties

Fortune cookies? Forget it! Fortune kitties are where it’s at now. Better known as “Hide-and-Seek Kitty Candies,” Dose recently let us know about these little treasures produced by the Felissimo Chou Club, which change their hidden kitties regularly so you can … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Learning Abroad Coordinator, University of Utah

Institution: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, UT Type: Full Time Education: BA required, MA preferred Requisition Number: PRN10912B Close Date: 04/22/2016 Job Summary: Learning Abroad Coordinators serve as campus ambassadors for Learning Abroad. The selected candidate will work closely … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History (part time)

J.F. Oberlin University, Tokyo is searching for a part-time instructor for “Modern Japanese History,” an upper-division course taught in English. The opening is for the fall semester of 2016, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. The 4-credit course … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Children, Family and Migration in East Asia

This international conference is jointly organized by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Under conditions of economic globalization, migration across borders – whether international or internal – … Continue reading

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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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