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Job Opening: East Asian languages and culture, University of California-Santa Barbara (part-time)

Institution:  University of California – Santa Barbara, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Location:  California, United States Position:  Lecturer in East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies (Part-time) The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Misericordia University

The Department of History and Government at Misericordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Modern World History to start in the fall of 2018.  Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated strength in … Continue reading

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Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: “Infrastructure”)

2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute “Infrastructure”  Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 10-16, 2018.  This year’s Institute, co-directed by Leo Coleman (Hunter College/CUNY) and Jessamyn Abel (Penn State), … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese history, University of Victoria

Institution :  University of Victoria Location:  British Columbia, Canada Position:  Assistant Professor, Modern Japanese History The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian Humanities, Associate or Full Professor, Northwestern University

Institution: Northwestern University Location: Illinois, United States Position: Associate Professor, Full Professor The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University seeks to appoint a full-time, tenured faculty member in a field in the Asian Humanities beginning in Fall, 2018. We … Continue reading

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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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