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Resource: A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art

Chances are that if you have tried to google something about Buddhist deities, particularly some of the rarer ones, you’ve come across the A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art. Run by Mark Schumacher, an independent researcher with … Continue reading

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Funding: Middlebury Summer Language Schools

Full Scholarships Available for Intensive Language Study at the Middlebury Summer Language Schools–The Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace will cover the full cost of one summer of language study (tuition, room, and board)—from the beginner to graduate level—in any of … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: HIF 2017: Summer Language Program in Hakodate, Japan

The Hokkaido International Foundation (HIF) offers the 32nd Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Program in Summer 2017. It is an eight-week intensive language program accompanied with homestay for the full duration and Independent Study (IS). Program Duration: June 8 – August … Continue reading

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Funding: David L. Boren Awards in Critical Languages

Scholarships & Fellowships for International Study Fellowships Application Deadline: Jan 31 Scholarships Application Deadline: Feb 9 The National Security Education Program (NSEP)David L. Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including … Continue reading

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Okinawa Resources: Watanabe Miki personal website

21Watanabe Miki 渡辺美季, a professor at the University of Tokyo, is easily one of the leading up-and-coming scholars of Ryukyuan history. Her 2012 book Kinsei Ryūkyū to Chūnichi kankei (近世琉球と中日関係; my rough translation: “Early Modern Ryukyu and its relations with … Continue reading

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Resource: Petzold scrolls collection of Buddhist art

Harvard University’s Harvard-Yenching Library recently launched digital access to one of their most valuable collections, the Petzold scrolls collection. The collection includes 424 scrolls that were acquired from the family of Bruno Petzold (1873-1949) in 1951. Petzold was a German-born … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Tomodachi Emerging Leaders Program

Applications Open for the 2016 TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program! Application Deadline: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 11:00 pm Pacific Time The U.S.-Japan Council and the TOMODACHI Initiative are pleased to announce that the TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is now accepting applications! … Continue reading

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