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Translation Workshop: Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace

Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace Translation Workshop at Newcastle University, March 6-7, 2018 The School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University (UK) is hosting an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project on Murakami Haruki. Available in translations … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen

Kirsch, Griseldis (2015). Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen. A History, 1989-2005. SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan. London: Bloomsbury Academic. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/contemporary-sino-japanese-relations-on-screen-9781472572394/ About Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen Japan and China look back on a history of friendship as well as … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan

Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan Edited by Patricia G. Steinhoff Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies No. 77 2014, viii + 187 pages, ISBN 978-1-929280-83-4. Paper only. $20.00 https://www.cjspubs.lsa.umich.edu/books/list/mono77.php Published by the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Japan

Contemporary Japan (CJ) is the biannual journal of the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ) published by de Gruyter, Berlin, New York. We are currently calling for papers for the autumn 2015 issue. Articles should be submitted by 31 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Capturing Contemporary Japan

Satsuki Kawano, Susan Long, and myself, as editors; U. Hawaii Press What are people’s life experiences in present-day Japan? This timely volume addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters collectively … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

Jeff Kingston, Director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ), recently published an edited volume, Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan (Routledge, 2013) This book provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary compendium written by a number of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Since 1945:From Postwar to Post-Bubble

Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S. George ‘An excellent interdisciplinary collection of essays on “postwar” Japan, from 1945 to 2011 – from the ashes of defeat to the anxiety of decline. It deserves to be read not only for its fascinating … Continue reading

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