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Job Opening: Regional and Cultural Studies-Asia, Air University (U.S. Air Force)

United States Air Force, Air Force Culture and Language Center Assistant Professor of Regional and Cultural Studies – Asia Location: Alabama, United States The U.S. Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University invites applications for the position of … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Twenty-Third Annual Japan Studies Association Conference

Twenty-Third Annual Japan Studies Association Conference 5-7 January 2017 Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawai’i In January 2017 we will meet in Honolulu to share our continuous and new pedagogical and research interests in Japan’s literary and cultural traditions, historical … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Media Convergence in Japan

Media Convergence in Japan, co-edited with Patrick W. Galbraith  This collection of essays explores the convergences and divergences arising from the digital transition in Japanese media culture. The ebook version has been published for free and open access in PDF, ePub, and Mobi formats for download from the Internet … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Learning Japanese through Instagram Flashcards

Using flashcards with words on them is one thing, but they don’t always give you the kind of vocabulary you may need when you actually hit the ground in Japan: visual. If you’re looking for a fun new way to … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The Oldest Sake Shop in Tokyo

What a week it has been. In all the chaos of the news, I barely remembered to look up a Fun Link Friday this week. But in the end, what we could all use is a drink (if that’s your … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution: University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, EALC Location: Illinois, United States Position: Lecturer The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a one-academic year Lecturer/Instructor in pre-modern Japanese literature and culture. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability was published by the University of Hawaii Press in January of 2016. The book is based on a decade of research into the documentary and material evidence from sixteenth- and seventeenth-century … Continue reading

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