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Book Announcement: Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan Kumiko Nemoto ILR Press http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100219580&fa=author&person_id=5396 The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese (Literature and Culture), University of Rochester

Institution: University of Rochester, Modern Languages and Cultures Location: New York, United States Position: Assistant Professor Assistant Professor of Japanese (Literature and Culture)  The University of Rochester Department of Modern Languages and Cultures (http://www.sas.rochester.edu/mlc/) invites applications for a tenure track position as … Continue reading

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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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