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Call For Papers: “Emoticons, Emoji and Kaomoji – The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age”

Call for papers for the international conference “Emoticons, Emoji and Kaomoji – The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age,” which will be held in June 2016 at the Institute for Japanese Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. The deadline for the … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: International Communication Association Preconference Panel on Women and Fan Cultures

Dear all, We are seeking members for a 4-5 person panel on Women and Fan Cultures in Japan at the International Communication Association Preconference (Communicating with Cool Japan: New International Perspectives on Japanese Popular Culture) on June 8th, 2016, hosted by Waseda University. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Male Circumcision in Japan

Castro-Vázquez, Genaro (2015) Male Circumcision in Japan. New York: Palgrave. ISBN 9781137518750 About the book Male Circumcision in Japan provides an in-depth examination of anthropological and sociological developments in Japan which challenge the accepted biomedical view of male circumcision as … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Star Wars Screen Painting at Kiyomizudera

One of Kyoto’s most famous temples Kiyomizu-dera is a must see if you visit Japan. But if you’re in Japan this December, you can check out something rather unique at this World Heritage site: Star Wars art. Like the Mario … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan, H.Suzuki (ed.), 2013, Routledge, Japan Anthropology Workshop Series Abstract: This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese literature and culture, University of Notre Dame

Institution:    University of Notre Dame, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location:        Indiana, United States Position:         Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures  Assistant Professor in Modern Japanese Literature and Culture The Department of East Asian Languages and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Literature and Culture

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University seeks to appoint a full-time faculty member in Japanese Literature and Culture at the assistant professor level. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching complement Northwestern’s strengths … Continue reading

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