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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher, Japanese History, University of Amsterdam

The Freedom of the Streets Research Project is looking for a: Postdoctoral researcher, 30 months, 0.7 FTE, Amsterdam/Tokyo. Project sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) This postdoctoral project will reconstruct women’s use of urban space in the biggest city … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan

Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan by Rebecca Corbett The overwhelming majority of tea practitioners in contemporary Japan are women, but there has been little discussion on their historical role in tea culture (chanoyu). In Cultivating … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Merchant’s Tale

The Merchant’s Tale: Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan Simon Partner Columbia University Press In April 1859, at age fifty, Shinohara Chūemon left his old life behind. Chūemon, a well-off farmer in his home village, departed for the new port … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Early Modern Japanese Literature and Culture, University of Colorado – Boulder

Institution: University of Colorado Boulder Location: Colorado, United States Position:Assistant Professor The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Early Modern (Edo period) Japanese Literature and Culture … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children

Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children (Brill, 2016) ISBN: 9789004337138; List price: €59 / $65 http://www.brill.com/products/book/recasting-past-early-modern-tales-ise-children In Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children Laura Moretti recreates in image and text … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: In Search of the Way Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860 Richard Bowring In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, covering the years 1582-1860. It begins with … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese early-modern literature, Chiba University

Call for applications for the position of assistant professor or associate professor of Japanese early-modern literature, Chiba University. Chiba University, Japan, is inviting applicants for the assistant professor or associate professor of Japanese early-modern literature, to commence on 1st April, … Continue reading

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