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Book Announcement: The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan Author: Furuki, Yoshiko 196 pp. January 2015 Cloth – Price: $31.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5339-6 Categories: Asia, history, biography Description At the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Japan: Pre-modern, Modern and Contemporary—A Return Trip from the East to the West. Learning in, about and from Japan

CALL FOR PAPERS The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Japanese Department) at the “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University (Bucharest, Romania), with the support of its collaborators from Kyoto University and Osaka University (Japan), is pleased to announce organizing the third edition of … Continue reading

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Resource: Teach 3.11

Those with an interest in how to share and teach information globally about the Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami and its aftermath will be interested in the website Teach 3.11, a non-profit educational project of the Forum for the History of Science in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan

Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan Edited by Matthias Hayek, Paris Diderot University and Annick Horiuchi, Paris Diderot University Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan endeavors to elucidate the mechanisms by which a growing number of men and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Curator of Gallery Education (PT), Japan Society (NYC)

Japan Society in New York has just posted an opening for a part-time Curator of Gallery Education. This is to my knowledge a new position, which will be working alongside the three full-time Gallery staff, and four Education department staff. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture

Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu and Edward Vickers, editors (Routledge: 2013) 264 pp ISBN: 978-0-415-71399-3 In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued … Continue reading

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Japan-America Student Conference 2014

Deadline: March 31, 2014 (rolling admissions) Location: Conference convenes in Des Moines, Iowa, and travels to San Francisco, New York City, and Washington, DC Education: About JASC: “An Introduction to the Japan-America Student Conference (JASC)” From July 30th to August 24th … Continue reading

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