Tag Archives: Japan

Funding: Summer Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship applications

CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945

Barclay, Paul D. Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945. It can be viewed or downloaded at: https://www.luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.41/ Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls” in modern Taiwan. Adopting micro- and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Japan in the World, the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach

We are pleased to announce the third “Japan in the World and the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach” international symposium. This year’s event will be held at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Osaka University (Minoh Campus), on March 3rd and 4th, … Continue reading

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Resource: Ukiyo-e.org

Ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints, hold an esteemed place as one of the most well-known and prolific Japanese arts, having exploded in popularity in the early modern period (1603-1868) and become a great source of inspiration to many artists overseas. The … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Spaces in Translation: Japanese Gardens and the West

Spaces in Translation: Japanese Gardens and the West Christian Tagsold “Christian Tagsold provides a detailed social and intellectual history and a phenomenological study all at once. There is nothing remotely like this book, and with it, Tagsold becomes a central … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The JET Program and the U.S.-Japan Relationship: Goodwill Goldmine

Since 1987, the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program has recruited thousands of young college graduates from more than sixty countries, including the United States, to work in Japan for up to five years. Now, thirty years after the program’s … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies is pleased to announce the new position of KCJS Postdoctoral Fellow (discipline open), beginning in academic year 2018-19. Based at Doshisha University, KCJS is an undergraduate study abroad program governed by a consortium of … Continue reading

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