Tag Archives: Japan

Book Announcement: Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan

Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism University of Hawaii Press, 2017 Author: Bryan D. Lowe Ritualized Writing takes readers into the fascinating world of Japanese Buddhist manuscript cultures. Using archival sources … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Hate Speech in Korea, Japan, and France: A Comparative Approach

Call-For-Papers International Workshop HATE SPEECH IN KOREA, JAPAN AND FRANCE: A COMPARATIVE APPROACH Jan. 17(Wed) – 18(Thu), 2018 Ritsumeikan University, Japan ORGANIZERS: Asia Center, Seoul National University, Korea Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7), France Institute of International … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japan’s Railway Pointing System

If you’ve ever been in Japan and aren’t a train buff, you might wonder what’s up with the neatly dressed railway workers with white gloves, standing at various points of the platform and calling out to one another, pointing to … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor; Nichibunken

Application Guidelines for a Full-time Faculty Position (without tenure) Office of International Research Exchange International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) Position title: Assistant Professor Number of positions: One position Work responsibilities:7 The Office of International Research Exchange is primarily involved … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese history, Connecticut College

Institution: Connecticut College Location:  New London, Connecticut Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor, History The Department of History invites applicants for a one-year visiting position in Japanese History, beginning in July 1, 2017. In addition to two required introductory Japanese history classes, intermediate- … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Ama, traditional Japanese women divers

This week has highlighted the contributions of women as the International Women’s Day Strike took place on Wednesday, so this week our Fun Link Friday will highlight some amazing ladies who hold an important place in traditional Japanese practices. Messy … Continue reading

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Funding: Japanese Association of University Women

2017 JAUW INTERNATIONAL  FELLOWSHIP  PROGRAM Currently Inviting Applications MUST BE RECEIVED BY:March 31, 2017 Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is now calling for Applications for its 2017 International Fellowships. This program is to offer core funding to financially help … Continue reading

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