Tag Archives: Japan

Book Announcement: Media Convergence in Japan

Media Convergence in Japan, co-edited with Patrick W. Galbraith  This collection of essays explores the convergences and divergences arising from the digital transition in Japanese media culture. The ebook version has been published for free and open access in PDF, ePub, and Mobi formats for download from the Internet … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA is proud to unveil the Sasakawa USA Forum, a new platform for research and analysis related to Japan and U.S.-Japan relations. In order to gain a more comprehensive view of U.S.-Japan relations, the Sasakawa USA Forum offers experts … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education Peter Cave Balancing the development of autonomy with that of social interdependence is a crucial aim of education in any society, but nowhere has it been more hotly debated than … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Fourteenth-century Voices 1 & 2

FOURTEENTH-CENTURY VOICES I FOURTEENTH-CENTURY VOICES II Blue-Tongue Books Charley’s Forest, NSW, Australia All texts except Baishōron translated, introduced, and annotated by Royall Tyler. VOICES I From the Bamboo-View Pavilion: TAKEMUKI-GA-KI By Hino Nako (1310-1358) VOICES II Baishōron(ca. 1350), translated by Shuzo Uyenaka, … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Tomodachi Emerging Leaders Program

Applications Open for the 2016 TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program! Application Deadline: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 11:00 pm Pacific Time The U.S.-Japan Council and the TOMODACHI Initiative are pleased to announce that the TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is now accepting applications! … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Learning Japanese through Instagram Flashcards

Using flashcards with words on them is one thing, but they don’t always give you the kind of vocabulary you may need when you actually hit the ground in Japan: visual. If you’re looking for a fun new way to … Continue reading

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Resource: Gender Statistics Database

Today we briefly introduce a resource for those interested in gender studies in modern Japan: the Gender Statistics Database. This source is almost entirely presented in a bilingual format. As stated on the site: The Gender Statistics Database by National … Continue reading

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