Tag Archives: Japan

Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern Japan, University of Chicago

Institution: University of Chicago Location: Illinois, United States Position: Assistant Professor The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at The University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Pre-1900 … Continue reading

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Fellowship: The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC)

Scholarship Opportunity: advanced Japanese language training for graduate students with Japan-focused career goals in academia, business, diplomacy/government service, journalism, translation, and law The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC) is pleased to announce a call for applications to The Nippon … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

Placing Empire Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan Kate McDonald Placing Empire examines the spatial politics of Japanese imperialism through a study of Japanese travel and tourism to Korea, Manchuria, and Taiwan between the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Rice Paddy Art of 2017

The fall is upon us! And it seems we missed the peak period of rice paddy art for this year in Inakadate. 😦 But never fear! There are still photos on the internet of the fabulous pieces of art rice … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Bamboo art and design

A quickie fun link this week! The New York Times recently did an article highlighting a current exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on bamboo art that looks absolutely stunning. As the Met site states: Featuring works of Japanese … Continue reading

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Internship: Internship Program (unpaid) in Japan at Ibaraki Christian University (TEFL)

Ibaraki Christian University offers opportunities for students at colleges and universities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US to explore teaching English at a university in Japan. You can find information on the entire program including Testimonials from previous … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade October 19 – 20, 2018 Across the medieval world (c. 500 — c. 1500), multiple forms and degrees of unfreedom—slavery, serfdom, forced concubinage, coerced labor, captivity, and … Continue reading

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