Tag Archives: Japanese culture

Fun Link Friday: Nihon Eiho (日本泳法)

When I lived in Japan, I rediscovered my love of swimming. Tom Baker of Tokyo Tom Baker, also a swimmer, recently posted about his discovery of Nihon Eihô (日本泳法), Japanese swimming techniques: Not long ago, a member of my sports club noticed … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: International Communication Association Preconference Panel on Women and Fan Cultures

Dear all, We are seeking members for a 4-5 person panel on Women and Fan Cultures in Japan at the International Communication Association Preconference (Communicating with Cool Japan: New International Perspectives on Japanese Popular Culture) on June 8th, 2016, hosted by Waseda University. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan, H.Suzuki (ed.), 2013, Routledge, Japan Anthropology Workshop Series Abstract: This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Language and Literature

California State University – Sacramento, World Languages & Literatures Tenure Track Instructional Faculty – World Languages and Literatures (Japanese) California State University, Sacramento, seeks applications for a Japanese full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to start during the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese literature and culture, University of Notre Dame

Institution:    University of Notre Dame, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location:        Indiana, United States Position:         Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures  Assistant Professor in Modern Japanese Literature and Culture The Department of East Asian Languages and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenure-Track Position in Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture

Position in Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture, College of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University. Effective July 1, 2016. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Japanese. PhD in hand or near completion by time of appointment. We seek a colleague with a broad foundation in pre-modern … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Curved Origami

It seems as though origami is one of those fascinating traditional arts that the world cannot help but continue to innovate on. This week’s Fun Link Friday features the artwork of Hoàng Tiến Quyết, a Vietnamese artist whose work with complex … Continue reading

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