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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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Online Workshop: Japanese Culture Through Rare Books

Japanese Culture Through Rare Books–Second offering, organized by Prof. Takahiro Sasaki of the Shido Bunko 斯道文庫, Keio University in Tokyo. Three parts offering, first part starting on January 9, 2017 Explore the important roles that books have played in the … Continue reading

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Call for Participants: Ise and Japan Study Program 2017

Dear all, Applications are open for a fully funded study program (lectures and field trips) for researchers (graduate or post-graduate) that is sponsored by Kogakkan University and Ise City. It will be held in and around Ise, which is home to … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Traditional Japanese history & culture, University of Hawai’i

Traditional Japanese Culture and History.  The Department of History at the University of Hawai`i, Mānoa, seeks applications for the position of associate professor of traditional Japanese history and culture.  This position is known as the Dr. Soshitsu Sen XV Distinguished … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of Southern California

Institution:       University of Southern California Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, modern Japanese history The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan Drott, Edward R. Scholars have long remarked on the frequency with which Japanese myths portrayed gods (kami) as old men or okina. Many of these “sacred elders” came to be … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 15th EAJS International Conference: History

HISTORY (Section 7) Convenors: Mark Pendleton, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom Mickey Adolphson, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom The section will have the following theme: Bridging Divides in Japanese History: Troubling Periodization and Methodological Rigidity Historians of Japan have often been … Continue reading

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