Tag Archives: Japanese literature

Job Opening: Premodern Japanese literature, Stanford University

Institute: Stanford University, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location: California, United States Position: Assistant Professor in Premodern Japanese Literature   Faculty Position Available The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Murakami Haruki Conference

40 Years with Murakami Haruki International conference at Newcastle University, March 8-9, 2018 2018 marks the fortieth year since Japanese author Murakami Haruki first decided to write a novel while watching a game of baseball (or so the story goes). Coinciding … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan

The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan Sari Kawana SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan explores the varying uses of literature in Japan from the late Meiji period to the present, considering how … Continue reading

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Award: Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2017

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2017 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Tales of Ise [new translation]

The Tales of Ise Translated by Peter MacMillan One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese literature and culture, Assistant Professor University of Florida

Position: Assistant Professor University of Florida, (Gainesville, FL) Education/Instructional Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for two 9-month, tenure-track positions in Japanese literature and culture, to begin August 16, 2017. Applications from … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Japanese Literature/Culture

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Assistant/Associate Professor) in Japanese Literature/Culture in the Department of East Asian Studies, to begin on 1 September 2017. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the time … Continue reading

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