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Workshop: 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The Center for East Asian Studies Committee on Japanese Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Researcher / Assistant Correspondent (full-time) Mainichi Shimbun

Position: Researcher / Assistant Correspondent (full-time or part time) General Description: The Mainichi Newspapers Los Angeles Bureau seeks a full time Researcher / Assistant Correspondent. The Mainichi Newspapers is a major daily Japanese newspaper printed in Japan with over 4 … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji, University of Chicago

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will feature two tracks. Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake … Continue reading

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3 Best Chat Apps for Practicing Japanese

When studying Japanese or any foreign language, everyone knows that practice makes perfect! But it can be hard to stay motivated to practice everyday, especially if you don’t have any Japanese speaking friends available to talk with. Luckily there’s an … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Language Text Mining: Digital Methods for Japanese Studies

Emory University is pleased to accept applications, beginning January 20, 2017, for participation in an interdisciplinary workshop — Japanese Language Text Mining: Digital Humanities Methods for Japanese Studies. The workshop will bring together researchers working across the fields of computational text … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Sino-Japanese Readings

Via University of Hawai’i Press (catalog). VICTOR H. MAIR JULY 2016 232 pages, 7 x 10 Hardback 9780824823313 $55.00 s ABC Chinese Dictionary Series Japan / China / language Victor H. Mair is professor of Chinese language and literature at … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese idioms and proverbs

One of the most fascinating parts of foreign languages is learning the intricacies of local sayings, since they help us really dig into the cultural context specific to that language, but also see the universal themes many places and peoples … Continue reading

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