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Job Opening: Instructor in Japanese, Temple University

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies at Temple University has a one-year non-renewable opening for a Japanese-language instructor for the academic year 2019-2020. Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Resource: The Meiji at 150 Project

Today we introduce a wonderful, multifaceted and multi-year project spearheaded by the University of British Columbia that has been bringing great content to the Japanese Studies community in a number of forms: The Meiji at 150 Project. In honor of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art

Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art Halle O’Neal In this study of the Japanese jeweled pagoda mandalas, Halle O’Neal reveals the entangled realms of sacred body, beauty, and salvation. Much of the previous scholarship on these … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Turku

Institution: University of Turku, Centre for East Asian Studies Location: Finland Position: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Turku The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Hentaigana and Kuzushiji

The Penn Faculty Working Group for Reading Asian Manuscripts will hold a three-day workshop on reading Edo-period hentaigana and kuzushiji June 28-30, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania, and invites applications from faculty and graduate students from all fields of Japanese studies to participate. The … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese language and culture, University of Utah

Institution:  University of Utah, World Languages and Cultures Location:  Utah, United States Position:  Lecturer, Japanese Language and Culture The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Utah invites applications for a one-year Lecturer position in Japanese beginning July 1, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Chinese Writing and the Rise of the Vernacular in East Asia Peter Francis Kornicki Chinese Writing and the Rise of the Vernacular in East Asia is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia–not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, but … Continue reading

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