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Call for Papers: Language, Power and Identity in Asia

Language, Power and Identity in Asia – Creating and Crossing Language Boundaries Organised by the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands, in collaboration with LeidenGlobal and the Language Museum (Leiden). Conference dates: 14-16 March 2016 Venue: National Museum of Antiquities, … Continue reading

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#Program: KCJS Deadline extended

Dear Colleagues, The deadline for KCJS Summer Programs in Advanced & Classical Japanese has been extended to March 13, 2015. Please share this information with your colleagues and students, and forward to appropriate email lists. The KCJS intensive summer programs, … Continue reading

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Program: Summer Intensive Kanbun at IUC

Summer Intensive Kanbun Program at IUC Yokohama Applications due March 13, 2015 Program Dates: Friday, June 19, 2015 – Thursday, July 9, 2015 The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama (administered by Stanford University), will offer a three-week intensive course in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer of Japanese: University of Denver

Institution:   University of Denver, Languages and Literatures Location:   Colorado, United States Position:   Lecturer of Japanese The Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver will hire a Lecturer of Japanese for appointment. This is a full-time, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Chocolatexture

What better way to learn textural 擬音語 and 擬態語 than with chocolate? Check out Spoon & Tamago‘s review of design group nendo‘s latest project, Chocolatexture, which features chocolates designed to represent onomatopoeic representations of textures in Japanese, here. I’m rather fond … Continue reading

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Workshop: Intensive Workshop in Japanese Early-modern Textual Scholarship 2015

J-PATS (Japanese Palaeography and Textual Scholarship Network; www.jpats), The University of Cambridge (Department of East Asian Studies) and Emmanuel College (Cambridge) are organizing the first Intensive Workshop in Japanese Early-modern Textual Scholarship. This three-day intense course offers an introduction to the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: チンする、お茶する、ググる

If you’re into quirky notes about language use, and especially if you don’t mind some jargony linguistics writing, Language Log is a great blog co-run by Prof Victor Mair and a bunch of other prominent linguists & scholars. Recent posts … Continue reading

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