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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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Book Announcement: Studies in Japanese and Korean Historical and Theoretical Linguistics and Beyond

Studies in Japanese and Korean Historical and Theoretical Linguistics and Beyond Edited by William McClure (Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York) and Alexander Vovin (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France). … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Creating New Synergies: Approaches of Tertiary Japanese Programmes in New Zealand

Creating New Synergies Approaches of Tertiary Japanese Programmes in New Zealand MASAYOSHI OGINO, PENNY SHINO AND DALLAS NESBITT (EDITORS) An essential guide for teachers of Japanese in New Zealand Compiled under the aegis of Japanese Studies Aotearoa New Zealand this … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Applied Linguistics

The Department of Asian Studies, at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus seeks to make a full-time appointment in the field of Japanese Applied Linguistics at the rank of Instructor, tenure-track, with responsibility for teaching as well as coordinating … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Pronouns

Still working through the international move and accompanying jetlag– sorry for lack of Fun Link Fridays lately! Here’s a quickie fun link for the linguistic nerds among us! Sure, if you’ve studied Japanese you know some of the basic pronouns … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms

University of Hawai’i Press has just published John R. Bentley’s ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms, the first comprehensive dictionary of man’yōgana. It is the ninth entry in the ABC Chinese Dictionary Series edited by Victor Mair. The 600-page volume is … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Grinnell College, Department of Chinese and Japanese (Japanese) 3 Year Position

Grinnell College, Department of Chinese and Japanese (Japanese) 3 Year Position GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a 3-year position in Japanese beginning Fall 2016. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. The field of … Continue reading

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