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Book Announcement: Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium

Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane Columbia University Press http://cup.columbia.edu/book/reading-ithe-tale-of-genjii/9780231166584 The Tale of Genji, written one thousand years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as … Continue reading

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Workshop: “Wa/Kan Literacy and the Anthology” and “Traditional Book Culture”

“Wa/Kan Literacy and the Anthology” and “Traditional Book Culture” Workshops at Yale University, July 18-29 and August 1-5, 2016 With Professors SATO Michio, (Keio University), SASAKI Takahiro (Shido Bunko/Keio University) and Brian STEININGER (Princeton University). The Yale Council on East … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Nara Japan, 749-757: A Study and Translation of Shoku Nihongi, Tenpyō Shōhō 1 – Tenpyō Hōji 1

This is the first full translation into a Western language of this segment of Shoku Nihongi, the official court chronicle of Japan’s eighth century. It includes Emperor Shōmu’s declaration beforeRushana Buddha at Tōdaiji, Shōmu’s abdication and the accession of Empress … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory Editor: Adolphson, Mikael S.; Commons, Anne; 344pp. October 2015 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-4675-6 Lovable Losers is the first substantial piece of English-language scholarship to examine … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese literature and culture, University of Notre Dame

Institution:    University of Notre Dame, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location:        Indiana, United States Position:         Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures  Assistant Professor in Modern Japanese Literature and Culture The Department of East Asian Languages and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Humanities, Yale University

Institution:            Yale University, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and the Humanities Program Location:              Connecticut, United States Position:               Assistant Professor The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Humanities Program seek to make the joint tenure-track … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenure-Track Position in Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture

Position in Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture, College of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University. Effective July 1, 2016. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Japanese. PhD in hand or near completion by time of appointment. We seek a colleague with a broad foundation in pre-modern … Continue reading

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