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Call for Papers: Intersection of Modern Japanese Literature

International Research Conference: Intersection of Modern Japanese Literature http://amjls.web.fc2.com/oshirase20140901.html This conference aims to encourage links and connections between the research emerging around the world on modern Japanese literature and research activities within Japan. We hope to offer the opportunity for researchers in other … Continue reading

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Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society, 2015

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2015 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese literature and culture (two-year appt)

Institution: University of Rochester, Modern Languages and Cultures Location: New York, United States Position: Visiting Assistant Professor; 2 Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese (Literature and Culture) The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Rochester invites applications for … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zen Past and Present, by Eric Cunningham

Zen Past and Present Eric Cunningham ISBN 978-0-924304-64-4. 98 pages. Paperback. Zen Past and Present provides readers with a concise but comprehensive survey of the history of Zen Buddhism. Because it examines Zen from historical, religious, literary, artistic, and political standpoints, it … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-century Japan

Sonja Arntzen and Itō Moriyuki are pleased to announce the publication of their collaborative work, which as some subscribers to this list know has been a long time in preparation: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-century Japan, by Sugawara … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Advanced Associate or Full Professor to Head Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Advanced Associate or Full Professor to Head Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon. The College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon, invites applications for a tenure-track advanced associate or full professor to head the Department … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, University of Florida The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in Japanese literature and culture, period open, beginning August 16, 2015. The successful candidate will contribute … Continue reading

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