Tag Archives: literature

Resource: Brower Fund Collection of karuta cards

A quickie digital resource for you all today! In case you’re crazy about playing the karuta card game or just the Hyakunin isshū poetry compositions, you might be interested in these public-use images from the University of Michigan’s Brower Fund … Continue reading

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Internships: Summer internships at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan

Since 2007, ICAS at Temple University Japan has hosted summer interns from many universities across the world. These unpaid summer internships for non-TUJ students (undergraduate and graduate) offer a unique opportunity to spend a productive summer in Tokyo. Below is the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: A Playlist of Music in Haruki Murakami’s Novels

For fans of novelist Murakami Haruki, check out this article on the music in his novels and the linked playlists of music appearing in his works. (More than just “Norwegian Wood”!) At times, reading Murakami’s work can feel like flipping … Continue reading

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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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