Tag Archives: premodern Japan

Call for Applicants: 2019 Kambun Workshop at USC

2019 Kambun Workshop at USC: Fujiwara Yorinaga in His Own Words This summer’s Kambun Workshop at the University of Southern California will focus on reading selections from the late Heian Taiki courtier journal of Fujiwara Yorinaga (1120-56), son of the viceroy Tadazane.Yorinaga’s … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Land, Power, and the Sacred: The Estate System in Medieval Japan

Land, Power, and the Sacred: The Estate System in Medieval Japan Edited by Janet R. Goodwin, Joan R. Piggott Landed estates (shōen) produced much of the material wealth supporting all levels of late classical and medieval Japanese society. During the tenth through … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-Century Japan—Reader’s Edition

The Sarashina Diary A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-Century Japan (Reader’s Edition) Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Moriyuki Itō Columbia University Press https://cup.columbia.edu/book/the-sarashina-diary/9780231186773 A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher in Pre-1900 Japanese Studies, University of Chicago

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56559 The University of Chicago’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position at the rank of Instructor in Pre-1900 Japanese Studies. The successful candidate, appointed at the rank of Instructor, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-time lecturer(s) (非常勤講師) in premodern Japan studies

The International Master’s Program (IMAP) and International Doctorate (IDOC) in Japanese Humanities in the Graduate School of Humanities at Kyushu University seek part-time lecturers for the 2018–19 Japanese academic year to teach one or more MA courses in the following … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Premodern Japanese literature, Stanford University

Institute: Stanford University, East Asian Languages and Cultures Location: California, United States Position: Assistant Professor in Premodern Japanese Literature   Faculty Position Available The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Tales of Ise [new translation]

The Tales of Ise Translated by Peter MacMillan One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred … Continue reading

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