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Book Announcement: Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition

Tokyo Roji The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition By Heide Imai The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: ‘Tokyo-ized’ Cities

As I wrap up my two years of research here in Tokyo (and miss Fun Link Fridays in my haste, sorry!), I’m left thinking about how one of the biggest culture shocks will simply be the change in urban scenery. Even … Continue reading

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Call of Paper: East Asia as Method: Culture, Knowledge, Space

Call for Papers EAST ASIA AS METHOD: CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, SPACE An Interdisciplinary Conference for Junior Scholars October 7 & 8, 2016 Keynote Speakers: Jini Kim Watson, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University (Discussant: Dan O’Neill, Associate Professor, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: (Workshop) Place, Space, and Time in Japanese History”

Call for Papers: February 13-14, 2016 We are delighted to announce that a workshop, “Place, Space, and Time in Japanese History” will take place on Saturday-Sunday February 13-14, 2016, at the University of Chicago.  This two-day workshop proposes to explore how … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Send Your Haiku to Mars!

Check out this announcement from NASA, released at the beginning of May. Ever stop and think, ‘Man, would I love to send a haiku to Mars!’ Yeah, me too, every day. We all do, amirite? Sadly the deadline to submit … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contested Spaces: 13th Annual EAS Graduate Conference

Contested Spaces – 13th Annual East Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Toronto, March 2, 2013 Keynote Address by Prof.  Lisa Kim Davis (UCLA) Using East Asia as a point of departure, Contested Spaces challenges speakers to interrogate our … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Spaces of Possibility (Japan/Korea)

The Center for Korean Studies in collaboration with the Japan Studies Program at the University of Washington invites papers for “Spaces of Possibility,” a conference on interactions and parallel developments of recent Japan and Korea to be held at the … Continue reading

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