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Call for Papers: U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal

Established in 1988, the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal (USJWJ) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, biannual publication available in print and online that promotes scholarly exchange on social, cultural, political, and economic issues pertaining to gender and Japan. We encourage comparative study among … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan Kumiko Nemoto ILR Press http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100219580&fa=author&person_id=5396 The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Women in East Asian Religions

CALL FOR AUTHORS: Scholars are needed for articles on women in Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto, to cover a range of topics, including: women’s religious art, women’s worship, women’s rituals, women’s leadership and organization in religion, women’s social and environmental issues in religion, the feminine divine, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal

The purpose of the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal is to exchange scholarship on women and gender between the U.S., Japan, and other countries; to enlarge the base of information available in Japan on the status of American women as well as … Continue reading

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Workshop: ‘Leftover’ and ‘Stale’ Women: A Graduate Student Workshop on Gender Inequality in Contemporary China and Japan

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies invites graduate students to participate in its Tuesday, October 6, 2015 workshop, “‘Leftover’ and ‘Stale’ Women:  A Graduate Student Workshop on Gender Inequality in Contemporary China and Japan.” In East Asia, and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan Author: Furuki, Yoshiko 196 pp. January 2015 Cloth – Price: $31.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5339-6 Categories: Asia, history, biography Description At the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society

Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society Based upon a survey of five Japanese faith-based volunteer groups, the book offers insights and fresh perspectives into the ways women’s participation in religious civic organizations may work as a … Continue reading

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