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Funding: Library Travel Grant, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Japan Collection

The Japan Collection of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library is pleased to announce its first Library Travel Grant Program. Please visit the website for further information: https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/japan/travelgrant ============================================ The UHM Japan Collection travel grant is made possible by … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Funded MA research, University of Alberta

Dear Colleagues, We would like to draw your attention to opportunities for students to pursue a funded MA degree in East Asian Studies at the University of Alberta (in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada): http://www.eastasianstudies.ualberta.ca/ In particular for H-Japan members, students can … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Summer Luce Postdoc Research Fellowship

CALL FOR 2020 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core … Continue reading

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Funding: 2020 Moeson fellowship (LC’s Asian Division)

Applications are now being accepted for the Asian Division’s 2020 Florence Tan Moeson fellowship, which supports a minimum of five business days of research in the Asian Reading Room of the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Here’s the link for … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades

Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades By Marc Yamada This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the “lost decades” of Japan’s Heisei period (1989–2019). Presenting … Continue reading

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Funding: 2020-21 Fellowships in Japanese Studies, Harvard University

2020-21 FELLOWSHIPS IN JAPANESE STUDIES AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY WCFIA PROGRAM ON US-JAPAN RELATIONS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS During the 2020-21 academic year, the Program on US-Japan Relations, part of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) at Harvard University, will offer postdoctoral … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Defamiliarizing Japan’s Asia-Pacific War

DEFAMILIARIZING JAPAN’S ASIA-PACIFIC WAR Edited by W. Puck Brecher and Michael W. Myers This wide-ranging collection seeks to reassess conventional understanding of Japan’s Asia-Pacific War by defamiliarizing and expanding the rhetorical narrative. Its nine chapters, diverse in theme and method, … Continue reading

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