Category Archives: graduate school

Recommendations for Employment Seekers in and Beyond Academia

Today’s guest post is by Philip C. Brown, Professor of Japanese history at The Ohio State University. This is a complementary article to his submission to Round 2 of the “The ‘Rebirth’ of Japanese Studies” virtual roundtable for the Association … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program

Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program Program Overview: Inaugurated in May 2013, the Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program is a critical element of the Reischauer Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. It is … Continue reading

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Funding: JUSFC-NEH Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting applications for the Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program. The program aims to promote Japan studies in the United States, to encourage U.S.-Japanese scholarly exchange, and to support … Continue reading

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Life after Japanese Studies (Part 2): Reconnecting with Professional Networks and Seeking Jobs after JET

This guest series features Danielle Reed, who launched her own consulting practice PinPath, LLC in November 2019. Previously she worked as the Senior Program Director of S&R Foundation, a private family foundation with the mission of supporting talented individuals with high … Continue reading

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Resource: How to Japonese Podcast

What was your path to learning Japanese like? And how did you maintain it? What do you use those skills for now in your career? For those interested in podcasts and learning more about how people in the Japan field … Continue reading

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Funding: Travel Grants from Asia Library, University of Michigan

Travel grants are available to visit the University of Michigan’s Asia Library, which holds more than one million volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean and subscribes to a multitude of electronic resources. The grants, of up to $1,000 apiece, are to … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: 11th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies, which will be held on July 3rd, 2020 at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Noh training in Kyoto August 2020

The INI – International Noh Institute(国際能楽研究会)has issued a Call for Participants to the 2020 Kyoto Summer Intensive program, running between August 10 and 22 in Kyoto. During this period participants will study noh dance and chant, as well as other aspects of performance, … Continue reading

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New Summer Program for Classical Japanese, Kanbun, and Classical Chinese in Venice

The Summer School in Classical Chinese and Classical Japanese/Kanbun is unique in its kind. Organised in collaboration with Princeton University, it offers two tracks of comprehensive, grammar-focused instruction taught by Faculty members from both Ca’ Foscari and Princeton. The programme is designed … Continue reading

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Resource: North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC)

Today we are introducing a site and organization that offers a variety of resources useful to academics, writers, researchers, and various other professionals: the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC). From their website: Founded in 1991, NCC … Continue reading

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