Tag Archives: academia

Major Japanese/Asian Studies Conferences

Most advisors tell graduate students early on that in order to develop a more complete and well-rounded CV they should start thinking about submitting papers to graduate student conferences or major disciplinary conferences. If your advisor is a bit hands … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (7)

In eight previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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Reblog: How to Organize a Panel for a Conference

We’ve been woefully short on articles related to professional networking within academia, so today we’re reblogging an article written by Dr. Karen Kelsky, who runs the blog The Professor Is In, a site and business where she helps people from all … Continue reading

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Program: Japanese Language Program for Specialists (in Cultural and Academic Field)

Japanese Language Program for Specialists (in Cultural and Academic Field) Location: Japan Japanese Language Program for Specialists(in Cultural and Academic Field) This is an intensive language training program for researchers and postgraduate students in the field of Japan-related social sciences … Continue reading

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How to Do Research on Japanese Literature (via Contemporary Japanese Literature)

This introductory guide to doing research on Japanese Literature, provided by Kathryn over at the Contemporary Japanese Literature blog, is a fantastic collection and evaluation of a variety of resources in Asian Studies. Even if your specialty isn’t literature, this … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Contemporary Japanese Literature

For those looking for intelligent and entertaining discussions of Japanese literature and pop culture, I cannot recommend highly enough Kathryn Hemmann’s Contemporary Japanese Literature. Ms. Hemmann, a Japanese Literature PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, describes her blog as … Continue reading

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Announcement: JET Alum Academics Group on LinkedIn

From Jet Wit: Steven Horowitz of JET Wit set up a new LinkedIn group for JETs, JET alums and friends of JET who work in academia or are interested in working in academia. This includes any professors, PhD candidates, masters … Continue reading

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Going on to graduate school for Japanese Studies

Wondering if graduate school in Japanese Studies is right for you? Well, we’re here to give you a little info on how and why people make the decision to continue their schooling. Of those of us who graduated in 2008, … Continue reading

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