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Book Announcement: Beyond Kawaii: Studying Japanese Feminities at Cambridge

Beyond Kawaii: Studying Japanese Feminities at Cambridge Edited by Brigitte Steger, Angelika Koch, Christopher Tso Kawaii. The love of all things cute has become the dominant image of Japanese girls and women. Real Japanese women are, however, more complex. Some … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Comfort Women: A Movement for Justice and Women’s Rights in the United States

Comfort Women: A Movement for Justice and Women’s Rights in the United States Edited by Jung-Sil Lee and Dennis P. Halpin. This new edited volume archives nearly thirty years of activism, records the achievements of the “comfort women” redress movement … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China

Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China BY CHIGUSA YAMAURA How do the Japanese men and Chinese women who participate in cross-border matchmaking—individuals whose only interaction is often just one brief … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Masculinity and Body Weight in Japan

Masculinity and Body Weight in Japan: Grappling with Metabolic Syndrome By Genaro Castro-Vázquez Drawing on the concept of the somatic self, Castro-Vázquez explores how Japanese men think about, express and interpret their experiences concerning bodyweight control. Based on an extensive … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture

The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture Dumas, Raechel This book explores the monstrous-feminine in Japanese popular culture produced from the late years of the 1980s through to the new millennium. Raechel Dumas examines the role of female monsters in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Cool Japanese Men. Studying New Masculinities at Cambridge

Cool Japanese Men: Studying New Masculinities at Cambridge. edited by Brigitte Steger and Angelika Koch. Following the successful publication four years ago of Manga Girl Seeks Herbivore Boy: Studying Japanese Gender at Cambridge, we are delighted to announce a second … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian and Gender Studies, University of Notre Dame

Institution: University of Notre Dame Location:  Indiana Position: Assistant Professor in Asian and Gender Studies University of Notre Dame: Keough School of Global Affairs Assistant Professor in Asian and Gender Studies Location: Notre Dame, IN The University of Notre Dame’s … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Research associate, Japanese studies/Gender studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Institution: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Modernes Japan Location:  Germany Position: Research Associate Japanese Studies/Gender Studies The Department of Modern Japanese Studies at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf invites applications for the position of Research Associate in Modern Japanese Studies/Gender Studies (75%, EG 13 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History

International Workshop: “Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan” 22-24 September 2017, Tuebingen, Germany Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan in Europe. The Forum is an independent body … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: International Federation for Research on Women’s History

The 12th Conference of the International Federation for Research on Women’s History/ Federation Internationale Pour la Recherche en Histoire des Femmes (IFRWH/FIRHF) August 12-15, 2018 University of California, Santa Barbara Submissions accepted 1 Nov 2016 until 15 March 2017 The … Continue reading

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