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Book Announcement: Turning toward Edification: Foreigners in Chosŏn Korea

Turning toward Edification: Foreigners in Chosŏn Korea by Adam Bohnet University of Hawaiʻi Press, December 2020 Though not a book on Japan, Turning toward Edification promises to be a valuable volume for insights into how categories of identity (“ethnicity” if … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan ann-elise lewallen For more information, please visit http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=20000000007984 In present-day Japan Indigenous Ainu women stitch together ancestral values and global Indigenous activism to challenge bitter legacies of settler racism … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan

CALL FOR PAPERS On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan University of California, Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies Conference Dates: April 7 – 8, 2017 Submissions Due: January 15, 2017 Email To: cjsgradconference@berkeley.edu The UC Berkeley Center for Japanese … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974

Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974 STEFAN HUEBNER The history of regional sporting events in 20th century Asia yields insights into Western and Asian perspectives on what defines modern Asia, and can be read as a staging … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Graduate Conference: “On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan”

CALL FOR PAPERS On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan University of California, Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies Conference Dates: April 7 – 8, 2017 Submissions Due: January 15, 2017 Email To: cjsgradconference@berkeley.edu The UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies presents its … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan Oxford University Press 2015. cloth, paperback, and eBook. ISBN: 9780190239169 (paper) From the publisher: In The Long Defeat, Akiko Hashimoto explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Values, Identity and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan

Values, Identity, and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan Edited by Peter Nosco, University of British Columbia, James E. Ketelaar University of Chicago, and Yasunori Kojima, International Christian University, Tokyo The chapters in this volume variously challenge a number of … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: International Communication Association Preconference Panel on Women and Fan Cultures

Dear all, We are seeking members for a 4-5 person panel on Women and Fan Cultures in Japan at the International Communication Association Preconference (Communicating with Cool Japan: New International Perspectives on Japanese Popular Culture) on June 8th, 2016, hosted by Waseda University. … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Negotiating Identities: Mixed-Race Individuals in China, Japan, and Korea

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for “Negotiating Identities:  Mixed-Race Individuals in China, Japan, and Korea,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Thursday and Friday, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations

Recently published with Bloomsbury Press as part of the series SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan, edited by Christopher Gerteis. Robert Hoppens, The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations, (Bloomsbury Press, March 2015), 298 pages, ISBN: … Continue reading

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