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Book Announcement: Designing Modern Japan

Designing Modern Japan Sarah Teasley From cars to cameras, design from Japan is ubiquitous. So are perceptions of Japanese design, from calming, carefully crafted minimalism to avant-garde fashion and street subcultures. But these portrayals overlook the creativity, generosity and sheer … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ‘Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry Jeffrey W. Alexander   www.brewedinjapan.com. Summary: Spanning the earliest attempts to brew beer in Japan to the recent popularity of local craft brews, ‘Brewed in Japan’ charts beer’s steady rise to become … Continue reading

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Resource: Tools for Banking, Finance, and Law

Lately we’ve been fortunate to have a number of guest writers contributing articles related to translation and non-academic careers that use Japanese (and we have more to come in the near future!), but we’ve been a bit lax on updating … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Translator (Japanese-English), Lingua Science

Via the University of Michigan CJS mailing list: Location: Gardena, CA Start date: Immediate Job Type: Contract with benefits Education: BA/BS Deadline: not listed Translator (Japanese-English) Description: Contract position with benefits for a technical translator at an automaker research and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Social Media and Cross-border Cultural Transmissions: Technologies, Policies, Industries

Social Media and Cross-border Cultural Transmissions: Technologies, Policies, Industries Asian Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 21-22 June 2012 This interdisciplinary workshop takes a transcultural approach to exploring newly emerging online practices of cultural transmission. Culture industries across Asia have … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Pacific Rim Energy & Sustainability Congress

Held in Hiroshima, Japan on the 67th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing – August 6-9, 2012 Location:       Japan Call for Papers Date:   2012-02-01 The 2012 Pacific Rim Energy & Sustainability Congress invites scholarly interactions among academics, … Continue reading

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