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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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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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Funding: Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship 2020

The Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia invites applications to join our intensive three-week advanced undergraduate level fellowship in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage (25 July – 15 August 2020). Application Deadline is 31 March 2020. With the support of the Ishibashi … 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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Funding: Library Travel Grant, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Japan Collection

The Japan Collection of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library is pleased to announce its first Library Travel Grant Program. Please visit the website for further information: https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/japan/travelgrant ============================================ The UHM Japan Collection travel grant is made possible by … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Funded MA research, University of Alberta

Dear Colleagues, We would like to draw your attention to opportunities for students to pursue a funded MA degree in East Asian Studies at the University of Alberta (in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada): http://www.eastasianstudies.ualberta.ca/ In particular for H-Japan members, students can … Continue reading

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