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Job Opening: Japanese Premodern Literatures and Languages

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Tenured Assistant Professor (講師) Position in Japanese Premodern Literatures and Languages, Kyushu University, Faculty of Humanities and Graduate School of Humanities. Start date April 1, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. Description The Faculty of Humanities and … Continue reading

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Kuzushiji Reading Resources

If you are researching premodern Japan or simply pursuing calligraphy for fun, you should become familiar with kuzushiji 崩し字, or cursive characters, in your primary resources. This is a highly specialized skill that takes a great deal of time to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium

Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane Columbia University Press http://cup.columbia.edu/book/reading-ithe-tale-of-genjii/9780231166584 The Tale of Genji, written one thousand years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as … Continue reading

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Resources: Premodern literature in translation

Recently we posted a guide to several resources for finding Japanese literature in translation, including databases for old and new works and international competitions for translating recent works. As a complement to these sites, today we’re providing a quickie resource … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures (Premodern Japanese Literature)

Institution: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Asian Languages and Cultures Location: Michigan, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty; Premodern Japanese Literature TENURED OR TENURE-TRACK POSITION PREMODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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