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Book Announcement: What Women Want: Gender and Voting in Britain, Japan and the United States

What Women Want: Gender and Voting in Britain, Japan and the United States Gill Steel What Women Want analyzes decades of voting preferences, values, and policy preferences to debunk some of the media and academic myths about gender gaps in voting … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War by Duncan Ryūken Williams http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986534&content=reviews This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country’s darkest hours, Japanese Americans fought to defend their … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Producing Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Literature, Film, and Transnational Politics

Producing Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Literature, Film, and Transnational Politics Yuko Shibata National, disciplinary, and linguistic boundaries all play a role in academic study and nowhere is this more apparent than in traditional humanities scholarship surrounding the atomic bombing of Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal

Established in 1988, the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal (USJWJ) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, biannual publication available in print and online that promotes scholarly exchange on social, cultural, political, and economic issues pertaining to gender and Japan. We encourage comparative study among … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia

Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia Mire Koikari Cambridge University Press. 235 Pages. Paperback Publication Date: June 1, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1107438811. Cold War Encounters recasts the US occupation of Okinawa as a … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Tomodachi Emerging Leaders Program

Applications Open for the 2016 TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program! Application Deadline: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 11:00 pm Pacific Time The U.S.-Japan Council and the TOMODACHI Initiative are pleased to announce that the TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is now accepting applications! … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (7)

In eight previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (6)

In six previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (5)

In five previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (4)

In four previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) This week we’re providing … Continue reading

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