Tag Archives: US

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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Announcement: Boston Career Forum for Japanese-English Bilinguals

Boston Career Forum 2019 Friday, November 1 – Sunday, November 3, 2019 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 An opportunity for Japanese-English bilinguals to meet industry professionals! See the video below for more information. … Continue reading

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Resource: Nikkei Newspapers Digital Archive

Those of you who previously explored our article on the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection – Japanese Diaspora Initiative may also be interested in a collection of Nikkei newspapers digitized and openly available through the university libraries of the University of Washington. From … Continue reading

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Resources: Translation and Interpretation

In the past, we’ve featured a number of articles on breaking into the field of translation or interpretation, and an important part of any career course in these areas is being aware of organizations and events relevant to that work. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA is accepting submissions for the Sasakawa USA Forum, a platform for research and analysis related to Japan and U.S.-Japan relations in a bilateral, regional, and global context. In order to gain a more comprehensive view of U.S.- Japan … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations Editor: Takezawa, Yasuko; Okihiro, Gary Y.; 456pp. September 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-4758-6 Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies is a unique collection of essays derived from … Continue reading

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Funding: 2017 Asia Studies Fellowship at the East-West Center (Washington DC)

This fellowship supports scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy; in particular, key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. The fellowship finances … Continue reading

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Funding: Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) Fellowship Program offers unique opportunities for mid-career professionals focusing on international relations. The program affords fellows the opportunity to broaden their perspective of foreign affairs and to pursue proposed research, with a placement at CFR, … Continue reading

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

The purpose of the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal is to exchange scholarship on women and gender between the U.S., Japan, and other countries; to enlarge the base of information available in Japan on the status of American women as well as … Continue reading

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