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Position, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese, The Pennsylvania State University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53397

The Departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Penn State invite applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) with a specialization in comparative approaches to Chinese literature and culture. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Position, Assistant/Associate Professor, Buddhist Philosophy, University of New Mexico - Albuquerque

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53405

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Department of Philosophy
Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time tenure-stream position, beginning August 2017. AOS: Buddhist Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  This position is made possible by a grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. 

Apply by 19 October 2016 to ensure best consideration. 

Position, Assistant Professor of Hinduism, University of California, Davis

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53387

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Hinduism at the Assistant Professor level. 

Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype or at the at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX between November 20 and 22, 2016.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 14, 2016.


Recent Reviews

Akiko Takenaka
John Nelson

Nelson on Takenaka, 'Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar'

Akiko Takenaka. Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. 287 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4678-7.

Reviewed by John Nelson
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Latika Gupta
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Gupta, 'Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India'

Latika Gupta. Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015. 206 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-90084-4.

Reviewed by Usha Sanyal (Queens University of Charlotte)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Schooling Muslim Girls

Thomas R. Trautmann
J. Patrick Olivelle

Olivelle on Trautmann, 'Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History'

Thomas R. Trautmann. Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2015. xvi + 372 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26422-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26436-3; ISBN 978-0-226-26453-0.

Reviewed by J. Patrick Olivelle (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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