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Recent Content

Japan Forum Special Issue: 'Children, Education, and Media in Japan and Its Empire'

H-Japan members may be interested in the current special issue of the journal Japan Forum, entitled 'Children, Education, and Media in Japan and Its Empire'. It focuses on the 1900-1945 period, and includes analysis of how Japanese schools made patriotism both disciplinary and attractive; comparisons of the different views of the world presented to Japanese and Taiwanese children in their textbooks; analysis of the images of Others ('South Seas' peoples and Chinese) in the magazine Shounen Kurabu; and comparisons of adventure stories in Japanese and Korean children's magazines.

POSITION: Director of Japan Programs, Earlham College

Earlham College invites applications for a director of Japan-related programs. Earlham is one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges dedicated to furthering education and scholarship about Japan. The Director of Japan Programs is responsible for administering Earlham’s study abroad programs in Japan (Japan Study and Japan SICE) and other duties related to Japan-related program development and outreach. This is a full-time position on a three-year renewable contract. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. This position will start in late summer 2016.