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Shashi: New Issue Published

Apology for cross-posting.


Dear All,

Shashi: the Journal of Japanese Business and Company History has just published its latest issue at http://shashi.pitt.edu

We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest.

Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,

Martha Chaiklin chaiklin@pitt.edu

Hiroyuki N. Good hng2@pitt.edu


USC-Meiji University research exchange

University of Southern California – Meiji University
Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange 2014
12/3 and 12/4, SOS 250

Focusing on premodern Japan, faculty and graduate students from USC and Meiji University will present research on archaeology, history, and literature. Hosted by the Project for Premodern Japan, USC Department of History.

Day 1 Wednesday 12/3, 12 PM – 6:00 PM
Greetings by Profs. J. Piggott, USC & K. Sasaki, Meiji University
Self-introductions by participants

Public Lecture: “Beyond the Binary: Representations of Gender in Anime”

Public Lecture: “Beyond the Binary: Representations of Gender in Anime”


Speaker: Gerry Yokota, Professor of English and Contemporary Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Osaka University


Language: English (Q&A may be in Japanese)


Date and time: December 12, 2014 (Friday), 16:10–17:40


Place: J. F. Oberlin University Machida Campus, Meimeikan Room A204