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H-US-Japan: Job: assistant professor (American studies) at Osaka University

18 May 2021

from: Yone Sugita  yone@sugita.us

subject:  job opening at Osaka University (American studies)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Osaka U. is now looking for one assistant professor who majors in "social sciences concerning North America [meaning the United States, not Canada]"   See below for more details. Deadline: end of May 2021. 

http://www1.lang.osaka-u.ac.jp/ls/about_ls/employment.html

 

Best,

Yone

Jon Davidann's The Limits of Westernization: American and East Asian Intellectuals Create Modernity, 1860-1960 wins the Baldridge Prize

H-US-Japan

3 Feb 2021

 

Jon Davidann's The Limits of Westernization: American and East Asian Intellectuals Create Modernity, 1860-1960 (Routledge, 2019) recently won the Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize for the most outstanding history book by a resident of Hawai'i published between 2017-2019. Here are the Baldridge Committee's comments.

RESISTANCE AT TULE LAKE and the story of Japanese American incarceration featured on NikkeiWest

H-US-Japan

3 Feb 2021

 

"One of the most divisive chapters of the Japanese American incarceration is the story of Tule Lake. Thanks to the activism of Barbara Takei and Konrad Aderer’s film Resistance at Tule Lake, the story has become recognized." -NikkeiWest