Online seminar Wed 27 Oct: A dialogue on visual novels (games), University of Manchester

Apologies for cross-posting. We are pleased to inform you of the first East Asian Studies Online Seminar at the University of Manchester this semester. Details are below, and all academic staff and students are welcome to join. (Please note that this is not intended as a seminar for the general public.)

A DIALOGUE ON VISUAL NOVELS (GAMES) 1.10pm- 2.30pm UK time, Wednesday 27th October 2021

‘Playing with Characters: Dating Sims as a Transcultural Space’ Nicolle Lamerichs


‘Affection by Design: Adult Computer Games as Moving Images’ Patrick Galbraith

Please share with students: apply to the UNC Asian and Middle Eastern Studies MA Program

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (DAMES) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting applications for its Fall 2022 Master's program.

  • Priority deadline—December 14, 2021
    • NOTE: If you want to be considered for FLAS and university scholarships/fellowships, you need to submit all application materials by December 14.
  • Final deadline—June 14

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[Deadline Approaching] Call for Applicants: JPP Sources in Translation Planning Team

Dear colleagues,

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline (November 1) is approaching for applications for the Japan Past & Present (JPP) Sources in Translation Planning Team.

JPP is a digital platform project sponsored by the Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities at UCLA and Waseda, invites applications for five posts: 1 Team Coordinator and 4 Team Collaborators, who will work on our new Sources in Translation Planning Team for approximately 4 months with possible extension for another term.

u:japan lecture: "What Does the Individual Stand for? Victims, Survivors and Noble Spirits in Japanese Memorial Museums" - Kempka & Hertrich (ÖAW)

Dear H-Japan list member,

the Department of East Asian Studies – Japanese Studies at University of Vienna would like to draw your attention to the upcoming u:japan lecture:

The 247th Nichibunken Evening Seminar “Petals on a Wet, Black Bough: The Waterways of Chikushiji and Senryū”

【Date】 November 4, 2021 (Thursday)  4:30 pmー6:00 pm (JST)

【Venue】 Seminar Room 1, Nichibunken and ONLINE (Zoom)

【Topic】 Petals on a Wet, Black Bough: The Waterways of Chikushiji and Senryū

【Speaker】 Stephen John RODDY

Professor,  University of San Francisco / Visiting Research Scholar,  International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken)

【Moderator】 Markus RÜTTERMANN

Professor,  International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken)


Leipzig University, Institute of East Asian Studies Professor of Japanese Studies (W3)

From the H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=62151

The Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies of Leipzig University advertises the following (full, tenured) professorship with a starting date of October 1, 2022


Professor of Japanese Studies (W3)


University of Wisconsin - Madison, Art History The Mirviss Chair of Japanese Art History (PVL 242909)

From the H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=62054 

The Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to invite applications for an open rank Mirviss Chair position in Japanese art history.  The position is endowed and includes an annual research budget.


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