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Position, Assistant Professor of Modern to Contemporary Japanese Literature and Media Studies, University of Southern California

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53354

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in modern to contemporary Japanese literature and media studies. 

Review of applications begins October 15, 2016.

Position, Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53377

The Center for Asia Pacific Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for the Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies, a short-term visiting faculty appointment ranging from three to six months in the field of Asia Pacific Studies during the spring 2017 semester (January - May 2017).

Position, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Albion College

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53370

The History Department of Albion College invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian history to begin August 2017.

Candidates should submit ... by October 10, 2016

Website: http://www.albion.edu

Posting Date: 08/22/2016
Closing Date 10/10/2016

Position, Assistant or Associate Professorship in Asian American Studies, Northwestern University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53357

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY seeks candidates trained in literary studies for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Asian American Studies.

The deadline to submit an application is October 3, 2016.

Website: http://www.asianamerican.northwestern.edu

Posting Date: 08/21/2016
Closing Date 10/12/2016

 

 

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53348

The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Academy Scholars Program, 2017-2018

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions

Position, Assistant Professor, Chinese and East Asian History, Ursinus College

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53349

Ursinus College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of East Asia, to begin fall, 2017.

Application deadline is November 15, 2016.

Posting Date: 08/21/2016

Closing Date 11/15/2016

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Latika Gupta
Reviewer: 
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

Author: 
Thomas R. Trautmann
Reviewer: 
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

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'


Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Recent Threads

Position, Assistant Professor of Modern to Contemporary Japanese Literature and Media Studies, University of Southern California

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53354

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in modern to contemporary Japanese literature and media studies. 

Review of applications begins October 15, 2016.

Position, Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53377

The Center for Asia Pacific Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for the Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies, a short-term visiting faculty appointment ranging from three to six months in the field of Asia Pacific Studies during the spring 2017 semester (January - May 2017).

Position, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Albion College

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53370

The History Department of Albion College invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian history to begin August 2017.

Candidates should submit ... by October 10, 2016

Website: http://www.albion.edu

Posting Date: 08/22/2016
Closing Date 10/10/2016