CONFERENCE> Religion and Gender in Japanese Literature (Tohoku University)

Dear List Members,

Apologies for cross-posting. Tohoku University’s Society for Japanese Studies (Nihongaku Kenkyukai) would like to invite you to its first conference, focusing on religion and gender in Japanese literature. It will take place in Sendai on February 21 (Fri.), 2020. The event will be in Japanese, and all are welcome to participate.

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日本学研究会(東北大学)・第一回学術大会
大会テーマ「文学におけるジェンダーと宗教」

Feb. 21 (Fri.) 10:00-17:30

10:00-10:15 Opening Remarks

New Publication - Journal of Religion in Japan 8.1-3 special issue on secularities in Japan

Dear Colleagues,

Our apologies for cross-posting.

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Religion in Japan (JRJ) 8.1-3 has been published in December 2019 and is now available. Please see: https://brill.com/view/journals/jrj/8/1-3/jrj.8.issue-1-3.xml

 

With our best regards,

The Editors

Elisabetta Porcu and James Mark Shields

 

Journal of Religion in Japan 8.1-3 (2019) - Special issue "Secularities in Japan"

 

New publication - Journal of Religion in Japan 8.1-3 on secularities in Japan

Dear Colleagues,

Our apologies for cross-posting.

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Religion in Japan (JRJ) 8.1-3 has been published in December 2019 and is now available. Please see: https://brill.com/view/journals/jrj/8/1-3/jrj.8.issue-1-3.xml

With our best regards,

The Editors

Elisabetta Porcu and James Mark Shields

 

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Journal of Religion in Japan 8.1-3 (2019) - special issue on Secularities in Japan

CONFERENCE> Unlocking Buddhist Written Heritage, British Library - February 7-8, 2020

'Explore Buddhist manuscript collections and Buddhist practices'

https://www.bl.uk/events/buddhism-conference-two-day-ticket

From the beautiful illuminated manuscripts of Thailand to the medical texts of the Silk Roads, our speakers examine how collection items give context to our understanding of Buddhism and its practices.

WORKSHOP> On Tannishō Commentarial Materials

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read religious text in postwar Japan.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS> The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies, New Professorships Grant

Dear colleagues,
There are just three weeks left for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies Grant.
The grant gives universities up to $300,000 dollars over four years to help start new teaching positions in Buddhist Studies.
Applications are due no later than 9 pm Eastern Standard Time, January 8, 2020.
Applications can be made at https://ofa.acls.org/
Questions should be directed to BuddhistStudies@acls.org

PUBLICATION> Shinra Myojin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian "Mediterranean" by Sujung Kim

Dear Colleagues, 

My new book may be of interest to H-Buddhism readers.
Shinra Myojin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian "Mediterranean"  by Sujung Kim, Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2019, 200p. 

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