Member book, Masculinity and Body Weight in Japan

Dear Colleagues:

I hope this message finds you well.

Please allow me to introduce the book:

Masculinity and Body Weight in Japan: Grappling with Metabolic Syndrome
By Genaro Castro-Vázquez

Book Description
Drawing on the concept of the somatic self, Castro-Vázquez explores how Japanese men think about, express and interpret their experiences concerning bodyweight control.

TOC Social Science Japan Journal, Vol.23, No.1 (Winter 2020)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the winter issue of the Social Science Japan Journal (Vol.23, No.1). In addition to the research presented in the general articles, the new issue features a survey essay as well as more than 20 book reviews.


The Policy Response to Declining Fertility Rates in Japan: Relying on Logic and Hope Over Evidence 

Absence, Ambiguity, and Deviating Pleasure Activism: The Tokyo Rainbow Film Festival 

CFP: "Japanese Cultural Expressions after Hirohito" (MLA 2021, Toronto Jan. 7-10)

CFP for a guaranteed panel at the Modern Languages Association 2021 annual convention (Toronto, CA, January 7-10, 2021) sponsored by the MLA Forum "Japanese since 1900." Panel abstract: The passing of Emperor Hirohito in 1989 brought Japan’s long postwar period to an end, at least symbolically.

Cfp: Translating Contemporary Poetry - Forms of Transition between Europe, Asia, and the Americas October 5 – 8, 2020, University of Trier, Germany

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Call for Papers
October 5, 2020 to October 8, 2020
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