New Book: Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life By Kuroi Senji, translated by Peter Tillack

Dear Colleagues,

With apologies for cross-postings, I am pleased to announce the publication of my book, Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life By Kuroi Senji (Brill, 2017) ISBN: 9004339604.

CFP AAS 2018 (“)Critical Posthumanism(”) in Japanese Contexts: An Inquiry into Materiality, Correlationality, and Animality in Japanese Writing, Art, and Film

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 24, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Abe Fellowship Program Competition

 

Deadline: Sep. 1, 2017

Webpage: https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/abe-fellowship/

Overview

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) announce the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP.

Tenko in Trans-War Japan: Politics, Culture, History

With apologies for cross-posting. Colleagues in the north of the UK (and beyond...) might be interested in our workshop on tenkō. Free and open event – everybody welcome! Please contact James Garza (mljmg@leeds.ac.uk) if planning to attend.

Conference website with project outline and abstracts coming soon…

Tenkō in Trans-War Japan: Politics, Culture, History

 30 June–2 July 2017

Member Book, Stahl, Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to announce that my new book, Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film (Routledge, 2017, ISBN: 9781138733251 238 pp.), has published.

Description

Japanese literature and film have been approached using lenses such as language, genre and ideology. Yet, despite a succession of major social traumas that have marked, and in many ways shaped and defined much of modern Japan, Japanese fiction and cinema have not often been examined psychoanalytically.

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