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Conference announcement: Bodies and Structures

December 7, 2016

Bodies and Structures:  Deep-Mapping the Spaces of Modern Japanese History 2017 Triangle Center for Japanese Studies Conference For more information and to access shared readings, please email David Ambaras at dambaras@ncsu.edu. Friday, December 9 9:30: Opening remarks 10:00-12:00 Panel 1 Maren … Read more

Barbara Ambros on Women in Japanese Religions

February 23, 2016

UNC Professor of Religious Studies Barbara Ambros recently interviewed with Marginalia Review of Books about her new book, Women in Japanese Religions. Listen to the full interview here.

Zelideth Maria Rivas lecture

August 20, 2015

Please join us for the following lecture on Thursday, September 24 5:15-6:15 PM, FedEx GEC, Room 4003, UNC-CH Zelideth Maria Rivas, Assistant Professor of Japanese, Marshall University “Glocal Multiculturalism in Japan: Idol groups, Matsuri, and Festivais” Today’s globalism and cosmopolitanism … Read more

New book by Barbara Ambros

May 14, 2015

Ambros, Barbara R. Women in Japanese Religions. NYU Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781479884063 Scholars have widely acknowledged the persistent ambivalence with which the Japanese religious traditions treat women. Much existing scholarship depicts Japan’s religious traditions as mere means of oppression. But this view … Read more

New book by Barbara Ambros

May 14, 2015

Ambros, Barbara R. Women in Japanese Religions. NYU Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781479884063 Scholars have widely acknowledged the persistent ambivalence with which the Japanese religious traditions treat women. Much existing scholarship depicts Japan’s religious traditions as mere means of oppression. But this view … Read more