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Premodern Japanese Studies PMJS is a worldwide network of scholars, students and professionals who do research specifically related to earlier periods of Japanese history, literature, art, culture, religion, and language. The network's main function is to serve as a platform for scholarly discussion and publication on topics related to premodern Japan. We also welcome the dissemination of information relevant to the field such as new publications, conferences, workshops, and job announcements. With over 1000 members from more than 30 countries, PMJS is the largest and most diverse academic network dedicated specifically to premodern Japan. The core of PMJS is a listserve that functions to facilitate scholarly discussion among members. PMJS Papers publishes academic material in both traditional and non-traditional formats, styles, and lengths.

Japanese Print Sizes Japanese prints come in different sizes following certain standards. However these formats are not comparable to Western ISO, ANSI or DIN standards and are only approximate. The actual sizes can vary slightly by up to one inch (oban) or more (larger formats). Puzzling Dimensions This narrative is not a study that at this time really has an ending – this is only the beginning. There are so many horror stories to document. With very little digging I venture to say that one would uncover enough similar cases to build a thesis that the content of scholarship about India is tainted, and that honest research is victimized by a hegemony of predetermined anti-Hinduism outcomes. It would be worthwhile to do an ethnography of graduate students in American universities inquiring about these issues. I remember a grad student at UT who asked in a class of Sanskrit about the harmonic resonance and metaphysical meaning of particular sounds. The top notch, tenured professor at UT Austin, replied that such nonsense had no place in a modern study of Sanskrit.

always learning Below is a list of presentations I have given over the past several years: The 21st Century Learner Session Overview: Looking to engage your students through the use of new technologies? Wondering about the key skills and attributes they will need for their future? Ready to start adapting your classroom to the needs of the 21st century learner? BBC News website launches Japanese language site - BBC News Starting today, you will be able to read and watch some of the BBC news website's best text and video stories on a new, Japanese-language site. Our Tokyo-based editors will be selecting news, features and analysis to give Japanese readers an overview of the most important international stories we publish each day on our English-language editions around the world. And they will bring the BBC's global perspective to news about Japan that the rest of the world is interested in.

Muse India “Krishnadeva Raya’s distinction in the realm of poetry is known by the very fact that his poetical work Amuktamalyada has traditionallybeen included among the five classics in Telugu language which arerequired reading for aspirants to scholarship.” – Adapa Ramakrishna Rao, Telugu Scholar Krishnadevaraya was a scholar and poet of considerable merit. He was described by his courtiers as Sahiti-samarangana-sarvabhauma, an emperor in the realm of literature as well as the battlefield. The Anytime, Anywhere Learning Foundation The 21 Steps to 21st Century Learning framework is a guide for schools and school districts as they envision, plan, implement, evaluate and expand 1:1 learning in their schools. It has been more than two decades since the first 1:1 initiative began. In that time, thousands of schools and millions of students have been involved in 1:1 pilots or full-scale implementations.

Study Abroad in Japan: At Home in Japan: What No One Tells You Tutorial from the National East Asian Lanaguages Resource Center at The Ohio State University At Home in Japan: What No One Tells Youis an essential resource for teachers and students of cross-cultural communication and Japanese culture, especially those contemplating studying or living abroad. For a limited time it is available at this URL, free of charge.

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