Category Archives: graduate school

Resources: Japanese Literature in Translation

In college, when I had a lot more time to read modern and premodern Japanese literature, I often found myself wondering whether certain authors had more works in translation that I could get my hands on, but didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Studies Conference Japan, June 20-21, 2015

Call for Papers: ASCJ 2015 The Executive Committee of the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual papers to be presented at the Nineteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan. The conference will be held on the … Continue reading

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Resources for Studying Buddhism

Glancing through our resources page, I noticed our lack of sites on Buddhism. Sure enough, I had a few things on hand that anyone researching Buddhism in Japan or Buddhism in general will find quite useful. I’m not an expert … Continue reading

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Funding Short-term Research Projects: Conducting an Oral History in Sendai

As some of our Twitter and Facebook followers may know, back in February, my colleague Malina Suity and I ran a Kickstarter campaign to support an oral history project we conducted in Japan. The project was an epic foray into … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Library Travel Grant

The University of Chicago’s Center for East Asian Studies’ Japan Studies Library Travel Grants are designed to assist scholars from outside the Chicago metropolitan area in their use of University of Chicago’s East Asian collections for research in Japan Studies. … Continue reading

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Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize: East Asian Buddhism

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fourth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America.  The prize will be … Continue reading

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Funding: 2015–2016 International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

Sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd. Program Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program … Continue reading

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