Category Archives: conferences

Symposium: Cinema and Social Change in Japan

International Symposium October 20-22, 2017 Kyoto University, Japan This international symposium explores the impacts of cinema on social change, and vice versa. Taking Japan’s cinema-going culture as case study, we can trace how social change has been imagined, negotiated, or … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Pacific in the World (Harvard Grad Student Conference)

Event: Graduate Student Conference on International History Location: Harvard University, Cambridge MA Date: March 22-23, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline: Nov 15, 2017 This year’s Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History has the theme “Global and International History: The Pacific … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade October 19 – 20, 2018 Across the medieval world (c. 500 — c. 1500), multiple forms and degrees of unfreedom—slavery, serfdom, forced concubinage, coerced labor, captivity, and … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Workshop: Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München is pleased to announce a call for papers for the workshop “Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions,” to be held on June 15-16, 2018 in Munich, Germany, with keynote addresses … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Translation Workshop: Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace

Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace Translation Workshop at Newcastle University, March 6-7, 2018 The School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University (UK) is hosting an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project on Murakami Haruki. Available in translations … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Media Culture and Race Matters in Asia: Convergences and Divergences

Call for Papers Media Culture and Race Matters in Asia: Convergences and Divergences  Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 15th, 2017 The media—digital platforms, webisodes, multilingual media, mobile media, vlogs and other social media, film, radio, and TV—are essential to our … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment