Category Archives: graduate school

Funding: Tanaka Fund Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars

Historical Background The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the governments of Canada and Japan. Canada offered $1,000,000 to Japan to promote Canadian studies in Japanese universities, while Japan provided 300 … Continue reading

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Resource: The Meiji at 150 Project

Today we introduce a wonderful, multifaceted and multi-year project spearheaded by the University of British Columbia that has been bringing great content to the Japanese Studies community in a number of forms: The Meiji at 150 Project. In honor of … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art, and Culture

Travel is Life, Travel is Home: Representing Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art, and Culture April 4-6, 2019 University of Iowa, Iowa City IA Deadline for proposals: December 10, 2018 Keynote: Meredith McKinney, visiting fellow at the Japan Center, Australian … Continue reading

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Funding: 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2018-2019

20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2018-2019 The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Imaging ‘East Asia:’ Constructing Knowledge through the Visual

Call for Papers Imaging ‘East Asia:’ Constructing Knowledge through the Visual Graduate Student Conference presented by the East Asia Center January 25-26, 2019 at University of California, Santa Barbara Aesthetic sensibilities and visual cognition of the external world are fundamental to … Continue reading

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Workshop: The History of Science and Technology in Modern East Asia

The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia, together with the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University, is pleased to announce a summer workshop for younger scholars to be held … Continue reading

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Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program 2019-2020

Kokugakuin University is pleased to announce a call for applications to The Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program for the academic year 2019-2020. “Toward the promotion of international academic communication and cooperation, and in the interest of stimulating global research on Japanese society … Continue reading

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