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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

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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

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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

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Resource: Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection – Japanese Diaspora Initiative

Stanford University’s Hoover Institution Library & Archives recently launched the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection as a part of their Japanese Diaspora Initiative, which aims to make the Hoover Institution the leading center for archive-based research and analysis on the historical … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Call for Papers: Asian Extremes: Climate, Meteorology and Disaster in History

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 17 OCTOBER 2017 The weather plays an often underestimated, yet vitally important role in human history. Climate has been considered an explanation for almost every aspect of society and culture, from causing disease to determining racial characteristics historically. … Continue reading

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