Category Archives: graduate school

Resource: Dietrich Seckel’s Photo Archive (1936-1942)

Those interested in everyday life in Japan during World War II may be interested in the University of Heidelberg’s digital archive of photographs by German art historian Dietrich Seckel. Credited as one of the leading figures in establishing art historical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: European Network of Japanese Philosophy

The 4th European Network of Japanese Philosophy (ENOJP) Conference at University of Hildesheim, Germany​ (Sept 5–8 2018) ​Übergänge – Transitions – 移り渉り: Crossing the Boundaries in Japanese Philosophy We encourage applicants to send in proposals for individual presentations or group … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is delighted to announce a new edition of the Ph.D. Summer School in Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies. The Ph.D. Summer School is organized by the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Resistance Reimagined: East Asian Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Symposium

Call for Papers: Resistance Reimagined East Asian Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Symposium University of Southern California September 29, 2018 Proposal Submission Deadline: May 1, 2018 The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Graduates Studying East Asia at the … Continue reading

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Resource: Laures Kirishitan Bunko Database

For those interested in the premodern and/or the history Christianity and its connections to Japan, Sophia University in Tokyo has a fascinating database that’s worth looking into. A digital archive of the rare books of Johannes Laures, S.J., the collection contains as many … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Hentaigana and Kuzushiji

The Penn Faculty Working Group for Reading Asian Manuscripts will hold a three-day workshop on reading Edo-period hentaigana and kuzushiji June 28-30, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania, and invites applications from faculty and graduate students from all fields of Japanese studies to participate. The … Continue reading

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Livetweet Threads from AAS: Publishing in Scholarly Journals on Japan

Over the course of the weekend I attended the Association for Asian Studies 2018. There I was at a roundtable “Publishing in Scholarly Journals on Japan” that featured a lot of really useful information for those of us in the … Continue reading

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