Category Archives: graduate school

Resource: Learning classical Japanese through Taketori Monogatari

The scholars of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Ohio State University have produced a wonderful website for studying and practicing classical Japanese: Taketori Monogatari. The website dissects passages from this classic tenth-century tale (known in English as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies conference

DEADLINE FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS: MAY 30, 2016 The College of Liberal Arts of Towson University and the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 45th annual conference.  The conference theme “Pivot to Asia: Poetics, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: World-building in Asian Popular Cultures

MECHADEMIA CONFERENCE ON ASIAN POPULAR CULTURE — MINNEAPOLIS 2016 SGMS 2016 CALL: “World-building in Asian Popular Cultures” The Call for Mechademia 10 stated: “Japanese popular culture — manga, anime, games, and SF — abound in scenarios in which our contemporary … Continue reading

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Free online course: Japanese Culture Through Rare Books

A free online course on Japanese rare books will soon be available through Keio University! Click the link below to sign up and read more about it! Some information from the website is reproduced below. === https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/japanese-rare-books-culture This is an … Continue reading

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Funding: Stanford East Asia Library Travel Grants

2016-17 Stanford East Asia Library Travel Grants The East Asia Library at Stanford University is now accepting applications for its 2016-17 library travel grants. The purpose of these grants is to assist scholars from outside the greater San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Journal of Transnational Asian Studies (JTAS)

The Journal of Transnational Asian Studies (JTAS) editorial committee calls for submissions for its inaugural issue to be published in Fall 2016. The Journal of Transnational Asian Studies (JTAS) envisions Asia in transnational time and space. Interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and transnational in approach, the JTAS … Continue reading

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Graduate Level Research Grants for non-U.S. Citizens

I was recently asked about funding options for dissertating non-U.S. citizens in the field, as some of the major sources of financial support (such as Fulbright) are not open to non-U.S. graduate researchers regardless of whether they are affiliated with … Continue reading

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