Category Archives: undergraduate

Resource: Hachiman digital handscrolls

Today we introduce a recently launched online resource, the Hachiman Digital Handscrolls site produced by scholars of Heidelberg University. This is a wonderful research tool for art historians, historians, literature specialists, and any other number of scholars. As stated on … Continue reading

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Workshop: Traditional Theater Training 2016, Kyoto

Spring has sprung! The Kyoto Art Center has at last begun accepting applications for the 32nd annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.), 2016. You can find more information and downloadable application forms at the following links: http://www.kac.or.jp/eng/news/18211/(English) http://www.kac.or.jp/18211/(Japanese) T.T.T. is a three-week … Continue reading

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Should I go on to a Ph.D. after my M.A.? Four insights about the differences between being an M.A. and a Ph.D. Student

We’ve previously posted articles on if graduate school is right for you (or if it isn’t!), and today we will expand on these topics with a guest post by Tori R. Montrose, where she discusses differences between pursuing an M.A. program versus a … Continue reading

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Funding: Scholarships Available to Study Intensive Chinese or Japanese this Summer

Scholarships are available to study intensive Chinese or Japanese at Washington University in St. Louis this Summer with the ALLEX Foundation: http://www.allex.org/summer-chinese-or-japanese/ The WUSTL-ALLEX Intensive Chinese and Japanese Institute will offer intensive beginning level classes in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese at … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 7th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming 7th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies, which will be held on the 1st of July 2016 at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.   … Continue reading

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Kuzushiji Reading Resources

If you are researching premodern Japan or simply pursuing calligraphy for fun, you should become familiar with kuzushiji 崩し字, or cursive characters, in your primary resources. This is a highly specialized skill that takes a great deal of time to … Continue reading

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Funding: Freeman-ASIA Scholarship for Study Abroad

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting applications for summer 2016 Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA). The student deadline for summer 2016 is March 1, and the adviser deadline is March 8. To access the application, and to … Continue reading

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