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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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Conference: Sea Religion in Japan, UCSB, June 13-15

Sea Religion in Japan International Conference University of California, Santa Barbara June 13-15, 2016 Much of the symbolic system underlying Japanese religions today presupposes a continental, “landlocked” environment, centered on agriculture (especially rice cultivation) and focusing on mountains as the … Continue reading

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Conference: The Life and Legacy of Tokugawa Ieyasu

A conference to examine the legacy of Tokugawa Ieyasu will be held at Durham University on the 7th-9th of June to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Ieyasu’s death falling this year. We are delighted to invite you to join us. The … Continue reading

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Call of Paper: East Asia as Method: Culture, Knowledge, Space

Call for Papers EAST ASIA AS METHOD: CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, SPACE An Interdisciplinary Conference for Junior Scholars October 7 & 8, 2016 Keynote Speakers: Jini Kim Watson, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University (Discussant: Dan O’Neill, Associate Professor, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Japanese Studies Conference in Bucharest

Call for papers— “Japan: Premodern, Modern, and Contemporary” Bucharest, 1-3 September 2016 The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Japanese Department) at the “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University (Bucharest, Romania), with the support of its collaborators from Kobe University, Kyoto University … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: AJLS annual conference

AJLS 2016 at Penn State word/image/japan The AJLS (Association of Japanese Literary Studies) conference theme for the 2016 conference to be held at the Pennsylvania State University October 27-30, 2016 is “word/image/japan.” This conference encourages papers linking Visual and Cultural Studies, broadly conceived, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Isles of Gold Revisited: New Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Maps

Please see the schedule below for an exciting workshop in celebration of Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s collection of historical maps of Japan. Attendance is free of charge, but please register in advance – the details will soon be available on the … Continue reading

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