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Book Announcement: The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan

The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan Sari Kawana SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan The Uses of Literature in Modern Japan explores the varying uses of literature in Japan from the late Meiji period to the present, considering how … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Literature Session at PAMLA 2017

Asian Literature Session at PAMLA 2017 Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12, 2017 Chaminade University of Honolulu http://pamla.org/2017 The Asian Literature standing session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s … Continue reading

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Award: Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2017

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2017 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Saitama University’s MA program in Japanese & Asian Culture

Saitama University’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for admission to our MA program in Japanese & Asian Culture, for the Fall 2017 semester.  The deadline for receipt of … Continue reading

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Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

Saturday, June 3 – Friday, June 9, 2017 Applications are rolling admission and due on Feb. 15, 2017. The 3rd annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference is a week-long program based on the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference model that is designed … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children

Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children (Brill, 2016) ISBN: 9789004337138; List price: €59 / $65 http://www.brill.com/products/book/recasting-past-early-modern-tales-ise-children In Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children Laura Moretti recreates in image and text … Continue reading

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Funding: Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for the Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship tenable at Peterhouse for three years from Easter 2017 or as soon as practicable thereafter.  The Fellowship has been made possible by the generous bequest of the distinguished Japanese scholar Carmen … Continue reading

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