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Call for Papers: International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN ASIA (COGEN 2018) Dates: November 12-14, 2018 | Venue: Monash University Malaysia | Abstract deadline: April 30, 2018 Theme Contemporary religious actors and their significance in gender and sexuality justice in Asia The continuous reification … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia – Graduate Student Symposium

“Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia” Call for Papers: 5th Annual SEAS Graduate Student Symposium University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign May 5th, 2018 Application: https://goo.gl/forms/aSnO4QCeNjHmb4VH2 Keynote Speaker: Johanna Ransmeier, University of Chicago The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 2, 2018. Society of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

Placing Empire Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan Kate McDonald Placing Empire examines the spatial politics of Japanese imperialism through a study of Japanese travel and tourism to Korea, Manchuria, and Taiwan between the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading

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Symposium: Cinema and Social Change in Japan

International Symposium October 20-22, 2017 Kyoto University, Japan This international symposium explores the impacts of cinema on social change, and vice versa. Taking Japan’s cinema-going culture as case study, we can trace how social change has been imagined, negotiated, or … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life

Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life By Kuroi Senji (Brill, 2017) Engaging Banality: Stories of the Salaried Life by Kuroi Senji features three of the best-known works of Kuroi Senji’s early career. “Hole and Sky” (1968), Time (1969) and Running Family (1970) received widespread critical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Extremes: Climate, Meteorology and Disaster in History

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 17 OCTOBER 2017 The weather plays an often underestimated, yet vitally important role in human history. Climate has been considered an explanation for almost every aspect of society and culture, from causing disease to determining racial characteristics historically. … Continue reading

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