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New Film Library Hours

          The East Asia Film Library has reopened. The hours of operation will be 11:30 am - 4:30 pm on weekdays, or by appointment. To schedule an appointment outside of regular library hours, please contact Walter at walterb@uchicago.edu.

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CEAS has moved

          The Center for East Asian Studies has moved from Judd Hall to 1155 E. 60th St, Room 310, Chicago, IL. 60637. We are now open for basic service, and we hope to have the East Asia Film Library open by September 15th. The building houses the Harris School of Public Policy as well as other offices and centers. Visitors should enter through the main Harris School doorway west of Woodlawn and sign in with the security desk. Our email and phone contacts will remain the same.

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Fellowships and Grants: September 22nd, 2014

          Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Blakemore Freeman Fellowships and Refresher Grants. The submission deadline is December 30, 2014.

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Jobs and Openings: September 22nd, 2014

          The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Japanese. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2015, with teaching duties beginning in September 2015. Applicants for this position must either hold a PhD or be ABD; additionally, they must have native or near native fluency in Japanese and English. 

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Calls for Papers: September 22nd, 2014

           To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the founding of “New Youth” magazine in China, the Taipei-based journal “Intellectual History” (Sixiangshi) is planning a special issue on the New Culture Movement next year.

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Fellowships and Grants: September 15th, 2014

           The Institute of International Education is now accepting applications for the Confucius China Studies Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship. The deadline is January 29, 2015 for awards starting in the fall of 2015. The Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) Fellowship offers generous funding to students in doctoral programs at U.S. institutions who are pursuing China-related research across a broad range of fields in the arts, education, humanities and social sciences. Successful applicants will be supported for a period of at least six months to up to two years as they pursue research at one of 15 designated universities in China. 60 grants will be available in 2015.  

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Job Openings: September 15, 2014

          The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Japanese Language and Linguistics beginning fall 2015. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Japanese linguistics by time of appointment and possess native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English. Specialists in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, second language acquisition, language pedagogy or related fields are especially welcome to apply.

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Calls for Papers: September 15th, 2014

          ASCJ 2015: Panel on “Overlapping cosmologies and cosmographies in Pre- modern Asia”, at the Nineteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) . The organizer of this panel invites participants to present papers focused on various forms of cosmology and cosmography in pre-modern Asia from an inter-cultural perspective, in a proposed panel at the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) Conference at Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, on the weekend of June 20-21, 2015. We seek 2-3 other scholars currently engaged in the captioned topics from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives to participate. Should the number of suitable papers exceed the capacity of the panel, an additional roundtable session would be proposed to facilitate discussion and exchange among the participants. There is a possibility that the panel papers will be published in an edited volume focused on the panel topic, "Overlapping cosmologies in Pre-modern Asia". 

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Fellowships and Grants: September 8th, 2014

          The AAS Northeast Asia Council has a number of small grants available to support Japan and Korea-related research, workshops and conferences, acquisition of pedagogical materials, and inviting speakers from our Distinguished Speakers Bureau. The Fall grant deadline is October 1st. Please see the web pages below for further information.

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Jobs and Openings: September 8th, 2014

           The University of New Mexico seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in the History of East Asia in any time period, with an anticipated start date of August 2015. The position is probationary leading to a tenure decision. The University of New Mexico, located in Albuquerque, is a major public research university with a highly diverse student population.

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Calls for Papers: September 8th, 2014

          The East Asian Environmental History Association would like to inform you that the Deadline for papers and session submissions is now postponed until September 30, 2014. We encourage the further submission of papers and session proposals.

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