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CEAS and Title VI

             CEAS announces that our proposal to the U.S. Department of Education for Title VI funding as a National Resource Center and for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for 2014-18 was successful! We are delighted to be able to support courses and programming focused on East Asian languages and cultures for the next four years. 

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Calls for Papers: October 13th, 2014

           The NATSA 2015 conference, titled “Motions and the Motionless: (Dis/Re­)Connecting Taiwan to the World,” endeavours to advance global Taiwan studies by setting Taiwan in motion, both in theory and in practice. This conference invites scholarly works informed by the notion of motion­­movement, flows, circulation, acceleration, stoppage, repetition, mobility, among others.

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Jobs and Openings: October 13th, 2014

           The Asian Studies Program at the University of Puget Sound invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor position in Chinese language and literature to begin July 2015. Field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants who can offer courses in both pre-modern and modern Chinese literature and contribute to the core curriculum or other inter-disciplinary programs on campus.

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Fellowships and Grants: October 13th, 2014

          Application materials for 2015-16 The Nippon Foundation Fellows program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese studies in Yokohama are now available on their website, here. The University of Chicago currently has seven students attending IUC, three of whom received the Nippon Foundation Fellowship. This program has been so successful over the last 3 years that The Nippon Foundation would like to expand it. In addition to Ph.D.

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Calls for Papers: October 6th, 2014

          CFP (Reminder): Rural Chinese Society in the 21st Century. What exactly is “the Chinese countryside” today and how do we define “rural society” in an age of fast-breaking boundaries between urban and rural areas? How are recent social and economic developments transforming rural spaces and the lives, identities and perceptions of individuals, families, and communities in the Chinese countryside?

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Jobs and Openings: October 6th, 2014

           The Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University invites applications for an open-rank position in late imperial (Ming-Qing) literature and culture, effective July 1, 2015. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing a curriculum in the study of Classical Chinese and to teach content courses in Ming and Qing literature and culture.

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Fellowships and Grants: October 6th, 2014

           The Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS) at the University of Michigan (U-M) is pleased to announce the establishment of the LRCCS Postdoctoral Fellowships to support research in the study of China. This opportunity is open to scholars in the humanities or social sciences conducting well-designed research and writing projects.

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