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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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Jobs and Openings: October 27th, 2014

               The University of Hong Kong invites applications for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, to commence on August 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.   An appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract. Specialisations within the discipline of Japanese Studies are open.

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Fellowship and Grants: October 27th, 2014

           Monash University, Melbourne is very excited to announce the launch of a new research area, Trans-Asian Cultural and Media Studies in the postgraduate research program of Film, Media & Communication at the Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Melbourne. Currently there are 13 prominent scholars available for supervision.

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Call for Papers: October 27th, 2014

             The Society for the Study of Chinese Religions (SSCR) is accepting proposals from ABDs and recent PhDs to make a informal presentations of their work at a roundtable during its session (11:30-1:00 on Sunday, November 23) at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religions in San Diego.

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Call for Papers: Oct 20, 2014

           The Korea University Korean History (KUKH) Graduate Student Conference invites graduate students from around the world and conducting research in Korean history to submit abstracts for our 2015 conference. The KUKH Graduate Student Conference is an annual conference which aims to provide a forum for graduate students to exchange ideas and discuss current research on Korean history. This one-day conference on Korea University’s Anam campus in Seoul is an opportunity for young scholars to present their research to both their peers and eminent scholars.

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Jobs and Openings: October 20th, 2014

          The Worcester Art Museum seeks an exceptional Assistant Curator of Asian Art to help lead a distinctive program centered upon the Museum's significant Asian collections, launched in 1901 with a large bequest of Japanese prints by John Chandler Bancroft. Worcester's holdings of Asian Art encompass the entire continent and range from antiquities to the twentieth century. Areas of particular depth include Japanese painting, with a notable concentration of haiga, and Japanese prints, including extensive holdings from the Edo, Meiji, and postwar eras.

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Fellowships and Grants: October 20th, 2014

           The Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome applications for the Anne van Biema Fellowship for research on Japanese visual art. The successful candidate will gain access to the world-class library and archival collections as well as the unmatched opportunity for collections-based study in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. This award is intended for scholars at the post-doctoral and senior levels for periods ranging from two to nine months.

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