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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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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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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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