Latest News and Announcements

Fellowships and Grants: January 26, 2015

The FLAS Fellowships Applications are due Feb 6, 5:00pm. For more information, please click here

For our internal scholarships and fellowships, please visit: https://ceas.uchicago.edu/page/grants-and-fellowships

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: January 26, 2015

            The IES Abroad Tokyo Center Director manages all aspects of the IES Abroad Tokyo program(s) and is responsible for the overall strategy, management and operations at the Center.

Read the full post


Call for Papers: January 26, 2015

             Asian Ecocinema Studies is seeking articles for an edited collection about ecological and environmental issues in contemporary Asian cinema.With increasing awareness of global environmental issues, and an attempt to address growing interests in the study of Asian films in relation to ecocritical theories and concepts, this book project seeks to expand the field of ecology and film towards a broader coverage in its Asian contexts.

Read the full post


Call for Papers / Applications: January 19, 2015

            Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 21-27, 2015. This year’s Institute, directed by Tina Chen and Eric Hayot, focuses on the topic of “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies.” Institute participants spend a week reading and thinking about the annual theme, as well as significant time workshopping their work in progress. Penn State will cover travel, housing, and most meals for the week of the Institute.

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: January 19, 2015

            The History Department at Emmanuel College invites applications for a full-time, ranked (non-tenure track) position at the Assistant Professor level in East Asian History, beginning in the Fall of 2015. Candidates are expected to be able to teach courses related to their specialty, but will need to be able to teach modern China, modern Japan, world survey courses, and historical research methods.

Read the full post


Fellowships and Grants: January 19, 2015

Reminder: FLAS Applications are due Feb 6th, at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information.

Read the full post


Fellowships and Grants: January 12, 2015

             The National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Fellowships provide graduate students with up to $30,000 to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. For a complete list of eligible languages, click here. For more information, please visit http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship.

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: January 12, 2015

               The Department of Media and Communication at the City University of Hong Kong is seeking a senior research associate or a post-doctoral fellow to participate in an empirical research project on social movements and political communication. This full-time position is available for a minimum of 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. The Department will sponsor a working visa in Hong Kong. Please send application to Dr. Fen Lin at fenlin@cityu.edu.hk.

Read the full post


Calls for Papers: January 12, 2015

            The Journal of Asia Pacific Studies is calling for papers for Volume 4 Issue 1. JAPS is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the International Academy of Social Sciences (Florida, USA). JAPS has a high impact factor, is indexed and catalogued by EBSCOhost and the library of Congress, and it is published both in print and online. Please visit www.japss.org for more information.

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: January 5th, 2015

            The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) seeks candidates for the position of Resident Director of its study-abroad center based on the campus of Doshisha University in Kyoto. KCJS is a consortium of fourteen universities administered by Columbia University that offers academic year and summer programs.

Read the full post


Grants and Fellowships: January 5th, 2015

          The AAS/CIAC has funds to support small grants for members working on China, Taiwan, or Inner Asia. The CIAC Small Grants program is supported by generous funding by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, as well as from independent donations from AAS members that are just now in the process of being solicited. We are typically able to award approximately twenty small grants annually (and we are hoping we can garner as much in donations as we did last year to enable this number of awards).

Read the full post


Calls For Papers: January 5th, 2015

              The Review of Korean Studies (RKS)  is an academic journal published biannually in English by The Academy of Korean Studies. Since its first publication in 1998, the RKS has strived to stimulate dialogue and promote the exchange of ideas, theories, and perspectives among Koreanists in both Asia and the West. The review is seeking authors for the June 2015 issue, with a recommended deadline of February 28, 2015.

Read the full post


Call for Papers: December 29, 2014

           "Opera and Translation : Eastern and Western Perspectives" seeks abstracts for their next volume. From the website: “Every high C accurately struck utterly demolishes the theory that we are the irresponsible puppets of fate and chance”, wrote W.H. Auden in 1951 (p. 10). Auden, who was an opera lover, librettist and translator of libretti, considered opera “the last refuge of the High style” and perhaps the only art “to which a poet with a nostalgia for those times past when poets could write in the grand manner all by themselves can still contribute” (1968, p.

Read the full post


Fellowships and Grants: December 29, 2014

          Stanford University is now accepting applications for 8 positions to teach Thinking Matters, a required program that honors the freshman educational tradition first established at Stanford in 1919. Thinking Matters courses foster intellectual curiosity and the development of critical inquiry skills and support first-year students in achieving a successful transition to college-level learning.

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: December 29, 2014

 The Faculty of Oriental Studies, in Association with St. Cross College, is seeking a leading scholar of modern Chinese studies to join the University of Oxford at an exciting time for Chinese scholarship.   The recent opening of the inter-disciplinary China Centre

Read the full post