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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.