Latest News and Announcements

Launch of new resource for our graduate students

The CEAS Jobs Board will provide a list of jobs and opportunities that the CEAS staff will compile and maintain. This will act as one more resource that our graduate students in various areas of East Asian studies can make use of.

List of current jobs and opportunities can be found here

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2016 Taiwan Economics Research Workshop

The Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (IEAS) cordially invites researchers to participate in the 2016 Taiwan Economics Research. The workship is sponsored by the IEAS and the Center of East Asian Studies, University of Chicago, and will be held in August 17-19, 2016 at IEAS. Its purpose is to encourage collaboration in high quality reasearch among economic scholars in and outside Taiwan. The workshop will consist of contributed sessions and discussion sessions chaired by: 

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: CEAS Lecture Series

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago presents its inaugural CEAS Lecture Series for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year.  An initiative that advances the Center’s mission in fostering dialogue and interdisciplinary collaboration, this public lecture series presents eminent scholars who concentrate on the study of East Asia in a variety of disciplines.

 

Charles K. Armstrong (Columbia University)

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Jobs and Opportunities: July 18, 2016

Organization: Smith College  Position: Assistant Professor in the Economics of East Asia (particularly in China) Review of Application Deadline: Novmeber 18, 2016 Interviews with semifinalists: January 6-8, 2017

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Call for Papers: July 18, 2016

CFPanalist: AAS 2017 (Toronto):  "Women and the Patronage of Religious Sites in East Asia before the 20th Century" 

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Jobs and Opportunities: July 11, 2016

Organization: University of California- Davis Position: Assistant Professor  Application Deadline: October 15, 2016

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Call for Papers: July 11, 2016

CFP: 28th International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-28)  The conference is at The Ohio State University on April 8–9, 2017. Pre-conference workshops and a pre-conference dinner will be held on April 7. The 28th International Japanese-English Translation Conference will provide an opportunity for professionals and researchers working on translation and/or interpreting involving the Japanese language to exchange ideas and information. The conference languages are English and Japanese. 

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Jobs and Opportunities: July 4, 2016

Organization: The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science  Position: Doctoral Fellow  Application Deadline: July 24, 2016

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Awards, Grants and Fellowships: June 27, 2016

Society for the Humanities Fellowships 2017-2018 Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. Selected Fellows will collaborate with the Director of the Society for the Humanities, Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, an international research center on new media.  Focal Theme 2017-2018: Corruption

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Jobs and Opportunities: June 27, 2016

Organization: Cornell University Position: Fellow Deadline: October 1, 2016 Award Announcement: December 2016 Description: Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. Selected Fellows will collaborate with the Director of the Society for the Humanities, Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, an international research center on new media.  Focal Theme 2017-2018: Corruption

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Call for Papers: July 4, 2016

CFP: Journal of American-East Asian Relations (Brill)

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Jobs and Opportunities June 20, 2016

Organization: North Carolina University Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Grants, Fellowships and Awards June 20, 2016

The EAI Fellows Program

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Call for Papers: June 20, 2016

CFA: The Fung Global Fellows Program

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Call for Papers: June 13, 2016

CFP: The Asian Conference on Library, Archive & Information Management 2016

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Job Opportunities: June 13, 2016

6/13- This week's Job Postings 

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Call for Papers: June 6, 2016

6/6- This week's Call for Papers range from Conferences to workshops to journals looking for stories. First there is a conference being hosted in Fukuoka talking about war heritage and how it is affected by geographical placement. Then there is an opportunity to learn about nuclear history in Korea. There is also an opportunity to submit a written piece to EAST, an interdisiplinary journal. Finally a workshop that focuses on Chinese religious poetry where participants can write, learn and talk to one another to share what they have learned. 

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2016 Asada Eiji B.A. Thesis Prizes

Congratulations to Dake Kang and Shauna Moore for winning the 2016 Asada Eiji B.A. Thesis Prizes! Dake Kang's paper is titled "Not So Revolutionary: Soviet Inspiration and Military Justifications for the Planning and Construction of Beijing's First Subway Line, 1950-1969", and Shauna Moore's paper is titled "Sore Na!: Youth Politeness Strategies on Japanese Video Blogs". 

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Jobs and Opportunities: May 30, 2016

5/30–This week's job posting includes opportunities at University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, New York University Shanghai–Center for Global Asia, University of California–Davis, Hong Kong Baptist University, Heidelberg University, University of Zurich and University of British Columbia.

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Call for Papers: May 30, 2016

5/30–This week's Call for Papers includes postings from International Convention of Asia Scholars, Women in East Asian Religions, “Japan in the World and the World in Japan” International Symposium, the Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations 2016 (APSEC 2016), Master Program Transcultural Studies, New Awards in the Fulbright Scholar Program to East Asia and the Pacific, and Seeking scholars for AAS 2016-17 Panel on “Urban Space in Modern Japanese Literature.”

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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards: May 30, 2016

5/30–This week's Grants, Awards, and Fellowships include postings from New York University Shanghai–Center for Global Asia, New Awards in the Fulbright Scholar Program to East Asia and the Pacific, and University of British Columbia.

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Dan Knorr, David Lebovitz and Margaret Wang are recipients of 2016-17 Fulbright Fellowships

Congratulations to UChicago Graduate Students Dan Knorr, David Lebowitz and Margaret Wang who are recipients of Fulbright Fellowships to conduct research in China during the 2016-17 Academic Year. Schoolwide nineteen UChicago Graduate students were awarded Fulbright Fellowships this year. 

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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards: May 23, 2016

5/23–This week's Grants, Awards, and Fellowships include postings from the Institute for Advanced Study.

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Call for Papers: May 23, 2016

5/23–This week's Call for Papers includes postings from Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives Journal, Economic and Political Studies Journal, Korean Popular Memory of the Korean War Specialist needed, “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, International Association for Inoue Enryo Research, International Symposium "Reflections of DT Suzuki", and the 39th session of the Security Council Simulation at Yale.

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Jobs and Opportunities: May 23, 2016

5/23–This week's job posting includes opportunities at the Institute for Advanced Study, Hong Kong Baptist University, and University of Houston–Downtown. 

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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards: May 16, 2016

5/16–This week's Grants, Awards, and Fellowships include postings from the Raynald MacDonald Prize, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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