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T.H. Tsien

It is with a heavy heart that we must share with you the passing of T.H. Tsien (105), Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus of the East Asian Collection at the Regenstein Library. Please take a moment to learn about his extrodinary life accomplishments and triumphs by clicking here. 

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Calls for Papers: April 13, 2015

The Asian Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association for Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 44th annual regional conference. The conference theme “Asia: Conflict and Cooperation” explores the tensions and collaborations found throughout Asia with regards to energy, environment, public health, territorial issues, migration, popular culture, gender, sexuality, religious practices, and more. We encourage proposals from any discipline.

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Jobs and Openings: April 13, 2015

The Lyon G. Tyler Department of History at The College of William & Mary invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in the field of East Asian History, with preference for a historian of Korea to begin August 2015. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The successful applicant will teach a 3/3 course load, including sections of East Asian Civilization (to 1600 and since 1600). To apply, submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae.

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Jobs and Openings: April 6, 2015

The Department of History at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in East Asian History for the academic year 2015-2016. Research field, period, and geographical specialization are open. The department is seeking an active scholar whose teaching areas will include upper-level classes in East Asian history and the world history survey. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in History in hand before the appointment begins in August 2015.

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Call for Papers: April 6, 2015

An on-line journal Acta Linguistica Asiatica (ALA) is an Open Access Journal devoted to work pursuing formal approaches to the study of Asian Languages, especially East Asian languages. It covers the areas of computational linguistics, historical linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics,  language acquisition, morphology, phonology, phonetics, semantics, and syntax. Deadline for submision is April 15, 2015. All submissions will undergo double-blind review.

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Calls for Papers: March 30, 2015

The Asian Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association of Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 44th annual regional conference.  The conference theme “Asia: Conflict and Cooperation” explores the tensions and collaborations found throughout Asia with regards to energy, environment, public health, territorial issues, migration, popular culture, gender, sexuality, religious practices, and many other issues.  

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Jobs and Openings: March 30, 2015

Harvard's Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is seeking applications for a College Fellow in the study of pre-modern Japanese humanities.  The College Fellows Program at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences identifies exceptional scholars who have recently completed their doctoral work and have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

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Grants and Fellowships: March 24th, 2015

REMINDER: The CEAS internal scholarships have a deadline of April 13, 2015 at 3:00pm. Please visit https://ceas.uchicago.edu/page/grants-and-fellowships for more information.

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Jobs and Openings: March 24th, 2015

The University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Head of Asia Library. The full description of the position and online application information can be found from the Careers at Michigan website:http://umjobs.org/job_detail/107243/head_asia_library.

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Calls for Papers: March 24th, 2015

Call for Papers: Living off Waste and Waste as Lively: The Generativity of Discarded and Discharged Matter in Contemporary East Asia American Anthropological Association November 18-22, 2015 Denver, CO. We invite submissions which in some way grapple with the generativity of waste, its multiple materialities, and its various modalities of power in East Asia.

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Grants and Fellowships: March 16, 2015

The Norman Wait Harris Memorial Fund supports conferences, lectures, invited speakers, and other events on international topics at the University of Chicago. All activities funded by this competition must be free and open to the general public. Students, faculty, and University centers and organizations are eligible to apply for Norman Wait Harris support. The proposed activity may be a single event or a series of events. For more information please visit: http://cis.uchicago.edu/nwh/application

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Jobs and Openings: March 16, 2015

The School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong seeks a scholar of high calibre to fill the tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Chinese Literature, to commence on September 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. For more information please visit: http://web.chinese.hku.hk/main/

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Calls for Papers: March 16, 2015

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the Japan Research Centre (JRC) at SOAS, University of London announce a Call for Papers for the BAJS Annual Conference to be held at SOAS, London on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2015. This two-day conference will include a guest plenary session by Professor Aaron Gerow (Yale University), parallel sessions of thematic academic panels, the BAJS AGM and evening networking events.

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Calls for Papers: March 9, 2015

The 3rd Annual Conference on Social Studies, Communication and Education (ACSSC 2015) will be held from December 02 to 04,  2015, in Tokyo, Japan. The objective of ACSSC is to provide a forum for researchers and technologists to present new ideas and contributions in the form of technical papers, panel discussions and tutorials of ideas in the field of social studies, communication and education.  To see a list of the topics and the full listing, please visit: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220875

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Jobs and Openings: March 9, 2014

The East Asian Library at Princeton University invites applications for the position of Director of the East Asian Library. The East Asian Library's (EAL) collection contains more than 801,000 bound volumes, 38,000 print and electronic serials subscriptions, rich offerings of digital content, and a world-famous collection of rare books and artifacts. About 69% of EAL's holdings are Chinese, 27% Japanese and 4% Korean. Collections range across all fields of knowledge but focus especially on humanities and social sciences.

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Fellowships and Grants: March 9, 2015

The John K. Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University announces a special fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year for a scholar with expertise in the digital humanities and/or social sciences. The fellow will be expected to pursue his/her own research agenda, to contribute to the development of the Digital China Initiative at the Fairbank Center, and to assist Center faculty, students, and affiliates in the exploitation of digital techniques for research in Chinese studies.

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