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Professor Alan Yu named Fellow of Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

CEAS congratulates Professor Alan Yu on being named a Fellow of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA).  Founded in 1924 to advance the scientific study of language, the LSA plays a critical role in supporting and disseminating linguistic scholarship both to professional linguists and to the general public. The LSA annually selects a group of fellows for their "distinguished contributions to the discipline".

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Grants, Awards, and Fellowships: February 1, 2016

The Newcastle University (UK) is please to offer funding opportunity as a part of a five-year programme designed to support the study of Japan in the UK at postgraduate level which the Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation launched in 2014. Up to three studentships (MA or PhD) will be available per annum, each worth £10,000. We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates who wish to pursue an MLitt (Masters by Research) or a PhD in Japanese studies, starting October 2016. The deadline for applications is March 15th, 2016.

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Call for Papers: February 1, 2016

CFP Asianists warmly invited to the biennial meeting of the Urban History Association in Chicago in October 2016 The Urban History Association would like to invite Asianists who study urban history to consider proposing a paper or panel for the biennial meeting of the Urban History Association focusing on the following themes: Urban Disasters, Department Stores, Soccer and the Space of the City, and the City within the transnational networks i.e. Atlantic World, Pacific Rim. Proposals are due on March 1st, 2016.

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Jobs and Openings: February 1, 2016

The Singapore National Institute of Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in History, with a preference for specialization in Southeast Asian History. Applications are invited from PhDs in History from candidates with a good track record in teaching and research, including publication, and/or a promising trajectory in research and publication.

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Grants, Awards, and Fellowships: January 25, 2016

MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES  University of Leeds, MA and PhD Funding: 1) The ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre offers a wealth of supervisory expertise across the social sciences. One PhD studentship is available for an outstanding UK/EU candidate proposing to begin a PhD or an integrated MA+PhD in East Asian Studies in October 2016. ESRC studentships fund research in the social sciences. The award will cover fees at the UK/EU level and maintenance for three years (PhD) or for four years (MA+PhD). The deadline for applications is February 2, 2016.

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Call for Papers: January 25, 2016

CFP Society for the History of Technology Collaborative Engineering/Women in Technological History (WITH) for a Prometheans/WITH Joint Workshop, to be held on the Sunday of the Singapore SHOT Annual Meeting, June 26, 2016 - deadline for proposals, February 22, 2016. For this workshop, we seek research papers that explore connections between gender/women's studies and the history of technology and engineering, all broadly defined. To propose a paper to be considered for this workshop, please send a one-page abstract (in .pdf format - maximum 500 words), plus a one-page short CV (in .pdf format) with current contact information, to both Amy Bix (abix@iastate.edu) and Ann Johnson (aj532@cornell.edu). 

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Jobs and Openings: January 25th, 2016

NEW  Davidson College invites applications for a visiting, two-year appointment, Assistant Professorship in East Asian History. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred. We are looking for a committed teacher-scholar who will maintain an active research agenda, and teach five courses per year, including a mix of East Asian survey courses and courses in his/her specialization. The College has active interdisciplinary programs in East Asian and Chinese studies. Review of candidates will begin after March 1, 2016.        

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Calls for Papers: January 19th, 2016

The Journal of Asia Pacific Studies is calling for papers for its April 2016 issue. This issue will be published as the first issue of volume 5. JAPS is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the International Academy of Social Sciences, a learned society based in Florida, and by the Central American Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, based in Costa Rica. JAPS focuses on the study of the Asia Pacific as an integrated region and favors contributions by scholars from the developing world.

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Grants, Awards and Fellowships: January 19, 2016

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications from graduate students currently enrolled in a fulltime Master’s or PhD programs at a university in the United States for consideration for the award of Asian Graduate Student Fellowship. These fellowships are made possible under the auspices of the Luce Foundation and are meant for Humanities or Social Sciences graduate students working on Southeast Asian topics. The fellowship will allow the recipient to be based at NUS for an ‘in residence fellowship’ for a period of eight (8) weeks.

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Jobs and Openings: January 19, 2016

Northwestern University invites applicants for a non-tenure line, renewable Assistant Professor of Instruction position in Asian American Studies. We seek a candidate trained in the humanities and specializing in Asian American literature, media, and/or cultural studies. Geographic areas of specialization are open but those with expertise in Asian American Transpacific Studies, Hemispheric American Studies, Pacific Islanders, Filipino Americans, or Southeast Asian Americans are especially welcome.

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Calls for Papers: January 6th, 2016

The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is pleased to host the 65th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October 14-16, 2016. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian studies both at the university level and as well as at the secondary and primary levels.  

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Grants, Awards and Fellowships: January 6th, 2016

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce two fellowship opportunities for doctoral-level students in the arts, education, humanities, and social sciences with a focus on China. Applications for the newly launched Ph.D. in China Fellowship, and the second year of the Research Ph.D. Fellowship, are now being accepted. The deadline is February 15, 2016 for awards beginning in the fall of 2016.

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Jobs and Openings: January 6, 2016

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.   Applications are invited for :Visiting Associate Professor/Visiting Assistant Professor (Development Studies)Department of Asian and International Studies [Ref. C/R/018/49]

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