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CALL for Submissions: TAP Review Fall 2017

CALL for Submissions: TAP Review Fall 2017

The fall 2017 issue of the Trans Asia Photography Review is currently open to all topics, so that the editors can become aware of, and publish, new work that might not fit a specific theme. We welcome proposals relating in any way to historical or contemporary photography in or from Asia (East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, West Asia and Central Asia).

Please use the following formats to submit proposals:

University of Chicago Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will feature two tracks. Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake of Tohoku University’s Northeast Asia Center will instruct the intermediate group in the reading of manuscript materials from the Tokugawa and early Meiji period, while Dr.

Lecture: "The Social Turn in Japanese Contemporary Art" (James Jack) 02/27/17 University of North Georgia

Japan Foundation Lecture Series announcement for "The Social Turn in Japanese Contemporary Art" by James Jack (Kyushu University).

Date: Monday, February 27, 2017.  4-5 PM 

Location: University of North Georgia, Library Special Collections Room, Dahlonega.