Guided tour of Japanese Cartographic Collection on March 23, 2018; at Geography & Map Division Reading room, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 23, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Geography, Japanese History / Studies

Title: Guided tour of Japanese Cartographic Collection 

Date: March 23 (Friday), 3:00-5:00pm

Venue: Geography & Map Division Reading room, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Location and direction: Geography & Map Division Reading room is located at basement floor of Madison Building. From the main entrance of Madison Building, take elevator to “B” floor, you will see a big globe in front of the entrance of Geography and Map Division.

MLA 2019 Special Session: Reinterpreting Nonsense

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

This is a call for papers for a special session at the annual MLA convention to take place in Chicago, Jan 3 - 6, 2019.

We live in the internet era with its mirrored online reality where (almost) everything seems quantifiable, searchable and generally predictable. Our minds are trained to apply logic and reason to analyze the world and organize it using the rules of language. Yet there is a realm outside what is expressible in ordinary language, to which literary nonsense points.

“No Parallel? The Fatherly Bodies of Gandhi and Mao: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue"

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
February 20, 2018 to February 23, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

This seminar series including an artists’ forum focuses on two hyper-visible men of the twentieth century, Mahatma Gandhi and Chairman Mao, to consider how they have been transformed over the course of the last century through visual imagery and image-events into globally recognizable “bio-icons.” Situated at the intersection of

Talk on Tibetan borderlands

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 13, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, World History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies

I am pleased to announce the second event in this year's East Asia Speaker Series held at Worcester State University.

19th-century Imperial Borderlands; North American Conference on British Studies Conference, Providence RI, 25-28 October 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Literature, South Asian History / Studies

I am looking to put together  a panel on Imperial Borderlands in the British Empire in the 19th Century for the North American British Studies Conference in Providence RI, in October 2018.  My own paper is on Sir Alexander Burnes's _Travels into Bokhara_ (1835); but I would welcome papers on Central Asia, Northern India, Africa, China, Persia, the Middle East, or other contact zones in the world just outside British Imperial reach at the time. Please send detailed abstracts of 500 words by March 1, 2018. 

"Chinese Literature before 1900" Panel, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 4, 2018 to October 6, 2018
Location: 
Wyoming, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies

In this panel, we welcome discussions on Chinese literature before 1900. Papers might address (but not limited to) (re)examinations of various literary works such as poetry, prose, fiction, drama, etc.; and interdisciplinary studies between literary texts (in a broad sense) and contexts such as gender, religion, history, political science, or cultural studies.

CFP: "On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia's World War II," Columbia University, October 5, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 6, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Military History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

 

 

 

Ishibashi Foundation Summer School in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage, Norwich, UK 28 July - 18 August 2018: Deadline for bursaries 31 March 2018

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

I am delighted to announce 20 full bursaries for our MA level Ishibashi Summer School in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2018. Applications from any country welcome. The Summer School will be taught in English. Full details available online.

Call for Papers Mercy College 2nd Annual History Undergraduate Research Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, European History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, American History / Studies, African American History / Studies

Call for Papers

Mercy College 2nd Annual History Undergraduate Research Conference

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm

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