CFP: Intersections of the Literary & Artistic Worlds in Myanmar & the Region in the 20th Century

 

Intersections of the Literary & Artistic Worlds in Myanmar & the Region in the 20th Century

Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Symposium: 26 May 2017

Submission of paper proposals by 30 October 2016

 

ToC, The Journal of Burma Studies, volume 20, issue 1, now available online

The Table of Contents for The Journal of Burma Studies Volume 20 Number 1 (June 2016) is below. The Journal is now available online through university libraries that subscribe to Project MUSE (most North American universities do). NUS Press publishes this Journal on behalf of the Center for Burma Studies at Northern Illinois University. 

In Memoriam: F.K. Lehman (F. K. L. U Chit Hlaing), 1924-2016

Professor F.K. Lehman (F. K. L. U Chit Hlaing), renowned anthropologist and Asia scholar, wide-ranging expert on Burma and its peoples, passed away several days ago. He was professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Lehman is being widely remembered and there are surely obituaries to come. A memorial website was set up at the Center for Burma Studies which he helped found, at Northern Illinois University. It can be found via http://go.niu.edu/Lehman, or directly here:   

Position, Lecturer in Burmese, Australian National University (two-year fixed term)

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52257

The School of Culture, History and Language (CHL) within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific is seeking a suitably qualified person to teach Burmese language courses across multiple teaching modes to both undergraduate and postgraduate students from beginners to intermediate levels.

Applications Close: 10th Jan 2016

CONFERENCE> Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures, Princeton University, January 15-17, 2016, funding for Ph.D. students, registration

International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures, January 15-17, 2016

Sponsored by the Buddhist Studies Workshop, Princeton University

Ph.D. students from North American universities are especially invited to attend; subventions for their travel and lodging up to $500 per person are available for those who apply early. Please send a letter of interest to csrelig@princeton.edu by Dec. 1, 2015.

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