Center for East Asian Studies, the University of Chicago: 16th Annual Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture ft. Nahoko Uehashi (Virtual)

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April 4, 2023

Australian National University Japan Institute Seminar Series: Hidden Flowers – depictions of sexuality in shōjo and redikomi versions of The Tale of Genji

This Thursday will host the second presenter for the Japan Institute seminar series 2023, Dr. Emerald L. King, a lecturer in Humanities at the University of Tasmania. For registration and further details, please click on the link below.


Date and Time: 9th March, 5pm-6pm (AEDT)

Location: Online

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u:japan lecture: "Kyanpu bungaku no kousou: Kyuu manshuu, Shiberia sonota - Conception of Camp-Literature: Old Manchuria, Siberia and Others - Tsuboi Hideto

Dear H-Japan members,
the Department of East Asian Studies - Japanese Studies at University of Vienna would like to draw your attention to the upcoming hybrid u:japan lecture, held in Japanese:

Tsuboi Hideto:
"Kyanpu bungaku no kousou: Kyuu manshuu, Shiberia sonota - Conception of Camp-Literature: Old Manchuria, Siberia and Others"

Date and time:
Thursday, March 2, 2023, 18:30~20:00 (CET, UTC/GMT +1h)
The Zoom Meeting will be open from 18:15 (CET).

CrossAsia Talk #9 (Feb 9, 2023, 6pm EST). Beate Wonde (former curator of the Mori-Ōgai-Gedenkstätte): "The majority is lost? The work of the Japanologist and translator Prof. Dr. sc. Jürgen Berndt"

The Japanologist and translator of Japanese literature Jürgen Berndt (1933-1993) was one of the driving forces in GDR–Japan relations. Beate Wonde, former curator of the Mori-Ōgai-Gedenkstätte that was founded by the initiative of Berndt in 1984, will talk about the literary remains and personal papers of Berndt and their value for future research on the history of GDR-Japan relation. After an odysee through Germay the materials are today held by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. The talk will be in German.

CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE The 65th Annual WSSA Conference

The World Social Science Association's Asian Studies section is happy to announce that the panel and paper proposals deadline has been extended to January 15th, 2023! 

 The conference will be held in Tempe, AZ, from April 12th through April 15th at Tempe Mission Palms. 

 The WSSA especially welcomes submissions from graduate students and early career scholars. 

 More information can be found here on the WSSA's conference homepage. 

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