We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 23rd Annual Japan Studies Graduate Conference to be held in historic Royce Hall at UCLA, October 29th, 2018. The conference is titled:
"Bent out of Shape: Remolding Conceptions of Materiality and the Body in Japan"
We are also delighted to have Dr. Reginald Jackson, Assistant Professor of Premodern Japanese Literature at University of Michigan, as our keynote speaker. Dr. Jackson will offer a workshop seminar, tied to the conference theme, during the following day.