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Beyond Borders: Trends in World Children’s Literature and Children’s Literature in Translation

  • 06/21/2024 06/22/2024
  • Master of Arts in Children's Literature, University of British Columbia

A quick survey of recent scholarship reveals considerable gaps in the study of world children’s literature and children’s literature in translation. What is needed then is a widening of scope and encouragement to maintain the momentum that has been gained. Considering questions regarding local and ‘glocal’ poetics; viewing childhood through diverse socio-cultural lenses; expounding theories […]

New Books from Japan #7: Destruction and Renewal at the Ise Shrines

  • 06/21/2024 at 8:00 am 06/21/2024 at 9:30 am
  • Modern Japan History Association

New Books from Japan #7: Destruction and Renewal at the Ise Shrines Friday, June 21, 2024 | 9:00-10:30 PM JST | 8:00-9:30 AM EDT | 1:00-2:30 PM BST Please register for Zoom at the event webpage: Presenter: Jordan Sand (Georgetown University) Discussant: 高木博志 (Hiroshi Takagi, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University) Ise Grand […]

Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)

  • 07/06/2024 07/07/2024

ASCJ is an interdisciplinary scholarly organization dedicated to the study of Asia. Since 1997, we have held an annual conference in Tokyo, one of the leading capitals of East Asia. The conference offers a stimulating environment for intellectual exchange on a wide range of topics and themes, and we welcome scholars from around the world […]

2024 AAS-in-Asia Conference

  • 07/09/2024 07/11/2024

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at AAS-in-Asia 2024, the conference that brings Asian Studies to a more intimate and engaging setting. Designed specifically for scholars and enthusiasts of Asian Studies, this event offers an incredible opportunity to participate in panel sessions, network with colleagues, and explore the latest research in a smaller, more focused […]

ReadersMagnet Brings More Fun and Fascinating Books at the 2024 Hong Kong Book Fair

  • 07/17/2024 at 10:00 am 07/23/2024 at 10:00 pm
  • ReadersMagnet

ReadersMagnet, an esteemed self-publishing and book marketing company, will once again conquer the East as it joins the 2024 Hong Kong Book Fair (HKBF). The book event will run from July 17-23, 2024, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibit Center, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Since its inception in 1990, the grand […]

Call for Chapters: Edited Volume on Transpacific Cultural Exchanges

  • 08/01/2024
  • Amanda Wangwright

We invite book chapter proposals for an edited volume that investigates how writers, musicians, and visual artists established connections across the Pacific, and worked within and against the political exigencies of the long twentieth century. Compared to its transatlantic counterpart, the transpacific has been relatively little studied as a space of cultural and political exchange, […]

73rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA)

  • 09/13/2024 at 12:00 pm 09/15/2024 at 1:00 pm
  • Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

Open to participants across the world, the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) is an annual conference bringing together scholars of Asian studies from the US Midwest Region (North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin). The MCAA seeks to promote Asian Studies at the university, secondary, […]

Representations of East Asian Migrants and Settlers in the Western United States ca. 1850-1929

  • 09/26/2024 at 9:00 am 09/28/2024 at 3:00 pm
  • Prof. Todd Larkin

Call for Papers Representations of East Asian Migrants and Settlers in the Western United States ca. 1850-1929 Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT — 26-28 September 2024 This amazing conference funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art builds on recent scholarly trends by ascertaining how Asian and European artists who journeyed through or resided […]

Call for Papers – New York Conference (NYCAS)

  • 09/27/2024 09/28/2024
  • Gareth Fisher

The 2024 conference theme, Life in the Asian Century, explores the evolving idea of the 21st century as the Asian century based on economic growth and cultural influence — and the implications of these changes. A Century of Influence & Growth The notion that the twenty-first century would be considered the “Asian century” emerged prior […]

American Association for Chinese Studies Annual Meeting

  • 10/04/2024 at 7:00 pm 10/06/2024 at 12:00 pm
  • Joel Fetzer

The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) annual conference program committee invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual papers on topics concerning China, Taiwan, other Chinese-speaking communities, and the Chinese diaspora for the 66th Annual Conference, hosted by the Department of Political Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, on October 4-6, 2024. We welcome […]

Call for Participation in the Annual Meeting of Korean Archaeology Conference 2024

  • 11/01/2024 at 9:00 pm 11/02/2024 at 5:00 pm
  • Jina HEO

Overview: The Korean Archaeological Society is inviting three scholars on early Korea studies to participate in a panel titled “The Prospective of Early Korea Studies” (a tentative title) in its annual meeting (November 1–2, 2024). Early Korea is broadly defined as the prehistoric or early historic periods where textual records are absent or limited, and […]

53rd Annual Southwest Conference (SWCAS)

  • 11/01/2024 11/02/2024
  • Prof. Aryendra Chakravartty

November 1 – 2, 2024 Stephen F. Austin State University, Member of the University of Texas System, Nacogdoches, TX  The theme of this year’s conference is: technology, culture, and identity. The rapid advancement of technology has profoundly shaped the way we perceive and construct our identities and sense of belonging. As technology continues to evolve, […]

Call for papers – International Colloquium “Transpacific Studies” – November 4-5, 2024, La Rochelle University (France)

  • 11/04/2024 11/05/2024
  • Urioste Sebastian

Synthetic presentation: The international colloquium to be held on November 4 and 5, 2024 at La Rochelle University aims to develop a field of transpacific studies, focusing on cultural, social, political, economic, and environmental dynamics within the Pacific Rim. It will examine migrations and cultural transformations, Orientalism, and Otherness, challenges faced by indigenous populations, China’s […]

Korea in the Context of US-China Competition: Negotiating the Growing Tensions between Economics and Geopolitics

  • 11/06/2024
  • Kevin Gray

The Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex together with the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna is inviting scholars whose research focuses on the intersections of contemporary geopolitics and economic statecraft on the Korean peninsula in the context of growing tensions in the region to submit a […]