Funding: Frank Gibney Award for Graduate Student Essay: Journal of American-East Asian Relations

money [150-2]The Journal of American-East Asian Relations invites submissions for the Frank Gibney Award. The Award is given by the editors to an essay in the field of American–East Asian Relations written by a graduate student and submitted by his or her supervisor. The author will receive a $1,000.00 prize and the selected article will be published in the Journal.

The Award honors the life and goals of Frank Gibney (1924–2006), president of the Pacific Basin Institute and Professor of Politics at Pomona College and an early and enthusiastic supporter of the Journal. Gibney, who wrote or edited more than a dozen books on Japan and Asia, began his study of Japan as a military intelligence officer during World War II and the Occupation of Japan. He became a correspondent and editor at Time,
Life, and Newsweek magazines, and then joined Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1966 to develop its presence in Asia.

Deadline for submissions for the 2014 Award is April 30, 2014.

Please send inquiries and submissions to Charles W. Hayford, Immediate Past Editor, at: Chayford@AOL.COM

Instructions for Authors:

Previous Recipients:

* (2008) Tristan Grunow, University of Oregon (Advisor Jeffrey Hanes), “A Reexamination of the ‘Shock of Hiroshima’: The Japanese Bomb Projects and the Surrender Decision,”  Journal of American-East Asian Relations 12. 3-4.

* (2010) Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, Brown University (Advisors Professors Naoko Shibusawa and Robert G. Lee), “Birth Control and Socialism: The Frustration of Margaret Sanger and Ishimoto Shizue’s Mission.” Journal of American-East Asian Relations 17.3

* (2012) Wataru Yamaguchi, Keio University (Advisor Koji Murata), “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Shift in Japanese Diplomacy at the Beginning of the Second Cold War, 1979: A New Look,” Journal of
American-East Asian Relations 19.3-4

Charles W. Hayford
Immediate Past Editor
Journal of American-East Asian Relations
Evanston, IL 60208-2220

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