Call for Papers: 23rd Annual Japan Studies Graduate Conference at UCLA

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.

An abstract (250 words) and CV are due by July 23, 2018. All submissions and inquiries may be sent to:

Please visit the conference site for the full CFP and for more information.


This conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies and the Terasaki Center. Flight and accomodations for presenters and discussants will be provided.

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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