Category Archives: study tools

Resource: Historical Sound Recordings from the National Diet Library

As the digitization of resources grows, it’s important remember that not everything is visual! At the end of 2019 Japan’s National Diet Library announced that it had added 1,000 new recordings to its already substantial database of historical sound recordings. … Continue reading

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Funding: Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship 2020

The Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia invites applications to join our intensive three-week advanced undergraduate level fellowship in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage (25 July – 15 August 2020). Application Deadline is 31 March 2020. With the support of the Ishibashi … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: 11th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies, which will be held on July 3rd, 2020 at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: UChicago 2020 Kuzushiji Summer Workshop

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago invites applicants to its annual Kuzushiji Summer Workshop, which offers advanced undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars intensive instruction in reading print and manuscript materials from the Tokugawa … Continue reading

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Resource: North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC)

Today we are introducing a site and organization that offers a variety of resources useful to academics, writers, researchers, and various other professionals: the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC). From their website: Founded in 1991, NCC … Continue reading

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Funding: 2020 Moeson fellowship (LC’s Asian Division)

Applications are now being accepted for the Asian Division’s 2020 Florence Tan Moeson fellowship, which supports a minimum of five business days of research in the Asian Reading Room of the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Here’s the link for … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 7th Summer School in Japanese Early Modern Palaeography

The Seventh Summer School in Japanese Early Modern Palaeography will run between Monday 10 August and Friday 21 August 2020. Core contents of the Summer School As always our Summer School focuses on Edo-period materials. Our sustained work in teaching … Continue reading

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Middlebury Summer School of Japanese: Experiences, Challenges, and Alternatives

Today we are featuring a guest post by Elena Kirillova, currently a Master’s student in Japanese Language and Literature. She provides a detailed overview of the Middlebury Summer School of Japanese, including both the program’s contents and her personal experiences/challenges … Continue reading

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2019 Summer Kuzushiji Workshop

The Center for East Asian Studies Committee on Japanese Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2019 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 17th-21st. The year’s workshop will feature two … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Japanese Summer School at SOAS

DURATION:    2 weeks or 4 weeks TUITION FEE:  £1,150 (10% discount if you apply by 31 March) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS A university student or a graduate at the time of attending the summer school, and 18+ years of age. Professional experience … Continue reading

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