Opportunities

Call for Submissions: 2020 Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference In Modern Chinese Humanities

The annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities brings together current graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world to present innovative research on any aspect of modern Chinese cultural production in the humanistic disciplines. The deadline to apply is November 22, 2019, and the conference will be held April 24-25, 2020 at UC Berkeley.

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Job Opportunity in Japan: Awaji Youth Federation (AYF) fellowship

For the past 2 generations, the Awaji Youth Federation (AYF) fellowship gathered talented young people representing over 40 nationalities to engage in rural development (地方創生) on Awaji Island in Japan for one year. AYF is a unique international community of young innovators based on Awaji Island, Japan. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2019.

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Financial Grants & Early Bird Pricing for Experiential Travel with Operation Groundswell

Looking for an adventure off the beaten path? This year, join Operation Groundswell for a community of thousands of travellers who are globally active and socially aware of our impact on the places we visit and the places we call home. The deadline for Early Bird applications is November 22nd.

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Call for Submissions: 26th Annual North American Taiwan Studies Association Conference

The 26th NATSA annual conference – Keywording Taiwan – aims to identify core issues, historical turning points, critical populations, and fundamental theoretical arguments on Taiwan amongst transregional and interdisciplinary scholarship. This year, the conference will take p[lace on May 22-24, 2020 at University of California-Irvine.

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Call for Submissions: 29th Annual Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia

Graduate students are cordially invited to submit abstracts for the 29th Annual Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, to be held at Columbia University on February 21st and 22nd, 2020. Applications from students engaged in research on all fields in East Asian Studies are welcome.

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Call for Submissions: Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference 2020

The Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) is a conference for UBC undergraduate students to showcase their research to the UBC community through oral or poster presentations. This academic year, MURC will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Applications to present at MURC will be accepted from November 26, 2019 to January 20, 2020.

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Tadoku Reading Club / Tagaki Writing Club: Registration for Winter 2019/20

The Japanese Language Program’s Tadoku Reading Club and Tagaki Writing Club is the perfect opportunity for you to practice and improve your Japanese reading and writing skills, while getting feedback from your peers and TAs!

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Japanese Language Table: 2019/20 Term 1 Registration Form

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Call for Submissions: Young Scholars Visiting Scheme 2020

The Young Scholars Visiting Scheme supports young scholars visiting The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on research in Chinese Studies. The deadline for applications is September 30th, 2019.

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2019 Powell Street Festival Calling for Volunteers!

Come volunteer at the 43rd annual Powell Street Festival happening August 3rd and 4th! The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration in Vancouver! Volunteers recieves free food, vouchers and other prizes as compensation for their efforts. Applications are open online but drop-in volunteers are also welcome.

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