読者です 読者をやめる 読者になる 読者になる

UCバークリー・日本学大学院生コンファレンスの演題募集(緊急ですが夢のような好条件です! 笑)

急な話で申し訳ありませんが、今年の4月にUCバークリーで開催される日本学・大学院生コンファレンスの演題募集です。主題は身体と健康です。アブストラクトの締め切りが今週末土曜日という、本当に急な話ですが、採用の場合には、往復旅費と宿泊食事が負担されるだろうという、夢のようなお話も聞いています。以下の案内を参考にご応募ください。なお、このコンファレンスについて私が知っていることは、これ以上でもこれ以下でもありませんので、私への問い合わせは避けていただければ。直接先方にお問い合わせください。

 

 
3rd Annual UC Berkeley Japan Studies Graduate Conference, April 2016
 
Currently enrolled graduate students are invited to submit paper proposals for the 3rd Annual UC Berkeley Japan Studies Graduate Conference, to be held April 22-23, 2016 at the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
 
Proposals/bios due: Friday, January 8, 2016
 
To apply, submit a 250-word paper abstract (including name, institutional affiliation and presentation title) at:
 
This conference invites graduate students from all disciplines of Japanese studies to explore past and present concepts, understandings and experience of health and the body. How are these embodied in Japan's knowledge systems, institutional structures, and identities?
 
Possible areas of inquiry include (but are not limited to):
  • healing and medical practices, systems, and technologies
  • public and environmental health
  • embodied identities (e.g. LGBTQ, gender, race, disability, reproductivity, aging, illness, pain, death)
  • mental health
  • Art/media representations of health/bodies/embodiment
  • Fitness, athletics and bodily discipline
  • aesthetics & affect in/of the body
  • subjectivity and representation
  • embodiment & futurity
This year's keynote speaker is Norik0 Horiguchi (University of Tennessee), author of Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan's Imperial Body.
 
Limited funding is available for presenters. Applicants seeking funding are encouraged to apply well in advance.