Add your name to a growing list of international scholars on the subject!
We are in the process of compiling a list of scholars, curators, and collectors who work in pre-twentieth century children’s literature and related fields. We are defining “children’s literature” broadly to include manuscript materials (including children’s writing),…[Read more]
Michael Emmerich started the topic CFP Digital Humanities Approaches to Japanese-Language Texts in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Papers on the application of digital humanities techniques to pre-modern and modern Japanese literature. Challenges, possibilities, needs, and ideas. 250-word abstract and CV by 15 March 2017; Michael Emmerich (email@example.com).
We invite papers that examine translation and other aspects of
interlingual and/or intralingual textual practice in Japan prior to
the Meiji period. 250-300 word abstracts to Matthew Fraleigh
(firstname.lastname@example.org) by 28 February 2017.
Vyjayanthi Selinger started the topic CFP for MLA 2018: States of Precarity in premodern Japan in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 8 months, 2 weeks ago
States of precarity in premodern Japan
Papers on any state of precarious existence in premodern Japan. Reasons for insecurity might be economic, social, political, religious, gendered, or symbolic. 300 word abstract by 28 February 2017; Terry Kawashima (email@example.com).
Charlotte Eubanks started the topic MLA 2017/ Free food and drink to celebrate East Asia at the MLA! in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 9 months, 2 weeks ago
You are invited!
Social Gathering and Networking Event Arranged by the Forums LLC Asian American, LLC East Asian, LLC Korean, LLC Ming and Qing Chinese, LLC Modern and Contemporary Chinese, and LLC Japanese to 1900
<span id=”OBJ_PREFIX_DWT467_com_zimbra_date” class=”Object”>Saturday</span>, 7 January, 8:45–10:00 p.m., 411-412, Philadelphia M…
An executive committee business meeting for the forum LLC Japanese since 1900 has been scheduled for 6 January 2017, 3:30-4:45 p.m., room 309, in the Philadelphia Marriott. Please join us after the below panel, sponsored by Japanese since 1900!
311. Nature and Disaster in the Contemporary Japanese Cultural Imagination
1:45–3:00 p…[Read more]
The executive committee business meeting for the forum LLC Japanese to 1900 has been scheduled for 6 January 2017, 12 noon-1:15 p.m., room 304, in the Philadelphia Marriott.
Come one, come all, and help plan MLA 2018!
Please note the following panel since it will be of interest to some of you.
“Literature as Experience of Crossing Boundaries in East Asia”, Friday 1/6, 8:30am-9:45am, 204 Marriott
Thanks and hope to see many of you at this panel!
Information about the schedule for MLA 2017 has begun to circulate. I’ll post the titles, dates, and times for the Premodern Japan panels here. Hope you’ll join us!
#164 “Sounding the Premodern Sinosphere” Thursday 1/5, 7:00-8:15pm, 406 Marriott
#238 “Soundscapes of Premodern Japan” Friday 1/6, 10:15-, 406 Marriott
Also, if you have…[Read more]
Charlotte Eubanks replied to the topic Sonding the Premodern Sinoshpere (a second CFP for MLA 2017) in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago
<u>Sounding the Premodern Sinosphere</u>
How should we understand the aural dimensions of composing, performing, and appreciating Literary Sinitic texts in pre-modern East Asia? 250-300 word abstracts to Matthew Fraleigh (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1 March 2016.
Several new forums of particular interest to scholars working in…[Read more]
Charlotte Eubanks started the topic Sonding the Premodern Sinoshpere (a second CFP for MLA 2017) in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago
The Japan to 1900 Division of the MLA invites you to submit paper proposals for either of the following panel, which we are planning for the January 2017 Modern Language Association annual conference, to convene in Philadelphia.
Collaborative Session (with the East Asia forum):
Sounding the Premodern Sinosphere
How should we understand the…[Read more]
Soundscapes in Premodern Japan (guaranteed panel) CFP
How do sound imaginaries in literature (the racket of the street and the warbling of birds) represent space? Who hears, listens in, or overhears, and what power do they enjoy in this sonic culture? What constitutes a sacred sound or its profane or transgressive counterpart? What role is…[Read more]
The second item of business is organizing panel(s) for MLA 2017.
We get 1 guaranteed panel. Jayanthi (your current Secretary) and I (your current Chair) will organize a panel on
“Soundscapes in Pre-modern Japanese Literature.”
CFP to be circulated shortly. (NB: the Japan *from* 1900 forum is also doing their guaranteed panel on sound, and the…[Read more]
For the first time in MLA history, pre-modern Japan has a designated ‘place at the table.’ Thanks, all, for your efforts to help make this vision a reality!
With MLA 2016 just over, it’s time to start preparing for MLA 2017, to be held in Philadelphia. We have a couple of items of business, one of which is to collect nominations (including sel…[Read more]
We are holding our first executive committee meeting on Skype this Friday at 2 p.m. PST. Please email me, your inaugural chair, at email@example.com if you’d like to be patched in.
If you can’t make it, please send us your ideas for
a) the one guaranteed panel our new forum gets, and
b) potential nominees for the executive com…[Read more]