Katsuyo Motoyoshi started the topic Tutorial Video “What is the MLA International Bibliography?” now in Japanese in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 week ago
The MLA International Bibliography is an online database that covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also…[Read more]
Edward B. Kamens replied to the topic CFP for MLA2021: Text and/in/as Image and Vice-Versa in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Dear Glynne (if I may): Thank you for proposing such a capacious topic. I am sure you will receive many fine paper proposals. Having served on the MLA program committee for three years recently, I am aware of how few strong panel proposals that originate in or can accommodate papers from the pre-1900 part of the Japanese literary studies field…[Read more]
Glynne Walley started the topic CFP for MLA2021: Text and/in/as Image and Vice-Versa in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
We invite papers exploring relationships between text and image (broadly defined) in premodern Japan. Scholars from a variety of disciplines welcome. 250-word abstracts to Glynne Walley (email@example.com) by February 29, 2020.
Naomi Fukumori started the topic Call for Candidates: Japan to 1900 Executive Committee Election in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 month ago
The Japan to 1900 forum’s executive committee seeks nominations (self-nominations are welcome!) for alternate candidates to stand for election for the 2021-2026 term on the committee. Please contact Naomi Fukumori (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 24. The election will be held at the end of 2020, with results announced in December.
Naomi Fukumori started the topic MLA 2020: Open Business Meeting, Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:15-11 in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
The Japanese to 1900 forum will hold an open business meeting on Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:15-11, at the Greenwood, in the Sheraton. All members of the forum are cordially invited.
Molly Des Jardin started the topic CFP: SHARP 2019 (Indigeneity, Nationhood, and Migrations of the Book) in the discussion LLC Japanese to 1900 on MLA Commons 1 year, 6 months ago
Forgive this non-MLA post (cross-posting on top of it!) but I was thinking of proposing something for SHARP 2019 in Amherst, MA. If anyone has interest in doing a panel on Japanese book history, I’d love to hear from you. Here is the very broad CFP, entitled Indigeneity, Nationhood, and Migrations of the…[Read more]
Johns Hopkins reached out to ask that the following job announcement be circulated to the members of this forum.
The Department of Comparative Thought and Literature at Johns Hopkins University searches for a tenure-track assistant professor, with an anticipated…[Read more]
Japanese Editorial Practice and Commentary in East Asian Canons
This panel examines the apparatus of literary circulation and dissemination through the lenses of commentary, introduction,
annotation, and translation to isolate how foreign texts were domesticated and localized.
From the rise of commercial book publishing in early modern Japan,…[Read more]
Due to weather and travel conditions that have prevented all panel participants from getting to New York, the collaborative session on “Digital Humanities Approaches to Japanese-Language Texts,” co-sponsored by the LLC Japan since 1900 and LLC Japan to 1900 forums will not be convened.
CANCELLED: 514 “Digital Humanities Appro…[Read more]
An executive committee business meeting for the forum LLC Japanese to 1900 has been scheduled for 6 January 2018, 1:45-3:00 p.m., room Madison 4, in the Sheraton New York Times Square.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!
I just received notification that I was elected to the executive committee of the forum LLC Japanese to 1900. Thanks to everyone who supported my nomination. Since this is last minute, I am not sure if I will be able to make it to NY, but I will try my best. Do we have a LLC Japanese to 1900 business meeting scheduled?
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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years, 1 month 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]
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