Call for Applications (post-doctoral fellowship positions)
TIAS Society of Fellows (a special Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar Program)
Tsinghua Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences (TIAS) hosts the TIAS Society of Fellows, a postdoctoral program at Tsinghua University, China. Incorporated with the high-profile “Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar Program,” this program aims to attract exceptional and creative early-career scholars in Humanities, and Social Sciences. Fellows are appointed for two-year terms to conduct full-time research at TIAS.
The TIAS post-doctoral fellows are joined by TIAS faculty members who take part in the Society as faculty fellows. Seminars, reading groups, workshops, and lectures will be organized regularly for formal and informal discussions. TIAS supports interdisciplinary research in humanities and social sciences. Fellows in the Society engage in innovative and productive research and contribute to intellectual exchange within the university community and beyond.
TIAS recruits its post-doctoral Fellows globally and especially encourages applications from developing countries or underrepresented groups. Every year, about ten fellows are welcomed. Those recruited in winter 2022 are expected to join TIAS in the fall semester, 2023. All selections are based on both external and internal reviews. Continue reading →
The Georgia Institute of Technology is calling for graduate applications for the 1-year M.S. in Global Media and Cultures (MS-GMC). Launched in 2019, MS-GMC is a joined degree by the School of Modern Languages and the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. As the first advanced degree in foreign languages and cultural studies in the United States explicitly designed for industry careers, MS-GMC builds on Georgia Tech’s cutting-edge programs in foreign language and media education. It prepares students to work effectively in contexts ranging from non-profit, business, engineering, public policy, and medicine. You can read about our program on NY Times Opinion.
MS-GMC takes three semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer) to complete. Students take 30 credit hours of coursework, have a concentration in one of the available languages, defend a professional portfolio, and complete a final project.
The program is currently offered in six different language concentrations: Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish.
To apply (https://grad.modlangs.gatech.edu/apply): Continue reading →
HK PHD Fellowship Scheme 2023-24
Hong Kong Baptist University
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
WHY HKBU CHI?
The Department of Chinese Languageand Literature at Hong Kong BaptistUniversity is a great place to pursue PhD studies for various reasons.
Our staff have received their qualifications and previously worked in various prestigious academic institutions in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, USA, UK, Germany and others.
Their research expertise covers areas as diverse as poetics and literary theory, canonical studies and commentaries, Sino-Korean cross-cultural studies, intellectual history, linguistics, pre-classical inscriptions, paleography, excavated manuscripts, as well as modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture.
The department is associated with a number of noted institutions such as the Jao Tsung- I Academy of Sinology (JAS), the Sino-Humanitas Institute (SHI), and the Centre for Chinese CulturalHeritage (CCH). Among the most recent academic exchange partners of our department are Waseda University, National University of Singapore, Yonsei University, Heidelberg University and others. Continue reading →
Bristol Translates – Literary Translation Summer School, 4-8 July 2022 (online). Chinese-to-English workshop available, tutors: Nicky Harman and Jack Hargreaves. Aimed at practising translators at any stage of their career, Bristol Translates offers the opportunity to work with leading professional translators to translate texts across the literary genres into English. 2022 summer school takes place entirely online, in groups limited to a maximum of 12 students. Early bird option ends 31st March. Apply here: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/sml/translation-studies/bristol-translates/
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UNC warmly invites all prospective students to a virtual open house for those considering applying to our MA program in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Interdisciplinary and Chinese track): https://asianstudies.unc.edu/ma-program/
Topic: UNC-Chapel Hill MA Grad program open house
Time: Dec 1, 2021 05:00-06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 969 6835 6729
There is no need to register. At this meeting you’ll meet a few faculty and staff in the department, learn about the program, and have a chance to ask questions.
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Please join us Nov 17 at 3 pm EST for an online information session about the M.A. program (Chinese track and Interdisciplinary track) at UNC-Chapel Hill.
UNC is currently accepting applications for the M.A. in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies is a two-year, interdisciplinary humanities degree that prepares students to engage with the social, environmental, and political challenges facing countries in Asia and the Middle East and their transnational communities. Students can choose between two tracks: the interdisciplinary track and the Chinese track. For more information see https://asianstudies.unc.edu/ma-program/
Topic: UNC-Chapel Hill MA Graduate program information session
Time: Nov 17, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 952 3770 3299
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Considering a career in international cultural development? The School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University, in collaboration with the Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture (ACIAC), is offering a stimulating and rigorous degree to meet the needs of cultural institutions, creative industries and government departments in their increasing international engagement. The program also has an efficient pathway for PhD, which prepares students for an academic career in cross-cultural studies.
Please click on this link to access more information:
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We are beginning recruitment for our 12-Month Master’s in Global Media and Cultures, Chinese. If appropriate, I wonder if you could post the following info about our program in advance of our informational webinar for Chinese on November 19, 1-2pm? I’m hoping that our colleagues might share this announcement with their students:
The application process for the two 12-month Master of Science degrees. of the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech has officially started! The M.S. in Global Media and Cultures. and M.S. in Applied Language and Intercultural Studies. are nationally unique degrees in language and media. For students with intermediate/advanced proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish, they offer personalized preparation for a variety of paths in media, international work, and the private sector.
Please join our Chinese Info Webinar (link) Friday Nov. 19, 1-2 pm – https://bluejeans.com/479975429/8464 . You can also read about our program on NY Times Opinion.
- Chinese Info Webinar (link) Friday Nov. 19, 1-2 pm https://bluejeans.com/479975429/8464
- Priority Deadline: January 15, 2022
- Final Deadline: February 15, 2022
- Open to anyone with intermediate/advanced language ability in the focus language. No GRE Required.
The MA Program in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has two tracks: Chinese MA and Interdisciplinary MA. Applications open now: https://asianstudies.unc.edu/ma-program/
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2022/23 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
WHY HKBU CHI?
The Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University is a great place to pursue PhD studies for various reasons.
Our staff have received their qualifications and previously worked in various prestigious academic institutions in Hong Kong. Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, USA, UK, Germany and others.
Their research expertise covers areas as diverse as poetics and literary theory, canonical studies and commentaries, Sino-Korean cross-cultural studies, pre-classical inscriptions, paleography, excavated manuscripts, as well as modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture.
The department is associated with a number of noted institutions such as the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology (JAS), the Sino- Humanitas Institute (SHI), and the Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage (CCH). Among the most recent academic exchange partners of our department are Waseda University, National University of Singapore, Yonsei University, Heidelberg University and others. Continue reading →
CALL FOR GRADUATE APPLICATIONS
The East Asian Languages and Cultures Department at the University of Kansas (KU) is accepting applications for its Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 Master’s degree program!
Fall priority—February 1*
Fall final—May 1
Spring final—December 1
*If you want to be considered for FLAS and university scholarships/fellowships, you need to submit all application materials for Fall matriculation by December 1.
Why Do an MA in Our Program?
The M.A. in EALC program gives you the best training in three of the world’s most commonly spoken languages. We have an expert faculty who can give you the best guidance possible, and we link with other departments at KU to provide you with opportunities in many fields.
The University of Kansas is an awardee of the Department of Education’s Title VI grant to support students’ language acquisition and tuition waiver through Foreign Language Acquisition Scholarships (FLAS). There is possible financial support not only in FLAS but as a GTA for courses in EALC. Continue reading →
“Reading Chinese Translation History: The Sixth Summer School on Chinese Translation History” organised by the Research Centre for Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. See:
Resident Scholarships: Summer Institute for East Asian Studies, University of Pittsburgh, June 2, 3, 4, 2021:
Media and Mediation in East Asia: Assemblages and Global Flows. Applications for a 3-day intensive virtual academic workshop are invited from early career scholars who have received their PhD after 2015. Eight scholars in a range of disciplines will be selected from a pool of international applicants. Scholars will engage with leading East Asian studies faculty to workshop article-length manuscripts in preparation for peer review journal publication. Presentations during the workshop will highlight research and teaching objectives. Selected fellows will join Dr. Charles Exley, Dr. Kun Qian and other faculty from the University of Pittsburgh as well as distinguished senior scholars Dr. Joshua Neves (Concordia), Dr. Daisuke Miyao (UCSD) and Dr. Weihong Bao (UC Berkeley), for three days, June 2 – June 4, 2021. The workshop will be conducted remotely via Zoom. Scholars who participate in the program will receive a $1000 honorarium. Each scholar will give a public presentation on current research, submit a polished draft of work in progress for review and critique by a panel of peers and faculty, and prepare a draft syllabus for the development of a course on this year’s theme: Media and Mediation in East Asia: Assemblages and Global Flows (www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/SIEAS). Scholars will participate in daily lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and related formal activities, as well as informal networking and social events. Applications must include a cover letter with details on research interests and experience, a CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of two references. Please send these materials by April 10th to Dr. Joseph S. Alter, Director of the Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh at email@example.com. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Selected applicants will be notified by April 15, 2021.
Below find information on the session we are organizing to introduce MA China Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou, China. The online information will take place on March 10, Wednesday 10 am (CET). The Zoom link is as follows: https://zoom.us/j/91399242861?pwd=VGVaMXYvdjBKaVRQUjFtbzRhR3FBQT09
XJTLU is a joint-venture university that grants the University of Liverpool (UK) diploma. The MA China Studies graduate program is an interdisciplinary program with academic and professional components. The degree can be completed online during the pandemic era and scholarships are available.
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The Center for Language Education and Cooperation in China’s Ministry of Education has been running its “China Study Program” (CSP) since 2013 and has supported more than 600 students with their studies and research. The fellowship program supports talented overseas students in the humanities and social sciences, whose research interests are related to Sinology or China Studies. As the Secretariat of the Expert Committee of the China Studies Program based at Renmin University of China, we are writing to introduce the program to you, and hope that you may encourage students to apply.
CSP provides individualized training programs for each candidate and offers generous fellowships to cover the cost of research, fieldwork, and living expenses in China. By offering opportunities for collaboration with prestigious professors in key universities in China, this program brings in-depth learning and research opportunities. Ph.D. candidates registered in an overseas university are eligible to apply for a “Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship”, and those who have obtained a master’s degree and are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in China may apply for the “Ph.D. Program in China”.
The application for the 2021 CSP Fellowship is now open and will remain open until Feb 28, 2021. Please visit this website for detailed information: http://csp.chinese.cn/myDoip/login.html. All applicants will be evaluated once applications close. Continue reading →