Call for Abstracts

3rd Annual Midwestern Japanese Studies Graduate Student Workshop
The Ohio State University
April 7th, 2018

Graduate students (MA or PhD) in Japanese Studies at Midwestern universities are invited to submit abstracts for the 3rd Annual Midwestern Japanese Studies Graduate Student Workshop to be held at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, April 7th, 2018. This workshop will provide students with the opportunity to share their research with peers from other Midwestern institutions, foster regional connections, and receive feedback on their work.

We welcome submissions from a range of graduate work with a focus on Japan, including conference-style presentations, portions of MA theses, or PhD chapters.

To apply, please submit the following to by February 1st, 2018.

  • Name
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Area of study
  • Email Address
  • 250-300 word abstract

We are asking participants to secure travel funding from their institution to cover transportation to and from Columbus, and we will contact participants with further details about lodging at a later date. Some food and meals will be provided.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions, and we hope to see you in April!

Contact Information
Conference website:
Conference email:
Hannah E. Dahlberg-Dodd:
Robert Sears: