April 29, 2022
April 4, 2022
February 7, 2022
January 14, 2022
CJS offers 2022 JASC Scholarships
DEADLINE EXTENDED: JASC Application Deadline: February 4, 2021
August 25, 2021
Dear Members of the CJS Community,
Welcome back to the new academic year on campus! A special warm welcome to first- and second-year graduate students whom we can finally meet in person! The COVID-19 situation continues to be unpredictable, but it is great to see colleagues, friends, and students on campus.
January 25, 2021
December 1, 2020
Japan America Student Conference Scholarships
Deadline: December 31, 2020
The Center for Japanese Studies grants full scholarships to the Japan-American Student Conference(link is external) for Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are open to any full-time student with an interest in Japan.
July 14, 2020
Professor Junko Habu from the Department of Anthropology is the new CJS Chair effective July 1, 2020.
March 19, 2020
The Center for Japanese Studies is committed to offering financial assistance to continuing UC Berkeley graduate students. The application deadline for the 2020-2021 fellowship competition has been extended to April 15, 2020.
February 3, 2020
January 13, 2020
Shinjo Ito Postdoc Scholar
With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, the Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a full-time postdoctoral research fellowship with the possibility of teaching. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022.
December 6, 2019
The CJS-JSPS Fellowship is for a term of 1-12 months and must begin between June 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. It is open to all fields of the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and the natural sciences. Students who anticipate completing their doctoral degree within 2 years, as well as faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students who completed their doctoral degrees within 6 years of the date the fellowship goes into effect, are eligible.
November 5, 2019
October 8, 2019
In 1984 the American Historical Association (AHA) Council established the American Historical Association Award for Scholarly Distinction to honor senior historians and their lifetime achievements in the United States. We are pleased to announce that Professor Emerita Mary Elizabeth Berry has been selected as a winner for the 2019 prize.
October 1, 2019
September 24, 2019
From the opening of trade with Britain in the 1850s, Japan occupied a unique and contradictory place in the Victorian imagination, regarded as both a rival empire and a cradle of exquisite beauty. Quaint, Exquisite explores the enduring impact of this dramatic encounter, showing how the rise of Japan led
August 29, 2019
We are now accepting applications for the last of three planned workshops funded by the Japan Foundation.
May 7, 2019
The CJS-JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Fellowship Award provides opportunities for both pre- and postdoctoral students from the University of California, Berkeley to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other research institutions under the guidance of a host sponsor. The fellowship is for a term of 1-12 months, and is open to all fields of the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and the natural sciences.
February 22, 2019
IEAS is pleased to announce the publication of the new edited volume, Zainichi Literature: Japanese Writings by Ethnic Koreans (Transnational Korea 3), edited by John Lie. This collection of translated works highlights a selection of writings in translation by Zainichi (diasporic Koreans in Japan).
February 11, 2019
Deadline Extended: February 27
The Center for Japanese Studies grants full scholarships to the Japan-American Student Conference for Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are open to any full-time student with an interest in Japan.