Date: 6 September (Thursday afternoon) and 7 September (Friday) 2012.
Venue: University of East Anglia Campus in Norwich, UK.
Keynote speakers: Prof. Yoshimi Shunya, Media Theorist, University of
Tokyo. Special Guest Speaker: Prof. Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit,
Japanologist and translator, Free University Berlin.
Call for Papers: Papers are welcome from all fields in Japanese Studies.
The organisers especially welcome entire panels with normally three
speakers in one field. Paper abstracts should not be longer than 150
words (450 words for panels with three papers). Please send your
proposals together with your full name, institution and contact details
to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline: Saturday 31 March,
selection complete by Monday 30 April.
Specialised Stream: Throughout the conference, there will be a
specialised stream entitled ?Japan Translates the World/The World
Translates Japan?. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Translation
Studies as it relates to Japanese Studies. The British Centre for
Literary Translation at UEA is pleased to sponsor an invited lecture by
the distinguished Japanologist and translator, Prof. Irmela
Hijiya-Kirschnereit (Free University of Berlin).