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Workshop on Okinawa: Identity, History and Culture
Workshop dates: June 9-18, 2017
The complete application, including your CV and letter of recommendation, must be submitted electronically no later than
March 31, 2017
. Please use the form below.
Part A: Applicant Information
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Professional (institutional) address
Home or cell phone
Are you employed
List below the courses you normally teach over an academic year:
Have you ever participated in a workshop on Japan?
If yes, please identify the workshop, its length of time, and year it was held:
Have you ever taken any undergraduate or graduate courses on Japan?
If yes, please list those courses:
Have you ever visited Japan?
If yes, when, for how long, to where, and for what purpose?
Part B: Essay
In an essay not exceeding 300 words,
1) explain why you wish to participate in the Workshop on Okinawa; and
2) outline how might use the Workshop content in your courses.
If you are an administrator, how will you incorporate this information into your college curriculum?
Upload essay file here (Word or PDF only):
Max file size: 20MB
Part C: Curriculum Vitae
Please attach a brief CV (2-4 pages).
Upload CV file here (Word or PDF only):
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Please attach a Word or PDF file only.
Part D: Letter of Recommendation
Each application must include a letter of recommendation from the Applicant's Dean or higher academic official indicating Applicant's qualifications and how the School will support the incorporation of Japan Studies into the undergraduate curriculum. This letter of recommendation should be sent by email to Dr. Maggie Ivanova:
Part E: Program Fee
Workshop participants will be responsible for their return airfare to Naha, Okinawa, for their transportation to and from Naha airport and some meals. In addition, they will pay a registration fee, currently estimated at $850. This includes double-occupancy accommodation, local transportation, speakers, and museum entry fees. Single occupancy is $300 extra.
We are offering several travel awards ranging between $700 and $1000. We encourage earlier applications to facilitate travel plans and to help JSA trip leaders make final arrangements for lodging in Okinawa. Earlier applicants will receive preference for a travel award, so there is some advantage to applying in early March.
A non-refundable $100 deposit will be due within 10 days of acceptance, with the balance due on April 24, 2017.
Payment instructions will be sent to the participants with successful applications.
The complete application, including your CV and letter of recommendation, must be submitted electronically no later than March 31, 2017.