Duke University's Asian/Pacific Studies Institute and the East Asian Collection, Perkins Library are pleased to offer travel grants to scholars outside the Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill/Greensboro area to conduct research using resources in the Duke University East Asia Collection during the 2012-2013 academic year.
GRANT AMOUNT: $500 to cover travel, hotel and photocopy expenses.
PRIORITY GIVEN TO APPLICANTS:
The East Asian Collection at the Perkins Library consists of about 155,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The collection is especially strong in Japanese Studies, especially for the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in art history, Buddhism, history, labor, literature, popular culture (film, advertising and manga), women’s studies and the Japanese colonial experience. The collections on China are more narrowly focused; its strengths are in Chinese popular culture, film and TV studies, statistical yearbooks, and online full-text resources. The Korean Collection has an extensive film collection and significant materials on Buddhism and the colonial experience. For further information about the collection, visit http://library.duke.edu/ias/eac/index.html or contact Kristina Troost, Head, East Asian Collection and the Department of International & Area Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 660-5844. For Chinese materials, contact Luo Zhou, Chinese Studies Librarian, at email@example.com or (919) 660-5803. For Korean materials, contact Miree Ku, Korean Studies Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 660-5817.
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