Triangle Center for Japanese Studies
was established by faculty from Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University to encourage inter-institutional collaboration and provide resources for the development and promotion of Japanese Studies and Japan-related education throughout the Triangle and the Southeast. Read More
<h1>About</h1>The Japanese studies faculty of Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and North Carolina State University (NCSU) collaborate in the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies. The Triangle region of North Carolina has been recognized as a distinct metropolitan region with a unique academic community for more than half a century. <h1>Faculty</h1>The Japanese studies faculty of Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and North Carolina State University (NCSU) collaborate in the Triangle Center for Japanese Studies. The Center boasts a total of twenty-six core research faculty members -- fourteen at Duke, nine at UNC, and three at NCSU, twelve language-teaching faculty, and a number of other faculty members with research interests in Japan. <h1>Programs & Grants</h1>The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies offers a variety of programs and funding opportunities that encourage continued collaboration between Japan Studies faculty and students at Duke, UNC-CH, and NCSU, while also supporting and promoting individual work in the field. <h1>Research Groups</h1>The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies currently supports two cross-institutional research groups: Japanese History and the Working Group on the Future of Japanese Studies. These groups, made up of both faculty and graduate students. meet regularly to discuss publications and developments in their fields of interest, listen to invited speakers, and organize events that are open to the public. <h1>Academics</h1>With the combined faculty expertise and resources of Duke, UNC, and NCSU, the Triangle area represents the largest and most prominent center for Japan Studies scholarship in the Southeast. Students interested in Japan can pursue undergraduate and graduate programs in East Asian or International Studies at Duke, NCSU, or UNC, which may be tailored to fit area and topical interests.
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Research Travel Grants: Spring 2014 Call for Proposals

The TCJS provides grants to Duke, NCSU, and UNC faculty and graduate  students to help defray the costs of research-related travel to Japan. GRANT AMOUNT: up to $2,500 for travel and accommodation. Please note that the Japan Foundation, which funds this award, asks us to adhere to the following split: $100 for travel in the US, $900 for international airfare, $250 for local travel within Japan, and $1250 for accommodation and meals in Japan. Some small divergence from these amounts is allowed, but no more than 20%. PRIORITY GIVEN TO APPLICANTS: TCJS faculty members; Keep Reading→