24th Annual Association of Japanese Literary Studies (AJLS)

The Senses and Sensory Experience in Japanese Literature and Culture

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 9 - 10, 2015


The University of Illinois will host the 24th Conference of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies at the Urbana-Champaign Campus on October 9th to 10th, 2015. The theme of this year's conference will be, “The Senses and Sensory Experience in Japanese Literature and Culture.”

AJLS Activities

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• Annual Meeting
An annual meeting is organized by an elected Conference Chair(s) and held at the host institution. A call for papers is announced in the spring issue of the AJLS Newsletter. A program of the meeting is published in the fall issue of the Newsletter.

• PAJLS Publication
Papers presented during the annual meeting can be included in an officially registered serial titled PAJLS (Proceedings of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies).

• Membership
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- Panel participation for our annual meeting (if your proposal is selected).
- Two newsletters
- One copy of our latest proceedings.
- One free copy of a back or additional current issue of the proceedings if you are a student member.
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More information about AJLS can be found on the AJLS website. Those interested in registering for AJLS membership should contact Eiji Sekine.