Conferences and Symposia

The USC Project for Premodern Japan Studies periodically hosts conferences and symposia on a number of topics, from clothing or estates in Japanese history, to regular research exchanges with Meiji University. The following is a partial list of conferences and symposia hosted by the Project.

Kambun Workshop

The Summer Kambun Workshop is hosted regularly at the University of Southern California by the Project for Premodern Japan Studies. It is an intensive summer workshop designed to give participants experience reading primary sources in Kambun (Sino-Japanese) under the direction of Japanese scholars. Occasionally, according to demand, pre-workshops that teach the basics of Kambun are also offered. [More...]

Past Conferences and Symposia