Japan Scholars Named for 2014
Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan
Research Awards for 2013-2014.
Julia Bullock, Emory
University, for the topic “Co-education in Japan under Allied Occupation.”
Deokhyo Choi, Cambridge University, for the topic,
“Crucible of the Post-Empire: Decolonization, Race, and Cold War Politics in
U.S.-Japan-Korea Relations, 1945-1952.”
Oberlin College, for the topic, “Searching for ‘Truth’ in Occupation-Era
The awards are co-sponsored by the University
Libraries and the Nathan and
Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies.
Each year these
partners accept applications for grants to support research in the University
Libraries' Gordon W.
Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period
of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.
of a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree are eligible to apply, as are graduate
students who have completed all requirements for the doctorate except the
dissertation. The competition is open to scholars in all parts of the world and
from any discipline, but historical topics are preferred.