Japan Anthropology Workshop 20th Conference

14-16 March 2010
The University of Texas at Austin

Welcome to the website for the 20th Conference of the Japan Anthropology Workshop. The conference theme is "Religion, Ritual, and Identity in Japan" although proposal topics are not limited to this. The organizers call for panel and individual paper proposals that represent Japanese contexts within the broad scope of anthropological research. Abstracts must be received no later than 1 December 2009 to be considered for inclusion in the conference program.

JAWS is greatly appreciative of the following organizations that have provided financial and logistical support of the conference: The Toshiba International Foundation, Department of Religious Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, the Center for East Asian Studies at UT Austin, and the Mitsubishi Endowment Fund in the Department of Asian Studies at UT Austin.

The conference will be held at the Applied  Computational Engineering Building (ACES) on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.  Click the links here to find maps of the UT campus and to the ACES building. 

Please use the links on the left to contact the organizers and learn more about the upcoming conference and the Austin area.

UPDATED 1 March 2010. The schedule and program are now available. Please click here for the schedule. SCHEDULE

The program is available through this link--PROGRAM

There are only two weeks remaining before the conference. Please register for JAWS 2010 by clicking here REGISTRATION