Tag Archive | Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies

A Talk by Timothy Smith (University of North Carolina) is now available on YouTube

We are happy to announce that the lunchtime talk by Timothy Smith, Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, is now available on the Prange Collection’s YouTube channel. His talk was entitled, “Clean Minds, Messy Realities: Shifting Trends in Contemporary Tenrikyō.”  It was […]

Interview with Timothy Smith, Research Award Recipient 2019

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection. They often spend a week or more on campus. At the end of their stay, they are asked to reflect on their research experience. One of the two recipients of […]

Call for Applications: 20th Century Japan Research Awards, 2020

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s 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.  Holders of the Ph.D. or an equivalent degree are […]

A Talk by Alisa Freedman (University of Oregon) is now available on YouTube

We are happy to announce that the lunchtime talk by Dr. Alisa Freedman, Professor of Japanese Literature, Cultural Studies, and Gender at the University of Oregon and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, is now available on the Prange Collection’s YouTube channel. Her talk was entitled, “New Women for Democratic Japan: Rise of […]

Interview with Alisa Freedman, Research Award Recipient 2019

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the award […]

A Talk by Timothy Smith : Clean Minds, Messy Realities: Shifting Trends in Contemporary Tenrikyō

Mr. Timothy Smith, a Ph.D Candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk on “Clean Minds, Messy Realities: Shifting Trends in Contemporary Tenrikyō” on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. The event is free and open […]

Recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2018-2019

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2018-2019: Alisa Freedman, Professor at the University of Oregon, for her topic, “Discursive Construction of the Japanese Female University Student During the Occupation Era.” Timothy Smith, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for his topic, “Clean Minds, […]