Inoue Yasushi Award for Best Research Article on Japanese Literature – Call for Submissions, 2013

The Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature has been awarded annually, beginning in 2007, for the best refereed journal article or book chapter published in English by a researcher based in Australia or New Zealand during the previous year. The recipient for 2013 will receive $1500 and a certificate of award.

Applicants for the 2013 award should submit an electronic copy of their work with covering letter by 31 July 2013 to the committee chair, Dr Matthew Stavros ( In-press articles and book chapters that will bear the publication year of 2012 will be accepted with evidence.

The Inoue Yasushi Memorial Foundation established the award in order to encourage overseas interest in Japanese literature.

For further information and a list of previous awardees, please visit 

Send enquiries to Matthew Stavros on