The Okubo Award, named after Genji Okubo, a longtime supporter of Japanese studies at KU, is awarded annually for the best student paper on a topic related to Japan. The Okubo award is open to students who are studying in Japanese studies in any department and is open to graduate students and undergraduate students. Papers must be read first then nominated by a professor. There are no requirements for the paper's format.
Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2018.
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