AAS Annual Conference

The AAS Annual Conference

Connect with your colleagues at the largest gathering of Asianists, MARCH 26-29, 2015 in Chicago

Each spring, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) holds a four-day conference devoted to planned programs of scholarly papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and panel sessions on a wide range of issues in research and teaching, and on Asian affairs in general.

Latest News

  • 2015 PANEL SESSIONS. The full listing of scheduled panels is now available for viewing. View all panels by day or panels listed by area of study.
  • CONFERENCE SCHEDULE at a glance.

    PLEASE NOTE: An extra panel slot has been added to the Sunday schedule. Panel sessions will end on Sunday, March 29 at 2:30pm.
  • CALL FOR FILMS: We are now accepting films for consideration and inclusion on the 2015 AAS Annual Conference Film Expo program. Deadline: November 29, 2014.
  • PREREGISTRATION is now open.

    Panelists registration deadline DECEMBER 11, 2014 (DECEMBER 5 for student panelists)

    General attendees preregistration deadline: March 5, 2015
  • HOUSING is now open at the official conference hotel—the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers


Benefits of Attending the AAS Annual Conference

  • The AAS Annual Conference is the PREMIER CONFERENCE for Asian studies scholars.

  • Stay abreast of RECENT RESEARCH in Asian studies.

  • NETWORK with leading scholars who share your interests and concerns.

  • Visit the AAS Book Exhibition, with MORE THAN 100 EXHIBITORS providing a diverse assortment of scholarly materials and services.

  • Features a WIDE VARIETY of subjects in close to 400 panel sessions.

  • View the latest new documentaries and films covering all areas of Asia at the AAS FILM EXPO.