Future Conferences

Past Conferences

Conference FAQ's (coming soon)



  • Call for Proposals opens


  • August 1 - Call for Proposals Deadline
  • August 25 - Program Committee Meeting
  • August 27 - Registration & Housing opens
  • August 31 - Proposals Decisions sent


  • November 8 - Participant Registration Deadline


  • February 28 - Pre-registration closes

All dates are subject to change


Call for Films Now Open
We are accepting film submission for consideration for the 2019 Film Expo.  Click here for more information.
►View the Preliminary Program of Events.    Click here.
►Registration Now Open
Register today. Members receive significant discounts on registration rates.

►Hotel Rooms - Sheraton Denver Downtown
Book your hotel room today - rooms sell out quickly

►Meeting Space Event Request Forms
We are now accepting requests for meeting space at the 2019 Annual Conference for groups holding business meeting or social functionsClick here for more information.

►Letters of Invitation
Are you a panel participant or registered conference attendee?  Click here to request a Letter of Invitation.

►Panel Participants
Need more information regarding your participation.  Click here.

►Child Care Policy at the AAS Conference
Childcare reimbursements are available for panel participants.  Click here for more information on childcare providers and participant reimbursements.

►Anti-Harassment Policy
Conversations during and after the Washington conference suggested that while the AAS has always opposed discrimination or harassment in any form, we needed to state the AAS' position in writing. Click here to view the full statement.

Why Attend?

The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference is the largest Asian Studies conference held in North America. The 2018 Conference featured 447 sessions, a book exhibition, 3,800 plus attendees and much more. The AAS Annual Conference is the must-attend event for anyone interested in the study of Asia. 

AAS 2018 Election Results

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The fall 2018 AAS elections have concluded, and we are pleased to provide the results in each category. Although the national mid-term elections no doubt...

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November 2018 AAS Member News & Notes

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Congratulations to the two AAS Members recognized by the American Historical Association with book prizes for their work. Tom Mullaney (Stanford University...

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