AAS Annual Conference

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.

Connect with your colleagues at the largest gathering of Asianists, MARCH 26-29, 2015 in CHICAGO. The Call for Papers will be posted here in May.

The AAS Annual Conference

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2014 Conference, including our exhibitors and sponsors.

The total attendance was 3,419! For detailed stats, click here.

Guest blogs from the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies (CCS):

We look forward to seeing you next year in CHICAGO (March 26–29, 2015 at 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.