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

  • NEW FOR 2015! 2015 CONFERENCE MOBILE APP. Coming soon!
  • 2015 EXHIBITORS: View the 100+ exhibitors confirmed to attend the conference. See schedule for Exhibit hall hours.
  • PREREGISTRATION CLOSES ON THURSDAY MARCH 5 AT 5:00 PM EST. Register today to save at least 20% off on-site rates.
  • HOUSING: Rooms at the Sheraton Chicago are sold out. Rooms are limited at the overflow hotel, Loews Chicago. Conference rate availability ends March 2 (Loews) & March 4 (Sheraton). BOOK TODAY!
  • View the list of 2015 AAS BOOK PRIZE WINNERS. Winners will be honored at the AAS Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony on Friday March 27 at 5:30 pm.



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.