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ASPAC CONFERENCE

The 2014 ASPAC conference will be held June 19–22, 2014
at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA


ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE JAPAN (ASCJ)

The 2014 Asian Studies Conference Japan will be held
June 21–22, 2014 at Sophia University, Tokyo


WESTERN CONFERENCE (WCAAS)

October 3–4, 2014, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite Asia scholars and advanced graduate students in the Western region to submit proposals for panels and individual papers reflecting current research on South, Southeast, and East Asia.

Please check for conference updates at http://car.clas.asu.edu

We welcome proposals for panels and papers on all aspects of Asian studies and submissions from all disciplines are welcome.

A panel proposal should include: (1) a prospectus (200 words max.); and (2) a list of the participants, their affiliations, and their prospective paper titles. A proposal for an individual paper submission should include a prospectus plus the name and affiliation of the proposer.

We particularly encourage contributions that explore the impact of digitization and internationalization on the future of Asian Studies.

Please contact the Program Chair in advance of the submission deadline if your presentation will address these themes.

Please send your proposals by email to Asia@asu.edu, attn. WCAAS Conference.


NEW YORK CONFERENCE (NYCAS)

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MID-ATLANTIC REGION (MAR/AAS)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 18

Joint Conference: Hofstra University, September 18–20, 2014

Theme: "Asian Transforming: Old Values and New Presences"

The Hofstra Cultural Center, the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) and the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS) are proud to present an international conference that contemplates how ongoing economic, social and political transformations have challenged present-day
perceptions of Asian cultural identities.

The program committee invites proposals for panels, round-tables, and individual papers on all aspects of Asian and Asian-American history, culture, and contemporary life, representing disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and professional schools. Interdisciplinary proposals are also welcome. In addition, the conference will feature a Teaching Asia Workshop, concerts, art exhibitions and cultural events.

Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Notions of hybridity
  • Diaspora and migration
  • Global Asian cosmopolitanisms/transnational cultures
  • Impact of globalization

The deadline for submission of proposals for individual papers, panels, and round-tables has been extended to APRIL 18, 2014.

For proposal submissions, please visit tinyurl.com/NYCASMAR14


SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE (SWCAS)

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MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON ASIAN AFFAIRS (MCAA)

Joint Conference: October 3–5, 2014, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

We invite scholars and graduate students from any discipline to submit proposals for panels and individual papers on their research on any topic related to Asian studies.

Panel proposals should include the following:

(1) A panel summary (250 words max.) that includes a brief description of each paper and makes clear the connection between the papers;

(2) A list of participants, their paper titles, their affiliations and their contact information, including email addresses.

Individual paper proposals should include the following:

(1) Paper title and summary (150 words max.);

(2) Presenter's name, affiliation, and contact information, including email addresses.

Please send proposals to ceas@ku.edu

Deadline: June 1, 2014.


NEW ENGLAND CONFERENCE (NEAAS)

October 3–4, 2014
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The NEAAS Program Committee welcomes proposals for panels, roundtables, or individual presentations that address the history, societies, diasporas, political and economic systems, languages and literary/visual cultures of Asia. Panels and roundtables that take an innovative approach to format (interdisciplinary, creative, mixed media) and an interdisciplinary methodology (with regard to field) are welcome, as are traditionally organized academic panels. The coordinators also welcome comparative approaches. Last, but certainly not least, the organizers also encourage roundtables that address the state of the field. All proposals are due AUGUST 1, 2014.

Inquiries about the conference can be addressed to either of the co-chairs of the Program Committee:

Cathy Schlund-Vials (cathy.schlund-vials@uconn.edu) and Alexis Dudden (alexis.dudden@uconn.edu)


SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE (SEC/AAS)

January 17-19, 2014
Duke University