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ASPAC CONFERENCE

The ASPAC 2015 conference will he hosted by the University of the Pacific
at its campus in Stockton, California on June 5-7, 2015.


ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE JAPAN (ASCJ)

The 2015 Asian Studies Conference Japan will be held at
Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus, Tokyo
on the weekend of June 20-21, 2015

SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THE CONFERENCE

Submissions for panels, roundtables and
individual presentations will be accepted until October 15, 2014


WESTERN CONFERENCE (WCAAS)

October 9–10, 2015, Brigham Young University, UT


NEW YORK CONFERENCE (NYCAS)

October 16–17, 2015, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Conference Theme: Global Asia: Social, Cultural, and Political Spaces

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Asian Studies program at Vassar College, in association with the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), will host an international conference that thematically explores "Global Asia: Social, Cultural, and Political Spaces" in order to expand and deepen our understanding of enduring and changing relationships among societies across national boundaries in Asia and between Asia and the rest of the world.

We welcome proposals for traditional or non-traditional panels, individual papers, and roundtables. Graduate student participation is encouraged. We also welcome proposals for presentations of faculty research that involves undergraduate student participation.
The following topics, but not limited to them, may be included: colonial and post-colonial discourses, Pan-Asianism in the global age, environmental changes and sustainability, political technology and social movements, nationalism and collective memories, religious ideology and practices, urbanization, economic transformation, globalization and local identities, practices of popular culture and entertainment, gender and sexuality, globalization and reinvention/localization of food, and culinary knowledge and practices in various time periods.

Major speakers include 2015–16 AAS President Professor Timothy Brook, Dr. Laurel Kendall (incoming AAS Vice-President and Chair of the Division of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City), and Mr. Liu Jianqiang (editor of China Dialogue, China's earliest and most influential bilingual website on environmental issues).

Deadline for Submission is May 31, 2015


 

MID-ATLANTIC REGION (MAR/AAS)

October 9–11, 2015, University of Pittsburgh


SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE (SWCAS)

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX. Date TBC.

The Southwest Conference of Asian Studies will hold its annual meeting/conference on the campus of Texas Christian University in historic Fort Worth, Texas. The conference will be held sometime in September-October 2015, precise date to be established sometime in January 2015, after TCU's football schedule is finalized. Updates will be posted on the SWCAS website http://www.trinity.edu/org/swcas/home.html

CALL FOR PAPERS

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 Harold Tanner at htanner@unt.edu. Deadline for proposal submissions: June 15, 2015.


 

MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON ASIAN AFFAIRS (MCAA)

October 16–18, 2015, Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to host the 64th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs.

MCAA has provided a forum for scholars and teachers of Asian Studies in the Midwest to gather and exchange knowledge about the history and cultures of Asia for over a half-century. The 2015 conference will feature individual paper presentations, as well as panels, poster and diamond sessions, and roundtables at which faculty, graduate and undergraduate students will present and discuss new research and pedagogical tools. The call for papers will be announced shortly, with applications received via the website http://ealc.wustl.edu/mcaa. The deadline for proposals is May 31, 2015.


NEW ENGLAND CONFERENCE (NEAAS)


SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE (SEC/AAS)

January 16-18, 2015
University of Virginia