Call for Papers
“Asia: Conflict and Cooperation”
44th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference
October 9-11, 2015 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS: MAY 1, 2015
The Asian Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association of Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 44th annual regional conference. The conference theme “Asia: Conflict and Cooperation” explores the tensions and collaborations found throughout Asia with regards to energy, environment, public health, territorial issues, migration, popular culture, gender, sexuality, religious practices, and many other issues.
We encourage proposals from any discipline. We welcome participation from faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, independent scholars, and professionals, and especially encourage panels with innovative combinations of individuals and fields.
Timothy Brook, AAS President and Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia will deliver a keynote address.
To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by May 1, 2015 to Tina Phillips Johnson, the MAR/AAS 2015 Program Chair, as indicated below. Inquiries are also welcome. Proposals may be submitted online, by mail, fax, or e-mail (as an attachment). Acceptance notices will be sent to you by June 1, 2015. Further details and online applications are available on the conference website, http://www.maraas.org (click on “Conferences”). Some travel assistance is available on a competitive basis for graduate students and international scholars. Include your request for travel funding with your paper proposal.