Results for category: Annual Conference

Call for Proposals: 2023 Annual Conference Late-Breaking Sessions

The AAS invites proposals for late-breaking sessions to be held at the 2023 Annual Conference online and in Boston, Massachusetts. Late-breaking panels and roundtables provide a forum for engaging in dialogue on current events that affect our perspectives on and work in the Asian region; proposed sessions should focus on emerging data or trending topics […]

Call for Applications: Geiss Hsu Annual Conference Travel and Participation Grant

The James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation has awarded the Association for Asian Studies $20,000 to fund participation for Ming Studies scholars in the 2023 Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private, not-for-profit foundation which encourages and sponsors scholarly research and interpretation of the […]

AAS 2023 Conference News: Calls for Session Chairs, Mentors, and Films

Call for Chairs The AAS Program Committee is seeking session chairs for the 2023 Annual Conference. Please consider volunteering as a session chair for an Individual Paper Session. Volunteer opportunities are available for both in-person and virtual sessions! Click the button below for details. Application Deadline: November 7, 2022 Call for Mentors We are now […]

AAS2023 Early Bird Registration Now Open

The AAS 2023 Annual Conference will be presented in two formats: February 17-18, 2023 (Virtual)March 16-19, 2023 (Boston) The AAS is excited to welcome you back in-person and/or virtually to the largest Asian Studies conference in North America. Attendees will hear the latest research within multiple disciplines in Asian Studies. The conference also offers countless networking […]

Call for Papers: The Rights of Women and LGBTQ People in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is seeking paper proposals from up-and-coming scholars – including graduate students – to join a “Rising Voices” panel on the topic of “The Rights of Women and LGBTQ People in Southeast Asia” (See below for eligibility). We seek to recruit early career scholars from Southeast […]

Promotional poster for Minamata (2022)

Sacrificed for the Prosperity of the Nation: Telling the Story of Minamata through Film

Minamata (Andrew Levitas, director, 2020; Sakamoto Ryūichi, music; Benoît Delhomme, cinematography) Inspired by true events in Minamata, Japan, where the Chisso chemical factory poisoned residents by dumping mercury into the sea from 1932 to 1968, Andrew Levitas’ film shows Minamata through the eyes of the great photojournalist W. Eugene Smith and Aileen Smith, who move […]

AAS 2022 Call for Volunteers

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) seeks energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to work at our 2022 Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 24-27. Volunteers must be present on-site at the Hawaii Convention Center and will be compensated for their time: Work one shift – Receive free conference registration Work two shifts – Receive free conference […]

AAS 2022 Prizes

The AAS is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s prize competitions and offer congratulations to all honorees. Please join us at the AAS 2022 Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 26 at 8:30am Hawaii Time, in-person at the Hawai’i Convention Center and live-streamed to all registered AAS 2022 Annual Conference Attendees. AAS Book Prizes […]

New Travel Grants for Ming Studies Scholars Attending AAS 2022

The James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation has awarded the Association for Asian Studies $20,000 to fund participation for Ming Studies scholars in the 2022 Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. The James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private, not-for-profit foundation which encourages and sponsors scholarly research and interpretation […]

AAS 2021: Your Virtual Conference Questions, Answered

After the cancellation of our 2020 Annual Conference in Boston due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of us at the Association for Asian Studies had high hopes that we’d be able to hold our 2021 conference in Seattle as scheduled. We started making plans for a hybrid event—one which would enable attendees to participate either […]