Results for category: Annual Conference

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 […]

“The Art of Convergent Comparison”: Prasenjit Duara’s AAS 2020 Presidential Address

Each spring, the AAS President concludes their term in office with the delivery of a Presidential Address at the Annual Conference. The cancellation of our Boston conference meant that 2019-20 President Prasenjit Duara (Duke University) was not able to give his address as originally planned. Instead, Duara’s talk, “The Art of Convergent Comparison: China and […]

AAS 2020 Resolution of Thanks

The AAS 2020 Annual Conference is now behind us, and there are many challenges facing all of us now and into the future. Before we focus our energies on future conference planning and the ways in which COVID-19 has changed the face of conferencing for the foreseeable future, we want to make sure to acknowledge […]

AAS Conference Connection: 4 Weeks ‘Til Boston

Welcome to your latest AAS Conference Connection news.  Conference Registration JOIN the 3000+ scholars, students, librarians, and more who have already pre-registered and plan to meet in Boston, March 19-22 for the AAS Annual Conference. Pre-Registration rates expire TODAY, February 18, 2020. Register now to save. Late-registration fees will take effect on February 19, 2020.    Conference Hotel Additional rooms have been […]

Conference Connection: 6 Weeks ‘Til #AAS2020 in Boston!

Welcome to your latest AAS Conference Connection news.  Conference Hotel Don’t forget to book your hotel room at our conference headquarters, Sheraton Boston Hotel. Availability for Tuesday and Wednesday arrivals is limited. Additional overflow rooms are available at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel and the Hilton Back Bay Boston Hotel. The AAS discounted conference rates and hotel-booking […]