Results for category: Annual Conference

“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 […]

AAS Conference Connection: Looking Ahead to 2020

Welcome to the AAS Conference Connection. In order to provide the most up-to-date information and offer the best possible experience, we will periodically send an email and post on our website information regarding the upcoming AAS Annual Conference.  NEW! Conference Mentor Program The AAS is excited to launch a new conference initiative—the AAS Conference Mentor […]

AAS 2020: Program Trends and Highlights

Since we don’t offer a theme for our AAS Annual Conferences, we never know exactly what to expect when proposals start rolling in. We generally anticipate at least a few sessions focused on major anniversary dates or placing recent events in a broader context, and we know that some topics are, at least in their […]

Conference Connection: 21 Weeks ‘Til Boston

Welcome to the AAS Conference Connection. In order to provide the most up-to-date information and offer the best possible experience for AAS2020 attendees, we will periodically send an email and post at #AsiaNow information regarding the upcoming AAS Annual Conference. The notices will include recently added conference news, such as hotel and registration updates, as […]

Thank You to the Sponsors of AAS 2019

The AAS 2019 Annual Conference would not have been possible without the support of our generous sponsors. With much gratitude, we thank: The Harvard-Yenching Institute, for its sponsorship of the keynote address by Dr. Thant Myint-U. The Ford Foundation and Asian Cultural Council, which provided grants in support of the #AsiaNow Roundtables. The Henry Luce […]

AAS 2019 Annual Conference Resolution of Thanks

The Board of Directors of the Association for Asian Studies wishes, by means of this resolution, to express thanks and appreciation to the many individuals and groups who have contributed significantly to the Association’s activities over the past year. Special recognition should go to the following: Thanks first to the 2019 Program Committee: Chair Anne […]

President’s Column: Annual Conference Preview

We live in a world of Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp, WeChat, Twitter, Facebook, and LINE, not to mention landlines, cell phones, email, online courses, and other technologies introduced in a previous century. These numerous means of communication enable us to cross the sometimes vast distances that separate us from our colleagues, our mentors, our students, and […]

The AAS Secretariat is closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.