AAS2021 Open Access Events

Open Access Events at the
AAS 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

Welcome all!

The events below are all open-access events. Registration is not required to attend these events; however, a basic account must be created to attend all AAS2021 open-access events. To create a basic account, click the “Login” link at the top right of the Virtual Conference Platform

 OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
5:30pm – 6:30pm EDT

Opening Ceremony

Energetic performance from the Chindon’ya group followed by the Presidential Address from AAS President, Christine Yano. 

OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
8:30am – 9:30am EDT

Keynote Address

Ecological Civilization and Rural Vitalization: China’s Strategy amid the Global Crises presented by Tiejun Wen from Renmin University of China

OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
5:30pm – 6:30pm EDT

AAS Awards Ceremony

Celebrate Excellence in Asian Studies at the #AAS2021 Awards Ceremony

OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
11:00am – 11:55am EDT

AAS Membership Meeting

Join us at this Member Meeting led by AAS President, Christine Yano and Executive Director, Hilary Finchum-Sung

   OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
5:30pm – 7:00pm EDT

Plenary Session

Race and Racisms in Asia/Asian Studies presented by scholars working on various regions and time periods to discuss how the straightforward profundity of saying that Black Lives Matter can fundamentally reorient Asian Studies teaching and research

 OPEN ACCESS EVENT   
5:00pm – 5:25pm EDT

Closing Ceremony

Join us as we reflect upon the highlights of the conference, with closing remarks from AAS 2021 Program Committee Chair, AAS Executive Director, and the AAS President. Come celebrate your experiences with your colleagues from this amazing conference.

   OPEN ACCESS EVENT   

Visit our Exhibit Hall with over 55 exhibiting companies

The Virtual Exhibit Hall includes the following features: + Live video chat with booth representatives
+  Latest materials and resources
+  Available publications
+ Ability to request more information

View the list of #AAS2021 Exhibitors

   OPEN ACCESS EVENT   

View 24 films shorts, documentaries, and feature lengths films*

The Film Expo includes the following features: + Films on-demand
+  Scheduled Q&A chat sessions

*Selected films are only accessible by conference registrants

View the list of #AAS2021 Films


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