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Call for Papers: “Who is the Asianist?” The Politics of Representation in Asian Studies

The Black Lives Matter movement and the killing of George Floyd in May 2020 by Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department have been cause for international reflection about the marginalization of Black people in multiple sectors of American and other societies. Within the U.S. academy, it has animated a discussion about the experiences of […]

The Association for Asian Studies Seeks Co-host for 8th AAS-in-Asia Conference

March 5, 2021 The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) seeks an institutional partner to co-host the 8th AAS-in-Asia conference in the summer of 2022. The event will be a three-day academic conference consisting of 700-1,000 participants. Academic and scholarly institutions in Asia are eligible to submit a proposal. The Association for Asian Studies Founded in […]

AAS 2021 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 5:00pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 24 to celebrate all winners during the AAS 2021 Virtual Annual Conference Award Ceremony. Book Prizes Joseph Levenson Prize (China, Pre-1900) Stephen Owen, Just a Song: […]

Call for Applications: Mentoring Workshop for Black Graduate Students in Asian Studies

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is calling for participants in a mentoring workshop for Black graduate students. The virtual workshop will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00pm Eastern Time. Undergraduates considering graduate study may also be eligible on a case-by-case basis. AAS membership is not required to participate in […]

Call for Applications: Editor, AAS Asia Shorts Book Series

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is searching for a new Editor for its Asia Shorts book series. Asia Shorts (a short-title series launched in 2018) advances important original research on Asia, brings leading scholarship on Asia to audiences beyond the academy, and supports teaching and learning in Asian Studies. The AAS publications program has […]

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Fall 2020 AAS Election Results

The Fall 2020 AAS elections have concluded, and we are pleased to provide the results in each category. Over 30 percent of the AAS membership voted, an increase of nearly 10 percent over last year’s participation. Newly elected representatives will take office immediately after the upcoming AAS 2021 Virtual Annual Conference in March. We congratulate […]

Luce Foundation Awards Association for Asian Studies $60,000 in Support of Global Asias Initiatives

The Association for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that we have received a $60,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support valuable programming and create content relevant to a new initiative in Asian Studies. The funded project, “TOWARD GLOBAL ASIAS: Bridging Asian and Asian American Studies and Exploring Afro-Asian Affinities,” represents tangible efforts […]

Welcome to the New AAS Member Portal

Dear Association for Asian Studies Community, We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new AAS member portal: This new platform offers a more intuitive, user-friendly interface for AAS members and provides us with the flexibility to grow in the future. We invite you to log in now. First, Reset Your Password or […]

Call for Proposals: Workshop on New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia

Workshop on New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia An Association for Asian Studies project supported by the Open Society Foundations Updated January 4, 2021: The application deadline has been extended from January 6 to January 20, 2021. The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is calling for research proposals on the theme of academic censorship […]

Anna Leon Shulman and Frank Joseph Shulman Announce Their Retirement from the Bibliography of Asian Studies

We regret to share the news that Anna Leon Shulman, editor of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), and Frank Joseph Shulman, BAS associate editor, have informed the Association for Asian Studies that they will retire on December 31, 2020. Anna and Frank Shulman have dedicated a combined 85 years of service to the BAS, […]

AAS Fall 2020 Election Nominees

Vice President Nominees Represented Area: South Asia Kamran Asdar Ali Current position: Professor                                Institution/Affiliation: University of Texas, AustinDiscipline: AnthropologyCountry or area(s) of interest: South Asia, PakistanSpecialization: Gender, Sexuality, Popular Culture, Labor History, Urban Studies Publications “On Female Friendships and Anger.” In Vazira Zamindar, Asad Ali, eds. Love, War, and Other Longings: Emergent Cinema in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University […]

AAS 2020 Prizes

The AAS is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s prize competitions and offer congratulations to all honorees. Book Prizes Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize (China) Lara Blanchard, Song Dynasty Figures of Longing and Desire: Gender and Interiority in Chinese Painting and Poetry (Brill) Citation: Lara C. W. Blanchard’s Song Dynasty Figures of Longing […]

Call for Applications: Editor, Journal of Asian Studies

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is searching for a new Editor for its flagship journal. The Journal of Asian Studies (JAS) publishes the very best empirical and multidisciplinary work on Asia, spanning the arts, history, literature, the social sciences, and cultural studies. Experts around the world turn to this quarterly journal for the latest in-depth […]

AAS 2019 Election Results

The fall 2019 AAS elections have concluded, and we are pleased to provide the results in each category. Approximately 22% of the membership voted, slightly down from last year’s 29% participation. Newly elected representatives will take office immediately after the upcoming Annual Conference in Boston next March. We congratulate the winners and thank all candidates […]

AAS Fall 2019 Election Nominees

We are pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the fall 2019 AAS elections. The online ballot will open in September, and all current AAS Members will receive an email with instructions for accessing it. Election day (when the ballot is closed and votes counted) will be in early November. Newly elected representatives will […]