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Freeman Foundation Awards Grant for Education About Asia

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is pleased to announce that the Freeman Foundation has awarded AAS a $40,000 grant for 2022-2023 to support our ongoing Education About Asia (EAA) digitization project. Education About Asia, the teaching journal of the AAS, has been published since 1996 and is steered by Editor Lucien Ellington (University of […]

AAS Gosling-Lim Fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies Awarded to Dr. Realisa D. Masardi

The Association for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that the 2022 Gosling-Lim Postdoctoral Fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies has been awarded to Dr. Realisa Darathea Masardi (Universitas Gajah Mada, Indonesia) for her proposed project on Independent Refugee Youth in Waiting: Social Navigations while in Transit in Indonesia. Dr. Masardi will be based at the […]

Upcoming Changes to the AAS Membership Dues Structure

New Membership Rates Go Into Effect June 15, 2022 Updating the AAS membership dues structure has been a project long in the making. While changes to dues often means increasing them, I have worked with the AAS Executive Director and Board of Directors to revise our dues structure with attention paid to our membership goals, […]

Cultivating the Humanities and Social Sciences and Supporting Under-represented Scholars of Asia: Sweden Awards the Association for Asian Studies $2.68 Million

With support from Sweden, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) will coordinate a new $2.68-million project to support scholars located in economically disadvantaged regions of South and Southeast Asia. The project will focus on support for scholars from conflict areas and post-conflict countries, and particularly on junior faculty, graduate students, senior and independent scholars, women, […]

New AAS Initiatives in Chinese Art History

The Bei Shan Tang Foundation 北山堂基金 of Hong Kong has generously pledged financial support to work cooperatively with the AAS to create two exciting initiatives in the field of Chinese art history: The establishment of awards to recognize and celebrate distinguished new monographs and catalogues in Chinese art history (see more information via the button below), […]

AAS Awards $897,245 through “Striving for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Asian Studies: Humanities Grants for Asian Studies Scholars” Program

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is pleased to announce the recipients of fellowships, professional development grants, and publication support grants in our “Striving for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Asian Studies: Humanities Grants for Asian Studies Scholars” program. This initiative, funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining the Humanities through the […]

Jeff Peterson Receives 2022 Hamako Ito Chaplin Award

The Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Peterson (Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese, Brigham Young University) is the recipient of the 2022 Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching. Dr. Peterson has a background in Japanese language pedagogy and linguistics. He has taught Japanese […]

Call for Nominations: AAS 2022 Elections

The Association for Asian Studies welcomes nominations and self-nominations of candidates for our Fall 2022 elections. All nominations must be submitted by completing this online form no later than Monday, March 7. Nominees should be current AAS members (or must become members if selected to appear on the election ballot) who wish to contribute to […]

AAS Fall 2021 Election Results

The AAS Fall 2021 election opened on September 15 and concluded on November 15. All current AAS members received an electronic ballot to vote in the election; of the 5,257 ballots sent, 1,120 were cast, representing a participation rate of 21.3 percent. Results of the election appear below. We thank Survey and Ballot Systems for […]

AAS Regional Conferences — Student Paper Prize Winners

We congratulate all the student paper prize winners who presented at AAS regional conferences in 2020-21. In recognition of their accomplishments, the Council of Conferences (CoC) has awarded these scholars a free one-year student membership in the AAS. *Denotes members of the CoC-sponsored graduate student panel appearing at AAS 2022  Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) […]

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 […]

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AAS Receives a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The Association for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that we have received a $1 million grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This grant is awarded through the NEH’s Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) program, which supports humanities organizations, programs, and professionals at the local level, advancing economic […]

AAS Fall 2021 Election Nominees

We are pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the fall 2021 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 recorded) will be in November. Newly elected representatives will take […]

Meet William Warner, New AAS Membership Manager

On August 9, 2021, the Association for Asian Studies welcomed our new Membership Manager, William (Bill) Warner, to the Secretariat staff. We look forward to working with Bill and wanted to give him a chance to introduce himself to the AAS membership in the brief interview below. You can reach Bill by email at wwarner[at]asianstudies[dot]org. […]

Vietnam Studies Group 2022 Graduate Paper Prize Competition

Deadline: Wednesday September 15, 2021 The Vietnam Studies Group (VSG) is pleased to announce a call for submissions for its annual graduate student paper prize competition. The competition encourages the direct involvement of graduate students in the growth of Vietnamese studies and supports their professional development. The competition is open to full and part time […]

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

July 30, 2021 The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) seeks an institutional partner to co-host the 8th AAS-in-Asia conference in the summer of 2023 and early expressions of interest for a conference in summer 2024. The event will be a three-day academic conference consisting of 700-1,000 participants. Academic and scholarly institutions in Asia are eligible […]

Call for Applications: AAS Membership Manager

AAS Membership ManagerAnn Arbor, MI The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a global non-profit academic association.  We are dedicated to the advancement of the field of Asian Studies through international exchange, networking, publications, research support, and career development.  The Membership Manager’s primary role is the management and administration of all aspects of member relations. This […]