2017 School of Pacific and Asian Studies Conference Call for Papers
Theme: “Bridging the Gaps: Conceptualizing Asia through an Interdisciplinary Lens” Dates: March 22-24, 2017 Deadlines:
- Abstract submissions and application forms due January 20, 2017.
- Final papers due February 15, 2017.
The School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) welcomes proposals for papers, performances, and panels for its 28th annual graduate student conference. The conference will be held at the Center for Korean Studies on the UHM campus in Honolulu, HI on March 22-24, 2017. The theme this year is “BRIDGING THE GAPS: CONCEPTUALIZING ASIA THROUGH AN INTERDISCIPLINARY LENS.” We are interested in papers and panels that critically address and/or contest disciplinary and regional approaches to the study of Asia. We also encourage those with a background in the arts to propose performances. We are especially looking for presentations that:
- Involve original research in any area of Asia and Asian Studies
- Incorporate interdisciplinary methods and frameworks
- Engage comparative studies or transnational issues
- Explore new and emerging trends in Asian Studies
- Critically re-examine existing methodologies and frameworks
- Present Asian performance practices
- Best Japan Paper
- Best Korea Paper
- Best Southeast Asia Paper