MCAA Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
March 31, 2016
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies
CALL FOR PAPERS: MCAA Conference 2016
The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is pleased to host the 65th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October 14-16, 2016. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian studies both at the university level and as well as at the secondary and primary levels.  Our primary mission is to  and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists located in the Midwest, though scholars from all regions are invited to participate.
We welcome proposals for panels, roundtables, individual papers, and “diamond presentations” in all fields disciplinary fields dealing with China and Inner Asia, Northeast Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, the Asian Diaspora, and topical and comparative panels. Faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students as well as independent scholars  are encouraged to participate and attend.
Proposals are due March 31, 2016. Reviews of proposals will begin in April, and you will be contacted of the results by May 1, 2016, if not sooner.  Persons presenting papers must be members of MCAA and must pre-register by May 31, 2016 in order to be included in the conference.
The MCAA also awards a number of student prizes at the graduate and undergraduate level.  More information about the deadlines for these prizes is available under the “Awards” tab at our website: Further logistical and local information is available there as well.
Contact Info: 
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
#230 International Studies Building
910 S. Fifth St 
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL 61820 USA
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