2nd Call for Papers--SASA Conference 2019

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March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, South Asian History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

2nd Call for Papers

Paper Abstract Submission Deadline Extended Until January 31, 2019

13th Anniversary South Asian Studies Association Conference

SASA 2019

Conference Theme: Taking South Asia to the World

At Claremont McKenna College

Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2019

South Asia: 5,000 years of history and home to a quarter of the earth’s population and its fastest-growing major economy. Its impact and its output touch virtually all countries on earth. South Asianists within colleges and universities globally ignite and fan flames of interest in the region. They take South Asia to the world. Each year leading South Asia scholars come together at SASA’s annual conference to share knowledge and insights about South Asia’s rich and unrivaled past, its bold and remarkable present, its challenges, and its soaring prospects for the future. Cultural and social sidebar events at conferences include live performances, exhibits, cuisine from the region, annual Exemplar Award presentations, and multiple networking opportunities.

Now in its second decade, the South Asian Studies Association annual conferences have long advanced and presented research in the history, humanities, and social sciences of South Asia. Beginning with our SASA 2018 Conference, however, SASA expanded this mission to include innovative Plenary Sessions which featured leaders from within South Asia-centered business and trade, government, NGOs and philanthropy. This groundbreaking blend was heralded as an unqualified success (For details of SASA 2018 see www.sasia.org.

SASA 2019 will again address and celebrate South Asia’s place in the world and leading scholars and academicians will again gather and present papers and talks within traditional academic tracks. And we will again present Plenary Sessions looking at South Asia’s business and trade, governance, NGOs, philanthropy, and higher education systems and institutions. For South Asianists, SASA 2019 at Claremont McKenna College will be a not-to-be-missed event of the year.

Call for Papers and Presenters

We invite and encourage Papers and Presentations that address the rich tapestry that is South Asia, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. For consideration, Proposals should be submitted to SASA 2019 Academic Program Executive Chairperson, Vandana Asthana. Proposals should align within the academic tracks shown above. The Panel time allocated for each Paper or Presentation will be 15 minutes plus five minutes for Q&A.  The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 31, 2019.

For Paper submissions and Proposals, please email Conference Chair Prof. Vandana Asthana at vasthana@sasia.org.

For questions, please see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on SASA’s website www.SAsia.org.

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Dr. Deepak Shimkhada


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