Posting on behalf of the 2020 ASPAC conference committee:
ASPAC 2020 Conference University of Hawaii at Hilo
June 12-13, 2020
Theme: “Asia: Our Global Future”
The Organizing Committee of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) 2020 at University of Hawaii at Hilo invites college and university faculty, K-12 teachers, independent scholars and graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in Asian or Asian diaspora studies to submit proposals for organized panels, roundtable discussions, individual papers or poster presentations on historical or contemporary topics in the humanities, arts, social sciences, education, health, law, business, environmental sciences or other disciplines related to Asia and the Asian diaspora.
We especially welcome proposals that connect theory, method, or practice to contemporary or historical questions related to the role of Asia in shaping Our Global Future. We look forward to wide-ranging discussions of diverse subjects such as economic, political, and cultural relations; environmental challenges and solutions; urban and rural transformations; borders and borderlands as conduits or barriers to social, economic, or geographic mobility; multiculturalism within a global framework; diverse forms—technological, political, economic, cultural, educational—of communication, exchange, and cross-fertilization; and diverse responses—political, social, literary, artistic—to demographic, environmental, political, and technological change.
Early submission and notification.
The early submission deadline is on December 31, 2019. Early submission is intended mainly for international applicants who need a letter of invitation for visa purposes. Notification of acceptance will be sent by January 31, 2020.
Regular submission and notification.
Regular submission deadline is on February 29, 2020. Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 31, 2020.
Please send submissions and queries to email@example.com