Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Graduate Student Conference on East Asia


Twentieth Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia
Columbia University in the City of New York
Friday February 4 to Saturday February 5, 2011

Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Twentieth Annual
Graduate Student Conference on East Asia. This two-day conference provides
a forum for students from institutions around the world to meet and share
ideas and research with their peers. Participants gain valuable experience
in presenting their work for discussion with other graduate students as
well as Columbia faculty.

We welcome applications from graduate students engaged in research on
all fields in East Asian Studies, including history, literature,
political science, art history, religion, sociology, and anthropology.


Participants can take part in the conference as presenters and/or

Presenters deliver talks no longer than 15 minutes that summarize
research in progress.

Discussants introduce the panelists and facilitate the 20-minute
discussion session following the presentations.

APPLICATIONS (due November 28, 2010):

Please fill out the application on with the required

*Your full name as you would like it to appear in the abstract booklet
and conference schedule
*Contact info (e-mail and telephone)
*Major area of study (region and discipline)
*Title of your paper
*One-page (250 words max.) abstract in print-ready format, including
your name and institution
*We will not accept applications without abstracts (Please provide five
key words for your paper in the abstract).

Notification of acceptance - within two weeks of application deadline.

Final Papers (5-7 pages maximum) are due January 9, 2011.


*Please indicate any audiovisual equipment you will need for your
presentation. Please note that our A/V resources are quite limited, and
we may not be able to satisfy everyone's needs. Presenters must bring
their own laptops for computer presentations.

*Since presentations will be limited to 15 minutes, full-length
research papers or theses will not be accepted.

*There is a required $5 registration fee payable on arrival at the

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