Escaping the Homeland: Contesting Diasporic Narratives, The 17th Northeastern Conference (NEC) on Indonesia, Yale University,
April 21, 2018. Proposals due March 14, 2018.
Call for Applications, 2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: “Infrastructure”, Penn State University, June 10-16, 2018 - applications due March 15, 2018.
Carnegie Council’s Asia Dialogues program, Manila, Philippines, October 21 to 27, 2018. Applications due March 16, 2018.
Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL), Vientiane, Laos, June 27-July 31, 2018. Applications due April 2, 2018. Full Scholarships also available.
Education About Asia Call for Manuscripts: "Demographics, Social Policy, and Asia (Part II)" Manuscripts due April 20, 2018.
UW Department of Asian Languages and Literature 2018 Graduate Student Colloquium: "Transnationalism and Transdisciplinarity", University of Washington, May 12, 2018. Abstracts due April 30, 2018.
Transnationalism reflects the crossing of cultural, ideological, and linguistic borders and boundaries. Multiple disciplines can provide different lenses and help us better understand cultures, language, communication, and identities. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
•Analysis of nation-state ideology: nationalism, neoliberalism, colonization and decolonization, immigrants, and national identity;
•Language acquisition in a variety of contexts: internal migrants, distance learners, and immigrant learners;
•Politics and literature: imagination, resistance, and political identity;
•History and literature: collective memories, representation of the past, and trauma;
•Identity: cultural identity, mass culture, subjectivity and objectivity Participants in the colloquium can choose to participate in either the conference or workshop.
Conference presenters will deliver a talk no longer than 15 minutes that summarizes research in progress. Workshop participants can submit a work in progress to other members one week in advance and agree to read other participants’ submissions and provide constructive feedback. Graduate students of all disciplines are encouraged to submit proposals on Asia-related topics. Please submit proposals of no more than 200 words by April 30 to Rie Tsujihara: firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate in your email whether you would like to present at the conference or join a workshop. Proposals will be considered by representatives of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature.
The 3rd International Music and Performing Arts Conference (IMPAC2018), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjung Malim, Malaysia, November 13-15, 2018. Abstracts due May 2, 2018.
Call for Publications: Verge 5.2 (Forgetting Wars), Deadline June 1, 2018.