CALL FOR PAPERS: GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ON EAST ASIA
Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia at Columbia University
Friday, February 8 to Saturday, February 9, 2008
Columbia University in the City of New York
Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Seventeenth 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 with their peers. Participants gain valuable experience in presenting their work for discussion with other graduate students and some 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. Proposals for both organized panels and individual papers are welcome.
Participants can take part in the conference as presenters and/or discussants.
Presenters deliver 15-minute (maximum) talks that summarize research in progress. We strongly encourage presenters to form their own thematically linked 3-person panels.
Discussants introduce the panelists and facilitate the 20-minute discussion session following the presentations.
APPLICATIONS (due December 10, 2007):
E-mail the conference organizers (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following information:
*Your full name as you would like it to appear in the abstract booklet and conference schedule
*Contact info – telephone, e-mail, and mailing address *Institution
*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. NOTE: we will not accept applications without abstracts
*If you have already formed a panel, the names of your fellow panel members
*Any audiovisual equipment you will need for your presentation.
Please note that resources may be limited, and presenters must bring their own laptops for computer presentations.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide housing, but a list of local accommodations can be made available to participants upon request. The conference runs from Friday afternoon to late Saturday evening.
Jenny Wang Medina
Graduate Student Conference on East Asia
Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures
407 Kent Hall, Mail Code 3907
New York, NY 10027
Visit the website at http://columbia.edu/cu/ealac/gradconf
Applications and abstracts – December 10, 2007
Submit applications via e-mail to email@example.com
Presenters must also submit one-page (250 word maximum), print-ready abstracts including the author’s name, institutional affiliation and paper title.
Notification of acceptance: within one week of application deadline.
Final Papers (5-7 pages maximum) – January 7, 2008.
*Since presentations will be limited to 15 minutes, full-length research papers or theses will not be accepted.
*In order to fund printing costs for abstracts and the Saturday banquet, we will ask that you pay a $5.00 fee upon your notification of acceptance to the conference. We encourage you to pay by check in advance but also will accept payment on the first day of the conference, Feburary 8th.
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