CALL FOR PAPERS: GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ON EAST ASIA
Eighteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, Columbia University in the City of New York
Friday, February 6 to Saturday February 7, 2009
Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Eighteenth 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 discussants:
*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 30, 2008):
Please e-mail the conference organizers (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the
*Your full name as you would like it to appear in the abstract booklet and
*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, in Word document format) are due January 7,
*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 $10 registration fee payable on arrival at the conference.
Housing is extremely limited. We will give first preference to those traveling from greater distances. We encourage everyone to arrange their own accommodations. The conference runs from Friday afternoon to late Saturday evening.
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