Call for Papers 2009 (DEADLINE: May 1, 2009)
38th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference
“Asia Beyond Borders”
October 30-November 1, 2009
Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Asia Beyond Borders is the theme for the next MAR/AAS Conference, hosted by Villanova University. We encourage participants to think about regional integration, transnational linkages, and Asia’s global impact. We welcome panels and papers from any scholarly field that substantively address topics related to the Asian region. We especially welcome papers on Southeast Asia.
To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by Friday, May 1, 2009 to Charles Desnoyers, MAR/AAS 2009 Program Chair, using the form below. Proposals may be emailed, snail-mailed or faxed. Inquiries are also welcome.
Proposals may be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail (as an attachment). Acceptance notices will be sent to you by June 1, 2009. Further details and online applications will be available from December on the conference website, http://maraas.org
In order to submit a proposal for the 2009 meeting, you should be a 2009 MAR/AAS member or submit a membership application to Executive Secretary, Dr. Diane Freedman, MAR/AAS, Department of Social Science W2-40, Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Annual membership is $10.00. To obtain MAR/AAS membership information, go to http://maraas.org, print out the member application, and send it with a check to Diane. You can contact her at email@example.com.
The deadline for conference pre-registration for presenters will be June 20. Pre-registration by this date is necessary if you wish your name to appear in the program. The fees for pre-registration will be ($50.00 for current members, $60 for non-members, $30 for current member students, and $35 for non-member students). Your paid registration for the 2009 conference gives you the extra benefit of MAR/AAS membership for 2010. Information regarding where to submit registrations, travel and lodging, and conference events will be available at the MAR/AAS website: http://www.maraas.org.
The Conference Manager is Maria Toyoda, Department of Political Science, Villanova University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome participation from faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, independent scholars, and professionals, and especially encourage panels with innovative combinations of individuals and fields.
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