New York Conference on Asian Studies – Call for papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

New York Conference on Asian Studies, NYCAS 13
September 27-28, 2013
Binghamton University, SUNY

The deadline for submitting proposals is May 31, 2013.

Binghamton University will host the 49th annual meeting of the New York
Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) on September 27-28, 2013. The venue
will be the Holiday Inn Arena & Convention Center.

The NYCAS 2013 program committee invites proposals for panels,
roundtables, and individual papers on all aspects of Asian and
Asian-American history, culture, and contemporary life, representing
disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and professional schools.
Interdisciplinary proposals are also welcome. Graduate students are
especially encouraged to apply.

Submission Guidelines

All panel, roundtable, and paper proposals must
include the name and full contact information of all participants
You should submit your proposal online by visiting

http://ceo.binghamton.edu/continuing-education/non-credit-programs/nycas/ab
stract-submissions.php

INDIVIDUAL PAPER proposals should include the full title and a brief
abstract of 250 words or less. Individual papers will be assigned by the
NYCAS 2013 program committee to a panel according to topic and should be
short enough to present in 15-20 minutes. Word-for-word reading of papers
is discouraged.

A PANEL consists of 3 or 4 papers organized around a common topic or
theme, and a chair (who may also be one of the panelists). All panel
proposals should include a title and brief abstract of the panel (250
words or less), and a title and brief abstract of each paper. Panels will
run for 90 minutes, and paper presentations should be short enough to
allow for questions and discussion. Creative panel formats that encourage
discussion and exchange are especially welcomed.

ROUNDTABLE FORMAT may vary, but could include introductory remarks by each
roundtable participant, followed by comments and discussion among
participants and the audience. All roundtable proposals should include a
title, content summary, and description of the anticipated contributions
of each roundtable participant.

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