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Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences Thursday, Friday, Saturday September 18, 19, 20, 2014

Hofstra Cultural Center The New York Conference on Asian Studies and The Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies present the 2014 international conference

Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences Thursday, Friday, Saturday September 18,19, 20, 2014

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Hofstra Cultural Center The New York Conference on Asian Studies and The Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies present the 2014 international conference

Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences Thursday, Friday, Saturday September 18, 19, 20, 2014 The Hofstra Cultural Center, the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) and the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS) are proud to present an international conference that contemplates how ongoing economic, social and political transformations have challenged present-day perceptions of Asian cultural identities. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following: • • • •

Interrogation of notions of hybridity Diaspora and migration Explorations of global Asian cosmopolitanisms/transnational cultures Impact of globalization.

The 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. In addition, the conference will feature a Teaching Asia Workshop, concerts, art exhibitions and cultural events. The deadline for submission of proposals for individual papers, panels, and round-tables is April 7, 2014. For proposal submission, please visit tinyurl.com/NYCASMAR14 or email the conference co-directors. Conference Co-Directors Yuki Terazawa Associate Professor of History Hofstra University Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS) Email: yuki.terazawa@hofstra.edu Patricia M. Welch Chair, Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature Director, Asian Studies Program, Hofstra University New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) Email: patricia.m.welch@hofstra.edu The conference will be coordinated by the Hofstra Cultural Center. For information and registration information, please visit hofstra.edu/culture (updated information will appear regularly), or call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.

Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences  

September 18-20 2014