The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


04-07 Call For Papers- Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences


Deadline:  Mon, 04/07/2014

Thursday-Saturday, September 18-20, 2014

The Hofstra Cultural Center, the New York Conference on Asian Studies and the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies 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.

The program committee invites proposals for panels, round-tables, 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.

Presentation topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Notions of hybridity
  • Diaspora and migration
  • Global Asian cosmopolitanisms/transnational cultures
  • Impact of globalization

The deadline for submission is April 7, 2014.



For proposal submission, please click here 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)

Patricia M. Welch
Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature
Director, Asian Studies Program, Hofstra University
New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS)
For information and registration information, please visit the conference website or call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.