The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology ( Aug 14-18; abstracts due Jun 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
y8huang@ucsd.edu

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology
Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific
University of California, San Diego
August 14-18, 2011

The organizing committee of the Tenth Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology invites innovative papers from PhD candidates and new PhDs at any institution for its tenth annual meeting at San Diego. The theme of the year is "Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific." The conference will have plenary sessions on Sinophone writing and visual culture, travel and translation of texts, and transculturation corridors and nebulae across Asia Pacific. We encourage interdisciplinary contributions within and between Taiwan Studies, Chinese Studies, East Asian Studies, as well as any fields related to the theme.

Paper presenters’ round trip airfare and hotel accommodation will be provided.

Please submit an abstract of 2-3 pages (in Chinese or in English), CV, and a letter of recommendation from the advisor to the email address of y8huang@ucsd.edu by June 15, 2011.

The conference is hosted by Literature Department, UC San Diego, and co-hosted by Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University and Graduate Institute of Taiwan and Intercultural Studies, National Chung-hsing University.

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
popular_culture
postcolonial
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond