Call for Papers Announcement
35th Southwest Conference on Asian Studies (SWCAS)
October 3 – 4, 2008
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville TX
Individual and panel paper proposals are being invited for SWCAS 2008. Proposals in all fields and disciplines of Asian studies are welcome. The theme of this year’s conference is Asia Abroad: Diaspora and Transnational Movement of Influence and Culture--proposals addressing this theme are encouraged, but not required.
INDIVIDUAL PAPER PROPOSALS should include the full title and brief abstract of the paper (less than 250 words) and the participant's name, institutional affiliation, position, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address.
COMPLETE PANEL PROPOSALS consist of 3 – 4 papers plus a chair. A panelist may serve also as the chair. All proposals should include: full title of panel; a brief description of overall panel (less than 250 words); a brief abstract for each paper (less than 250 words), along with that panelist's name, institutional affiliation, position, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address.
The deadline for proposals is May 1, 2008.
Email all proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants can expect a response within two weeks regarding whether their abstract/panel has been accepted.