Department of Asian Studies
University of British Columbia
FREE and open to the public!
For the 2020/21 Academic Year, in line with current UBC protocols, all Asian Studies events will be offered virtually.
What is the Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference?
The Annual Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference is a day of presentations by graduate students from the Asian Studies department, featuring special guest presenters unique to each year. Participants in the conference will present their original research, engage in accompanying discussions on their papers or presentations, and enjoy refreshments while meeting and talking with scholars working in a wide variety of disciplines and regions.
Next Upcoming Event:
Conference dates to be added shortly.
Past Event List
Sunday 1 March, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:30 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sunera Thobani
Saturday 9 March, 2019 (9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver BC)
Sunday 10 March, 2019 (10:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)
Saturday 11 March, 2017
2017 Graduate Student Conference
Panel discussions from Dr. Christina Yi, Dr. Bruce Rusk, Dr. Ross King, Dr. Jessica Main and Dr. Hyung-Gu Lynn from the Department of Asian Studies
Saturday 12 March, 2016
2016 Graduate Student Conference
Opening and closing talks from Dr. Ross King and Dr. Christopher Rea from the Department of Asian Studies
Saturday 11 April, 2015
2015 Graduate Student Conference
Opening and closing talks from Dr. Stefania Burk, Dr. Anne Murphy, and Dr. Ross King from the Department of Asian Studies
Saturday 5 April, 2014
2014 Graduate Student Conference
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Daisuke Miyao, Associate Professor of Japanese Film and Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Oregon
Saturday 9 March, 2013
2013 Graduate Student Conference
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Copeland, Professor and Chair of Department of Japanese Language and Literature at Washington University in St. Louis
Saturday 12 May, 2012
2012 Graduate Student Conference
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Melek Ortabasi, Director and Associate Professor of the World Literature program at Simon Fraser University