Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference

 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

2020:

Sunday 1 March, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:30 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)

2020 Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sunera Thobani

 

2019:

Saturday 9 March, 2019 (9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver BC)

Asian Studies Graduate Conference 2019

 

2018:

Sunday 10 March, 2019 (10:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC)

2018 Graduate Student Conference

 

2017:

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

 

2016:

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

 

2015:

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

 

2014:

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

 

2013:

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

 

2012:

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