College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Call for Papers

SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies and the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs on the campus of the University of Kansas on October 3-5, 2014.


We invite scholars and students from any discipline to submit papers
for panels and individual papers on their research on any topic related to Asian studies.

Panel proposals should include the following: 
(1) A panel summary (250 words max.) that includes a brief description of each paper
and makes clear the connection between the papers; 
(2) A list of participants, their paper titles, their affiliations and their
contact information, including email addresses.

Individual paper proposals should include the following:
(1) Paper title and summary (150 words max.);
(2) Presenter's name, affiliation, and contact information, including email addresses.

Please send proposals to

Deadline for proposal submissions: June 15, 2014.

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CEAS offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies. For more information click here, or contact Ayako Mizumura, CEAS Assistant Director: or 785-864-1478.

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