This issue of the USC US-China Institute's Talking Points newsletter highlights auto industry links between the U.S. and China. It also includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Call for papers
The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan - A CCK Foundation Overseas Center at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen will hold a workshop for emerging young scholars from 2 July to 8 July, 2018. This year’s workshop will place a particular emphasis on the subject:
In conjunction with its new exhibition, Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature (February 5–June 3, 2018), featuring for the first time in the United States 64 works by contemporary Chinese artist Cao Jun, the McMullen Museum of Art with the Department of Art, Art History and Film and the Asian Studies Program at Boston College, invite undergraduates from all disciplines to submit papers for 15–18 minute presentations at its spring conference, Chinese Art in the New Millennium.
Calls For Papers: Matters of State: Politics, Governance, and Agency in the China-Africa Engagement (Deadline: Jan. 21, 2018)
The China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its fourth annual conference: "Matters of State: Politics, Governance, and Agency in China-Africa Engagement."
The Asia Program at Washington State University invites college and university faculty, K-12 schoolteachers, independent scholars and graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in Asian or Asian diaspora studies to submit proposals for organized panels, roundtable discussions, or individual papers to the Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) 2018 Conference held June 8-10, 2018 at WSU, Pullman.
The Leiden University Institute for Area Studies and Leiden Law School welcome scholars from the area studies, social sciences, law, humanities, computer sciences, and from multi-disciplinary backgrounds to the 16th annual Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC), to be held in Leiden, the Netherlands, on 22-23 May 2018.
The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for “Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 & 9, 2017.
The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) provides an open platform to bring together scholars worldwide to present current research and stimulate exchanges on new developments in finance. The next conference will be held from July 12 to July 15, 2017 in the city of Hangzhou.
Papers and panel proposals are invited for the 12th Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference: The Poetics of Asian Cinemas. With the support of the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) at Lancaster University, in conjunction with the Asian Cinema Studies Society, the conference is planned for July 10-12, 2017, at Lancaster University, UK.
This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.
This bi-annual conference for undergraduate students is organized and hosted by The Modern Languages programs at the University of Pittsburgh and will feature one prominent keynote speaker in addition to the papers presented by undergraduates.
The Thanksgiving 2017 issue of Talking Points reviews Chinese doubts about the taste of turkey, TV pioneer Joyce Chen, and offers two poems. And we offer our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.