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Call for Papers: Hawai’i International Conference on Chinese Studies, January 5-9, 2020 (Deadline: July 15, 2019)

Call For Papers
First Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Chinese Studies
January 5–9, 2020, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (Honolulu)
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is launching and organizing the first Hawai‘i International Conference on Chinese Studies (HICCS). This
annual conference will provide a venue for scholars and educators in Chinese Studies to discuss the future directions of research on China and Chinese-speaking communities
throughout the world. The interdisciplinary atmosphere will give scholars and advanced graduate students an international forum on the pedagogical challenges and intellectual
complexities of Chinese cultures worldwide.
TOPICS: Papers can address one or more of the following fields of Chinese Studies: Anthropology, Art, Business, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, Dance, Economics,
Education, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Health Sciences, History, Language Pedagogy, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Religion,
Sociology, Theater, Translation Studies, etc.
$250 for registrations paid before September 15, 2019 
$300 between September 16 and December 1, 2019
$350 thereafter
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Participants will submit title and abstract when submitting a proposal. Chinese and English papers are allowed. Please visit one of the
following two websites to submit your proposal:
Submit your proposal in English OR Chinese at (English) (Chinese)
- Limited campus housing is available for the conference at the Lincoln Hall and Hale Manoa, which are part of the East-West Center (EWC). These rooms offer a very affordable way to stay in Honolulu ($33–77 per night). You are encouraged to contact EWC as early as possible to reserve your room. Please email the EWC and let them know that you will be
attending the “Hawaii International Conference on Chinese Studies”.
For more information on conference housing options offered by East-West Center, as well as its room reservation cancellation policy, see
Contact the Housing Reservations office for more information:
East-West Center Housing Office
1711 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96848-1711
Telephone: (808) 944-7805
Additional hotel information for Waikiki lodging will be available on website soon.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information, please visit:
Center for Chinese Studies
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Moore Hall 417
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822


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Join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a conversation with U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers.

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Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.