AAS Dissertation Workshop, Honolulu, March 28–31, 2011

The tenth AAS Dis­ser­ta­tion Work­shop, “Borders, Migra­tion, and Transna­tion­al Flows: Asia in Motion,” will be held in con­junc­tion with the AAS/ICAS joint con­fer­ence in Hon­olu­lu March 28–31, 2011. The work­shop will be orga­nized and led by David Szan­ton and will fol­low the mod­el used in pre­vi­ous work­shops.

To be sched­uled for the days imme­di­ate­ly pre­ced­ing the con­fer­ence, the work­shop will cov­er two and one-half days of intense dis­cus­sion begin­ning the evening of Mon­day, March 28, and run­ning through the after­noon of Thurs­day, March 31.

The work­shop is intend­ed to bring togeth­er doc­tor­al stu­dents in the human­i­ties and social sci­ences who are devel­op­ing dis­ser­ta­tion pro­pos­als or are in ear­ly phas­es of research or dis­ser­ta­tion writ­ing. It will be lim­it­ed to twelve stu­dents, ide­al­ly from a broad array of dis­ci­plines and work­ing on a wide vari­ety of mate­ri­als in a vari­ety of time peri­ods, and in var­i­ous regions of Asia. It also will include a small multi-disciplinary and multi-area fac­ul­ty with sim­i­lar con­cerns.

Appli­ca­tions must reach the AAS office by Decem­ber 10, 2010. For a full descrip­tion of the work­shop and appli­ca­tion pro­ce­dures, see the announce­ment on the AAS Web Site: http://www.asian-studies.org/News/dissertation-workshop.htm.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about the work­shop, or eli­gi­bil­i­ty, con­tact Michael Paschal (mpaschal@asian-studies.org) or David Szan­ton (Szanton@berkeley.edu).