University of Michigan Professional Networking Conference for Master’s Students in East Asian Studies
April 13-14, 2018 // Application now open
The University of Michigan East Asia National Resource Center invites abstract submissions for its inaugural master’s student conference, to be held on April 13th and 14th, 2018 at the University of Michigan. The deadline for submissions is Monday March 19, 2018 11:59pm (EST).
The University of Michigan Professional Networking Conference for Master’s Students in East Asian Studies is a two-day conference that provides participating MA students an opportunity to share research with their peers and network with leading professionals active in East Asia. Participants will not only build presentation experience, but also gain valuable insight into post-graduation paths available to them in both the academic and professional spheres.
The conference will consist of student presentations, career talks by visiting professionals, and a keynote panel featuring distinguished professionals active in East Asia. Applicants from all disciplines are welcome, as long as the topic is related to East Asia.
Applications are welcomed from students in disciplines across the field of East Asian studies. Competitive priority will be given to students applying from minority-serving institutions.
Applications must be submitted by Monday March 19, 2018 11:59pm (ET). Please apply via this Google Form.
Successful applicants will be notified in late March 2018.
Talks should be no longer than 15 minutes, and may take the form of either a standard academic research paper or a PowerPoint presentation.
Application requirements are as follow:
- 200-word abstract describing paper or work to be presented
- Brief curriculum vitae
Travel support will be provided for non-local participants on a competitive basis. Support will include modest reimbursements for air/ground transportation and meals. Shared lodging will be provided. Students are encouraged to apply for funding from their home institutions as well. Travel support applications will be circulated to all accepted participants.
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