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Call for Papers

The MCAA invites a variety of formats for paper presentations, including those listed below, and encourages panels that are inter-disciplinary and allow for audience participation and discussion. Each session will be two hours in length.

Please complete the proposal form online.  

Submission Deadline: June 10th, 2011

We propose a variety of formats for paper presentations, including those listed below, and encourage panels that are inter-disciplinary and allow for audience participation and discussion. Each session will be 105 minutes in length.

  1. Traditional panel presentations by four panelists (including a discussant).
  2. Workshops devoted to intensive discussions of papers presented.  Papers (restricted to three) will be posted online (accessible with a password to registered conference participants).  Commentators will discuss the paper, and the authors will respond briefly, after which discussion will be widened to include the audience.
  3. Roundtable discussions on a topic of broad interest, with a number of participants and a moderator.
  4. Panels focused on discussing a recent significant publication or film from a range of disciplinary perspectives.
  5. Individual paper proposals are also welcome

We invite your ideas for additional formats.  Please write to Arjun Guneratne at guneratne[at]macalester.edu

Individual Paper Proposal

Panel and Roundtable Proposals

Workshop Proposal

SUBMISSIONS TO THE CONFERENCE IS NOW CLOSED

You are invited to submit papers presented at the conference to the following peer-reviewed journals:

Studies on Asia

Studies on Asia is an online interdisciplinary journal sponsored by the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) and published by the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University. Studies on Asia welcomes manuscripts on any and all aspects of Asia, past and present, and including translations, poetry, prose, and pedagogy. Studies on Asia is published bianually in May/June and December/ January. Back issues remain online for three years, after which they are archived electronically.

The Middle Ground Journal

The Middle Ground Journal is a collection of peer-reviewed academic world history essays and articles, published by the Midwest World History Association (MWWHA), an affiliate of the World History Association, with support from The College of St. Scholastica.

 

 

 


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