Published: Oct. 29, 2023

We are pleased to announce a deadline extension for paper submissions for the CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) Conference this coming February!  We welcome paper submissions up until 15 December 2023.  We would appreciate your kind assistance in disseminating our call for papers to your colleagues and students. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best Regards,
CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA)

CUBASGA 2024 poster

The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held fully in-person on the CU Boulder campus on February 24 & 25, 2024.

We invite current graduate students from across the US and around the world engaged in research on Asia, particularly in the fields of Chinese and Japanese studies, to submit proposals on their research across fields, such as: Anthropology, Art & Art History, Literatures, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Ethnomusicology, Film Studies, Geography, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Theatre & Dance, Urban & Regional Planning, and Women’s Studies.

The conference will include keynote addresses from two prominent scholars in Chinese and Japanese studies: Professor Wai-yee Li(1879 Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University) and Professor Zev Handel (Department Chair, Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Washington). Keynote speakers and University of Colorado faculty will be on hand to provide feedback to presenters throughout the conference. Above all, the conference is a forum through which graduate students, researchers, and faculty are able to engage in dialogues of critical importance to the development of our respective fields, providing participants with opportunities to expand their academic perspectives as well as academic and professional networks.

To apply, please submit a 300-word conference paper proposal and a CV to by December 15, 2023. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance by the end of 2023. For inquiries, please email CUBASGA student administrators at

We look forward to your submissions!


Camille Byrne, President
Raisa Stebbins, Vice President
CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA)