The CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) is proud to present the 21st annual graduate student conference at the University of Colorado, Boulder on Friday, February 14th, and Saturday, February 15th, 2020.  The conference covers a broad range of research interests on the region that may include but are not limited to the following fields: Anthropology, Art and Art History, Literatures, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Ethnomusicology, Geography, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Urban and Regional Planning, and Women’s Studies.

The conference will include keynote addresses from Professor David C. Schaberg (UCLA) and Professor David L. Howell (Harvard University). Keynote speakers and University of Colorado faculty will be on hand to provide feedback to presenters throughout the conference. Please check the conference program for a detailed schedule. 

Professor David C. Schaberg (UCLA) 
"Before Sincerity: Literary Pragmatics and Early Chinese Poetics”
Friday, February 14th at 5:05 pm in the British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, 5th floor)

Professor David L. Howell (Harvard University) 
"The Strange Case of the Castaway Princess and Other Stories of Japan in the Pacific”
Saturday, February 15th at 12:30pm in the British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, 5th floor)

The conference is open to the public.  For inquiries, please email

CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA)