Published: Feb. 10, 2020

Friday, February 14 and Saturday February 15
British and Irish Studies Room in Norlin Library

The conference to be held by the CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association (CUBASGA) on February 14th and 15th, 2020 aims to facilitate academic conversation and networking among graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. It offers ca. 25-30 presenters an opportunity to present their research in front of a supportive audience and receive feedback from both CU's world-class faculty and the conference's visiting keynote speakers, who are leading scholars in the fields of Asian studies. CUBASGA is an annual graduate student conference hosted by the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, and sponsored by a number of organizations on campus, such as ALC, the Center for Asian Studies, the Government of Graduate Students (UGGS), and the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), particularly the Cultural Event Board (CEB). 

This year, CUBASGA invites two distinguished scholars in their respective fields: Prof. David Schaberg from the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Prof. David L. Howell from the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. The conference features approximately ten 100-minute panels dedicated to a variety of topics and fields, including literature, history, philosophy, philology, art history, film studies, media studies, sociology, politics, cultural studies, archaeology, religious studies, cultural studies, etc. Each panel consists of three presentations with discussion sessions. The conference offers refreshments, and lunch on Friday and Saturday; on Friday night dinner will be provided for presenters, keynote speakers, local graduate students, and faculty members. We hope to foster a convivial ambience for all participants to exchange comments and thoughts, and to develop academic network.

For program details, visit the CUBASGA homepage.