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Conference Program

Boston College New England Regional Conference for the Association for Asian Studies
Asia: Past, Present, Future
January 28-29, 2017


General Schedule

Saturday, January 28, 2017

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

   

9:00 - 10:40 AM

Session I
(eight panels, each with three presentations)

   

10:50 AM - 12:30 PM

Session II
(eight panels, each with three presentations)

   

12:40 - 2:10 PM

Lunch and Presidental Address
Professor Laurel Kendall (The Association for Asian Studies and American Museum of Natural History

   

2:20 - 4:20 PM

Session III
(nine panels, each with four presentations)

   

4:30 - 6:30 PM

Session IV
(nine panels, each with four presentations)

   

6:30 - 7:00 PM

Dinner

   

7:00 - 8:30 PM

Keynote Speech
Mr. Ian Teh (Photographer and Author)

** Special workshop with Professor Peter Bol (Harvard University), "Training in Technologies of the Digital Humanities," includes morning and afternoon sessions

 

General Schedule

Sunday, January 29, 2017

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

   

9:00 - 10:40 AM

Section V
(eight panels, each with three presentations)

   

10:50 AM - 12:50 PM

Section VI
(nine panels, each with four presentations)

   

** Special Roundtable, “Translation as Performance—Dual Creativities in Chinese and English,” with Mr. Ken Liu, Ms. Eleanor Goodman, Mr. Canaan Morse, and Mr. Eric Abrahamsen

 

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Lunch and Keynote Speech: Professor Michael Puett (Harvard University)

   

2:40 - 4:40 PM

Session VII 
(9 panels, each with 4 presentations)

   

4:40 - 5:10 PM

Coffee and Departure