Annual Meeting

Call for Paper Proposals: The 53rd JAAS Annual Meeting

"Independent Paper Sessions"

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for American Studies

( Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan)

The 53rd JAAS Annual Meeting will be held on June 1st  and 2nd , 2019 at Hosei University, Tokyo. The JAAS Annual Meeting Program Coordinating Committee invites JAAS members to submit paper proposals for the "Independent Paper Sessions" to be held on June 1st . If you are interested in giving a paper, please send by email a proposal that includes (1) your name, (2) your affiliation, (3) the title of your paper, (4) a summary of your paper (approximately 800 words) and (5) five keywords to the JAAS Annual Meeting Office ( program@jaas.gr.jp) by November 20th, 2018.

[Proposals from Japan] Only JAAS members can submit a paper proposal. Proposals from non-members will be reviewed if their membership application is received by November 20th and the membership is approved by the Board of Executive Directors. Upon approval, you are required to compete your membership payment.

[Proposals from outside Japan] Non-members can submit a proposal. When the paper is accepted, you are required to complete conference registration by March 1st to ensure your presentation. Registration fee is 12,000 JPN (including a conference dinner held on the evening of June 2nd). Please note that registration fee is non-refundable.

You can present a paper in the "Independent Paper Sessions" in two consecutive years, but not three years. A previously published paper will not be accepted.

If your proposal is accepted, you will be asked to submit your full paper (approximately 5,000 to 7,500 words) to the JAAS Annual Meeting Program Coordinating Committee by May 15th, 2019. The paper will be posted at the JAAS members-only, password-protected Internet portal for two weeks before and after the Annual Meeting.

The JAAS Annual Meeting Program Coordinating Committee

Past Annual Meetings