►Call for Proposals 2020
The Call for Proposals for the AAS 2020 Conference will open in June.  Stay tuned for more information at a later date.
►New Conference Webpages
The AAS is currently constructing a new conference website.  Stay tuned for the new look and features coming soon.  


 ►Annual Conference Photos
NEW! View the photos from the 2019 Annual Conference now available via the AAS Flickr account.  Click Here.
► 2019 Annual Conference Statistics/Report
NEW! The 2019 Denver Annual Conference was a great success.  Click here to view the Conference Attendance report and Statistics.


The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference is the largest Asian Studies conference held in North America. With over 3,300 attendees, 400 panel sessions, a book exhibition, and much more, the AAS Annual Conference is the must-attend event for anyone interested in the study of Asia.

2019 Recap


3,300 Attendees

The 2018 AAS Annual Conference hosted 3,300 attendees, ranging from graduate students to senior university faculty, as well as foundation, museum and library staff.


400 Sessions

AAS members and special guests presented at 400 peer-reviewed panel sessions covering the latest research in Asian Studies and important topics to attendees.




A global audience

From graduate students and university faculty to representatives of the most popular publishing houses, the 2019 AAS Annual Conference attracted a diverse selection of higher-education professionals from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canada,  across Asia, Europe, Australia, and all over the world. Join us in BOSTON in the spring of 2020.