In Memory of Professor Tsuneo Akaha (1949-2021)

ASPAC 2022 Live Webinar
(Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11:30am-3pm)

Please join ASPAC (Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast) for an innovative alternative to the Regional Conference.  From the convenience of your home, car, or a little break in your travels, tune in to see the research presentations by our two graduate student paper prize winners, Li Haoyue and Sean Cronan, learn from the expert advice on transforming your dissertation into a publishable book with Executive Editor of University of Washington Press, Lorri Hagman, and get a glimpse of the pathbreaking research of our AAS President, Kamran Ali on sexual politics in Pakistani Cinema. Zoom link:

ASPAC 2022 Student Prizes

Submissions for ASPAC’s two graduate student prizes—the Mori-ASPAC and Jeffrey Barlow Prizes—are being accepted until April 30, 2022 for an online webinar organized by ASPAC on June 11, 2022. See the Student Prizes page for information on eligibility and submission requirements.


About Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC)

ASPAC is a regional affiliate of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), the national association of professionals, primarily academic, with interest in Asian Studies. Members primarily hail from the West coast of the United States of America, as well as from Canada, Mexico, and most of the countries and areas of the Pacific region including China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, India, and more.

Primary Functions

To hold an annual conference.
To disseminate works in progress and non-peer reviewed conference papers that are of interest to the academic community.
To provide an archive for documents and photos relating to Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast.
*Currently, peer-review article publication is on hold pending the selection of a new editor and editorial staff.