Issue: 2002: Vol. 1, No. 1


2002: Vol. 1, No. 1
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Welcome New Research Associates

Dr. Yawei Liu and Mr. Ken Jin has joined the China Research Center, and become our new research associates. Dr. Yawei Liu is associate director of The Carter Center’s China Village Elections Project and assistant professor of American history at Georgia Perimeter College. Mr. Ken Jin is Director of the Center for International Training and Services at Continuing Education of Kennesaw State University.

Conference Announcement (2 items)

41st Annual Meeting of SEC/AAS
University of Tennessee/Chattanooga
Chattanooga, Tennessee
January 18-20, 2002
The Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS) is a non-political, non-profit scholarly organization dedicated to promoting the study of Asia in the southeastern region of the United States. To that end, SEC/AAS has held (since 1962) an annual three-day conference featuring scholarly panels, teacher workshops, and book exhibits. The year 2002 meeting of the SEC/AAS will be held in Chattanooga, Tennessee during the weekend of January 18-20. All those interested are encouraged to join the SEC/AAS and attend the meeting. Information concerning the meeting can be found in the following site website:

Considering Asia: Identity, Community, and Ecology
Asian Studies Development National Conference 2002
March 14-16, 2002

Call for Papers

Asian Studies Development Program National Conference 2002
Location: Agnes Scott College, Atlanta
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2002

Agnes Scott College in Atlanta and the Center for the Development of Asian
Studies at Kennesaw State University are hosts to the 8th Annual Asian
Studies Development Program National Conference on March 14-16, 2002.

Paper and Panel Submissions

On behalf of the ASDP 2002 Program Selection Committee, the Program Chair
welcomes proposals for on specific content and/or teaching
topics in Asian Studies. Proposals devoted to developing considerations
of issues of self, community, and ecology in Asia are especially
encouraged. Other proposals submissions are also welcomed.

Forms for the submission of panel/paper proposals can be obtained
electronically or by regular mail from the Program Chair:

ASDPNC Selection Committee
c/o Joanna Crosby
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Holmes Hall 309E
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251
FAX: 410-319-3119
EMAIL: [email protected]

Forms for paper or panel submissions and registration may also be obtained
from the ASDP Website at: <>

Further information on the ASDP National Conference should be directed to the
Conference Chair:

David Jones
Center for the Development of Asian Studies
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6596, (770) 423-6432 (Facsimile), [email protected]

Call for News Items and Expanding our E-mail Lists

Dr. Baogang Guo is responsible for maintaining the center’s e-mailing distribution list and distribute news items to our associates and people who are interested in receiving them. The information we like to receive from our associates include short articles, publications announcement, summaries of key issues, useful links to our researches . If you have information to share with other associates, please send your message to Baogang Guo at: [email protected]. If you want to add names of interested individuals to receive our newsletter, please forward the person’s name and e-mail address to Baogang as well.