CfP: 2024 KFLC: Studies of Global Asias
April 18th-20th, 2024, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
2024 KFLC: The Challenges of Defining Diversity in a Globalized World
We encourage submissions for papers and panels guided by this theme for the 2024 edition of the KFLC. As always, though, we welcome all scholarly submissions relevant to our many tracks.
Hybrid Conference Thursday, April 18th: virtual panels
Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th: in-person panels
Deadline for Abstract Submission: Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, 11:59 PM EST
We are excited to have Professor Tansen Sen, Director of the Center for Global Asia, Professor of History, NYU Shanghai, as our Keynote Speaker.
The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This year we particularly encourage submissions related to our theme – The Challenges of Defining Diversity in a Globalized World – but, as always, we welcome all scholarly submissions relevant to our Global Asias track.
Paper presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session. In addition to individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals for panels of 5 papers will be considered. Individually submitted abstracts should be no more than 250 words. Participants should submit no more than one abstract as first author. Panel proposals of 5 presentations should be submitted per the following instructions:
The panel organizer MUST electronically submit a panel proposal. The panel proposal cannot exceed one page in length and should include the theme of the panel, the organizer’s name and contact information, and the names, contact information and affiliations of the panel participants.
Each participant MUST submit an individual abstract using our online system in addition to the panel proposal. Please indicate that your presentation is part of a pre-organized panel and list the title and organizer of the panel following the abstract. Please visit our website for details pertaining to the track that interests you. Be sure that your paper or panel is prepared according to the track’s guidelines including, but not limited to, the format and the language of presentation.
Acceptance of a paper or complete panel implies a commitment on the part of all participants to register and attend the conference. All presenters must pay the appropriate registration fee by Friday March 1st, 2024, to be included in the program. Failure to pay by this deadline will result in the immediate removal of your abstract from the conference program. We will attempt to contact you before removing your presentation.
For general information about the conference and paper presentation guidelines, and to submit abstracts and panel proposals BY NOVEMBER 15th, 2023, please visit our website: https://kflc.as.uky.edu/.