University of Pennsylvania Asian American Studies Research Forum: Call for Submissions

Have you done your own original research in any field relating to Asian American Studies? Would you like the chance to win $300 for it? Are you able to travel to Philadelphia? If so, then consider submitting your work to Faces of Asian America: The First Undergraduate Research Forum on Asian American Studies. The Forum will be on March 17, 2012, on-campus at the University of Pennsylvania. The keynote speaker will be Elaine Kim.

From the Board organizing the event:

The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania would like to invite you to submit your original work to Faces of Asian America: The First Undergraduate Research Forum on Asian American Studies on March 17, 2012. The Research Forum explores the issues surrounding the Asian American experience with the goal of promoting a more profound understanding of Asian America. Faces of Asian America welcomes research from all disciplines including but not limited to History, Literature, Sociology, and Cinema. All students are invited to enter their work such as papers from current or past academic courses or independent study. All submitted research will be reviewed by a panel, and twelve outstanding papers will be selected to participate at the Forum.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP here. If you are also interested in submitting your work, please send it to upennasam[at]gmail.com. Submissions are due February 3, 2012. For questions or concerns, please email Susan Hirai at hirai[at]sas.upenn.edu.

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