University of Michigan Professional Networking Conference for Master’s Students in East Asian Studies
April 13-14, 2018
The University of Michigan East Asia National Resource Center invited abstract submissions for its inaugural master’s student conference, held on April 13th and 14th, 2018 at the University of Michigan. The deadline for submissions was Monday March 19, 2018 11:59pm (EST).
The University of Michigan Professional Networking Conference for Master’s Students in East Asian Studies was a two-day conference that provided participating MA students an opportunity to share research with their peers and network with leading professionals active in East Asia. Participants not only built presentation experience, but also gained valuable insight into post-graduation paths available to them in both the academic and professional spheres.
The conference consisted of student presentations, career talks by visiting professionals, and a keynote panel featuring distinguished professionals active in East Asia. Applicants from all disciplines were welcome, as long as the topic was related to East Asia.
Travel support was provided for non-local participants on a competitive basis. Support included modest reimbursements for air/ground transportation and meals. Shared lodging was provided. Students were encouraged to apply for funding from their home institutions as well. Travel support applications were circulated to all accepted participants.
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