Author: IACS Society

  • 2024 Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School

    2024 Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School

    2024 Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School

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  • 14th Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Biennial Conclave

    14th Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Biennial Conclave

    — Our institutional partner and 2023 Conclave organiser, the Centre for Inter-Asian Research at Ahmedabad University, reported on the recently concluded 2023 Conclave. “The Conclave helped to transform the way we think about inter-Asian cultural studies, bringing together scholars from all over Asia to discuss new ways of collaborating and exchanging knowledge. It prepared the…

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  • IACS Board: nominations for new Board

    IACS Board: nominations for new Board

    —   The current board will end its term in July 2023. We thank you all for your generous and ongoing support of our past activities. In preparation for the Society to grow and thrive, the current board, having consulted with our existing networks, put together the following nominees to serve on the incoming board…

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  • IACS DISSERTATION PRIZE 2023 WINNER

    IACS DISSERTATION PRIZE 2023 WINNER

    — This year, we received ten strong submissions from the network of inter-Asia cultural studies, from Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, and Taiwan. All dissertations were carefully reviewed by our judging panel, consisting of Profs Tejaswini Niranjana (chair), Chua Beng Huat, Melani Budianta, Roberto Castillo, and Anneke Coppoolse, which speaks highly of the submitted work as…

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  • IACS Dissertation Prize Finalists

    IACS Dissertation Prize Finalists

    — In January 2023, the IACS set up the IACS Dissertation Prize to encourage the critical scholarship in inter-Asia cultural studies. The prize will be granted every two years to recognize and honour the emerging and exciting research in the field. For this round, the period in which dissertations are considered are from August 1, 2021 to July…

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  • IACS Dissertation Prize – Call for Nominations

    IACS Dissertation Prize – Call for Nominations

    To encourage the critical scholarship in inter-Asia cultural studies, The IACS Society has set up the IACS Dissertation Prize, to be granted every two years to recognize and honor the emerging and exciting research in the field. Dissertations intending to enter this competition will have to be nominated first either by his/her advisor or a…

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  • Book Launch: Korean Cinema in Global Contexts

    Book Launch: Korean Cinema in Global Contexts

    BOOK LAUNCH Soyoung Kim’s Korean Cinema in Global Contexts: Post-Colonial Phantom, Blockbuster and Trans-Cinema Watch the recording of the event here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HPo-ET3ZaGuwqrmATQ1EsqgUcj0NfpLV/view?usp=sharing Download Soyoung Kim’s Powerpoint Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/17Ms86sFIY0bnaF2TpYSxJolY2cdtswGT/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=117379859360739523421&rtpof=true&sd=true

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  • LIST OF CLUSTERS: INTER-ASIA CULTURAL STUDIES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE AHMEDABAD-2023

    LIST OF CLUSTERS: INTER-ASIA CULTURAL STUDIES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE AHMEDABAD-2023

    List of Clusters The list of clusters can be accessed here: https://bit.ly/iacs2023clusters Please note: Anyone interested in joining a cluster should write directly to the cluster convenor. More information about the conference can be accessed here: iacs2023.weebly.com Important Dates Notification of Cluster Acceptance: September 15, 2022 Cluster Membership closes: September 30, 2022 Early Bird Registration Opens:…

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  • INTER-ASIA CULTURAL STUDIES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE AHMEDABAD-2023

    INTER-ASIA CULTURAL STUDIES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE AHMEDABAD-2023

    Conference website: iacs2023.weebly.com The Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS) Society’s Biennial Conference returns to India after a gap of more than fifteen years. The 2021 conference was organized virtually by the IACS Society’s Secretariat at the National University of Singapore. In 2023 we propose a Landing Zone for the conference at Ahmedabad, India, July 27-29. In…

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  • Applications to participate in the 2022 Summer School are now open

    Applications to participate in the 2022 Summer School are now open

    Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Summer School 2022 Date 9-19 August 2022 Venue Online Hosted by Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Applications to participate in the 2002 Summer School are now open. Further details in the link and below https://iacssummer.school/ Crisis and Connectedness: Flashpoints for Inter-Asia Cultural Studies The severity of structural inequalities and the violence that sustains…

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