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March 01, 2012

Imagining Cambodia: Cambodia Studies Conference

Conference abstracts are due March 15, 2012.
Please send title and abstract and all queries to: CambodiaConf2012@niu.edu.
For more details, see the conference website at: http://www.niu.edu/cseas/conferences/cambodiaconf2012/index.shtml

Conference panels will be September 14-15.
Papers are welcome in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The conference honors renowned Cambodian-American composer Dr. Chinary Ung with an evening program of his music for soloists and small chamber groups on Saturday, Sept. 15.

We invite submissions of conference papers or panels (four presenters and a discussant, fifteen minutes per paper). We also invite special topics panels for which papers will be circulated in advance to all registered participants to allow for in-depth discussions. The conference concludes with a visit to the Cambodian American Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial in Chicago on Sunday, Sept. 16.

Conference registration ($175) includes all meals, performances, and transportation to the museum on Sunday. Funds are being sought to subsidize transportation and registration costs for students and for Cambodian scholars and artists.

Conference Organizers: Northern Illinois University Cambodia Studies Working Group and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ohio University, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the Center for Khmer Studies.

Cambodia Studies Working Group: Kenton Clymer, Trude Jacobsen, Kheang Leang, Judy Ledgerwood and Kheang Un

Posted by katemw at March 1, 2012 08:17 AM


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