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The Asian Studies Center regularly organizes and co-sponsors various Asia-related national, regional, and international conferences. Upcoming conferences include the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs in 2019 and the Central Eurasian Studies Society conference in 2020. Previously, the Center hosted, organized, or sponsored conferences with the American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK), The International Conference on the Philippines (ICOPHIL).

Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA)

The Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) is a regional conference of the Association of Asian Studies (AAS). The conference provides a forum for scholars and teachers of Asian Studies in the Midwest to gather and exchange knowledge about the history and cultures of Asia. The conference features individual paper presentations, as well as panels and round tables at which faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students present and discuss new research and pedagogical tools.

The Asian Studies Center of Michigan State University was pleased to host the 68th MCAA from October 4-6, 2019.