Call for Papers

The council invites students, scholars, and practitioners to submit proposals for the 2020 Annual Meeting, hosted by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the Thai Studies Committee at Northern Illinois University. We welcome all topics and perspectives from any discipline that relate to Thais and Thai Studies and that are accessible to a broad range of audience.

The 2020 COTS Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, November 13 – Sunday, November 15. This year’s meeting will be held online due to COVID-19.

Types of Proposals

Individual papers, film screenings, and other types of media presentation
Please submit an abstract (250 words), along with the contact information for the presenter.
Panels of papers
Please submit an abstract (300 words) for the panel, a list of participants, and abstracts (250 words) for individual papers, along with the contact information for the panel organizer.
Roundtable discussion
Please submit an abstract (250 words) for the roundtable and a list of participants, along with the contact information for the roundtable organizer.

Proposals can be submitted electronically. Please submit your proposals no later than August 31, 2020. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by September 7, 2020.

Contact

Kanjana Thepboriruk, Ph.D., (กัญจนา เทพบริรักษ์)
Chair, NIU Thai Studies Committee
kanjana@niu.edu

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