University of Wisconsin–Madison

47th Annual Conference on South Asia

October 11-13, 2018

The Annual Conference on South Asia invites scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in research on the region to Madison, Wisconsin, for a three-day event featuring research panels and roundtables, lectures and addresses, film screenings, booksellers, association receptions, and other special presentations. The conference grows year-by-year, welcoming over 800 registered attendees in 2017.

Venue:
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
1 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

 

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Announcements

  • 2019 Conference Dates

    The 48th Annual Conference on South Asia will take place October 17-19, 2019 at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

  • Laptops

    NEW: Mac Laptops are provided in all conference rooms. To minimize AV delays and technical issues, please bring only a USB stick with your presentation.

  • New Attendee Welcome

    If this is your first year attending the Annual Conference on South Asia, please join our Conference Chair, Gudrun Bühnemann, who will host new attendees to the Annual Conference on South Asia to an informal …

  • Twitter

    Please follow us on the official Annual Conference On South Asia Twitter account: @ACSAMadison Please use the hashtag #ACSAMadison throughout your tweeting of the Conference!

  • All-Gender Bathroom

    The bathroom outside Parlor room 629 (6th floor) has been designated an all-gender bathroom for the duration of the Conference. Please contact Conference staff if you have any questions.

  • More News

 

Registration Fees

Non-Student: $220
Student: $110
Emeritus: $110

After October 1st: additional $10 late fee applies (to be paid upon arrival to the conference)


Conference Deadlines

 

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Conference Submission Guidelines!

  • Symposium (Formerly PreConference) Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • PreConference submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens
    • Meal Ticket purchasing opens

    March 1

    • PreConference submission portal closes – all PreConference submissions due

    September 1

    • Last day to submit program schedule changes. Changes made after Sept 1 will not appear in the program book (only on the printed addendum)
    • Deadline for changing number of participants, requesting receptions/dinners, adjusting Concourse hotel arrangements

    September 15

    • Registration refund deadline

    October 1

    • Online registration closes. All registrations after October 1 are subject to a $10 on-site fee and must be made on-site
  • Panel, Round Table, & Single Paper Submission Deadlines

    February 15

    • Panel, Round Table, & Single Paper submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens
    • Meal Ticket purchasing opens

    April 1

    • Submission portal closes – all submissions due

    September 1

    • Last day to submit program schedule changes. Changes made after Sept 1 will not appear in the program book (only on the printed addendum)

    September 15

    • Registration refund deadline

    October 1

    • Online registration closes. All registrations after October 1 are subject to a $10 on-site fee and must be made on-site
  • Film Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Film submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    September 1

    • Film submission portal closes

    October 1

    • Ship DVD of film to the Center for South Asia in preparation of screening
  • Book Exhibit Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Book Exhibit submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    September 1

    • Book Exhibit submission portal closes

    September 15

    • Deadline to choose a booth location and submit special AV needs (i.e. internet connection, phone line, etc.)

    October 8

    • Have sales materials shipped to the Madison Concourse Hotel between Monday, Oct 8 and Wednesday, Oct 10

     

    Additional information can be found on our Exhibits web page.

  • Advertisement Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Advertisement submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    September 1

    • Advertisement submission portal closes

    September 15

    • Deadline to submit a black & white PDF of your ad

     

    Additional information can be found on our Advertising web page.

  • Association Meeting Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Association Meeting submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    September 1

    • Association Meeting submission portal closes

     

    Additional information can be found on our Association Meeting web page.

  • Special Event Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Special Event submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    September 1

    • Special Event submission portal closes

    September 15

    • Deadline to submit additional information and/or changes related to your special event submission

     

    Additional information can be found on our Special Events web page.

  • In Memoriam Room Submission Deadlines

    February 1

    • Memorial submission portal opens
    • Conference registration opens

    October 1

    • Memorial submission portal closes

    October 1-10

    • If you so choose, order flowers the week before the conference. Please prepare any other material you would like to have in honor of those being remembered.
    The Conference will provide a book in which attendees can write condolence messages and a table on which you can place a framed photo, flowers, etc.
    Should you wish you order flowers, we have have a partnership with Ken of Chole’s Floral in Madison. You may contact Ken at 608-265-7945 to purchase flowers.
    Flowers will be delivered to the Madison Concourse Hotel on Thursday, Oct 11th before the In Memoriam Room opens.
  • Meal Ticket Deadlines

    February 1

    • Meal Ticket sales begin
    • Conference registration opens

    October 1

    • Deadline for purchasing Meal Tickets and selecting meal options (meat or vegetarian)

     

    Please note that no Meal Tickets will be for sale on-site during the conference.

    Conference attendees who have not purchased their Meal Ticket online before the Oct 1 deadline can find food in the Madison Concourse Hotel, CIRC, located on the first floor of the hotel. You may also use the Restaurant Map provided in your program book to locate restaurants near the conference.

For Performance inquiries,
please contact the Conference Organizer
at conference@southasia.wisc.edu