International Conference on Hmong Studies

The 6th International Conference on Hmong Studies

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The Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University-St. Paul is pleased to announce its 6th International Conference on Hmong Studies (ICHS) at Concordia University St. Paul. The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunities for emerging and established Hmong and non-Hmong scholars to share their research on Hmong related topics, inspire and motivate students to engage in scholarly research and to recognize distinguished scholars for their work in the field of Hmong studies. The ideas and research presented at the conference will cover current conditions and forthcoming challenges that question and answer who we are as a people and where we will be in this global economy. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with researchers, professionals and students.

When: Friday, 18 March 2016 – Saturday, 19 March 2016

Where: Concordia University St. Paul
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104
USA
http://www.csp.edu/visit-concordia/campus-maps-directions/

For online registration, paste this link on your browser: Online Registration
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f you prefer to register via registration form, here’s the registration form. International Conference on Hmong Studies – registration form draft 1

This is the final schedule for the conference: 6th International conference booklet

Draft Abstracts of Presentations/Papers:  Abstracts Submitted final compilation 2-22-16

Video promo about the conference:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpm_Ba_rQFI

We are also looking for table vendors as well as co-sponsors. If you would like to co-sponsor the conference or secure a table to sell or display your products, please click on this link:  Sponsorship levels  Through sponsorship, we are able to keep the price of the conference low for students and community members.

If you are looking for hotels, here are a couple of the hotels that are closed to Concordia University and accessible by the Greenline Light-rail.  We do not have a negotiated rate with them but they are quiet affordable:

Days Inn http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/minnesota/st-paul/days-inn-st-paul-minneapolis-midway/hotel-overview
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elly Inn http://www.reservations.com/hotel/best-western-plus-kelly-inn-st-paul?gclid=CjwKEAiAgKu2BRDu1OGw3-KXokwSJAB_Yy2QwZF59fWhzB5zJtCZhaqmzsAo_kscKzRm9llK3I7C9xoC6kLw_wcB

If you have questions about the Sixth International Conference on Hmong Studies, please feel free to contact Lee Pao Xiong at 651-641-8870 or xiong@csp.edu. Thank you for your support!

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THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW CLOSED

Call for Papers/Presentations

What?: The 6th International Conference on Hmong Studies

When: Friday, 18 March 2016 – Saturday, 19 March 2016

Where: Concordia University St. Paul
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104
USA

The Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University-St. Paul is pleased to announce its Sixth International Conference on Hmong Studies. The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunities for emerging and established Hmong and non-Hmong scholars to share their research on Hmong/Miao related topics, to inspire and motivate students to engage in scholarly research, and to recognize distinguished scholars for their work in the field of Hmong/Miao Studies.

The Six International Conference on Hmong Studies is seeking proposals for individual papers and organized panels.

For individual papers, please provide the title, a 250-word abstract, name and affiliation, contact information, and a one-page curriculum vitae or brief biography. Individual presentations should run no longer than 60 minutes and should include 15 minutes for questions and discussions.

Organized panels should consist of three to four panelists and one moderator. Please provide a title, brief description of the panel, 250-word abstracts for each paper, and the names and institutional affiliations of all participants. Each panel is allotted 60 minutes, inclusive of open forum.

Please submit individual papers and panel proposals to Xiong@csp.edu. The deadline for submission of papers and proposals is November 15, 2015. Complete papers are due by March 1, 2016. Selected papers may be considered for publication in an edited volume by the Center for Hmong Studies.

Topics may include but are not limited to:
• Acculturation & Adaptation
• Art, Music & Media
• Business & Economic Development
• Culture & Society
• Language, Linguistics & Literature
• Current Hmong Issues
• Diaspora Community
• Education
• Families & Children
• Gender Relations
• Health & Wellness
• Hmong in China, Thailand, Laos, France, etc.
• Hmong History
• Hmong Identity
• Leadership
• Politics
• Religious Beliefs & Practices
• Urbanization
• Youth

All tracks will be presented in English unless noted. When submitting your proposal, please indicate whether your presentation will be in Hmong, English or other languages. Proposals should be submitted to Xiong@csp.edu.

Please direct questions concerning this Call for Papers or the conference to:

Lee Pao Xiong, Director
Center for Hmong Studies
Concordia University, St. Paul
1282 Concordia Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
Phone: 651-641-8870
Email: xiong@csp.edu
Web: www.csp.edu/hmongcenter

2 Replies to “International Conference on Hmong Studies”

  1. Kathie Culhane-Pera

    I apologize for missing the abstract deadline. I had not seen information about the conference. Would it be possible to submit an abstract now? THank you for considering our request. Kathie and the Hmong Gout Research Board

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  2. Andrew Xiong

    Hello Mr. Xiong,

    I was wondering if graduate student presenters’ are allotted 60 minute sessions or grouped into three panelist? I submitted as an individual presenter and would like to know whether I need to prepare my presentation for the 1 hour session? Thank you.

    Reply

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