The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS) is an interdisciplinary conference held alongside The Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.
This page provides details of featured presentations, the conference schedule and other programming. For more information about presenters, please visit the Speakers page.
All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9) (time difference)
10:00-10:10 Announcements, Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners, & Welcome Address
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan
10:10-10:55 Keynote Presentation
Intercultural Strategies in High-Performance Environments: Observations from the Rugby World Cup 2019
Sean O'Connell, Nanzan University, Japan
11:05-12:05 Panel Presentation
12:15-13:55 Live-Stream Presentation 1: Asian & South-East Asian Studies
14:05-15:45 Live-Stream Presentation 2: Interdisciplinary: Cultural Studies
15:55-17:10 Live-Stream Presentation 3: Interdisciplinary: Cultural Studies
10:00-10:50 Live-Stream Presentation 1: Comparative Studies of Asian and East Asian Studies
11:00-13:05 Live-Stream Presentation 2: Chinese Studies
13:15-14:55 Live-Stream Presentation 3: Education/Pedagogy
15:05-16:20 Live-Stream Presentation 4: Literary Studies
16:30-17:20 Live-Stream Presentation 5: Interdisciplinary: Cultural Studies
10:00-11:15 Live-Stream Presentation 1: Education
11:25-12:40 Live-Stream Presentation 2: Interdisciplinary: Cultural Studies
12:50-14:05 Live-Stream Presentation 3: Interdisciplinary: Cultural Studies
14:15-15:30 Live-Stream Presentation 4: Identity, Race, and Queer Theories
15:40-17:20 Live-Stream Presentation 5: East Asian Studies (Japanese / Korean)
17:20-17:30 Conference Closing Address
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan
The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on May 03, 2021. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.
The above schedule may be subject to change.
The Conference Programme contains access information, session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule. All registered delegates who attend The 11th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies receive a printed copy of the Conference Programme.
The final draft of the conference presentation schedule is now available. Please check that all information pertaining to you is correct and notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is any error. Please notify us of any corrections by Sunday May 9.
After minor changes have been made to the schedule we will send you a link to the final schedule.
The final schedule will contain session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule.
This will be available on Wednesday, May 19.
Draft Information Email
All presenters will receive a draft schedule email in the run-up to the conference. Please check your email inbox for something from "iafor.org". If you can not find this email in your normal inbox, it is worth checking in your spam or junk mail folders as many programs filter out emails this way. If this did end up in one of these folders, please add the address to your acceptable senders' folder by whatever method your email program can do this.
Pre-Recorded Virtual Presentations
A number of presenters have submitted pre-recorded virtual video presentations. We encourage you to watch these presentations and provide feedback through the video comments. A full list of these is on the conference website.
View details of programming for past ACCS conferences via the links below.