Welcome to Our #AAS2020 Exhibit Booth!
Hi. Welcome to our booth at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference.
“Exhibit booth?” you might ask?
“But the conference has been canceled!” you might exclaim.
“We’re sheltered in,” you might say.
“And travel is banned,” you might add.
“Nonsense!” we say, “We’re hosting our booth anyway!”
We’ve relocated our #AAS2020 booth venue to our blog and are inviting you to spend the next four days visiting us online. Join our editors on a virtual tour of our booth, browse new scholarship, and read excerpts from new and forthcoming releases. And the best part? We’re still offering our conference discount, and there’s no waiting in line to check out!
Yes, you read that correctly. While we encourage you to support your local and independent bookstores during these trying times, we are still offering our standard 30 percent conference discount now through April 30 when you order any of our AAS exhibit titles from our website using coupon code AAS20.
Bookmark our conference schedule, and remember to stop by every day to meet our editors and browse our booth.
Thursday, March 19
9:00 AM EDT Enter our #AAS2020 Book Giveaway!
11:00 AM EDT Accompany Christine Dunbar on a tour of our booth.
1:00 PM EDT Attend the launch of the Tang Center Series in Early China.
4:00 PM EDT Settle in for our happy hour read—an excerpt from The Chili Pepper in China
Friday, March 20
2:00 PM EDT Join Caelyn Cobb as she highlights new books in Asian history and politics.
4:00 PM EDT Settle in for our happy hour reads—excerpts from After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China, Extraordinary Justice: Law, Politics, and the Khmer Rouge Tribunals, and Amboina, 1623: Fear and Conspiracy on the Edge of Empire
Saturday, March 21
9:00 AM EDT Head over for another date with Christine. This time, to explore new books in translation.
4:00 PM EDT Settle in for more of happy hour reads—excerpts from Friend, Fu Ping, A Couple of Soles, Plum Shadows and Plank Bridge.
Sunday, March 22
9:00 AM EDT Join Wendy Lochner on a guided tour of our latest books in Asian philosophy and religion
12:00 PM EDT Close out your journey with Lowell Frye and his presentation of The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies
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Surely the dates are in March, not April?
Yes. Thank you for catching that error. We’ve updated the post.