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YCAR Graduate Student Workshop Series
Winter 2011

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites proposals for its Graduate Student Workshop series taking place throughout January to April 2011. This series represents an opportunity for graduate students conducting research on Asia and the Asian Diaspora to present their research in progress to graduate students and a York faculty member. This series is intended to be an opportunity for York students in graduate programmes in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, natural sciences, and professional schools to get presentation experience and valuable feedback on their research in a friendly and supportive environment.

2011 Presentations
*All presentations will be held in 830 York Research Tower unless otherwise stated

> Transferred Objects and the Idea of Japan | Akiko Takesue, Doctoral Student in Art History | Thursday, 27 January 2011 | 1:30pm | 830 York Research Tower
> Sex-Selective Abortion and Son Preference in Canada | Sugandha Nagpal | 7 March 2011 | 1:30pm | 830 York Research Tower
> Labouring Brown Bodies: Exploring the Mass Reproduction of Filipina Caregivers in the Global Labour Market | Conely de Leon | Doctoral Student, Women's Studies | 31 March 2011 | 3pm | 901 York Research Tower
>China – A Responsible Stakeholder? China’s Role in the Darfur Crisis | Sonja Regler | YCAR Visiting Graduate Associate and Doctoral Candidate, Freie Universität Berlin | 22 March 2011 | 2:30pm | 830 York Research Tower

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) was established in 2002 to advance the academic study of Asia (South, East and Southeast) and the Asian Diaspora. YCAR promotes excellence in research on historic and contemporary Asia and Asian Diaspora communities. The Centre cooperates with many partners at York, across Canada and internationally to promote public understanding of Asia and Asian Diasporas and Canada’s multiple engagements with the region. For more information, please visit www.yorku.ca/ycar.

Questions regarding submission or this series can be directed to ycar@yorku.ca.

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