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College of Arts & Sciences
Walker Institute

59th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS)

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

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The AACS is an interdisciplinary association devoted to the study of China, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora ( Membership in AACS is required for participation in the annual conference, and non-members are welcome to join the Association and participate in the annual conference.

The AACS views panelist registration and attendance as a serious professional obligation. Panelists must register for the AACS 2017 conference before September 20, 2017 or be excluded from the printed program.

The registration fee includes all educational sessions, the Friday night reception and Saturday lunch.

The registration deadline is September 15, 2017.

$30 - AACS Members
$90 - Non-Members
$10 - Students
$10 - Spouse
$20 - Retirees

If you are experiencing difficulties with the registration process please contact Conference & Event Services at 803-777-9444 or Questions regarding the conference can be directed to

If you cannot attend, written notification to must be received by September 1, 2017. Refund requests must be made in writing to by September 1, 2017. No refunds available after September 1. Substitutions are welcome at the conference by contacting or by calling 803-777-9444.The conference organizers reserve the right to cancel and refund all registration fees for any course due to circumstances beyond it’s control, including insufficient enrollment. The liability of the conference is limited to the enrollment fee and the conference will not be responsible for any losses incurred by participants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits. Refunds take four to six weeks to process.

Please choose continue to begin the registration process. Pricing will follow. Please note that your registration is only complete when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Once you complete your registration, your registration receipt will appear on the screen and also emailed to you from

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