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NATSA 2021 online conference: Call for Papers

Keywording Taiwan

May 20-21, 2021


Hosted by 

North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA)

Important dates

Confirmation from last year: September 15-30 Call for Papers open: October 1 - November 30, 2020 Notification of first-round acceptance by February 1, 2021 Notification of final-round acceptance by February 20, 2021 Full paper (4000-6000 words excluding references) or annotated slides due: April 1, 2021 Conference: May 20-21, 2021 Conference Theme: Keywording Taiwan 

Review criteria

Your proposal will be reviewed by two external reviewers, in addition to the NATSA 2019-21 program team, based on the four criteria below:

  • Theoretical clarity (1-5 points)

  • Proposal structure & flow (1-5 points)

  • Feasibility and contribution to the literature (1-5 points)

  • Relevance to our conference theme "Keywording Taiwan" (1-5 points)


Submission link:

  • Individual paper submission: in addition to a 500-words abstract, you will be asked to provide up to six keywords and up to three potential discussants for your study.

  • A panel submission consists of 3-4 papers. You need to combine your 3-4 abstracts (500-words abstract for each) with an overarching abstract (500-words) into one single PDF document.

Any questions about this call could be directed to NATSA 2019-21 Program Directors (


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