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 

Please visit

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 (


Recent Posts

See All

Fwd: Taiwanese Poetry Translation Competition

The Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation at Trinity College Dublin, in collaboration with the Taipei Representative Office in Ireland has organized an event to celebrate Double Tenth D

Fwd:EATS 2022 conference call for papers

The application to the 19th annual conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies is now open till 15 September. The theme of the conference is Isles and Exiles. Concurrently, the submission