CFP: 2023 Meeting of the Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought

We are pleased to announce that this year’s meeting of the Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought (NECCT) will be held on November 11-12 at Brown University. This annual meeting is an opportunity for scholars of Chinese thought (broadly construed) from across the northeast US (also broadly construed) to gather and share their research. This year, we are accepting panel proposals (3-4 presenters) in addition to paper proposals. As we are interested in generating interdisciplinary discussions, we welcome work of any disciplinary/methodological orientation that bears on Chinese thought, including but not limited to history, religious studies, anthropology, literary studies, art history, and philosophy.

We are grateful for the generous financial support of Brown’s China Initiative and Department of East Asian Studies.
When: Saturday, November 11, 2023 and Sunday, November 12, 2023
Where: Brown University (exact venue TBA).
Format: Fifteen thirty-minute slots. We ask that presenters each plan for a twenty-minute presentation and ten-minute Q&A.
Accommodations: Presenters will be provided all meals for the duration of the conference and hotel rooms in downtown Providence for the nights of Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11.
Travel: We have earmarked $1500 to cover/defray travel costs for students.
Submissions: Please email your paper/panel proposals by Saturday, July 15 to Christopher Yang ( For paper proposals, only a title and abstract are required. For panel proposals, a panel title and abstract are required in addition to the titles and abstracts for individual papers; please be sure to also provide the names and email addresses of all members of the proposed panel. We expect to have the schedule finalized by August 1.
Please direct any questions about the conference to Christopher Yang ( We look forward to hearing from you!

NECCT Organizing Committee:
Stephen Angle (Wesleyan University)
Mick Hunter (Yale University)
Andrew Lambert (CUNY College of Staten Island)
Ellen Neskar (Sarah Lawrence College)
Thomas Radice (Southern Connecticut State University)
Harold Roth (Brown University)
Hagop Sarkissian (CUNY Graduate Center/Baruch College)
Christopher Yang (Brown University)

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