The University at Buffalo, State University of New York, will host the 47th annual meeting of the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS), September 16-17, 2011. The conference will feature an address by Dr. Gail Hershatter, noted historian of Chinese gender and labor and president of the Association for Asian Studies, as well as a wide range of presentations and performances. Panels and roundtables will be held at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, adjacent to the university’s North Campus, at 2402 North Forest Road in Amherst, New York. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Ramada for conference participants. On Friday evening, September 16, NYCAS attendees will enjoy a plenary speech by Melissa Chiu, Vice President for Global Art Programs at the Asia Society, and an exhibition opening of work by students from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. The Friday evening events will be held at the Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo North Campus, and cosponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo. A Saturday morning teacher workshop on “The Arts in Asia” is also planned.