CHINOPERL holds an international conference annually, traditionally in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies (AAS).

2024 CHINOPERL Conference -- Hybrid

Dates:     14 March 2024 for on-site presentations, and late March 2024 (tba) for virtual via Zoom

The 2024 conference will be held in Hybrid mode: in person (on-site) on March 14, and online (late March, precise date to be announced later). On-site conference is being held in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual meeting (March 14-17) in Seattle, WA.

Program Coordinator:  Wenwei Du (CHINOPERL President), Vassar College

Program: 2024 CHINOPERL Program (pdf file)

Note: Authors of CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature and 2024 conference presenters are required to be regular members. Members receive our refereed journal, CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature (formerly, Chinoperl Papers).

Call For Papers:   This is the call for papers for our 2023 CHINOPERL conference. The conference will be held in two formats: 1) in-person sessions on March 14, 2024 (Thursday) in Seattle, U.S.A., in conjunction with the AAS annual meeting (March 14-17, 2024) and 2) online sessions in late March (precise date to be announced later).

The conference committee encourages scholars, artists and graduate students all over the world to join our association and welcomes submissions of papers on topics relating to Chinese oral and performing literature. The languages for presentations at our conference are English and/or Chinese.

When you submit your paper abstracts or panel proposals, please note the following:

  1. Summit your proposal/abstract in a WORD file with a file name starting with your full name (last name, first name). In the text of your abstract or proposal, provide a title for your paper and write your full name, your affiliation, your position, and your email address.

  2. Abstracts or proposals to be considered for presentation should be sent to Professor Wenwei Du ( or ).

  3. Submission deadline: December 31, 2023.
You may forward this notice to your colleagues and graduate students as you wish. If you have questions, please contact Professor Wenwei Du in time at the above email addresses.


中国口传文学暨演唱文艺研究会的2024年国际学术年会将在2024年3月14日(星期四)在美国的西雅图召开, 像往常一样与美国亚洲学会AAS的年会同期 (2024年3月14-17日) 召开。

会议组委会欢迎世界各地的学者、艺术家与研究生积极加入我们学会并踊跃投稿参会。会议语言为英文或中文。 申请参会者,请注意以下事项:

  1. 请用WORD文档提交您的论文摘要,文件名格式须以您姓名开始。在论文摘要的正文中,注明论文题目、您的姓名、所属机构、职位和电邮地址。

  2. 请把跟中国口头文学与表演文学有关的论文摘要电邮至都文伟教授 ( 或。

  3. 投稿截止日: 2023年12月31日。

CHINOPERL Papers cover image.

2024 CHINOPERL Conference:

14 March 2024 (on-site)
Annual conference and general issues
Contact: Professor Wenwei Du, President.
Check out our programs from some past conferences.