Membership and Duties
Membership. The International Connections Committee shall consist of a chairperson and at least five ASA members appointed by the ASA President to three-year rotating terms. At least three of the committee members must have experience with international scholarship and/or activism. Additional scholars/activists from abroad who are not members of ASA may serve at the chairperson’s discretion in a non-voting capacity.
Duties. The International Connections Committee will raise the profile of ASA and the field of Appalachian Studies internationally; support connections between Appalachia studies and mountain studies globally; circulate the ASA preliminary call for papers internationally; advise and assist conference planners with the logistics of working with international participants; and organize at least one comparative mountain studies session each year at the ASA conference.
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