March 27, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS — The Sixth Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture will be held Thursday, Oct. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Northstar, Downtown Minneapolis.

Full Schedule

Concurrent Paper Sessions and Roundtables

Plenary events, Lectures and Presentations

Special guests include nationally known memoirist Lorraine Dusky, historian Margaret Jacobs, and renowned documentary filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem.

The ASAC program will also feature a retrospective of adoption plays produced from within the Twin Cities Asian American theater community, and a roundtable on the Social Welfare History Archive at the University of Minnesota, the premier U.S. source for archival materials related to adoption in the United States.

ASAC is offering special registration pricing for affiliates of Asian American Studies. Please register at

Student Volunteers Needed (undergraduate and graduate) to work registration all three days and for the Saturday evening events. Volunteers will be compensated with full or partial conference registration, depending on availability. Please contact Teresa Swartz at [email protected] for questions or for more information.

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