Schedule at a Glance

Full Conference Program

Conference Highlights

Panels by Area

Special Events and Panels

AAS Film Expo

Meetings in Conjunction



2014 Conference Panels by Area

China & Inner Asia | Interarea | Japan | Korea | South Asia | Southeast Asia

The Program Committee has accepted the following list of panels and roundtables for the 2014 Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

Titles may change slightly, however the hourly schedule will remain constant. PANEL TITLES ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY. Titles are preceded by the assigned panel number.

Panel details with paper titles, participant names and affiliations will appear in the Conference Program.

Coming Soon: Access to a more detailed listing of panels, participants, abstracts, keyword & affiliation searches will be available in December.

All programs, sessions and events are scheduled at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown


Panel Day Start Time
1 – 28 Thursday 7:30 p.m.
29 – 62 Friday 8:30 a.m.
63 – 96 Friday 10:45 a.m.
97 – 130 Friday 1:00 p.m.
131 – 164 Friday 3:15 p.m.
165 – 198* Saturday 8:30 a.m.
199 – 232* Saturday 10:45 a.m.
233 – 266* Saturday 2:45 p.m.
267 – 299* Saturday 5:00 p.m.
300 – 330* Sunday 8:00 a.m.
331 – 362* Sunday 10:15 a.m.


China and Inner Asia

229. A Nation of Han or a Nation of Chinese? Yinghong Cheng, Delaware State University

221. A New and Useful Past: Framing Chinese History with Modern Tools. Ori Sela, Tel Aviv University

52. Articulating "the Minority" in Contemporary Ethnic Literature and Film in China. Jing Li, Gettysburg College

353. Back into Modernity: Classical Poetry and Intellectual Transition in China through the Mid-20th Century. Zhiyi Yang, Goethe University of Frankfurt

326. Baojuan in Performance: The Meaning and Function of Popular Scriptures in Contemporary Chinese Popular Religion. Xiaosu Sun, Harvard University

220. Between Remembrance and Amnesia: The Making of Memory in Medieval China. Meow Hui Goh, Ohio State University

289. Between Rhetoric and Pragmatism: Extravagance, Waste, and Fund Diversion in Qing China. Margherita Zanasi, Louisiana State University

126. Birth Planning, Youth, and Parenting in China's 1980s Renaissance. Felix Wemheuer, University of Vienna

128. Breaking Open the Religious Realm: 21st Century Developments in Chinese Religions. Wei-Ping Lin, National Taiwan University

258. Building the State West: Sovereignty, Development, and Integration in 20th Century China. Covell Meyskens, University of Chicago

158. Central-Local Relations: The Impact on Social Welfare Provision in China. Xian Huang, Columbia University

55. Changing Fate: Religious Responses to Destiny in Early Medieval China. Terry Frederick Kleeman, University of Colorado

227. Changing Gender Ideologies and Roles in 21st Century China: Social Pressures and the Family in Urban and Rural China. Eriberto Patrick Lozada, Davidson College

222. China and the Shifting of Development Paradigms? Jennifer YJ Hsu, University of Alberta

94. China Dreams: Historical, Theoretical and Policy Perspectives on the PRC's Future. William Callahan, London School of Economics

361. China's Global Interests. Anne-Marie Brady, University of Canterbury

194. China's Religions Online: The Politics of Buddhism, Protestant Christianity, and Islam in Cyberspace. Carsten Vala, Loyola University Maryland

329. Chinese Medicine: Specialization and Practice. Sare Aricanli, Princeton University

58. Conceptual and Practical Innovations in Chinese Art of the Republican Period. Tian-shuang Liang, SOAS, University of London

54. Contested Boundaries of Science and Science Fiction in Modern China. Nathaniel Isaacson, North Carolina State University

89. Craft and Crucible: Metal and Its Makers in Late Imperial China. Bruce Rusk, University of British Columbia

129. Creating Chinese Capitalism: Evolving Institutions and the Politics of Land, Labor and Capital. Douglas B Fuller, Zhejiang University

355. Crime, Information, and the Negotiation of State Authority in Qing and Republican China. Maura Dykstra, University of California, Los Angeles

124. Culturing Industry, Industrializing Everyday Life in Maoist China. Christine Ho, Stanford University; Yu Zhang, Stanford University

224. Death, Displacement, and Memory: Writing about the Impact of Great Wars in Late Imperial China. Hsueh-Yi Lin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

192. Dissent and State-Building in China in the Long Eighteenth Century. Elif Akcetin, University of Illinois at Chicago

60. Dreaming in Chinese: Rendering the Invisible Visible. Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer, University of Michigan

225. Dynamics of Patronage in the Production of Tibetan Culture – Sponsored by Shelly and Donald Rubin Foundation. Elena Pakhoutova, Rubin Museum of Art

163. Dynamics of Political and Cultural Mobilization in China. Neil Diamant, Dickinson College (Chair)

59. Elastic Rules: Everyday Legality and Morality in Post-Mao China. Jaesok Kim, University of Pennsylvania

164. Elite Politics in Imperial China (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL) Minghui Hu, University of California, Santa Cruz (Chair)

24. Fashioning Textiles, Fabricating Fashion: The Technology of Cloth and Clothing from Seventh to Twentieth Century China. Rachel Silberstein, University of Oxford; Buyun Chen, Swarthmore College

299. Fatal Courtship between Hollywood and Chinese Cinema. Jiayan Mi, The College of New Jersey

330. Film Genre and Historical Context in Chinese-Language Cinemas. Jing Jing Chang, Wilfrid Laurier University

161. Finding Fu: The Meanings of Happiness in China. Anna Sun, Kenyon College

293. Forging a New Political Culture: Spaces of Intellectual Production in Republican China. Timothy B Weston, University of Colorado at Boulder

196. From Miracle to Paradox? Taiwan in the New Millennium. Michelle F. Hsieh, Academia Sinica

190. Gender and Revolutions in Twentieth Century China. Helen May Schneider, Virginia Tech

324. Gender, Courtesans, and Self-Fashioning in Late Ming China. Sufeng Xu, Bucknell University

357. Giuseppe Castiglione and Qing Visual Narrative Revisited, 1730-1770. Lianming Wang, Heidelberg University

122. How is the New Silk Road Diplomacy of China Received? Public Perceptions of China in Central and West Asia. Ceren Ergenc, Middle East Technical University

56. Ideals and Reality of State Communication in Late Imperial China. Chelsea Zi Wang, Columbia University

27. Image, Ritual and Performance From Discovered Religious Art. Lidu Yi, Florida International University

191. In Mourning: Poetic Affect and Historical Commitment in Late Imperial and Republican China: A Dedication to Dr. Zhang Hui (1977-2013). Shengqing Wu, Wesleyan University

93. (In)visibility on the Chinese Web. Fan Yang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

295. Knowledge and the Manchu Book (Sponsored by Manchu Studies Group). Devin Fitzgerald, Harvard University

360. Left or Right: Asianism, Imperialism and Capitalism in Twentieth Century China. Saul Terence Thomas, University of Chicago

159. Literary Genre and Social Organization in Late Imperial China. Yuanfei Wang, Columbia University; Jessica Dvorak Moyer, Yale University

53. Literacy and Writing in Premodern China (ROUNDTABLE). Valerie Hansen, Yale University

264. Local Practices of Regime Change: New Findings and New Interpretations of the Chinese Communist Revolution. Matthew Z. Noellert, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

359. Making Material Worlds: Texts on Things in Early Modern China. Thomas Kelly, University of Chicago

20. Marvelous Creatures: Figuring Animals and Humans in Chinese Culture and History (Sponsored by the AAS China and Inner Asia Council). Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

157. Media Producers and the State during the Maoist Era: Control or Compromise? Robert Culp, Bard College

25. Memory, Narrative and Violence among Contemporary Mongolians and Mongols on the Margins of Russia and China. Manduhai Buyandelger, MIT

263. Men Writing Women in Imperial China. Edwin Van Bibber-Orr, Syracuse University

292. Models and Mao's China. Denise Y. Ho, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

262. Negotiating War-time Chongqing's Politics. Felix Albrecht Boecking, University of Edinburgh

26. Networked Governance in Republican and Contemporary China. Jonathan Ming-en Tang, University of California, Berkeley

354. New Digital Humanities Approaches to Asian Studies. Edward Slingerland, University of British Columbia

62. New Directions in Chinese Literary and Media Studies (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Tze-Lan Sang, Michigan State University (Chair)

28. New Media and Subjectivities in the Sinophone Sphere (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Tze-Lan Sang, Michigan State University (Chair)

22. New Perspectives on the Cult of Female Chastity in Late Imperial China. Qitao Guo, University of California, Irvine

57. Not by Humans Alone: Environments of Marginal Significance in Late Imperial China and Beyond. David Bello, Washington and Lee University

259. Opening up through Religion: Exploring Religious Networks and Flows in Globalizing China. Gareth Fisher, Syracuse University

130. Performing the City: "Post-80s Shanghai" and the Architectonics of Contemporary China (Part II). Xiangjing Chen, Cornell University

160. Placing Comparison in "China:" Institution, History, and Practice. Shuang Shen, Penn State University

266. Placing the Military within Chinese Social History: From the Middle Period to the Twentieth Century. Elad Alyagon, University of California, Davis

232. Population Movement and Ethnic Interaction in Fujian from Pre-History through the Late Imperial Era. Hugh Roberts Clark, Ursinus College

125. PRC Local Elites: Party-State, Market, and Family. David SG Goodman, University of Sydney

91. Protest and Policing in Contemporary China Yanhua Deng, Southwestern University of Finance and Economic. Anna Lora-Wainwright, University of Oxford

223. Public Health and the Chinese State: Disease Prevention in War and Peace. Nicole Elizabeth Barnes, Duke University

288. Publishing in Scholarly Journals: Tips and Advice from Publishers and Editors (WORKSHOP). Laura Bradford, Maney Publishing

298. Queer Activism in China- Support and Documentation (ROUNDTABLE). Joseph Hawkins, University of Southern California

327. Reading, Textual Production, and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China. Jennifer Eichman, Cornell College

325. Reassessing State and Economy in Longue Durée China. Joyman Lee, University of Missouri-St Louis

294. Redefining China's Urban-Rural Dichotomy. Nick R. Smith, Harvard University

291. Refugees: Imagery, Mediation, and Politicization in Mid-20th-Century China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Caroline Reeves, Fairbank Center, Harvard University

296. Reinterpreting Civil War China: The Global Context of Medical and Technocratic Visions, 1945-1955. Wayne Soon, Princeton University

290. "Rereading the Qing code": The Chinese Legal Science in Action. Luca Gabbiani, Ecole française d'Extrême-Orien

261. Rethinking Modern China through Clothing and Ritual. Guojun Wang, Yale University

92. Rethinking Opium and the Opium War, 1800-1900. Patricia Sieber, Ohio State University

256. Revisiting the Political Economy of Development in China: Bringing Land Back In. Meina Cai, University of Connecticut

95. Revolutionary Realism and the Politics of Fantasy in Modern China. Tie Xiao, Indiana University

195. Rhetorical Approaches to Imperial China. Zeb Raft, University of Alberta

155. Rural Modernity and Cultural Form in 20th Century China. Mark McConaghy, University of Toronto

226. Rural Reform and Development in China. Kristen Elizabeth Looney, Georgetown University

156. Sex, Text and Chinese Modernity: Seventeenth to Early-Twentieth Century. Cuncun Wu, The University of Hong Kong

61. Shifting Boundaries of Empire and Identity in Song-Yuan China and Beyond. Francesca Fiaschetti, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

231. Shooting, Building, Dwelling: Urban Space and Contemporary Visual Culture in China. Xavier Ortells-Nicolau, Autonomous University of Barcelona

362. Spatial Study of Chinese Religions and Society. Shuming Bao, University of Michigan

356. "Stories in Transit": Women's Lives in Inter-Textual and Inter-Cultural Spaces of Late Imperial China and Beyond. Binbin Yang, The University of Hong Kong

21. Strategies of Spatial Occupation in Hong Kong. Melissa Cate Christ, University of Hong Kong

230. Telecommunications and Internet Growth in China: Political, Social, and Economic Trends Eric Harwit, University of Hawaii

228. Territorial Classification, State Power, and National Identity in China's Periphery. Afton Clarke-Sather, University of Delaware

127. The Formation of an Integrated Culture Sphere in the Early 4th-Millennium BCE: Chinese Civilization Before China; Part 1: The Big Picture: Settlement, Civilization, and Social Structure. Anke Marion Hein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

162. The Formation of an Integrated Culture Sphere in the Early 4th-Millennium BCE: Chinese Civilization Before China; Part 2: Painted Pottery: Evidence of Contact, Expansion, and Shared Identities. Anke Marion Hein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

29. The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution: Examinations from a Comparative Perspective. Jian Guo, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

90. "The Hidden Abode of Production": Industrial Modernity in Twentieth-Century China. Victor Seow, Harvard University; Jake Werner, University of Chicago

328. The Jews, the Holocaust, and the Shanghai Ghetto: A Historical Reassessment. Christine Swanson, Columbia University

219. The Matter of Money: Coins, Silk, Digital Money, and the Politics of Chinese Foreign Exchange (200 BCE-2014 CE). Tamara Chin, Independent Scholar

257. The Past and Present of Digital Culture in China. Margaret Hillenbrand, University of Oxford

23. The Power of Reading: Reception of Literature and Arts in the Qing Dynasty. Ji Hao, College of the Holy Cross

198. The Significance of the Seventeenth Century in Qing History: Re-examining the Formation of Qing Political, Economic, Social, and Legal Structures (Sponsored by The Society for Qing Studies). Macabe Keliher, Harvard University

19. Theaters of Discontent: The Suzhou School and its Legacy. Ariel Fox, Harvard University

123. Thirty Years of Discovering History in China (ROUNDTABLE). Tobie Meyer-Fong, Johns Hopkins University; Janet Mary Theiss, University of Utah

234. "Three Kingdoms" in East Asia. Xiaofei Tian, Harvard University

323. Transforming Rural China. Qunjian John Tian, Connecticut College

265. Transnational Migration, Cultural Transmission, and Literary Imagination: Chinese Diaspora Writers in the Twentieth Century. Da Zheng, Suffolk University

154. Turbulent Transitions: Conflict and Accommodation on China's Ethnic Borderlands during the Early Mao Era. Benno Ryan Weiner, Appalachian State University

197. Unofficial Memories: Towards an Everyday History of the Mao Era. Sebastian Veg, French Centre for Research on Contemporary China

297. Unstable Structures: Conception, Formation and Reception of Song Art. Amy C. Hwang, Princeton University

260. Water, Land & Energy: The Uneasy Relationship Underlying China's Hydropower Politics. Jean-François Rousseau, McGill University

358. What does 'Urban-Rural Integration' Mean in Contemporary China? Views from the Ground. Jane Hayward, Tsinghua University

193. Women Writing Friendship. Ying Hu, University of California, Irvine



30. "If You Build it . . . ": Energy and Infrastructure in East and South Asia, late 1940s-present. John DiMoia, National University of Singapore

132. All in the Family: Kinship and the Visual Culture of Medieval East Asian Buddhism. Winston Kyan, University of Utah; Kate Lingley, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

151. Alteries & Boundaries in Japanese and Korean History (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Robert Oppenheim, University of Texas, Austin (Chair)

135. Animal Geographies in East Asia and Beyond. Tyran Grillo, Cornell University

69. Articulations of Gender in Mission Fields Across Asia: From "Real Men" to Working Women. Sue Gronewold, Kean University

333. Asian Climate and Society: Medieval Warm Period - Little Ice Age Climate Transitions. Brian Zottoli, Columbia University

332. Asian Migrations and Shifting Geo-Political Ecologies of the Mid-20th Century Interregnum. Ana Candela, University of California, Santa Cruz

273. Borders Beyond States in Asia. Tomomi Emoto, Queens College, CUNY

68. Buddhist Monastic Education in Context. George Keyworth, University of Saskatchewan

1. Buddhist Wealth Accumulation and Distribution: The Spiritual Politics of Wealth in the Global Economy. Trine Brox, University of Copenhagen

170. Charting the Digital in Asian Studies: Promises, Realities, and the Future of Teaching and Research (ROUNDTABLE). Amanda Shuman, UC Santa Cruz; Maggie Greene, Montana State University

71. China in World Literature. David Porter, University of Michigan

136. Colorful Dreams: Japanese Pan-Asianism in Modern East-Asian Art. Seojeong Shin, Northern Virginia Community College

202. Communists, Conspirators, and Spies: Internationalism and Anticolonial Resistance Across Interwar Asia. Michele Louro, Salem State University

305. Comparative Social Science Research on Disasters and Recovery in Asia. Daniel Aldrich, Purdue University

2. Constructing Deficiency: Nutrition and Expertise in Modern East Asia. Victoria Lee, Princeton University

31. Convergence in Chinese Architecture. Nancy Steinhardt, University of Pennsylvania

5. Divergences on Asian Economic Regionalism (ROUNDTABLE). Nicholas Hamisevicz, Korea Economic Institute of America

304. Examining Health and Home in China and Japan: Women, Illness, and Medicine (1800-1930). W. Evan Young, Princeton University

33. Family, Gender, and Generation across Asia, Part I: Masculinity, Femininity, and Family Dynamics amid Socioeconomic Change. Rachel Fleming, University of Colorado Boulder; Roslyn Schoen, Earlham College

70. Family, Gender, and Generation across Asia, Part II: Generation Gaps, New Lifestyles, and Families Navigating Tradition and Modernity. Rachel Fleming, University of Colorado Boulder; Bonnie Tilland, University of Washington

185 Film and Performance in Korea and Japan. Ann Sherif, Oberlin College

36. Formal & Informal Sectors across Asia (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Juliane Schober, Arizona State University

169. Gender and Catholicism in East Asia: Conflict, Negotiation and Acceptance. Franklin Rausch, Lander University

301. Getting a Grant from the NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities): A Workshop for Researchers and Preservationists in Asian Studies (WORKSHOP). Jesse Johnston, National Endowment for the Humanities

98. Getting Published in Asian Studies: the Significance of New Open Access Mandates (ROUNDTABLE). Paul Kratoska, National University of Singapore

307. History, Power, and Identity: The Politics of Heritage Conservation in China and Japan. Lala Zuo, Swarthmore College; Tze Loo, University of Richmond

166. How Mad are You? The Asylum, Psychiatric Therapeutic Regimes, and Mental Health Care in Late 19th and Early 20th Century China, Japan, and Korea. Theodore Yoo, University of Hawaii at Manoa

240. Ideas of Asia in the Museum. Sonya Lee, University of Southern California

239. In between Religiosity and Secularity: Charity and Popular Religion in Modern East Asia. Jun Hyung Chae, University of Chicago

72. Institutionalized Childcare in East Asia. Barbara Holthus, German Institute for Japanese Studies

200. JAS at AAS: Asian Studies and Human Engagement with the Environment (ROUNDTABLE). Jennifer Munger, Journal of Asian Studies

66. Key Issues in Asian Studies: A Teaching Resource (Sponsored by Committee for Teaching About Asia). Brenda Jordan, University of Pittsburgh

101. Laughing Across Asia. Patricio Abinales, University of Hawaii-Manoa

133. Literary Chinese from Tang to Meiji: Writing, Language and Community in Japan and China. Robert Tuck, University of Montana

3. Making Meaning Mobile: Creative Communications in Historical and Contemporary Southeast Asia. Alexander Cannon, Western Michigan University; Mariam Lam, University of California, Riverside

73. Mass Mobilizations in Asian History: Perspectives of Critical Theories, from Lenin's Imperialism to Hardt and Negri's Empire. Vasant Kaiwar, Duke University

120. Media, Total Mobilization and Imperial Subjecthood: Colonial Korea and Japan in the 1930s and the 1940s. Hikari Hori, Columbia University

11. Medical Knowledge and Health Policy (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Meredith Weiss, University of Albany

204. Medicine and the Imperial Court: Bodies, Knowledge, and Access (14th – Late 19th centuries). Melissa Dale, University of San Francisco

134. Methods and Encounters of Decolonization: Racial Visions of the Self and Nation in Post-empire Japan and Korea. Deokhyo Choi, University of Cambridge

137. Migrancy (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Lorraine Paterson, Cornell University

171. Migration, State, and Identity: Frontier Transformation in Late Imperial China. Nianshen Song, Vassar College

168. Mobilities of Craft since 1900: Economics, Politics, Aesthetics. Rebecca Brown, Johns Hopkins University

235. Model Villages and Communities--The Politics of Imagined Place: Part 1 Genealogies. Jason Cons, Bucknell University

268. Model Villages and Communities--The Politics of Imagined Place: Part 2, Microhistories and Practices. Jason Cons, Bucknell University

48. Multiple Citizenships and Boundaries in Korea & Japan (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Eric Chung, John Hopkins University

218. National Identity Approaches to East Asia and South Asia. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Korea Economic Institute of America

205. New Economies of Beauty and Fashion in Asia. Sharon Lee, New York University

303. New Horizons For Professional Women In East Asia: Through The Labyrinth of Their Working Lives. Anne Aronsson, Yale University

300. New Media in Asian Politics. Kate Zhou, University of Hawaii

306. New Themes and Shifting Contexts in East Asian Film and Foreign Policy: New Directions in Asian Studies (Sponsored by the AAS Council of Conferences). James Anderson, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

302. Panel 1 of 2: Big Data and Big Ideas in Asian Studies – Social Media. Gerry van Klinken, KITLV

335. Panel 2 of 2: Big Data and Big Ideas in Asian Studies – Digitized Texts. Gerry van Klinken, KITLV

65. Performative Dimensions of Buddhist Art and Architecture in East Asia. Michelle Wang, Georgetown University

167. Personal Lessons: Articulating Childhood and Youth in China and Japan (Sponsored by Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK). Aaron Moore, University of Manchester

102. Photographic Encounters in Republican China and Colonial India: The Work of Zhuang Xueben Seen through a Transnational Lens, 1934-1945. Yajun Mo, Long Island University, C.W. Post

233. Presidential Panel (Roundtable): Asian Studies across Academies. Thongchai Winichakul, University of Wisconsin-Madison

96. Reflections on Historical & Archaeological Records (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Minghui Hu, University of California, Santa Cruz

336. Religious minorities in Asia: Legal, Political and Social Approaches to Diversity. Chiara Formichi, City University of Hong Kong

99. 'Republic of Letters' in Early Modern East Asia: Circulation of Texts and Knowledge Production in Inter-Asian Contexts. Jamie Jungmin Yoo, Harvard University

337. Resourcefulness: Commodity/Resource Intersections in Contemporary East Asia. Eric Cunningham, Earlham College; Brendan Galipeau, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

270. Reviewing Books in a Changing Environment (ROUNDTABLE). Joanna Handlin Smith, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies

238. Signs from the Sky: Aerial Perspectives on Asia in Theory and Practice. Sakura Christmas, Harvard University

32. Socialist Cultural Modernities in Korea and Beyond: A Transnational Examination. Ruth Barraclough, Australian National University

237. South Korea's Triangular Relations in Northeast Asia. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Korea Economic Institute of America

77. Space, Property and Privilege in South and Southeast Asia (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Anne Blackburn, Cornell University

338. Strangeness in China and India. Pasha Khan, McGill University

269. Substances in East Asian Medicine since the Seventeenth Century: Trade, Practice and Learned Discourse. He Bian, Harvard University

4. Sweeping the Dust off History: New Approaches to Incorporating Archaeological Finds and Rare Documents in East Asia and Beyond. Sol Jung, Princeton University

104. Technologies of Care in Asia. Priscilla Song, Washington University, St. Louis; Katrina Moore, The University of New South Wales

67. The Agrarian Question across Twentieth-Century East Asia. Andrew Liu, Columbia University

271. The Cold War in East Asian Cinema. Man Fung Yip, University of Oklahoma

199. The Impact of Title VI Cuts on Asian Studies in Higher Education: Strategies to Maintain US Capacity to Engage with Asia (ROUNDTABLE). Siddharth Chandra, Michigan State University

334. The Land Question: Opportunities, Dispossession, and Livelihoods in Asia. Anthony D'Costa, University of Melbourne

308. The Politics of Social Policy in Asia. Eunsook Jung, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

103. Transnational Discourses of Development and the Meaning of Modern Asia: Experts, Education, and Economy. Ti Ngo, University of California-Berkeley

35. Trans-national Incentives for Assimilation: Negotiating Ethnic Relations in Globalizing Southeast Asia. Wasana Wongsurawat, Chulalongkorn University

236. Tyranny of the Greek?: Borders, Paradigms, and the Lands in between. Vimalin Rujivacharakul, University of Delaware

272. Under the "Specter of Comparisons": Southeast Asia Chinese and their Trajectories. Yew Foong Hui, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

274. What is This Thing Called "Chinese Diaspora"? Angelina Chin, Pomona College



113. A Middle-class Center for a Modern Japan. Jamyung Choi, University of Pennsylvania

349. Addressing Challenges in U.S.-Japan Student Mobility. Pamela Fields, U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON)

83. Affect and Emotion in/and Japanese Literature: Postwar to Present. Maria Roemer, Free University of Berlin

317. Anti-Imperialist-Colonization?: Rethinking Japanese Asianism in Global Capitalist Modernity. Viren Murthy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

316. Approaching Ancient Japan: New Methods and Sources for an Interdisciplinary Study of the Nara Period (710-784). Bryan Lowe, Vanderbilt University

44. Belief, Spiritualism, and Ghosts in the Formulation of Modernity: Dialogues Between Western and Japanese Intellectuals. Amy Borovoy, Princeton University

81. Between Literary Sinitic and 'Vernacular Chinese': The Reception of Wenyan and Baihua Xiaoshuo in Japan and Korea. Emanuel Pastreich, Kyung Hee University

201. Beyond East Asia: New Perspectives on Japan's Foreign Relations in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods. Adam Clulow, Monash University

45. Beyond Unification: Material Culture, Mythology, and Maps in the History of Sixteenth-Century Japanese Warlords. Peter Shapinsky,
University of Illinois, Springfield

181. Biopolitics, Bioscience, and Criticism in Modern Japan: Emerging Ethics after Fukushima. Takushi Odagiri, Duke University

43. Blood on the Scales: Japanese Literary History and the Sins of Translation. Brian Hurley, University of California, Berkeley

115. Buddhist Monks, Aristocrats, and Warriors in 14th and 15th Century Japanese Society. Molly Vallor, Kobe University

14. Buried in Nuclear Ruins: Migration, Energy, and the Remaking of Fukushima in the post-Imperial Asia-Pacific. Toyomi Asano, Chukyo University

149. Changing Marriage Patterns in Japan and East Asia. Mary Brinton, Harvard University

46. Collaboration in the Translation of Japanese Literature: Author and Translator Partnerships after the 3.11 Disasters and Beyond (ROUNDTABLE). Sponsored by American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ). Susan Schmidt, American Association of Teachers of Japanese

82. Conceptual Infrastructures: Environment, Identity, and Globalization in Transwar Japan. Jessamyn Abel, Pennsylvania State University

319. Constructing Modern Sōtō Zen Institutional Identity: The Role of Temple Images, Rivalries, Crossovers. Steven Heine, Florida International University

348. Cultural Representations of 'Fukushima' in Literature, Popular Culture and the Arts. Barbara Geilhorn, Freie Universität Berlin

315. French Connections in Japanese Radical Postwar Thought. Brett de Bary, Cornell University; Simone Mueller, University of Zurich

100.  From Way to Wa:  Daoist Influences in Japanese Religious Culture.  Jeffrey Lynn Richey, Berea College

250. Historiographies of Gender in Modern Japan. Mary Knighton, College of William & Mary

251. Japan from 1945: Post-fascist Political Culture. Laura Hein, Northwestern University

248. Japanese Foreign Aid in Africa: Responses to African and Non-African Interests and Actions. Annette Hansen, Aarhus University

150. Japanese Imperial Power and its Limit Cases. Takeshi Kimoto, University of Oklahoma

284. Letters in the Lotus: Rethinking Text and Image in Japanese Buddhist Art. Sponsored by Japan Art History Forum (JAHF). Halle O'Neal, Vanderbilt University

286.  Literature and Politics in Modern Japan: A Reflection on the Works of John Treat (ROUNDTABLE).  Steven Ridgely, University of Wisconsin-Madison

320. "Mapping" Tokyo in Fiction (Broadly Defined). Barbara Thornbury, Temple University

116. Media, Markets, and Modernities: The Role of Mass Media and Information in Early 20th century Japanese Art. Sponsored by the Japan Art History Forum (JAHF). Nozomi Naoi, Harvard University; Erin Schoneveld, Haverford College

347. Moral Vision and Economic Organization: Shibusawa Eiichi and the Re-Invention of Capitalism in East Asia. Sponsored by Shashi Interest Group. Izumi Koide, Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation / University of Tokyo

249. Navigating Politics in Post- 3.11 Japan. Kyle Cleveland, Temple University, Japan Campus

16. Noh Use: Medieval Dance-Theatre Identity in a Globalized Japan. Jonah Salz , Ryukoku University

215. Party Politics in Contemporary Japan. Michael Strausz, Texas Christian University

281. Pedagogy and High Culture in Early Medieval Japan. Ariel Stilerman, Columbia University

344. Poetry and Social Participation: Exploring Alternative Literatures in Modern Japan. Kathryn Tanaka, Osaka University

184. Prewar Japan and Overseas Trade: Gold, Rice, Pearls, and Opium. Steven Ericson, Dartmouth College

84. Putting the J in JRPG: Japanese Culture and Videogames. Rachael Hutchinson, University of Delaware

345. Reading Heian Writers through the Pleasure Quarters. Gergana Ivanova, University of Cincinnati

13. Reconciling Spaces Lived and Imagined in Early Modern Japan. Eiji Okawa, University of British Columbia

182. Reimagining the Imperial Court: Power, Authority, and Society in Late-Heian and Early Medieval Japan. Michael McCarty, Columbia University

114. Representations of HD (Leprosy) in 20th Century Japanese Literature and History. Robert Tierney, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

285. Responses to Famine in Tokugawa Japan. Doreen Mueller, University of London

47. Rethinking Feminisms in Mid-Twentieth Century Japan: Education, Activism, and Transnational Engagements. James Welker, Kanagawa University

252. Revisiting the Female Body in Medieval Japan: Textual, Religious, Historical, and Scholarly Configurations of Corporality (ROUNDTABLE). Christina Laffin, University of British Columbia

85. Second-Generation Japanese War Narratives. Kendall Heitzman, University of Iowa

47. Seeking Paradise: Utopic Visions in Japanese Popular Culture, Part I. Christine Yano, University of Hawaii

146. Seeking Paradise: Utopic Visions in Japanese Popular Culture, Part II. Christine Yano, University of Hawaii

147. Technology Transfer in the Making of Modern East Asia (1895-1945). Aleksandra Kobiljski, EHESS, Paris

253. The Battle for Hearts and Minds: Gifts, Birds, and the Power of Words in Making the Tokugawa Myth. Jeremy Sather, Middle Tennessee State University

12. The End of "Cool Japan"? Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching Popular Culture (ROUNDTABLE). Mark McLelland, University of Wollongong

64. The Future of Japanese Studies in the US -Challenges and Opportunities (ROUNDTABLE). Sponsored by The Japan Foundation. Noriko Yamamoto, Japan Foundation New York

118. The Remembering and Forgetting of "Gaichi": Japanese Postwar Memory of Former Colonies. Hiroko Matsuzaki, University of California, Santa Barbara

183. The Science of Standardizing Life in Meiji Japan. Ryan Moran, University of California, San Diego; Lisa Onaga, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

148. The Social History of Poverty in Nineteenth-Century Japan. Timothy Amos, National University of Singapore

318. The Social Psychology of Mass Culture in Postwar Japanese Film and Criticism. Junko Yamazaki, University of Chicago

346. Tourism, Gender, and Japan: Situating Gendered Touristic Involvements of Japanese Within and Out of Japan. Millie Creighton, University of British Columbia

213. Translation Reconsidered in the Japanese Language Curriculum. Sponsored by American Association for Teachers of Japanese (AATJ). Yoshihiro Mochizuki, University of Michigan

15. Turn, Turn, Turn: The Various Forms of Conversion (Tenkō) in Modern Japan. Max Ward, Middlebury College

145. Unbinding "Japanese Architecture" (ROUNDTABLE). Sean McPherson, Bridgewater State University

283. Visualizing the Male Body in Japanese Arts, 1920s–1950s. Maki Kaneko, University of Kansas

180. Warscapes in Memory Frames: Exploring War Culture in Japan Today. Sponsored by NIA. Theodore Cook, William Paterson University

282. Women on Stage: Representations of Women and Female Performers in the Early Modern Theater. Shiho Takai, Columbia University

214. Women Writing Radical Love in the Throes of the Japanese Proletarian Literature Movement. Heather Bowen-Struyk, Loyola University Chicago

117. Word and Image in Japanese Poetry. Sayumi Takahashi Harb, Connecticut College



287. Beyond and Within the Archival Limits: Detouring through Korean Cinema in the Colonial and Postcolonial Periods. Hieyoon Kim, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

351. Beyond Communication: The Scope of Epistolary Culture in Chosŏn Korea. Hwisang Cho, The College of William & Mary

86. Bridging Korea Old and New: Re-Periodizing the History of Korea, Early Times to 1945. Javier Cha, University of Hong Kong

18. Ch'oe Ch'i-wŏn: A Sillan Literatus in Late Tang. James Lewis, University of Oxford

88. Change and Continuity of the Social Status System in Late Joseon (Korea). Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania

87. Community, Governance, and the Everyday: Cultural Politics of affect in Modern Korea. (Sponsored by the AAS Northeast Asia Council). So Young-Hyun, Yonsei University

267. Conflict, Competition, Cooperation: Human Security and Development in the Korean Peninsula. Pil Ho Kim, Lewis & Clark College

17. Curating Korea: Stories and Spaces in Conversation. CedarBough Saeji, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

187. Koguryŏ Stele Inscriptions as Historical Sources. Kyung-Sook Keum, Northeast Asian History Foundation

49. Making of Violent Men: Post-War South Korean Masculinity at the Margins. Kyung Hyun Kim, UC Irvine

255. Meaningful Deaths: Political Martyrdom in Modern and Contemporary Korea. Charles Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Serk-Bae Suh, University of California, Irvine

352. Multiple Imperialisms in the Local and the Global: The Case of Colonial Korea. Mi-Ryong Shim, Harvard University

97. Narrating Business Ethics in Pre-modern East Asia: With Comparison to Anglo-American Discourses. Ingyu Oh, Korea University

322. New Thinking on Diplomacy toward North Korea. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Korea Economic Institute of America

121. Politics of Claiming Culture in Postwar North and South Koreas. Cheehyung Kim, Duke University

51. Portraits of Korean Proletariats in the Late Twentieth Century: The Shared Works of Intellectuals and Workers. Won Kim, Academy of Korean Studies

321. Refiguring Memories and Genealogies: Music, Nationhood, and the Cold War in South Korea. Hyun Kyong Chang, University of California, Los Angeles

153. Rethinking Religion and Technoscience in Contemporary South Korea. Young-Gyung Pai, Korea National Open University

216. Shadow Capital Cities in the Korean World. Valérie Gelézeau, EHESS

350. Strangers in a Strange Land: North Koreans in South Korea. Nora Kim, University of Mary Washington

189. Teaching Korean in North American Universities. Teresa Lee, University of Virginia

152. Teaching Premodern Korea (ROUNDTABLE). Sponsored by Northeast Asia Council (NEAC). George Kallander, Syracuse University

217. The Chosǒn Wangjo Sillok: Past, Present, and Future. Soongu Lee, National Institute of Korean History

186. The Impact of Christianity on Social and Political Change in Korea. Paul Chang, Harvard University

50. Turning the Page: Developments in Education and Language Policy in Pre-Colonial and Early Colonial Korea, 1876-1919. Andrew Hall, Kyushu University

188. Utilizing the Captured Documents: New Perspectives on Society, Institutions, and Foreign Relations in Revolutionary and Wartime North Korea, 1945-1953. Charles Kraus, The George Washington University

254. Women in Revolution: 'Herstory' in North Korean Cultural History. Young Mi Lee, Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea


South Asia

39. Active Objects in South Asian Literature and Memory. Leah Comeau, University of Sciences in Philadelphia

174. AIIS Showcases New Research on Adivasi and Labot Politics India: Cultural History Meets Political Economy, Part I. Uday Chandra, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity;Pankhuree Dube, Emory University

207. AIIS Showcases New Research on Adivasi and Labot Politics India: Cultural History Meets Political Economy, Part II. Uday Chandra, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity;Pankhuree Dube, Emory University

107. Beyond Conventions: Sanskrit Praise Poetry and Its Multiple Audiences. Audrey Truschke, Stanford University

141. Collaboration as Creative Practice in South Asian Art. Sonal Khullar, University of Washington, Seattle

76. Contemporary Lucknow: Life with "Too Much History." Raphael Susewind, Bielefeld University; Christopher Taylor, Boston University

74. Contesting "Corruptions": History, the Nation and its Constituents. William Kuracina, Texas A&M University-Commerce

206. Coomaraswamy Prize Panel: Responses to Nile Green's Bombay Islam. Sponsored by South Asia Council. Farina Mir, University of Michigan

139. Debating Knowledge, Defining Practice: Muslim Imaginaries in Colonial Modernity. Teena Purohit, Boston University

106. Documenting the Left in South Asia – Sponsored by South Asia Council. Karin Zitzewitz, Michigan State University

339. Identities and Belonging in New Histories of the Himalaya. Catherine Warner, University of Washington

340. Imagining the Audience: Media Production and the Construction of Difference in Independent India. Kathryn Hardy, University of Pennsylvania

208. In the Name of the Ordinary: The Social and Political Mobilization of Ordinariness in Indian Democracy. Ravinder Kaur, University of Copenhagen; Srirupa Roy, University of Gottingen

172. Intersections of Urdu and Hindi: The Media, the Masses, and the Ideology of Hindustani. Madhumita Lahiri, University of Warwick (UK)

278. Liberal, Hysteric, and Scientific: The Self-fashioning of Gender, Desire, and Intimacy in Southern Asian Print Cultures, 1920-1970. Preetha Mani, Rutgers University

244. Literature & Textual Memory in South and Southeast Asia (INDIVIDUAL PAPER PANEL). Lorraine Paterson, Cornell University

7. Locating Forgotten Histories: Religious, Linguistic, and Economic limits of Pakistan. Sheetal Chhabria, Connecticut College

6. Margins and Thresholds of the Medical in Contemporary India. Shubha Ranganathan, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

331. Minorities, Identity and State Formation in Pakistan. Pippa Virdee, De Montfort University

38. Mobile Actors, Middle Class Voices and the Bureaucratic State: Emigration from Colonial and Post-colonial South Asia. Rajashree Mazumder, Yale University

310. Moral and Sexual Economies in Colonial India. Durba Mitra, Fordham University

138. Presenting the Past: Contemporary Perspectives on Bhutanese Art and Society. Ariana Maki, University of Colorado Boulder; Dorje Penjore, Australian National University

173. Production of Space and Emotions in South Asia. Razak Khan, Freie Universität, Berlin

243. Regions, Frontiers, Mobilities. Tanuja Kothiyal, Ambedkar University, Delhi

311. Sharmila Rege and Ethno-histories of the Dalit Political: Part II (ROUNDTABLE). Ramnarayan Rawat, University of Delaware

242. Shirdi Sai Baba: A Saint for All Seasons, for All Reasons in a Time of Indeterminacy. Karline McLain, Bucknell University

275. The Aesthetics of Power and the Power of Aesthetics in Buddhist South Asia. Amy Langenberg, Eckerd College

309. The Calaccitrajatra ("Cinematic Journey") of Tareque Masud. Erin O'Donnell, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

276. The Everyday Life of "Corruption" in India. Aradhana Sharma, Wesleyan University; Nikhil Anand, University of Minnesota

108. The Girl-Child and Woman in South Asia: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Book Discussion of Ruby Lal's Coming of Age in Nineteenth-Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness (ROUNDTABLE). Durba Mitra, Fordham University

37. The Politics of Cow Protection: Nationalism, Urbanization, Development. Sponsored by South Asian Muslim Studies Association. Cassie Adcock, Washington University in St. Louis

105. The State in New Histories of the Himalaya. Catherine Warner, University of Washington

277. The Transformation of Labor in Colonial India. Aniruddha Bose, St. Francis University

241. Theorizing Emotion in Premodern South Asia. Maria Heim, Amherst College

75. Vernacular Poets, Cosmopolitan Pasts. Indrani Chatterjee, University of Austin at Texas

140. Women and Religious Politics in South Asia: Fighting In, For, Against. Sponsored by South Asia Council (SAC). Rina Williams,University of Cincinnati

8. Work and Belonging: Conceptualizing and Contesting Spaces as Sites of Self-Fashioning. Samiparna Samanta, Georgia College and State University

203. Using the Digital Archive in the Classroom (WORKSHOP). Amber Heather Abbas, St. Joseph's University


Southeast Asia

40. Cambodian Ceramics, Settlement Patterns, and Environmental Adaptation. Sponsored by Center for Khmer Studies. John Miksic, National University of Singapore

144. Center for Lao Studies: Changing Faces of Lao Communities. Vinya Sysamouth, Center for Lao Studies

42. Changing Dynamics of the Burma/Myanmar's Borderlands: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives. Yoko Hayami, Kyoto University

209. Connected and Local Histories of Arakan: New Textual and Epigraphic Studies. Sponsored by Burma Studies Group. Christian Lammerts, Rutgers University

142. Constructions of Childhoods in Colonial and Post-Colonial Vietnam. Olga Dror, Texas A&M University

210. Dien Bien Phu: Long Histories and Contested Futures. Sponsored by Vietnam Studies Group. Christian Lentz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

341. Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia: Implications for Regional Order (ROUNDTABLE). Ann Marie Murphy, Seton Hall University

109. Ghosts, Magic, and Healing in Thailand. Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania

279. Global City's Dharma: Buddhism and Modernity in Singapore. Jack Meng-Tat Chia, Cornell University

111. Hanoi's Domestic and International Challenges during the Vietnam War. Pierre Asselin, Hawaii Pacific University

312. Imagining Indonesia's Forests: A Multidisciplinary Discussion on Forest Use, Perception, and Change across the Archipelago. Sponsored by The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS). Rebakah Daro Minarchek, Cornell University

246. Inhabiting the Shadows: Political, Economic, and Cultural Repertoires in Contemporary Cambodia. Sponsored by Center for Khmer Studies. Andrew Mertha, Cornell University

247. Masculinities and Femininities in the Indonesian Islamic Revival. Sponsored by Indonesian and East Timor Studies Committee (IETSC). Nancy Smith-Hefner, Boston University

178. Migration, 'Illegality' and Citizenship in Contemporary Malaysia. Catherine Allerton, London School of Economics

314. Mortuary Ritual and Material Culture in Southeast Asia. Alison Carter, University of Wisconsin-Madison

80. Myanmar: The Dynamics of Positive Change (ROUNDTABLE). David Steinberg, Georgetown University

245. New Histories of Vietnamese Political Parties, 1920-1955. Haydon Cherry, North Carolina State University

79. New Media and Malaysia's 2013 Election. Ross Tapsell, The Australian National University

143. New Perspectives on the Chinese in the Modern Colonial Philippines. Justin Jackson, Columbia University

18. Political Dynasty in Indonesia: Family Networks, Personality Politics and the Pursuit of Democracy. Jemma Purdey, Deakin University

9. Postcolonial Nation-Building in Southeast Asia During the Cold War. Sinae Hyun, University of Wisconsin-Madison

280. Post-Conflict Issues in Aceh, Poso and Ambon: Individuals, NGOs, and Local Governments. Sponsored by Indonesian and East Timor Studies Committee (IETSC). Julie Chernov Hwang, Goucher College

131. Practicing Politics in Malaysia and Singapore. Sponsored by Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Study Group. Eric Thompson, National University of Singapore

78. Queer Southeast Asia: States, Markets, and Media. Sponsored by Southeast Asia Council. Peter Jackson, Australian National University

41. Reconfiguring Informality: Space and Livelihood Remapped in East and Southeast Asian Cities. B. Lynne Milgram, OCAD University

179. Refashioning Identities: The Politics of Dress in Early Modern Southeast Asia. Leslie Woodhouse, UC Berkeley

343. Rethinking Affect, Emotion, and Sentiment in post-reform Vietnam. Allen Tran, Bucknell College

177. Rethinking Philippine Studies through Histories of Money and Finance: New Perspectives on Colonialism, Nationalism, and Democracy. Sponsored by Philippine Studies Group. Allan Lumba, Harvard University

342. Sharia Dynamics: Everyday Life and Sociopolitical Conflict (Double Panel). Timothy Daniels, Hofstra University

211. Southeast Asian Language Programs: Current State and Future Opportunities for Collaboration. Sponsored by COTSEAL. Ellen Rafferty, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10. Speculative Orientations in Economic Life in Southeast Asia (Part 1). Sarah Grant, University of California, Riverside

176. The Expansion of the Notion of Indigenous Identity in Southeast Asia. Sponsored by Thailand, Lao and Cambodia (TLC) Group. Ian Baird, University of Wisconsin-Madison

313. The Future of ASEAN and New Member States with a Special Focus on Thailand (ROUNDTABLE). Pram Sousamout, Chulalongkorn University

175. The 'Losers' of Southeast Asia – Histories, Societies, and States outside the Center. Taylor Easum, New York University

212. When is Politics? Islam and the Idea of 'the Political' in Indonesian Studies. Sponsored by IETSC. Richard Fox, Universität Heidelberg

110. Where History and Archaeology Intersect: Southeast Asian Case Studies. Sponsored by Southeast Asia Council. Nam Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Miriam Stark, University of Hawai'i-Manoa