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Session 1: Patterns of Trans-Asian Integration: Diasporas and Hegemonies in Maritime Eurasia from the 13th to the 19th Centuries
Trade Diaspora at the Periphery of Empire: Influx of Central Asian Muslims in Fujian Coastal Region During the Yuan Period, Masaki Mukai
Dual Protection on the Eve of Pax Britanica: A Case Study of Indian Residents along the East African Coast , Hideaki Suzuki
Global Economy and the Formation of the Cultivation System in Java: 1800-1840, Atsuko Ohashi
Unthinking Hegemonic Cycles: Early Modern Empire and Embedded Liberalism, Norihisa Yamashita

Session 2: Re-Examining the Singapore Developmental State: Historical, Theoretical, and Comparative Perspectives- Sponsored by the Malaysia, Singapore Brunei Studies Group
Overcoming the Odds: Education and the Rise of the Singapore Developmental State, 1965 – c.1980, Yeow Tong Chia
Networks and the Singapore Developmental State , Vincent Chua
Explaining Why Taiwan Has Experienced Democratic Breakthrough Whilst Singapore Has Not Through the Lenses Provided by the Concept of the “Developmental State” , Su-Mei Ooi
Is the “Developmental State” a Barrier to or Facilitator of Liberal Democratic Change? A Comparative Study of Political Developments in Singapore and Malaysia, Surain Subramaniam

Session 3: Prostitution Regulation in China, Vietnam, and Japan: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Power in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
The Breakdown of Concubinage & the Maintenance of Regulated Prostitution in Meiji Japan, Craig B. Colbeck
Prostitute Rescue Institutions in Late Qing and Republican China , Elizabeth J. Remick
Japanese Prostitutes and French Authorities: A Love Affair in Colonial Vietnam? , Frederic Roustan

Session 4: Body, Gender, and the Making of (Trans)national Identity in the Pacific Rim
Citizenship, Celibacy and the Modern Chinese Woman: On Jiang Yingqing's Happy Sinners (1926), Li Guo
Bodies of Memory: The Bomb, Rooted and in Transition, Naoko Wake
Women, Politics, and National Identity: Revisiting Li Ang's All Sticks are Welcome in the Censer of Beigang, Fang-yu Li

Session 5: The Construction of Religions Between China and Japan, 1860s - 1930s
Periodicals, Canons, and Buddhist Print Culture in Translation Between China and Japan, Gregory A. Scott
Reuniting at Yasukuni: Neo-Confucian Thought and the Religiosity of “State-Shinto”, Yuki Miyamoto
When East Meets West: Taoka Reiun, Schopenhauer, and Mysticism in Late Meiji Japan, Ronald P. Loftus
Revisiting the ‘Three Nation’ Discourse: Early 20th-Century Narratives on the Distinctive Features of ‘Japanese Buddhism’, Orion Klautau
The Notion of the Buddhist Sect and the Emergence of a Shared Historical Consciousness in Modern Sino-Japanese Buddhist Exchange, Erik Schicketanz

Session 6: Smuggling and State Formation in East Asia Since the Late Ming
Soldiers, Smugglers and Pirates on China’s Southeast Coast: Military Households (junhu) and the Maritime Asia Trade in the Ming, Michael Szonyi
Zheng Chenggong (Koxinga) and the Economics of Resistance: The Zheng Family’s Maritime Commercial Expansion During the 1650s, Xing Hang
From Smugglers to State-Builders: Illegal Opium Dealers and the Establishment of Manchukuo, Miriam L. Kingsberg
The Semantics of Smuggling in Republican China: The Nationalist State and Its Policing of Trade, 1927-1945 , Felix A. Boecking

Session 7: Writings on Modern Design Histories for the Global World: Issues and Perspectives from Modern Design Histories in East Asia
Mapping Japan’s Development of Design History in a ‘Global’ Studies Framework, Yuko Kikuchi
Surveying Writings on the Design Histories of the Greater China Region, Wendy S. Wong
Establishing Korean Design History from Local and Global Perspectives, Yunah Lee

Session 8: Towns on the Border: Monocultural and Transcultural Factors in Constructing Urban Spaces in Harbin and Vladivostok
Cities in Symbiotic Relationship: Harbin-Fujiadian, Olga Bakich
“Do Not Make a Harbin a Chinese City!” Politics, City Planning, and the Politics of City Planning in a Contested Sino-Russian Frontier City, 1898-1929, Blaine Chiasson
Ethnic Diversity Constructs the City: Chinese, Koreans and Japanese Quarters in Making of Vladivostok, Igor Saveliev

Session 9: Time and Transnational Asians: Temporal and Spatial Dimensions of Community Making
Chinese Co-Temporalities and the Making of Cosmopolitan Manchester, Elena Barabantseva
Neoliberal Gateways and the Everyday Re-Claiming of Chinese Community Associations, Jean Michel Montsion
Whose Little India? Nostalgia, Fear, and Sociality in Singapore’s Serangoon Road, Laavanya Kathiravelu
Rome’s Unofficial “Chinatown”, Violetta Ravagnoli

Session 10: New Voices in Asian Studies: Selected Graduate Student Papers from AAS Regional Conferences - Sponsored by the the Council of Conferences (COC)
Performative Ethnicity in Manchukuo: Imamura Eiji’s “The Traveling Companion”, Kazuko Osada
The Japanese Dandy and Male Consumer Culture in Total War, 1937-1945, Benjamin T. Uchiyama
The Increase in Public Understanding of Art History Through Popular Culture in the 1920-50s: Kodan, Radio Drama, and Children's Books, Tomoki Ota
The Poetics and Politics of Brothel Raiding: Sustainable NGO-Red Light Community Relations and Feminism(s) in Contemporary India, Megan E. Hamm

Session 11: Literatures of Human Rights in Asia and Asian Diaspora
Human Rights in Wartime Vietnam: Unique Perspectives from Duong Thu Huong’s Novel Without a Name, Van Nguyen-Marshall
, Hua Laura Wu
Reactions to the Chinese Immigration Law in The Chinese Times (1923-1947) , Xueqing Xu
Kashmir/“Cauchemar”: Querying National Violence in the Poetry of Agha Shahid Ali , Anindo Hazra
Representing Minorities and Their Rights in Law and Literature: The Macanese of Macau, Susan Henders

Session 29: Education for Sustainable Development Across India, China, Japan: Are Competitive Schooling and Environmental Education Compatible?
Toward a sustainable future: Indian perspectives, Debika Saha
ESD Projects in Japanese Schools and in Non-Formal Education in Japan, Osamu Abe
Local to Global Social Meanings of a Green School in Rural Shaanxi: A Vertical Case Study of Education for Sustainable Development, Yimin Wang
The Double Missions of Education for Sustainable Development in China: A Multi-site Case Study , Jingjing Lou

Session 30: Contested Spaces: Women, Religion, and Agency in South and Southeast Asia - Sponsored by the Indonesia and East Timor Stuides Committee (IETSC)
Living Islam in Malaysia: Muslim Feminist Reformist and Gender Justice, Azza Basarudin
Owning Her Property, Nita Verma Prasad
Muslim Women’s Activism and Interpretive Agency in Indonesia, Rachel Rinaldo
Gendering Muslim Nationalism in Colonial India: Women and Gender in Muslim League Politics, 1906-1940 , Rina V. Williams

Session 31: Children in Wartime East Asia, 1931-1945
War, Militarization, and Gender in Japan’s 15-year War, 1931-1945 , Owen Griffiths
Model Colony to Imperiled Stronghold:Educating Children on Colonial Taiwan, 1930-45 , Winifred Chang
The Costs of Victory: Evacuated Children in Wartime Japan , Samuel H Yamashita

Session 32: Movement, Life Course, and Temporalities: Migrant Lives Across Time and Space
“We are not getting any younger!”: The Multiple Temporalities of Living, Dying, and Birthing in the Transnational Field, Sealing L. Cheng
Being “Single” and Having Children: Negotiations of State and Transnational Spatial-Temporal Regimes, Nicole Constable
Retirement Planting: What Happens When Aging Filipino Migrants Planning for Return Home Meet Their Ambivalent Kin?, Deirdre McKay
Surviving Risky and Hostile Environments: Aging Filipino Workers in Saudi Arabia, Alicia Pingol
“Growing up with Nobody’s Care”: Ambivalent Family Unification Among Filipino (Japanese) Youths in Japan, Nobue Suzuki

Session 33: Sociological Processes and Regional Community Formation Incorporating South Korea - Sponsored by Korea Economic Institute
South Korean National Identity Gaps with China and Japan , Gilbert Rozman
Lacking Trust Between Nations: South Korea’s Security Relations with Japan and China, Leif-Eric Easley
Inter-Group Conflicts in Beijing’s Koreatown, Sharon Yoon

Session 34: Roundtable: Gender Theory and Modern East Asian History

Session 35: Representing Faith for Empire:Rethinking the Relationship Between Religion, Nationalism, and Imperialism in Modern Japan
The Religious Politics of Japan’s Imperial Diet, 1890-1900, Trent Maxey
Russo-Japanese War as Holy War: Imagining Japan as a Christian Empire , Emily Anderson
Japanese Christians’ women education campaigns across the Pacific, 1905-1924, Sidney Xu Lu
Discursive Formation around “Shinto” in Colonial Korea, Junichi Isomae

Session 36: The Release and Rehabilitation of Japanese b/c War Criminals, 1951-1958
Saving Face: U.S. Clemency and Parole Boards and the End of the War Crimes Trial Program in Japan and Germany, 1950-1958, Franziska Seraphim
War Criminals to Citizens: The Campaign for Repatriation and Release in Japan, Sandra Wilson
The Politics of Release: Australia’s Parole and Release of Japanese BC War Criminals, Dean M. Aszkielowicz
The Price of Clemency: The Netherlands and the Release of Japanese War Criminals, 1951-1956, Robert Cribb

Session 57: Security Challenges and the Changing Balance on the Korean Peninsula - Sponsored by Korea Economic Institute
The View from China, Andrew Scobell
The View From Russia, Stephen J. Blank
Japanese Security Strategy and the Korean Peninsula, Narushige Michishita
The View from South Korea, Taeho Kim

Session 58: Tagore, Okuma Shigenobu, and Chen Duxiu: Some Ironies in Asian Claims for National Identity in the Early Twentieth Century
Politics of Spirituality: Tagore’s Conception of Asia, Yu-Ting Lee
Japan As Cultural Modernizer of Asia: Okuma Shigenobu’s Chowa-ron , Weiwei Shen
Chen Duxiu’s Consciousness of National Atrophy and His Thoughts on Eugenics. , Taku Kamei

Session 59: Wielding Weapons of the Strong in the Japanese Empire and Aftermath
Strategic Compliance: Rural youth mobilization in Colonial Taiwan and Imperial Japan, Sayaka Chatani
A Korean Christian Alliance with the Japanese - The Congregational Church in Colonial Korea, Motokazu Matsutani
Give us Work and Retribution: The Mass Politics of Treason in Qingdao, Seoul and Manila 1945-1949, Konrad M. Lawson

Session 60: Visualizing East Asian Consumption
Picturing The Culinary Exotic in the Age of Exclusion: The Debate over Chinese Immigrants and Their Food in the 19th-Century United States, Deirdre Murphy
Observing Opium: From Eating to Smoking, Kristin S. Bayer
East or West, Gordon’s is Best: Food Advertising in Singapore, Nicole T. Tarulevicz
The Birth of the Ramen-Appreciation Industry in 1980s Japan, George S. Solt

Session 61: A Chinese Reformer in Exile: Kang Youwei and the Baohuanghui as Transnational Chinese History
Kang Youwei’s Travels in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, 1899–1909, Robert L. Worden
Kang Youwei in Canada and the Early Development of Baohuanghui in North America, 1899-1905 , Zhongping Chen
Kang Youwei in Mexico, Evelyn Hu-DeHart
Creating Trans-Pacific Students: Kang Youwei and Baohuanghui Schools in North America, 1899-1909, Belinda Huang

Session 62: Gendered Flows: Transnational and Inter-Imperial Circuits of Exchange in Activist Women's Writings of the Early Twentieth-Century
Not Just an Ordinary Tourist”: Katherine Mayo and the 1920s Philippine Independent Movement, Dinah R. Sianturi
The Idea of Asia: Pan-Asian Feminist Conversations on Oriental Civilization, Spiritual Superiority and Asian Womanhood, Shobna Nijhawan
“Free as the birds are the women of Burma!”: Activism, Transnationalism and Women's Writings in the Age of Empire, Chie Ikeya
What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Defining Relationships in Early 20th C. Japanese Periodicals, Dina Lowy

Session 63: Translation, Transmedia, and Transcultural Migration of Anime and Manga from Japan: Intersections Between Culture and Cultural Commodities Across Borders and Media
Eden of the East as New Dimension after the “Sekai-kei” Genre: Socio-Cultural Issues, Media Franchise Strategy and the Images of America, Kotaro Nakagaki
“Otherness,” Resonance, and Relationships: the Understanding and Use of Japanese Anime and Manga of Non-Japanese Young Audiences, Akiko Sugawa-Shimada
Atomu for Peace? A Critical Look at the Role of TV Anime and the Image of Nuclear Power in Japan, Sheuo Hui Gan
Transnational Convergence Culture: grassroots and corporate convergence in the conflict over amateur English-translated manga, June M. Madeley

Session 64: Individual Papers: Family Relationships in Asia
Chaining and Maddening: Early Chinese Psychiatry’s Constructions of the Family and Their Aftermath, Zhiying Ma
Post-Communist Kinship: Bridewealth and Bribery in Cambodia and Southwest China, Mireille Mazard
Wives and Daughters of Sumo Masters: Exploring Family Relationships in Japanese Professional Sumo, Nanao Akanuma
Contested Ground: Parental (Dis)satisfaction with Japanese Triangular Family Policies, Barbara G. Holthus

Session 65: Individual Papers: Economic Development Issues
What's so Private about Chinese Real Estate?: The Political Economy of China’s Real Estate Industry – Emergence, Growth and Propagation., Jennifer M. Choo
Who Invests in North Korea and Why?: Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment in North Korea and Its Policy Implications, Heon Joo Jung
Modernity for Business or Business for Modernity? The Textbook Giants of the Golden Harbor Press in Meiji Japan and the Commercial Press in Modern China, Billy Kee-long So
International River Politics and Sustainable Development in China and South/Southeast Asia, Yan Gao

Session 84: Colonialism and the Negotiation of Cultural Identities: Music in Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong
Overcoming Colonialism: Japanese and Korean Reconciliation through Music Theatre in the Mid-20th Century, Koki Fujii
Chinese Music, Colonial Heritage, and Local Identities: Peranakan Theatre in Early 20th Century Singapore, Tong Soon Lee
Colonial Vestiges or British Legacies? The Cultural Politics of 21st century Hong Kong Music Education, Siu Wah Yu

Session 85: The Transmission, Translation, and Transformation of Islam – An Asian Dialogue
The Four Teachings Harmonious as One: The Orchestration of Sino-Islamic Discourse, Kristian Petersen
South Asian Islamic Reincarnationism, Mohammad H. Khalil

Session 86: Perspectives and Issues of Multiculturalism in Northeast Asia
Convergence and Divergence in Immigration Policy of East Asian Countries: Foreign Migrant Worker Policy of Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea, In-Jin Yoon
Asian Challenges to Multiculturalism from a Japanese Perspective, Hideki Tarumoto
Negotiating Cultural Boundary: Comparing Cultural Citizenship of Japanese and Vietnamese Female Spouses in Taiwan, Hong-zen Wang
Living as Residents in a Multicultural Society? – A Case Study of Marriage Migrant Women in Korea , Jungmee Hwang
Multiculturalism and Koreans in Japan: How Do They Coexist?, Kyung-Soo Rha
Sakhalin Koreans’ Return Migration and Settlement : Focusing on the Legal Frameworks of Korean Government , InSeong Kim

Session 87: The Visual Politics of Asia: Lens-Based Images in the Modern World
Animated Empire: the Role of Technology in Pre-war Japanese Cartoons, Annie V. Manion
Picturing Women in Post-War Japan: A Transhistorical View of Gender, Thomas F. O'Leary
Recovering the Inside of the Home-Coming Box: Personal Belongings of South Korean Veterans of the Vietnam War, Dong Yeon Koh
Transcultural Flows in Visual Propaganda, Andrea Germer
Space, Time and Images on the Surface of China, Mark Harrison

Session 88: Roundtable: JAS at AAS: Sexuality and the State in Asia - Sponsored by the Journal of Asian Studies

Session 89: Rights, Sovereignty, and Contestations of Political Modernity in South and Southeast Asia: Political Theory in Action
Towards a Non-Domination Contract: Struggles for Gender Justice in India, Christine Keating
Constitution-making Without A Sovereign People: The Philippines (1934-35)”, Maria Elena P. Rivera-Beckstrom
To Usurp the Usurper: The Opportunities of Ambiguous Sovereignty during the British Occupation of Manila, Megan C. Thomas

Session 90: The Margins at the Center: Ethnohistorical Perspectives on Livelihoods and Agency in Zomia
Vagabonds, silver-seekers, and spirit masters: Livelihood strategies in Qing Dynasty Zomia, Jodi L. Weinstein
It’s Personal!: Allegiances and Patronage Across the Late Nineteenth-Century Guangxi-Tonkin Border , Linh D. Vu
Between constraints and opportunities: the indigenization of ethnic tourism-led modernity in a Dong village of Guizhou , Candice Cornet
State interventions in Zomia: promoting ‘food security’ in upland Northern Vietnam, Sarah Turner
The Performance of Nature in Guizhou: Rethinking Waterside Ecologies and Livelihoods of the Bouyei , Yu Luo

Session 91: Agricultural Sciences in Modern East Asia
Agricultural Experiments and the Logic of Propagation in Qing China, Peter Lavelle
Cultivating Biological Thought: Sericultural Productivity and Agricultural Experimentation in Early Twentieth-Century Japan, Lisa A. Onaga
The Central Agricultural Experimental Institute and Rice Experts in Republican China, 1927–1937 , Seung-joon Lee
Appropriating and Overcoming Colonial Legacy: Japanese Agricultural Institutions in Colonial and Postcolonial Korea , Tae-Ho Kim

Session 92: Religion and Concepts of Health in Asia
Religion, Authority, and Possession: Unraveling the Concept of Health in South Asian Snakebite Medicine, Michael Slouber
Karma, Responsibility, and Abnormal Embryological Development in the Caraka Samhita, Lisa Brooks
Efficacy in Early Medieval Chinese Religious Medicine, Michael Stanley-Baker
Interpreting Lived Ayurveda Among Hindu Immigrants in Canada: Domestic, Relational and Material Perspectives , Yasaman S. Munro

Session 93: Between Town and Country: Re-Thinking the Rural-Urban Divide in the Histories of China and Southeast Asia
The Poor in Saigon During the Great Depression, Haydon L. Cherry
A Geography of Crime: Kidnapping between Rural and Urban Spaces in Early 20th Century China , Johanna S. Ransmeier
Labor as therapy: the history of the colonies agricoles in French Indochina , Claire Edington
Women on the Run: Urban-Rural “Unity” in Wartime North China, 1937-1949 , Zhao Ma

Session 94: "Early Modern" East Asia: A Defense
Da Ming and Necessity: Creating China through Early Modernism , Carla S. Nappi
Upper Limits of Reliable Eurasian Genealogies and Dating Korea’s Early Modern Era, Eugene Y. Park
Genealogies of Japanese Early Modernity, David L. Howell

Session 113: On Writing Literary History Across Asia
A Literary History of the Sri Lankan Malays , Ronit Ricci
Chinese Literature: A Tweet for Sore Eyes, D. Sabina Knight
Modern, Japanese, Literary, History, John W. Treat

Session 114: Workshop: Submitting Articles to Academic Journals: Avoiding Common Errors

Session 115: Handmade Futures: Design, Labor, and Identity in Asian Craftwork
Defining Authenticity Within Craft Production in Urban India, Mira Mohsini
Re-Crafting Silk in Southeast Asia, Sandra Cate
Designing Crafts for Global Markets: Opportunities, Constraints, and Artisan Agency in the Philippines , B. Lynne Milgram

Session 116: Roundtable: “Change or Die”: Immigrants, Foreigners and the Future of Human Capital Development and International Relations in the Japanese Political Economy

Session 117: The Korean Chinese Diaspora and Its Homeland(s)
Home Away from Home: Multifaceted Korean Chinese Sorties, Ji-Yeon O. Jo
Care Labour Migration from China to South Korea: Eldercare Work as Opportunity for Korean-Chinese Older Women?, Seonggee Um
Between Cultures: Korean Chinese Marriage Migrants in a Multicultural Framework, Amelia L. Schubert
Media Consumption as Mobile Privatization: The Case of Korean-Chinese Returnees in South Korea, Hyunjoon Shin
Continental Koreans vs. Peninsular Koreans: Homecoming Experiences, the Homeland and Diaspora Identity, Yeong-Hyun Kim

Session 118: Roundtable: World War II and War Crimes in the Pacific Region: Law, History, and Diplomacy

Session 119: Democracy in Eastern Asia
Recent Political Transition in Japan: Still an 'Uncommon Democracy?', Purnendra Jain
Halfway Through: The Regime Transition to Democratic Consolidation, Chung-Li Wu
Another Demise for Indonesian Democracy?, Steven M. Drakeley
Strategic Coordination and Challenges of Democratization in Singapore, Netina Tan
Reforms after Plunder in the Philippines' Oligarchic Democracy, Nathan Gilbert Quimpo

Session 120: Water, Colonialism, and Modernity in Asia
The hydraulics of legitimacy: water and modernity in colonial Cambodia, Sarah Womack
Local Rivers, Global City: Spatial politics and the making of modern Shanghai , Shirley Ye
Water and Urbanization in the Lower Yangtze Delta, Toby Lincoln
Paper Title, “River Transport in ‘Rural Reconstruction’ Strategies near Chongqing, China, 1926-1945”, Anne H Reinhardt

Session 141: Workshop: Teaching to End the War

Session 142: The Secular in the Sacred: Imagining the Japanese Emperor in Japan and Colonial Korea
Emperor Nearby: The Metaphor of Orphans and Beneficent Teachers in Wartime Colonial Korean Cinema, Hyun Hee Park
The Japanese Emperor in Colonial Korean Musical Culture: An Aspect of Musical Politics, Kyungboon Lee
The Idea of Solidarity in Nakano Shigeharu’s “Shinagawa Station in the Rain” , Dong-ju Seo
The Emperor on the Wide Screen: The Emperor’s Uncanny Body in Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War, Namhee Han

Session 143: In/Secure Intimacies: Inter-Asian Migrations in the Shadow of the State
Mediators of Insecurity: Labor Brokers and the Rise of Indonesian Transnational Migration , Johan A. Lindquist
Geographies of Migration, Intimacy, and Care in Indonesia’s Spaces of Dispossession, Rebecca J. Elmhirst
Authenticity Paradigms and the Dilemmas of Regulating Transnational Intimacy: The Case of Chinese Marital Immigrants to Taiwan , Sara Friedman

Session 144: Workshop: Fulbright Scholar Program: A World of Opportunities for Faculty and Professionals

Session 145: Simas: Discourses, Practices, Histories
The Impact of Ethnic Diversity and Recent History on Sima Practice and Construction among the Buddhists of Bangladesh , Nagasena Bhikkhu
The Impact of Ethnic Diversity and Recent History on Sima Practice and Construction among the Buddhists of Bangladesh (Joint Presentation with Nagasena Bhikkhu), Kate Crosby
The Kalyani Inscriptions: Borders Blurred and Reinforced, Jason Carbine
Discovering a Sima in a Forest: An Analysis of Cambodian Perceptions of Buddhist Tradition and Practice, Satoru Kobayashi
Simas: Boundaries, Sovereignty, Morality, Erik W. Davis

Session 146: Brothers-in-Arms or Pragmatic Partners?: Sino-Cambodian Interactions, Past and Present, and Broader Applications for the Rest of the World - Sponsored by the Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Studies Group
“Ambivalent Allies: China, Cambodia, and the Politics of Mutual Resistance”, Andrew C. Mertha
Strange Bedfellows? The Partnership of China, Sihanouk, and the Khmer Rouge in the Production of CPK Propaganda, 1967-75, Michael Mascuch

Session 147: Alternative Spaces and Livelihoods: Japan, China, and Taiwan
Being Sufficient: Alternative Spaces and Slowness in Contemporary Japan, Andrea G. Arai
Revitalizing Satoyama Forest and Agrarian Lifestyle in Post-Industrial Japan , Shiho Satsuka
On Youshan Smallholder Farmers: Sustainable Agriculture and New Ruralism in Taiwan, Yen-ling Tsai
When Docile Warriors meet Empowerment Politics: Cultivating the Indigenous Self via Organic Farming in Talampo, Taiwan, Yi-tze Lee
Chinese Efforts to Reverse the Rural-Urban Flow: "Rural Reconstruction" and Global Capitalism , Matthew A. Hale

Session 148: Rountable: The University in the 21st Century : Vision and Challenges

Session 149: (Re)Framing “Asia: Literary and Visual Images of “Asia” Produced in Modern East Asia and the West
Collection as A Space of Cultural Negotiation: William Van Horne Collection of Japanese Ceramics and its Agencies, Akiko Takesue
“Show Your Face”: The Migration of the Gaze and Militarism During WWII , Chikako Nagayama
Dumas Goes to Asia: Justice and Order in East Asia Envisioned in a Korean Translation of The Count of Monte Cristo, Neptune (1916-7), Jooyeon Rhee
Framing the Image of "China" in the Writings on the History of Chinese Painting in Early Twentieth-Century Britain , Ying Ling Huang

Session 168: Shamanism, Divination, and the State: Spiritual Practices and the Political Economies of Post-Socialist Mongolia, Colonial Korea, and Contemporary South Korea
To Know the Place of Death: The Politics of Shamanism and Mass Burials in Post-Socialist Mongolia, Manduhai Buyandelger
Ritual Rice and the Hungry Nation: Colonial Media Depictions of Shamanism and Home Economics, Merose Hwang
Religious Economy of Shamanic Fortune-Seeking Belief in Contemporary Korea, Seong-nae Kim
Digital Divination Networks in South Korea : Discrete Channels of Fate, Fetish, and Chance, David J. Kim

Session 169: Local Engagement in the Politics of Sustainable Development: Five Case Studies
Participatory environmental governance in the development of infrastructure: a comparison study in the Greater China – Taipei, Hong Kong, and Guangzhou, Wai Man Natalie Wong
The Impacts of Democratization of Former Authoritarian Regimes on Customary Land Rights of Forest Dwelling Populations: a Case Study from East Kalimantan, Indonesia , Mariko Urano
Conventionalization or civic engagement? An examination of emerging organic farming value chains of Kerala, India, Sapna E. Thottathil
Teaching Climate Justice: Social and Educational Responses to Climate Change Mitigation Policy in Indonesia, Richard Kraince

Session 170: On Being “Normal”: Gender, Health, and the Politics of Care in Early Twentieth-Century Japan and Korea
To 'Regulate' Oneself: Negotiating Gynecology in Colonial Korea, Sonja M. Kim
Hysteria in Young and Middle-aged Women in Modernist Tokyo, Akihito Suzuki
From Madness to Mental Illness: Gender and the Politics of Care in Colonial Korea, Theodore Jun Yoo
Mental Healing, Masculinity, and Neurasthenia in Late Meiji and Taisho Japan, Susan L. Burns

Session 171: Representations of Avalokiteshvara Across Asia and Genres
Popularizing Avalokiteshvara in the Royal Art of Thirteenth-Century Cambodia, Ian N. Lowman
Avalokiteshvara and the Sexual Politics of Vietnamese Modernity, Ben V. Tran
Avalokiteshvara, the All-Sided One: Buddhist Art and Cultural Hybridization, Punam Madhok

Session 172: Science, Technology, Medicine, and Public Health in East Asia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Malt, Amylo and Koji: Scientific Traditions in Modern Japanese Alcohol Manufacture, 1900-1940 , Victoria Lee
Medicine, Charity, and Business: Medical Care Providers in Republican Shanghai , Chieko Nakajima
Tuberculosis Control in Shanghai before the Work-unit System: 1930s and 1940s outreach and treatment, Rachel S. Core
Cultural Politics of Condoms During the Time of AIDS in Postsocialist China, Tiantian Zheng

Session 173: Asianizing a Wary Russia: The Upside Down World of Labor Migration from Central Asia and China
The Kyrgyz diaspora in Siberia – changing citizenship, retaining national allegiance, Artem Rabogoshvili
The Qishloqization of Russia: Uzbek Migrants Go North, Russell G. Zanca

Session 174: Engaging Pacific War Memories: The New Face of War Narratives in the United States, Japan, Korea, and Australia
Urban AirRaids and Postwar Public Memory in Japan , Cary Karacas
Beyond Pearl Harbor: The Pacific War Narrative in American State-Sponsored Monuments, Helen Kaibara
History Becomes Heritage, Helena S. Meyer-Knapp

Session 197: Constituting the Feminine in Asian Photographies
Here Comes the Bride: Wedding Portraits in Republican Shanghai, 1911-1937, Charlotte Cowden
A Picture of Beauty: Portrait Photography and the 1907 Jiji Shimpo Beauty Contest, Karen Fraser
Portraits of Marriage from Northern India in the 20th Century, Suryanandini Narain
Concubines with Cameras: Visualizing Feminine Elites in Early 20th Century Siam (Thailand), Leslie A. Woodhouse

Session 198: A New Look on Japanese Migrant and Immigrant Lives in the Pacific World
From Hawaii to the continental United States: Japanese migrants and the Meiji Government at the crossroad of racism and expansionism, Yukari Takai
In Search of a Japanese Frontier: Transpacific Migration and Expansionism, Eiichiro Azuma
Chosen Race: Pure Land Buddhism and Japanese-Canadian Identity, 1927-1941, Aya Fujiwara
The Losses of a Generation: How Nisei Women and Men Remember Internment and Assimilation in Canada, Pamela Sugiman

Session 199: Big Empires, Small Empires: Commercial Networks and Socio-Economic Structures of Polities in Early Modern Northeast and Southeast Asia
Empire as a Constructed Phenomenon: The Grand Canal and the Capital Region during Ming China (1368-1644), Kojiro Taguchi
Rocal Rule of Đại Việt under the Lý dynasty: Evolution of a Charter Polity after the Tang-Song Transition in East Asia , Shiro Momoki
Another Altan Khan in Maritime Asia?: The Toyotomi Regime in the Transformation of East Asian Trade Order, Yoshiaki Nakajima
The Tokugawa Shogunate as a Small Empire in Northeast Asia: Changing Commodity Flows and the Spatial Structure of the Japanese Economy, 1600-1850, Kayoko Fujita

Session 200: Record and Reality in the Family Registers of Korea and Japan
Hidden in plain sight: stillbirth statistics and infanticide in Imperial Japan, Fabian Drixler
CO-AUTHOR: Out of the ‘Record’: Who Dropped Out of 18th Century Population Registers? , Hyunjoon Park
Out of the ‘Record’: Who Dropped Out of 18th Century Population Registers?, Kuentae Kim
CO-AUTHOR: Disappeared People out of the “Record” on the Korean Modern Road , Sangkuk Lee
Disappeared People out of the “Record” on the Korean Modern Road, Byung-giu Son

Session 201: The Arts of Death in Asia
Commemorating Ritual Death: Jain Memorials (nisidhi) in Medieval South India, Lisa N. Owen
In Memory of Kings and Courtiers: The Royal Cenotaphs of Jodhpur , Melia Belli
Onward to Heaven: Burning the Hatsadiling, Rebecca S. Hall
Cremation Traces Among Auspicious Omens? Issues on the Introduction of Buddhist Arts of Death to China , Minku Kim
Taming Ghosts as Buddhist Skillful Means, Ikumi Kaminishi

Session 202: A Look at Canine-Human Relationships in East Asia: Past, Present, and Future
Shuo “quan” Jie “gou”: when cynology informs sinology, Claire Huot
Hunting Dogs in Nuosu Folklore, SW China, Mark A. Bender
Trans-species Care: Taiwan’s Stray Dogs and Dog Mother Activism, Chia-ju Chang
A Lick and a Promise: Searching for Absent Mothers in Japanese Canine Cinema, Tyran C. Grillo
Between Human and the Machine: Humanoid Robots as a Companion Species in Contemporary Japan, Hirofumi Katsuno

Session 203: Institutional Voids in Asian Development
Institutional innovations in filling market voids in China: The case of informal finance, Tak-Wing Ngo
Emerging institutional arrangements in India’s land market, Vijayabaskar Manimegalai
Institutional void and local response in China's rural land ransfer, Ray Yep

Session 224: Roundtable: Presidential Panel: The Persistence of the Peasant

Session 226: Rupture and Continuity: NE Asia, Technological Ambition, and Challenging the 1945 Divide
Image-ing the Japanese Nation: Cultural Confidence and Export Advertising , David G. Wittner
Title: Militarization, De-Militarization, and Re-Militarization: Meanings of War and Peace in the City of Yokosuka, 1930-60 , Takashi Nishiyama
Mantetsu Scientists in China after 1945 , Hiromi Mizuno
Fertilizer and Factories: the Ch’ungju (충주 비료 공장) Fertilizer Project and South Korea’s Early Industry, (1954-1963) , John P. DiMoia
A Nation of No Fliers: The Ban on Japanese Aviation and the Training of New Japanese Pilots for the Postwar Era , Chihyung Jeon

Session 227: Global Science, Technology, and Medicine in Wartime East Asia
Geography and the Fate of Chinese Civilization, 1930-1949 , Shellen Wu
Powering the Chinese War Machine: Securing Energy in Wartime Chongqing, 1936-1949, Ying Jia Tan
Diasporic Blood Banks: Military Medicine and Technology in the Remaking of America and China, 1941-45 , Wayne Soon
Between Dreaming and Planning: Military Futurism in Modern East Asia, 1925-1945, Aaron W. Moore

Session 228: Political Change in 2010-12 and Regional Cooperation Centered on the Korean Peninsula - Sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute
North Korean Politics and China, Jack Pritchard
North Korean Politics and China, L. Gordon Flake
Domestic Politics and South Korea’s China Policy, Jae Ho Chung
Chinese Political Trends in 2010-2012 and the Korean Peninsula, See-Won Byun

Session 229: Japan and its Neighbors: Contemporary and Transnational Memorial Perspectives
Unheard Memories? Ôkunoshima and the Victims of Japanese Chemical Warfare, Arnaud Doglia
Japanese New Religion Agonshû’s Goma Fire Rite : a Religious Response to Remembrance of War, Alexandre C. Benod
A Problematic Remembrance – the Shift in Meanings of the Repatriate Experience in Post War Japan, Constance Sereni
The Cultural Politics of Postcolonial Imagination on Complicated ‘Ttransnational-Love’ between Japan and Korea : The Dynamics of Memories of Old-Empire and Old colony., Yerim Kim
No Eternal Allies, No Perpetual Enemies: What Do We Learn from China’s Anniversary Commemorations?, Shuk-ting Kinnia Yau

Session 230: Chinese in Cambodia, 1962-2012: A Panel in Honor of William Willmott - Sponsored by the Thai, Laos Cambodia Committee
Renegotiating Chineseness in Cambodia, 1970-1991, Penny Edwards
Chineseness in Phnom Penh: Does an Urban Setting Matter?, Sovatha Ann
Social- Political Structure of Chinese Community in Phnom Penh: Ethnic Congregations in the Cyber Era , Shih-Lun A. Chen
Chinese capitalism in Cambodia? Exploring ethnic Chinese entrepreneuring in Phnom Penh, Michiel Verver
Investors, managers and brokers: how the "new" Chinese are changing the meaning of Chineseness in Cambodia, Pal Nyiri

Session 231: The Institution of Modern “Literature” in East Asian Societies
Evolutionary Trajectories of the Institution of Modern Chinese Literature:From Lu Xun to Wang Wenxing , Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang
The Collective Reviews of Chosŏn mundan: The Creation of Writer-Critics and New Writers , Jae-Yon Lee
The Historical Short Story and Lu Xun’s Translation of Modern Japanese Literature , Xue Li
Early Lu Xun and the institution of modern Chinese "literature", Xuefeng Feng

Session 232: Certifying Asian Food: International Expectations, Domestic Priorities, Nationalist Discourses
Governing Sustainability: Examining Standard-Development and Conformity-Assessment in an Organic Shrimp Aquaculture Project in Rural Indonesia, Maki Hatanaka
Food certification in Taiwan and indicators of regional trends, Mary Young
From Industry to Business: Organic and Fair Trade Certification and the ‘Decline’ of Darjeeling Tea, Sarah Besky
License to Eel: Certifying Aquaculture in Japan, Derek A. Hall
Uneasy Collaborations in Alternative Agriculture in Thailand, Peter Vandergeest

Session 253: A Voyage into Memory: East Asian Remembrances of the Two World Wars
Hegemony and Resistance: Communicative Memory and Collective Identity in East Asia, 1900-1945 , Marc A. Matten
Changing Mutual Perceptions of China-Japan Relations in the 1910s, Caroline Rose
Island of Sadness: Colonialism, War, and Collective Memories in Contemporary Taiwanese Historiography , Lung-chih Chang
Women’s Rights Versus National Education: Student Memories in Japan During the 1910s, Chika Shinohara

Session 254: The Han Empire at the Periphery and Beyond: Perspectives from Archaeology and History
Shifting Cultural and Demographic Boundaries along the Han Northern Frontier, Leslie V. Wallace
Beautification Has No Borders: Toiletries in Han China and the Southern Tarim Basin, Sheri A. Lullo
Negotiating the Frontier: Cultural Politics in the Northern Borders of the Han Empire, Bryan K. Miller
Complex relationships and ancient state formation at the edge of Han civilization: The case of Co Loa in Vietnam’s Red River Valley, Nam C. Kim
The Nanyue kingdom: A critical look at the process of 'sinicization' at the Han empire's southern periphery, Francis Allard

Session 255: Religious Identity, Nationalism, and Conflict
Religion, Violence, and Identity in a Multiethnic Borderland: State and Counter-State Discourses in Chinese Central Asia Today, Hasan H. Karrar
Talking About Saffron Terror in ‘Secular’ India, Juli L. Gittinger
Who Betrays Buddhism? Buddhist Monastic Politics and Sinhala Nationalism in Contemporary Sri Lankan Buddhism , Chipamong Chowdhury

Session 256: Trade and Political Violence in the Yunnan-Burma Borderlands
On the Burma Road, from Mules to Vehicles, Wen-Chin Chang
Jade, migration, and conflict across the Yunnan-Burma borders, Renaud Egreteau
The Sino-Myanmar border: the political geography of power , Karin Dean

Session 257: Climate Change, Toxic Spills, and Eco-Cities: Japanese and American Responses to Environmental Crisis -Sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Chemical Contamination Following the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Winifred A. Bird
Japan at the Tipping Point: Eco-Model Cities and What We Can Learn from Them, Mark Pendergrast
The World’s Best Bad Idea: Ocean Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide on Both Sides of the Pacific, Peter Friederici

Session 258: Roundtable: Conquering the World: Asia in World History and Other “World” Courses - Sponsored by the Committee on Teaching about Asia

Session 259: Beriberi: Kakke and Jiaoqi, Conceptualizations of One Disease in Two Countries
Making a National Disease, Alexander R Bay
Kakke: Japan’s Beriberi and Post Russo-Japanese War Experiments on Chinese Workers and Prisoners , Roberto R. Padilla
Why is Chinese jiaoqi different from Japanese kakke?, Hilary A. Smith

Session 279: From the Mind of Ravana to the Neighborhood Ramlila: Ramayana as a Transnational Language of Politics
What Was Ravana Thinking? A Kathakali "Improvisation" from 1777, Paula Richman
Three Ramlilas, Three Uses of the Radheshyam Ramayana, Pamela Lothspeich
Through the Eyes of Lakshman: An Insider’s View on the Neighborhood Ramlila, Anil Mishra
A Multimedia Transnational Cosmopolitan Ramayana, Laurie J. Sears

Session 280: Business as Usual!? War and Economic Modernity in East Asia, 1937-1952
Business Conflict and the Origin of the Pacific War, James H Nolt
Minsheng: Livelihood and Consumption in Postwar China, 1945-1949, Margherita Zanasi
The Shadow of War: Decisions by Chinese Capitalists to Remain in the PRC in 1949, Parks M. Coble

Session 281: Roundtable: Refiguring the Buddha in Tibet

Session 282: Reading Between the (Color) Lines: Translation, Traveling Texts, and African American-Japanese Cultural Exchange
The Medium and the Message: Black Characters and Texts in the Bystander Novel, 1960s-1980s, Anne McKnight
Richard Wright’s Haiku and Africa, Yoshinobu Hakutani
Oe’s Orpheus: Oe Kenzaburo and the Good Faith of Black Literature, William H. Bridges
Cosupure as Promenade: Reading Ganguro/Mamba, Nina Cornyetz

Session 283: The Global in Local: Diasporic Chinese Professionals and Community Building
Diasporic Chinese Entrepreneurship and Transnational Community Building: Japan and Singapore in a Comparative Perspective, Hong Liu
Emerging Chinese investors in the European context:Three business cases, Ching Lin Pang
From Paris to Shanghai: Capital Accumulation Strategies of Chinese Business Students in France, Wei Shen

Session 284: Space Matters: Spatial Practices In Times Of Crises Across Asia
Governable and Ungovernable Spaces: State, Resistance, and Neoliberalism in South Korea’s Seoul City Hall Plaza, Jiyeon Kang
Of Timid Copycats and Outlandish Makeovers: Manufactured Mobility in Urbanized China , Xinmin Liu
Claiming Space, Rooting People – the use of ethnographic and historical knowledge in spatial claims of “Limbuwan-Gorkhaland”, Rune Bolding Bennike
Tourism and Nation-building: (Re)Locating Goa in Postcolonial India, Raghuraman Trichur

Session 299: Militarized Ecologies of East Asia
Fuji at War: Turning Parasitic Militaries into Symbiotic Partners, Andrew Bernstein
Ecologies of Loss, Ecologies of Promise: War and Reconstruction in the Republic of Korea, Lisa M. Brady
The Ecology of Displacement in World War II China: Henan Province, 1937-1949, Micah S. Muscolino
Seeing War in Forests and Trees: Forestry Politics and Responses to War in Central Vietnam, David A. Biggs

Session 301: Migration and Multiculturalism: Political and Cultural Belongings of Asian Migrants
Individual Rights versus Group Rights in Comparative Perspectives: Problematizing Human Rights in Multicultural Migrant Communities, Habibul H. Khondker
A Leap of Faith: Identity and Islam among British-Bangladeshis , Ali Riaz
The Filipino Labor Migration in the Gulf Region: A Case-study of the United Arab Emirates (UAE )., Frank Cibulka
Contradictory Logics and the Management of Immigration in Canada. , Jennifer Jarman
Diasporic Dilemmas: “Culture”, Multiculturalism and Polyculturalism, Zaheer Baber

Session 302: Nontraditional Security Issues in Asia
Regional and Global Implications of Food Safety Risk in China, Elizabeth Wishnick
The Political Economy of Emerging Infectious Disease , Sophal Ear
“Food Security in SEA: Beggar thy Neighbor or Cooperation?”, Amy L. Freedman
Southeast Asia's Water Warriors, Prashanth Parameswaran

Session 303: Sermons Within the Theravadin Tradition: Tai and Sinhalese Perspectives
What the monks taught: sermons and preaching in everyday contexts, Nicola Tannenbaum
Buddhist sermons in Thailand today: An analysis of the dhamma teachings of Asalha Bucha , Julia Cassaniti
To Protect the Innocent: An analysis of a Sermon delivered to Sri Lankan Buddhist Soldiers, Daniel W. Kent
Changing dynamics of monk recitations and thet lae, “singing”, in Isan and Laos, Leedom Lefferts

Session 304: Nuclear Energy After Fukushima: Japan and Beyond
Dimensions of Anti-Nuclearism: Public Opinion on Nuclear Power in the Wake of Fukushima, Giacomo Chiozza
Veto Players and Nuclear Energy in Japan after Fukushima, Jacques E. C. Hymans
Indian Fallout: Public Protest and Organizational Strategies in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Accidents, M. V. Ramana
Canadian Reactions to Fukushima, Duane Bratt

Session 305: Expanding Empires in East Asia as an Educational Intersection
Bringing Virginia to Hokkaido: The No. 2 Ainu Industrial School in Meiji Japan, Christopher J. Frey
Han Taiwanese Girls' Education, 1897-1945: The Role of School and Home in a Gendered Colonial System, Fang Yu Hu
Catholic Missionary Education in Response to Social and Political Change: American Catholic Franciscan Sisters in China 1920-1945, Robert Carbonneau
The Bauhaus and New Bauhaus in Tokyo – a Study of Mutual Impact in Design Education between Germany and Japan in the Interwar Period, Helena Capkova

Session 307: Individual Papers: Translation
Traces of the Vietnam War: Representations of the Vietnam War in Korean Literature and Film 2001-2008, Jinim Park
Technical manuals in the early Meiji period: translators, authors and their audiences , Ruselle Meade
From China to the World: Issues of Travel and Translation in Ma Jian's Red Dust, Peter Damgaard
Yang Ch'ien-ho and the Work of Writing Modern Selfhood, Satoko Kakihara
Self Reflexivity in Translation: On the Case of Chinese Version of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, 1962, Lu Yang

Session 326: Comparative Studies on Family Planning in Late Twentieth-Century Asia: Politics of Reproductive Health and Rights
The Politics of Population Control and Family Planning in Post-War Japan: “Voluntary” Family Planning in a Corporation-Centered Society , Yasuko Tama
The Politics of Population and Family Planning in U.S. Military Occupied Okinawa, 1945-1972, Kayo Sawada
Family Planning and the Widening Social Disparity Among Women in Contemporary Nepal, Makiko Habazaki
Family Planning and Gender in Indonesia Under Suharto, Natsumi Takeshita

Session 327: Reassessing Buddhism and State in Pre-Modern East Asia: New Approaches
The Absence of the Private: The Jion-e’s Public Significance and Monastic Hierarchy in Heian Japan, Mikael Bauer
Formations of Buddhism and State: Demons, Sovereigns, and Sutra Transcription in Eighth-Century Japan, Bryan D. Lowe
Buddhism as the “State Teaching” (kukkyo) of Koryŏ: Will the Real Buddhist Church Please Stand up? , Sem A. C. Vermeersch
Buddhist-State Relations in China During the Early Song Dynasty , Albert Welter

Session 328: Cultural Consumption and Commodification in Asian Contexts
I Say Organic, You say Organik: The Commodification of Language in Indonesian Agricultural Projects, Rebakah L. Daro Minarchek
Fancy Foods or Everyday Foods: Negotiating Tensions within Indonesian Gourmet Food Advertisements, Amy E. Singer
Globalization, Ethical Consumption, and the Chinese Consumer Market, Michael A. Haedicke
Consuming the ‘Right’ Goods: Maintaining Middle-Classness Among Divorced Single-Mothers in Malaysia, Audrey E. M. Elegbede

Session 329: Human Trafficking and Gendered Mobilities in the Japanese and French Empires in East Asia
Human Trafficking and French Colonial Understandings of Vietnamese Culture, Micheline R. Lessard
Giving Voice to the “Fish”: Families and Victims Speak Out against Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam, 1920-1940 , Christina Firpo
The League of Nations and Japanese Traffic in Women and Children, Barbara Brooks
In the Antlion’s Pit: Japanese Women and Fujianese Men at the Margins of Empire and Nation, David R. Ambaras

Session 330: Power and Influence in Medieval Eastern Eurasia: Patron-Client Bonds
Do-it-Yourself Networking: Patron-Client Relations Among Confucian Scholars in Early Medieval China, Keith N. Knapp
Patron-Client Ties and the Structure of the Southern Dynasties, Andrew Chittick
Monarchs, Martial Clients, and Power in Tang and Turkic Empires, Jonathan K. Skaff
Figurations of Power in Medieval Korea: 1095 and 1454 Compared, Javier Cha

Session 331: Practices and Development of Critical Qualitative Research in East Asia
Peripheries and Commonplaces in the Study of Japan as an Anthropological Field , Blai Guarne
Critical Qualitative Research on China’s Education Reform , Ping-Chun Hsiung
Does Vocational Education Light the Journey of Life? Exploring the ‘Textured Selves’ of Migrant Youth in Beijing, Wang Xi

Session 332: “Travel” of People and Texts in East Asia and Beyond
New Tales for the Trimmed Lamp-wick in Pre-modern Japan: Reading and Annotating Chinese Texts, Fumiko Joo
Dianshizhai Pictorial and Remapping National Boundary, Hyun-ho Joo
A Traveling Character: Child Labor, Gender, and Translation, Heekyoung Cho
Homeless, at Home and Away: Korean Woman Travels , Ji-Eun Lee

Session 333: Empire and Science Fiction in Asia
Shôyô and the Science of Fiction, John P. Mertz
Science, Fiction and Subversion: Science Fiction in Colonial India, Mayurika Chakravorty
Unassailable logic? Science and Global Capital in Late Qing Science Fiction, Nathaniel K. Isaacson
Of Dogs and Men: Representations of Race and Colonialism in Tezuka Osamu's Ode to Kirihito, Benjamin E. Whaley
Healthcare, Hygiene, Harmony: Science Fiction as Ideology and Immaterial Labor, Baryon Tensor Posadas

Session 334: Solidarity and Trespasses: Cultural Formations of Cold War Cosmopolitanism in East Asia
Jiaofeng: Cold War Modernism and the Articulation of the Chinese Diaspora, Shuang Shen
Meeting with the Past: Fraught Cosmopolitanisms and Traumatic Encounters in Divided Korea, Nan Kim
Pyongyang Lost: Counterintelligence and Deterritorializing Fictions of “the Forgotten War”, Christine Hong

Session 335: Alternate Ethnographies: Historical-Anthropological Perspectives on ‘Civilizing Missions’ in Asian Contexts
A De-Civilizing Mission: Early Modern Chinese Views of Vietnam, Kathlene Baldanza
A Vietnamese Ethnographer in Black Tai Territory: Phạm Thận Duật and the Limits of Empire , Bradley C. Davis
Welcome to the Empire: Subaltern Subjectivities at the 1912 Tokyo and 1913 Osaka Colonial Expositions, Kirsten L. Ziomek

Session 336: NGOs and State Interactions Across Asia: Establishing Legitimacy and Securing Resources
The Intersections Between Decentralized Urbanization, Migration, and NGOs in Peri-Urban Thailand, Gregory Gullette
Who Works With Whom? How Confrontational Legacies Limit NGOs’ Interactions With the State in Korea, Jiso Yoon
Chinese NGOs and Resource Strategies: State Alliances and Internet Innovations, Carolyn L. Hsu
, Jessica C. Teets
Revolutionizing Social Service Delivery in China: The New Policy of ‘Contracting Out’ to NPOs, Karla W Simon
, Jennifer Hsu
Knowledge and Inaction: State-NGO Interactions in China, Reza Hasmath

Session 337: Asian Responses to Climate Change: Comparing Debates and Protagonists
Comparing National Responses to Climate Change: Networks, Discourse, and Action , Jeffrey Broadbent
Contestations on Climate Science in the Development Context: The Case of India , Sony Pellissery
Japan's Climate Change Media Coverage and Politics in 2007, 2008, and 2009 , Keiichi Satoh
Japan's Climate Change Media Coverage and Politics in 2007, 2008, and 2009 , Tomoyuki Tatsumi
Media Coverage and Social Participation: Climate Change Politics in China, Jun Jin

Session 354: Locating Citizenship: Analyzing Asian Practice in Light of the “Spatial Turn”
Spatial Visions, Migrant Decisions: Urban Citizenship and Native-Place Networks in Hanoi, Vietnam, Timothy Karis
Socialized Governance and Local Citizenship in Tianjin, China, Sophia Woodman

Session 355: Jesuits in Asia: New Historical Perspectives
The Asian dimension of the French Jesuit mission: Fr Guy Tachard (1648- 1712) between China, Siam and India , Paolo Aranha
“Strangers Inside the Gate: Cultural Politics of the Suppression of the Nanjing Mission, 1616”, Timothy Brook
And I will unmake them like salt in water: Jesuit responses to the Dutch assault on the Estado da Índia, Ananya Chakravarti
The importance of intra-Asian networks: The financial underpinnings of the Jesuit enterprise in China, Frederik Vermote

Session 356: An Ascendant China and Its Environs – Assessing Cross-Regional Variations in Chinese Influence
Commitment, Abandonment, and Order: Chinese Prominence and Regional Stability in Southeast and Northeast Asia, Ja Ian Chong
China Goes West: Charting the Impacts of China's Central Asian Inroads on Regional States, Nicola Contessi
China's River Politics: Comparing China's Policies in the Mekong and Brahmaputra Rivers, Selina Ho
India’s Equipoise Strategy and China’s Rise: The Domestic and International Drivers of India’s Enduring Accommodation of China, Matthew Rudolph

Session 357: Kingship, Flaming Triangles, Envoys, and Buddhist Deva Guardians on the Silk Road
Universal Kingship: A Symbolic Program at Yonghegong, Kevin R. E. Greenwood
The Influence of the Eight Buddhist Deva Guardians of Central Asia on East Asia, Junghee Lee
Flaming Triangles: Mystery of the Northern Wei, Rosalind Bradford
Koguryo’s Interaction with Central Asia: Korean Delegates Depicted in the Afrasiab Palace Mural at Samarkand, Ho Tae Jeon

Session 358: Education and Intangible Heritage: Transmission and Reception in East Asia
Teaching Heritage: Trials and Tribulations of Traveling Kugak Instructors, Hilary V. Finchum-Sung
An Individual as an Institution: Gao Jinrong and the Transmission of Dunhuang bihua wudao, Lanlan Kuang
Rethinking Common Motivations behind Learning Korean Heritage through an examination of public classes offered by BongsanTalchum, CedarBough T. Saeji
Creating Heritage through Performance Education in Leye County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jessica Anderson Turner

Session 359: Cultural and Linguistic Translations: Chinese, Tibetan, and Japanese
Translating Mandarin Soundtracks: Performativity in Dubbing Films into Chinese Local Languages, Jin Liu
Translating Scholarly Quotations: A Case Study of Liu Zaifu’s Critical Essays in Exile, Howard Y. Choy
Translating Transnational Experience: Japanese Writings of Mao Danqing and Yang Yi, Lianying Shan

Session 360: Reconstruction of Intimate and Public Spheres in Asia: Circumstantial Nexuses of People with Child Birth and Child Care in Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam
Contrasts and Connections between Different Voices surrounding Abortion Ritual in Taiwan, Grace Cheng-Ying Lin
Working in the City and Rearing Children in the Hometown: Women-Centered Relationships and the Family in the Rural Chinese Malaysian Community, Ryoko Sakurada
Reconstructing the Public through Official Mass Organizations: Interpretative Conflicts in the Collectivity of the Vietnamese Women's Union, Atsufumi Kato
The Role of Civil Society in Resolving Children Related Problems: Comparison between Vietnam and Japan, Michiko Yoshii

Session 361: Sino-Japanese Intellectual Interactions in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries - Sponsored by the Sino-Japanese Studies Committee
“Routes of Knowledge: The Role of Chinese and Dutch Translations in Edo-period Astronomy”, Yulia Frumer
“Dai Zhen and Itō Jinsai: The Plagiarism Debate Contextualized”, Ori Sela
“Japanese Debates on the Authenticity of the ‘Gold Seal’: Late Eighteenth-Early Nineteenth Century Perspective”, Joshua A. Fogel

Session 381: Covering Asia: Journalists' Perspectives on Reporting on and from Asia

Session 382: The Persistance and Unraveling of Asian Authoritarianisms