and Room Numbers--see below
the program as rich text file: 2001program.rtf
SATURDAY MORNING SESSIONS: 10:00 A.M. 12:00
1: Room 207
/ Organizer: Leila Madge, Nanzan University
Robert Kisala, Nanzan University. "What to
Make of Japanese Non-religiosity"
Clark Chilson, Nanzan University. "Barricaded
Buddhist: Secretive Shinshu in Japan Today"
Leila Madge, "The Women's Friendship Society:
Christian Ethics and the Creation of the Modern Domestic Sphere"
Discussant: Mark Mullins, Meiji Gakuin University
2: Room 201
Seasons in China A Socio-Economic Study
/ Organizer: Yasutomi Ayumu, University of Tokyo
Fukao Yoko, Osaka University of Foreign Studies.
"Shangdong Seasonal Migrant Workers into Manchuria"
Yasutomi Ayumu, University of Tokyo. "Rural
Market System in Manchuria"
Shiroyama Tomoko, Hokkaido University. "Seasonal
Fluctuations of the Prewar Shanghai Financial Market: A
Study of Urban-Rural Economic Integration
Kuroda Akinobu, University of Tokyo. "Money in A
Discussant: Parks M. Coble, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
3: Room 208
Reconstruction: Nationhood and Subjectivity in Postwar
/ Organizer: Christopher Scott, Stanford University
Mark Gibeau, Sapporo University. "The Border
Within: Destruction of the Nation/al in Abe Kobo's Kemonotachi
wa furusato o mezasu"
Christopher Scott, Stanford University. "Between
Korea and Japan: Kim Soek-pom and the Limits of Postwar
David Gundry, Stanford University. "Identity
Crisis: Anpo in the Memoirs of Kishi Nobusuke"
Kathleen Geisse, Stanford University. "Gender
Crossing: Rescription of Sex Roles in the Literature of
Atsuko Ueda, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4: Session 301
Japanese in America 1904-1945: Accommodation, Adjustment,
Exclusion, and Internment
/ Organizer: Carole Schroeder, Boise State University
Carole Schroeder, Boise State University. "A
Snapshot in Time: Japanese Reactions to the 1906 San Francisco
Board of Education Segregation Order"
Ikuko Torimoto, St. Norbert College. "Mr. Kyuin
Okina's Description of Everyday Life in a Japanese-American Community
in California at the Turn of the Century"
Nancy Bartlit, University of New Mexico. "World
War II: A Japanese American Internment Camp in Santa Fe
while New Mexico National Guardsmen Were Imprisoned in the Philippines
and Japan Labor Camps"
Discussant: Tom Conner, St. Norbert College
5: Room 307
Paper Session: Security and Conflict in Contemporary Asia
Tadashi Anno, Sophia University
Chien-peng Chung, Nanyang Technological University.
"'Hedging'on Peace and Prosperity: Southeast Asia's Relations
with China, Japan, and the United States"
Robert Eldridge, Research Institute for Peace and Security.
"Shimagurumi Toso: Island-wide Protests and
the Okinawa Problem of the 1950s"
James J. Orr, Bucknell University. "Yasui Kaoru,
Juche, and the Integration of Science, Faith, and Politics"
SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS: 1:30 P.M. 3:30
Session 6: Room 207
Relations: Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Alternative
/Organizers: Temario C. Rivera, International Christian
University, and Yoshiko Nagano, Kanagawa University
Temario Rivera, International Christian University.
"The Political Economy of Aid: Japanese ODA in the
Yoshiki Seki, Waseda University. "Political
Ecology of the Philippine Reforestation Program: ODA, Government
Yoshiko Nagano, Kanagawa University. "Beyond
the ODA/NGO Dichotomy: Japanese NGOs and the Resurgence
of Communities in Negros Province, Philippines"
Discussant: Hiroshi Yamamoto, Ibaraki University
Session 7: Room 208
Healthy Childbirth, Activism, and Athletic Bodies:
Institutionalizing 'Woman' in Modern Japan
Chair/Organizer: Hikari Hori, Gakushuin University
Aya Homei, The University of Manchester. "Entrepreneurs
of Childbirth: Midwives and Nationalism in Early Twentieth
Hikari Hori, Gakushuin University. "Feminist
Discourse, Women's Activism and Film: Yamataka Shigeri
(1899-1977) and the Institutionalization of 'Women' in Japan
from the 1920s through the 1950s"
Naoko Kuwata, The University of Manchester. "Sports
Culture and Female Identities in Japan and Britain, 1918-39"
Discussant: Hyeshin Kim, Gakushuin University
8: Room 201
withdrawn by participants
9: Room 301
Diplomacy, War and Public Opinion:
Japanese-German Relations 1895-1945
/ Organizer: Christian Spang, International Christian University
Rolf-Harald Wippich, Sophia University. "Militant
Nationalism and Japan-Enthusiasm in Wilhelmine Germany:
The Case of the Sino-Japanese War 1894-95"
Sven Saaler, German Institute of Japanese Studies.
"The 'German Peril': German POWs in Siberia 1917-18"
Gerhard Schepers, International Christian University.
"Exoticism in German Literature on Japan"
Christian Spang, International Christian University. "German
Academics as Part-Time Diplomats: Biographical Notes on Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm
Hack, Prof. Dr. Karl Haushofer and Dr. Hermann von Raumer.
Nobuo Tajima, Seijo University
10: Room 307
Individual Paper Session:
Japanese Thought and Religion
Judit Hidasi, Kanda University of Foreign Studies
Erin McCarthy, St. Lawrence University. "Buddhist
and Confucian Ideals in the Ethics of Watsuji Tetsuro"
Ranjana Mukhopadhyana, University of Tokyo. "Social
Action and Soteriology: Their Relationship in the Case
of Nichiren Buddhist Groups in Japan"
Noboru Tomonari, University of Chicago. "On
One's Own: The Autobiographies of Rural Entrepreneurs in
Late Tokugawa Japan"
SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS: 3:45 P.M. 5:45
11: Room 201
Japanese Colonial History
in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Perspectives
/ Organizer: Kobayashi Hideo, Waseda University
Kobayashi Hideo, Waseda University. "Colonial
Regimes and the Modern Period, 1895-1990: Postwar Legacies from
the Prewar Period"
Lin Man-houng, Academica Sinica. "Taiwanese
Merchants, Overseas Chinese Merchants, and the Japanese Government:
Economic Activities Between Taiwan and Japan, 1895-1945"
Okabe Makio, Independent Scholar. "Going Abroad:
Emigration to Asia in Modern Japan, 1868-1945: Its Policy
Discussant: Mark Caprio, Rikkyo University
12: Room 207
Higher Education: Entering the New Millennium
Brian McVeigh, Toyo Gakuin University, and Harumi Befu, Stanford
University / National Museum of Ethnology
sponsored by the Japan Anthropology Network)
Harumi Befu, Stanford University / National Museum of
Ethnology. "Academic Governance at a Japanese University"
Earl Kinmonth, TaishoUniversity. "From Selection
to Seduction: The Impact of Demographic Change on Private
Higher Education in Japan"
Takami Kuwayama, Soka University. "Why Japanese
Universities are Unproductive: A Japanese Anthropologist's
Jane M. Bachnik, National Institute of Multimedia Education.
"The Challenge of 'Revolutionizing' the Status Quo:
The IT Revolution in Japanese Higher Education"
Brian McVeigh, Toyo Gakuin University. "Resisting
Rules, Regulations, and Regimentation: Japanese University
Life as a Counter Disciplining Period"
13: Room 301
Challenges to the State:
Globalization and the Changing Security Environment of Asia
Soma Masaru, Sankei Shinbun
Joel R. Campbell, Miyazaki International College
Anthony C. Torbert, Kobe Gakuin University. "Coming
in from the Cold? What Rapprochement with North Korea could
mean for Japan and East Asia"
Mohammed Alam, Miyazaki International College. "The
New Nuclear Policy of India: Past History and Future Directions"
Greg Chaikin, Shimonoseki University. "Piracy
and the Maritime Regimes of East Asia: A Role for Japan?"
Mika Mervio, Shimane University. "The Opportunity
of the Commons: Environmental Security and Japanese Foreign
Joel R. Campbell, Miyazaki International College
14: Room 208
Paper Session: Discourses on Sexuality and Gender in China
Junko Koizumi, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Farrer, James, Sophia University. "The Male Discourse
of Extramarital Affairs in Shanghai"
Yinghong Li, Obirin University. "Shanghai Re-Narrativised:
Weihui's Blank Fiction and the Commodification of Desire"
Noriko Tsunoda Reider, Miami University of Ohio. "Transformation
of the Oni: From the Frightening and Diabolic to
the Cute and Sexy"
Peichen Wu, University of Tsukuba. "Lesbianism
among the Members of the Japanese Bluestocking Society around
1911 -- Gender Performance in Heterosexuality and Homosexuality"
15: Room 207
Paper Session: Art, Architecture, and Identity
Zsuzsanna Gulacsi, Sophia University
Aaron Cohen, Reitaku University. "A Pictorial
Tour of Japanese Settlements in Chinese Treaty Ports"
Hong Kal, State University of New York at Binghamton.
"Museum Battle: Japanese Colonial Legacies and the
Postcolonial Identity in Korea"
Abidin Kusno, New York University. "Mosque
Battle: Architecture and Identity in Indonesia"
Patricia Karetzky, Bard College. "The Buddhas
of the Past and Future at the Northern Wei Caves in Qingzhou,
Eastern Gansu, China
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 5:55 P.M.
Charles Keyes, President AAS
There, Asia Here: Whose Traditions Do We Study?"
RECEPTION 6:45 P.M. 8:30 P.M.
Floor Dining Room
SUNDAY MORNING BUSINESS MEETING 9:30 A.M.-9:50 A.M.
SUNDAY MORNING SESSIONS 10:00 A.M. 12:00 A.M.
16: Room 201
Religious Networks and
Social Change in Late Qing and Modern China
Chair/Organizer: Thomas DuBois, University of California,
Li Li, Salem State College. "Making Christianity
Chinese the Chinese Christian Three-Self Movement in the
Cecily McCaffrey, University of California, San Diego.
"Sects, Violence, and Ethnicity: The Revolt in Rehe,
Thomas DuBois, University of California, Los Angeles.
"City Sectarians and Country Sectarians: The Li Sect
in Tianjing and Cangzhou"
Discussant: Ichiko Shiga, Tokyo Seitoku University
17: Room 301
the Right: Radicalism and Conservatism within Interwar
Japan's Right-Wing Leadership
/ Organizer: Roger Brown, University of Southern California
Christopher W. A. Szpilman, Takushoku University.
"Mitsukawa Kametaro and Kanokogi Kazunobu or the Conservatism
of Japan's Radical Right-wingers"
Roger Brown, University of Southern California.
"Yasuoka Masahiro and Moral Restoration"
Jeff E. Long, Oklahoma State University. "Conservatism
and Radicalism in Hayashi Fusao's Tenko"
Discussant: Gordon M. Berger, University of Southern California
18: Room 208
Post Cold War Developments
in East Asia and U.S. - Japan Relations
Takasugi Tada'aki, Shobi University
Yasuyo Sakata, Kanda University of International Studies.
"Korean Peninsula and East Asian Security: Inter-Korean
Relations and Their Implications"
Masato Kimura, Harvard University. "The Future
Role of US-Japan Economic Relations in East Asia"
Na'oki Ono, Musashi Institute of Technology. "The
United States Post Cold War Foreign Policy and its Implications
for US-Japan Relations"
Discussant: Takasugi Tada'aki, Shobi University
19: Room 307
Individual Paper Session: Japan: Society, Culture, Image
Harry Wray, Oka Gakuen University
Hara, Mariko, Keio University. "The 'Japanese
Spirit' as Portrayed in Japanese Wartime Newsreels"
Matthew Strecher, Toyo University. "The Earth
Quakes Underground: Reporting the Hanshin Earthquake and
the Sarin Gas Incident"
Ayelet Zohar, Tel Aviv University. "Morimura
Yasumasa: 'Portrait of the Artist as Art History' and the
Question of Mimicry"
Atsuko Sakaki, University of Toronto. "Traffic
of Languages: Positions of Sinophiles in Early Modern to
SUNDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS 1:30 P.M. 3:30 P.M
20: Room 201
'Staging of Literature': Literary Form, the Book and the
Material History of Reading in Medieval and Early Modern Japan
/ Organizer: Jamie Newhard, Columbia University / University
Jonathan Zwicker, Columbia University / University of
Tokyo. "Boredom, Tears, and the Pleasures of Reading
in Nineteenth Century"
Jamie Newhard, Columbia University / University of Tokyo
"Movements Towards Margins: Ise Monogatari
Commentaries in 17th Century Japan"
Michael Scanlon, Columbia University / Osaka University.
"Reading the Unread: The Konjaku monogatari-shu
in Medieval Japan"
Steven Zwicker, Washington University
21: Room 207
Colonialism, Power, and
Ideology in the Philippines
/ Organizer: Julian Go, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Patricio Abinales, Kyoto University. "Constructing
Judy Celine Ick, University of the Philippines.
"Shakespeare in the Boondocks: Julius Caesar
and the Logic of American Colonialism in the Philippines"
Julian Go, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
"Domesticating Governance: Filipino Elite Political
Ideology during Late Spanish Rule"
Takefumi Terada, Sophia University. "Japan's
Policy to Christian Churches in the Philippines during WWII"
Discussant: Reynaldo Ileto, Tokyo University of Foreign
22: Room 208
Faces Globalization: The Middle Kingdom Reaches a Turning
Point at the Dawn of the 21st Century
Sone, Yasuo, Nomura Research Institute
Zha, Daojiong, International University of Japan
Keum, Hieyeon, University of Seoul. "From
Outsider to Insider: China's Strategy in the Globalization
Hashida, Tan, Tokyo International University. "The
Little Dragon Flies: The Emergence of a Private Economy
Sone, Yasuo, Nomura Research Institute. "China's
WTO Entry: Implications for Japan?"
Zha, Daojiong, International University of Japan.
"End-run Around the State: Prefectures and Provinces
in the Globalization of Sino-Japanese Relations"
Igor Saveliev, Niigata University
23: Room 307
Paper Session: Development and Globalization
Seward, Meiji Gakuin University
Park, Seoul National University. "Same Destination, Different
Roads: Economic Discourses in the 1950s in South Korea"
2) Aka Firowz
Ahmad, University of Dhaka. "Globalization and Women's Rights
in Rural Bangladesh: A Study of NGO Micro-credit Programs
Takeuchi, University of California, Los Angeles. "Winners
and Losers in the Agreement on China's Accession to the WTO"
4) Takao Kamibeppu,
University of Maryland. "History of Japanese Education Aid
to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s: The Role of Subgovernmental
VanderVen, University of California, Los Angeles. "Educational
Transformation During the Late Qing and Early Republic: The Case
of Traditional Schools in Haicheng County, Fengtian Province"
Reminder: Please contact the organizers
to let us know if there is a change in your schedule.