The Twelfth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)
Changes to the Printed Program of ASCJ 2008.
After the conference program was printed, a number of presenters informed us that they would not be able to participate. The following papers are canceled.
Session 6: Individual Papers on Japanese History and Religion
Patrick Shorb, University of Minnesota, Morris
Ruling Through gEyesh and Not gHandsh: Urban Poverty, Urban Shopkeepers, and the Japanese State, 1918–1943
Session 8: Individual Papers on Premodern Chinese Culture
Xiaojing Sun, University of California, Berkeley
Daqu (gBig Suiteh) and Medieval Court Performance
Session 12: Individual Papers on East Asian Politics
Karl Wu, University of British Columbia
In the Name of a Nation: Kobayashi Yoshinorifs Nationalist Writing and the Name-Rectification Movement in Taiwan
Session 14: Individual Papers on Community Activism in Asia
Diana Mendoza, Ateneo de Manila University
The Womenfs Movement, Congress, and the Anti-Violence Against Women Law in the Philippines
Session 16: Individual Papers on Japanese Literature and Art
Elaine Gerbert, University of Kansas
Crime and Mechanized Vision in the Illegible City: Literary Treatments of Tokyo in the 1920s
Session 22: Individual Papers on the Colonial Experience and Empire
Inhye Kang, McGill University
Panoramas and World Fairs: The Staging of the Japanese Empire at International Fairs
Session 33: Modernization and Internationalization in Bakumatsu/Meiji Japan: Literary and Historical Perspectives on the Individuals involved in the Transformation of a Nation
Tad Wellman, University of Hawaiei
Discourses of Modernization in gThe Story of the She-Devil Takashi Odenh: A Theory of Early Meiji Narrative
There will also two changes to the following panel:
Session 7: Reconsidering Ethnographic Methodologies for Social Science Research on Contemporary Japanese Culture
(1) Ethnographically gThickh or gThinh? The Limits and Challenges of Participant Observation in Tokyo Hostess Clubs
@@ This paper by Nana Okura, Yale University will be read by Isaac Gagne, Yale University.
(2) The discussant Kimio Ito, Kyoto University, is unable to attend.