2018 SPAS Graduate Student Conference on Asian Studies
March 14, 2018 - March 16, 2018
Conference Theme: “The Asian Century: Emerging Stories”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sophal Ear, Occidental College
See the conference Facebook Page for more information or to contact organizers.
The School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) is excited to announce the 2018 SPAS Graduate Student Conference on Asian Studies here at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa from March 14-16, 2018.
Below are the Southeast Asia-related papers which are being presented at the conference. For the full schedule of all presentations & presenter abstracts, click here.Note: Each panel has 3-4 presenters, listed in order. Non-SEA-related presenters have been removed, below, but the original ordering of the presenters has been preserved. Panels without SEA-related papers have also been removed.
Schedule (SEA Presenters Only)
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
“China, America, and the Collapse of Democracy in Southeast Asia: The Case of Cambodia”
Dr. Sophal Ear
Occidental College, Associate Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Panel Session 19:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m
1.2 Nationalism & Identity ICenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
3. Rosi Imron: Southern Thai-Muslimah Students’ Cultural Identity in their Learning Activities in
Panel Session 210:30 a.m – Noon
2.2 Household & Human MobilityCenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
2. Imelda: Household Energy Transition in Indonesia
Panel Session 31:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3.1 Defense SecurityCenter for Korean Studies Auditorium
3. Priya Rasheed & Ryan: Strategic Symphony: Why US military policy in Southeast Asia must be
Coupled with a Major Investment in the Social and Political Development
3.2 Gender StudiesCenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
2. Clarisse Culla: Analyzing Implications of Shifting Gender Dynamics in the Filipino Family on
Labor Migration Patterns
4. You Sotheary: Gender Based Violence in Cambodia Women’s rights in Cambodia
Panel Session 43:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4.1 Literature & CinemaCenter for Korean Studies Auditorium
4. Adrian Alarilla: Legitimating Visions: Imagining the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asian cinemas
4.2 Language / LiteratureCenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
4. Matthew Kelty: “Antek-Antek”: The Shuttering of BPS-Affiliated Newspapers in 1965
Friday, March 16, 2018
Panel Session 59:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
5.2 International RelationsCenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
1. Baskoro Pramadani: Future of Institution Building in Asia
2. Priya Rashid: Asian Imitator: Timor-Leste’s bid to join ASEAN
Panel Session 610:30 a.m. – Noon
6.1 Nationalism & Identity IICenter for Korean Studies Auditorium
3. Michelle Huynh: The Virtue in Propaganda: A Dramatic Play
6.2 Social IssuesCenter for Korean Studies Conference Room
2. Benjamin Moseley: Apa Ose Orang Ambon?:The Portuguese Influence on Christian Ambonese
4. Steven James Fluckiger: “To Reward Her for This Devotion” Catholic Manipulation of the Conversion of Early Modern Philippine Women
Panel Session 71:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
7.2 Arts & MediaCenter for Korean Studies Auditorium
2. Christina Ayson: Learning from Filipino Art History – Collaboration, Performativity, & Humor Pt 1
3. Rebecca Marie-Goldschmidt: Learning from Filipino Art History – Collaboration, Performativity, & Humor Part 2