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2018 SPAS Graduate Student Conference on Asian Studies

March 14 - March 16

2018 spas graduate student conference on asian studies

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 Address
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Keynote Address
“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 1
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m

  • 1.2 Nationalism & Identity I
    Center for Korean Studies Conference Room

    • 3. Rosi Imron: Southern Thai-Muslimah Students’ Cultural Identity in their Learning Activities in
      Indonesia

Panel Session 2
10:30 a.m – Noon

  • 2.2 Household & Human Mobility
    Center for Korean Studies Conference Room

    • 2. Imelda: Household Energy Transition in Indonesia

Panel Session 3
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • 3.1 Defense Security
    Center 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 Studies
    Center 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 4
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • 4.1 Literature & Cinema
    Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

    • 4. Adrian Alarilla: Legitimating Visions: Imagining the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asian cinemas
  • 4.2 Language / Literature
    Center for Korean Studies Conference Room

    • 4. Matthew Kelty: “Antek-Antek”: The Shuttering of BPS-Affiliated Newspapers in 1965

Friday, March 16, 2018

Panel Session 5
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • 5.2 International Relations
    Center 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 6
10:30 a.m. – Noon

  • 6.1 Nationalism & Identity II
    Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

    • 3. Michelle Huynh: The Virtue in Propaganda: A Dramatic Play
  • 6.2 Social Issues
    Center for Korean Studies Conference Room

    • 2. Benjamin Moseley: Apa Ose Orang Ambon?:The Portuguese Influence on Christian Ambonese
      Identity
    • 4. Steven James Fluckiger: “To Reward Her for This Devotion” Catholic Manipulation of the Conversion of Early Modern Philippine Women

Panel Session 7
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • 7.2 Arts & Media
    Center 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

Organizer

School of Pacific & Asian Studies
Phone:
808-956-8818
Email:
jingco@hawaii.edu
Website:
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/spas/

Venue

Center for Korean Studies
1881 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Phone:
808-956-2688
Website:
http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/