PAC 2017 Draft schedule

 April 8, Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  

Registration 8:00-10:00

Opening Remarks 8:45

Panels 9:00-10:30

10:30 -11:00 Coffee and Tea Break. Introduction to “Takashi Morizumi Photography Exhibit, “Strange Beauty: Autoradiography from Fukushima,” HSS 103.” by  Zeba Ahmed

Panels 11-12:30

12:30-12:55 Musical performance by Yuko Eguchi

 

12:55-1:30 Lunch

 

1:30-2:20 Keynote by Kristin Stapleton (University of  Buffalo), “Seeing Chinese History through Fiction”

 

Panels 2:30-4:00

 

Student Reception and PAC Business meeting 4:00

 

 

Registration 8:00-10:00

Opening Remarks 8:45

Panels 9:00-10:30

Panel A1

Erin Bryk

Columbia University

Painting with Broad Strokes: How Western Scholarship Constructs the "Hindu Nationalist Woman"

 

Jia Yin Tang

University of Pittsburgh

Not a Gay Man, Not Japanese: Exploring the Cultural and Gender Mismatch in the Audiences of Yaoi

 

Dai Ru Chew

University at Buffalo

The Korean Wave Beauty Effect: The Change in Beauty Standards in Asia

 

Bethany Bookout

Chatham University

Feminine Figures in The Three Kingdoms: Implications for Women Then and Now

 

Panel A2

Kainan Guo

University at Buffalo

Chinese Style Korean Variety TV, A Different Approach of Business Model

 

Yee Teng Chong

University at Buffalo

K-pop Industry's Secret Formula to Success

 

Aliya Davis

Tennessee State University

Fashion and Cultural Food in Japan

 

Natasha Chak  and Fanyi Ma

Swarthmore College

Voiceless men and voluble women in Hou Hsiao Hsien’s and Ann Hui’s films

 

Panel A3

 

Colton Blair

Washington and Jefferson College

The Effects Of China's Cultural Traditions on China's Economic Growth

 

Rosemary Tropeano

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Political Determinants of Economic Growth in Southeast Asia

 

Labeed Almani

Penn State University

Portfolio Investments and Hot Money in Emerging Markets

 

Andrew Mendlowitz

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

China and Vietnam: The Rising Powers

 

Panel A4

Kathryn Smith

Tennessee State University

Afro-Asian Solidarity

 

Capri Backus

Washington & Jefferson College

The Development of Chinese Foreign Intervention, Post-Mao

 

Noah Coco

University of Pittsburgh

Sovereign Foreign Affairs: Sino-German Relations in Republican China

 

10:30 -11:00 Coffee and Tea Break. Introduction to “Takashi Morizumi Photography Exhibit, “Strange Beauty: Autoradiography from Fukushima,” HSS 103.” by  Zeba Ahmed

Panels 11-12:30

Panel B1

Thanathorn In-amkha

Washington & Jefferson College

Undercurrents in Mass Organizations in China

 

Lakeshia Smith

Tennessee State University

Women in Asia

 

Tiffany Xu

University at Buffalo

East Asian Celebrity Suicides: Not Personal But Cultural

 

Justin Cobb

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Buddhism as a Dynamic Social and Political Presence in Asia

 

Panel B2

 

Edward Foley

Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

The Failure of the Economic Development Strategies Using Cultural Dimensions: China and Vietnam

 

Roseanne El Khatib

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The Economic Realm of China and Thailand

 

Sarah McConnell

Thiel College

The Great Leap Forward: China's Great Leap Backward

 

Kazuto Adachi

Washington & Jefferson College

Is China still a Communist Country?

 

Panel B3

 

Machi Suenage             

University at Buffalo, Professor

Good effects of Japanese pop culture on the relationship between Korea and Japan

 

Paige Guinnane

University at Buffalo

The Creative Use of Violence in Korean Film: In the Shadow of a Tragic History

 

Hannah Pickering

State University of New York at Oswego

'Traveling Docents, Performers, and Propagators: Etoki, Kumano bikuni, and Kumano kanshin jikkai mandara

 

Richard M. Napotnik Jr.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Japanese Nationalism Through Yamato-Korean Relations: An Analysis of the "Horserider Thesis"

 

Panel B4

 

Alden Woods

American University

Weak Regimes, Good Neighbors?: Triadic Deterrence in the Case of Turkey

 

Matthew Albolino

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Economic Dependence and the Defeat of the All Island Struggle in Okinawa

 

Louis Affor

Washington and Jefferson College

North Korea, the buffer between China and the United States

 

 

12:30-12:55 Musical performance by Yuko Eguchi

 

12:55-1:30 Lunch

 

1:30-2:20 Keynote by Kristin Stapleton (University of  Buffalo), “Seeing Chinese History through Fiction”

 

Panels 2:30-4:00

 

Panel C1

Nicholas Sarratori

Thiel College

 The Evolution of China’s Population Control Efforts: 1949 – Present

 

Cate Bressers

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Deformation Patterns From Strain Inversions Along the Eastern Margin of the Orogenic Suture in Eastern Taiwan

 

Amanda Borwegen

Washington & Jefferson College

The United States Versus China: Driving Forces Behind Climate Change Policies

 

Alexandra Conces

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Water control and the emergence of the state in Southeast Asia: The case of Funan

 

Panel C2

Kelsey Durham

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Staying Healthy: Asian Students in America

 

Xiuzhen Tan

Washington & Jefferson College,

A Research on Dialects Spoken by Native and Heritage Chinese Speakers

 

Darius Taylor

Tennessee State University

Racial Stereotypes in Southeast Asia

 

Quinntana Slaughter

Tennessee State University

Chinese in the Mississippi Delta: A study of the growing communities in the Deep South after the Civil War

 

Panel C3

 

Chun Gee Hong

University at Buffalo

Korean Cinema in the Global Market: From Local Blockbuster to Extreme Cinema

 

Junru He

Washington & Jefferson College

Behind the Chinese Harmonious Society

 

Indigo Baloch

Chatham University

Miyazaki’s Use of Taiwanese and Japanese Culture in Spirited Away, and its Offering of Cultural Reclamation to Taiwan

 

Jenny Simon

University at Buffalo

The Legacy of Confucius in Modern Chinese Education

 

 

Student Reception and PAC Business meeting 4:00