ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN STUDIES/MID-ATLANTIC REGION

 

TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING

 

TOWSON STATE UNIVERSITY, 1995

 

 

1. The Shape of Things to Come: Prospects and Problems in South Asia

 

Chair: Edwin Hirschmann, Towson State University

 

Edwin Hirschmann, Towson State University: Introduction

 

Robert LaPorte. Jr., Pennsylvania State University: Pakistan

 

Syedur Rahman, Pennsylvania State University: Bangladesh

 

Walter Andersen, Department of State: India: Political Prospects

 

Stanley Kochanek, Pennsylvania State University: India: Commercial and Political Prospects

 

2. North Korea: The Nuclear Issue and the Agreement

 

Chair: Bonnie Oh, Georgetown University

 

Charles Armstrong, Princeton University: Why North Korea Still Exists

 

Gary Samore, Department of State: The Negotiation of the Agreement and its Implementation to Date

 

Victor Cha, Georgetown University: The Geneva-Agreed Framework and the Future of Korea

 

Discussant: Yo Taik Song, Department of Energy

 

3. Individual Papers: Art and Aesthetics in East Asia

 

            Diane S. Graham, Nazareth College of Rochester: Chinese Tradition to Japanese Convention: The Transformation of “The Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang” in Hiroshige’s Shiba Hakkei

 

Adriana Proser, Loyola College of Maryland: The Liquid Stele: Confucianism and Calligraphy in Eastern Han China (CE 25-220)

 

Dali Tan, University of Maryland: Deep, Deep the Courtyard—How Deep?: Li Qingzhao’s Strategies in Employing Some Architectural Features in Her Lyrics

 

Jie Xu, Princeton University: The Cemetery Lords of Jin: Its Significance in Western Zhou Archaeology and the Study of Jin Bronze Art

 

4. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Asian Studies at the Secondary Level

 

Chair: Leslie Solomon, Cherry Hill High School West

 

Leslie Solomon, Cherry Hill High School West: Teaching Asian Studies Thematically

 

Barbara O'Breza, Cherry Hill High School West: Poetry as a Reflection of T’ang Values

 

Louise McDonnel, Cherry Hill High School East: T’ang Values Reflected in Art

 

5. Institutional & Historical Perspectives on Modernity in China

 

Chair: Harold Tanner, University of North Texas

 

Catherine Keyser, Drew University: Re-Creating Research as a Modern Institution in China

 

Harold Tanner, University of North Texas: Criminal Justice and China’s Transition to Modernity

 

Discussant: Xioqun Xu, Francis Marion University

 

6. Rethinking Female and Male in Japanese Literature

 

Chair: Ayako Kano, University of Pennsylvania

 

Linda H. Chance, University of Pennsylvania: Constructions of the Feminist Mode in Japanese Literature

 

Seiko Yoshinaga, University of Pennsylvania: A Feminist Re-Reading of Fukuda Hideko’s Autobiography

 

Janice Brown. University of Pennsylvania: Construction of Gender in Kogaku Zasshi

 

Ayako Kano, University of Pennsylvania: Towards a Critique of Transhistorical Feminity

 

Discussant: Kathleen S. Uno, Temple University

 

7. Backing into Change: Voices of New Order Youth in Indonesia

 

Chair: Elizabeth Fuller Collins, Ohio University

 

Evi Fitriani, Ohio University: The Influence of Western Films on Indonesia’s Young Generation

 

Malcom Brownlee, Ohio University: Islamic Intellectual Currents in Central Java

 

Michelle Reynolds, Ohio University: Kalyanamitra: Out Front in the Anti-Rape Movement

 

Jacob Boley. Ohio University: Nakal: Everyday Lives of Java’s Unemployed Youth

 

Elizabeth Fuller Collins, Ohio University: Demonstrasi: Student Protests at the University of Sriwijaya in 1994

 

8. Korea & the Challenges in the Post‑Cold War Period

 

Chair: W. Robert Warne, Korea Economic Institute of America

 

W. Robert Warne, Korea Economic Institute of America: Prospects for Korea-U.S. Economic Relations: A New Partnership as a Part of the Pacific Community

 

Robert G. Rich, Jr., Korea Economic Institute of America: Korea and the Challenges of the Post-Cold War Period

 

Ben Kremenak, University of Maryland: Korea’s Road Towards Reunification: Potholes and Detours

 

John Kie Chiang Oh, Catholic University of America: Implications of the 1995 Local Government Elections in South Korea

 

9. Individual Papers: Historical Development in Japan

 

Dallas Finn, Independent Scholar: Preserving Meiji Sites

 

Yoshimitsu Khan, Union College: Moral Education in Prewar Japan

 

Maria Rost Rublee, George Washington University: Are Cruel Choices Necessary? The Case of Liberty and Growth in Pre- and Post-World War II in Japan

 

10. Individual Papers: Religion and Change in Asia

 

John J. Doyle, Ohio University: Buddhism and National Development in Thailand

 

Daniel Kealey, Towson State University: Gods, ETs and the Imaginal

 

Donald W. Kramer, West Virginia University: Green Monks/Green Priests: Religious Reforms, Environmental Activism and Community Developments in Thailand and the Philippines

 

11. Asian Cartoons and Comics

 

Chair: John A. Lent, Organizer, Manhua and Komiks Group

 

Alfonz Lengyel, Fudan Museurn Foundation: He Wei – Chinese Cartoonist Power in Brush and Ink Technique

 

Hongying Liu‑Lengyel, Shanghai Institute for International Culture: Zhan Tong – Innovator of Chinese Animation, Cartooning and Theme Park Design

 

Rei Okamoto, Manhua and Komiks Group: Rhetoric of Japanese Propaganda Leaflets

 

Kie‑Un Yu, Manhua and Komiks Group: Historical Perspective of Korean Cartoons

 

12. Body and Text in Medieval Japan

 

Chair: Linda H. Chance, University of Pennsylvania

 

Tom Howell, University of Pennsylvania: Copying Sutras, Writing Narratives: Textual Values in Medieval Japan

 

Michelle Li, Princeton University: Reading the Grotesque in Setsuwa Literature

 

Beth G. Lyon, University of Pennsylvania: Achieving Mind-Body Unity: Kata in Medieval Japanese Education

 

Discussant: Eleanor Kerkham, University of Maryland

 

13. Individual Papers: South Asia in Cultural Perspective

 

Dorothy Perkins, Independent Scholar: The Manifestation of Krishna in Popular American Culture

 

Shahid Shahidullah, St. John's University, Staten Island Campus: Political Culture in Modernizing Societies: The Case of India

 

Valerian DeSousa, Widener University: The Industrial Exhibition: Metaphor of Modernity

 

Sunil Sondhi. University of Toronto: Political Economy of Technology Transfer in Indo-U.S. Relations

 

14. Individual Papers: Development and Political Policy in China

 

Xio Bo Hu, Morehead State University: State and Civil Society: Political Economy of Migration in Reforming China

 

Min Liu, University of Notre Dame: The “Floating Population” in China: Causes, Consequences and Policy Perspectives

 

Jung‑Fang Tsai, University of Charleston: Hong Kong’s Historical Experience and its Implications for Taiwan’s Political Development

 

Gabe T. Wang, Morehead State University: A Unique Way to Urbanize

 

15. Individual Papers: Time and Timelessness in Asia

 

Robert G. Howard, Independent Scholar: Survey of Time, a Variable in Natural Science

 

Gerald Sullivan, University of Virginia: Mead, Bateson and the Timelessness of the Balinese

 

Sanqiang Jian, Washington Center for Chinese Studies: Brain Drain in China and Overseas Chinese Intellectuals

 

Qin Shao, Trenton State College: Space, Time and Local Politics in Early 20th Century Nantong

 

16. Individual Papers: Developments in Language Pedagogy in the Instruction of Japanese and Chinese

 

Masako Hamada, Villanova University: Effective Use of Video Segments from Television for Intercultural Understanding: Introductory

 

Scott McGinnis, University of Maryland: Teaching Chinese to the Chinese: Assessment and Instruction of Ethnic Chinese Students

 

Masako Nakagawa, Villanova University: The Use of Videos for a Japanese Literature Course

 

17. Asian Cartoons and Comics (continued)

 

Chair: John A. Lent. Manhua & Komiks Group

 

Arthur Rao. Manhua & Komiks Group: Bahadur the Dacoit-Hunter: Dara the Terror of Terrorists and Other Stories: How Indian Comics Represent Events from 1970 to 1990

 

John A. Lent, Manhua & Komiks Group: Asian Cartoons and Comics – Asian Comic Strips: Not Quite a Century

 

Kanako Shiokawa, Manhua & Komiks Group: Memorable Episodes: The Use of Personal Experiences in Japanese Comic Books

 

18. China and the Resistance War Against Japan

 

Organizer: Odoric Y. K. Wou, Rutgers University

 

Margaret B. Denning, Slippery Rock University: The Formulation of Enemy Army Mobilization Methods: Huabei Soldiers Conference

 

Lincoln Li, Monash University: South Manchurian Railway Report on Chinese Resistance Potential, 1940: A Japanese Assessment of the Resistance Strategy of the Nationalist Government in Chongqing

 

Odoric Y. K. Wou. Rutgers University: Community Defense and Communist Revolution in China: The Case of Dubalian

 

Ka‑che Yip, University of Maryland, Baltimore County: The Training of Health Manpower in Wartime China

 

Discussant: Michael Gasster, Rutgers University

 

19. Splash! Boom! Bang!: Woodblock Prints of the Sino‑Japanese War

 

Chair: Frank L. Chance, University of Pennsylvania

 

Frank L. Chance, University of Pennsylvania: Kobayashi Kiyo: “One Hundred Battles. One Hundred Laughs

 

Rosalind Bradford, University of Pennsylvania: Kokumatsu’s Representations of the Battle of Pyongyang

 

Tracy Miller, University of Pennsylvania: The Chinese Political Environment and Military Situation Before the Sino-Japanese War

 

Tate J. Rarick, University of Pennsylvania: Historical Features in Prints Representing the Battle of Pyongyang

 

Warren Keyser, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art: Uniform Brilliance: Representation of Costumes of Japanese and Chinese Soldiers

 

Vicky Soo. University of Pennsylvania: The Peiyang Navy and the Battle of Haiyang Island

 

20. Contemporary Observations on China's Economy

 

Chair: Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh

 

Wei Lo, University of Pittsburgh: Experimental Tests of the Ratchet Effect with Chinese Managers

 

Rick Harbaugh, University of Pittsburgh: Effects of Equity Sharing in TVEs

 

Robert W. Mead, University of Pittsburgh: Observations on Rural Household Labor Allocations

 

21. Individual Papers: Studies in Asian Linguistics

 

Rika Hayami Allen, University of Pittsburgh: A Study of the Language of Taliwang (Sumbawa, Indonesia)

Robert B. Allen, University of Pittsburgh: West Papuan and Austronesian

 

Kiri Lee, Lehigh University: The Notion of Shared Information and its Implications for Japanese Case Marking

 

22. Reading Through the Text: Performativity and Context in East Asian Performance

 

Sara Davis, University of Pennsylvania: Urban Chinese Oral Narratives: Modern Elaborations of the “Three Kingdoms”

 

Neil Schmid, University of Pennsylvania: Medieval Monks as Seditious Storytellers

 

Jonah Sa1z, Independent Scholar: Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Monologuist Issey Ogata

 

Discussant: Ayako Kano, University of Pennsylvania

 

23. Individual Papers: Historical Movement in China

 

Hsieh Boa Hua. Creighton University: Concubines, Ritual and Legal Standing

 

J. Kenneth Olenik, Montclair State University: From Internationalist to Nationalist: The Chinese Rejection of International Socialism in the Late 1920s

 

Paul R. Rivera, University of Maryland, Baltimore County: The November 1927 Yeungkong Incident and the Maryknoll Mission Enterprise in China

 

24. Individual Papers: Tradition and Change Among Women in Asia

 

Lisa Kim Davis, Johns Hopkins University: The Anti-Sexual Violence Movement: Sexuality, Nationalism and Class in Korean Feminist Politics

 

Mala Mathrani, Ohio State University: Constructing and “Asian Idnetity”: Women’s Organizations in Pre-Independence India

 

Yi Sun, Albion College: Progress or Regress: Women and Economic Reforms in China

 

Kim Falk, University of Pittsburgh: Matrilineal Kin Assistance During and Post-Pregnancy in Post-Reform Shandong

 

25. Individual Papers: Economic Policy and Development in Asia

 

Liping Deng, Mount Allison University: Japan’s Official Devlopment Assistance to China: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

 

Kevin H. Zhang, University of Colorado at Boulder: A Simple Model of Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries

 

Susan Stone, Drexel University: An Investigation into the Macroeconomic Linkages among Dynamic Asian Economies

 

Christopher C. Meyerson, Columbia University: Designing and Testing a Model of Japanese Trade Policy Making: Japan’s Role in the Agricultural Policy Reform Debaye of the Uruguay Round of the GATT

 

26. Individual Papers: Education in East Asia

 

Albert Gardner, University of Maryland: An American Professor Teaching in a Shanghai High School

 

Elizabeth K. Eder, University of Maryland: Margaret Clark Griffis: An American Teacher in Early Meiji Japan

 

Hideo Watanabe, University of Pittsburgh: Adult Learning in Japan

 

27. Individual Papers: Aesthetics and Images in Japanese Tradition

 

Erika O. Bainbridge, Johns Hopkins University: Images of Cronies in Japanese Noh Drama

 

David C. Prejsnar, Community College of Philadelphia: The Role of Engi in Kamakura Popular Buddhism: An Examination of Their Use in the Ippen Huiri-E

 

Peipei Qiu, Vassar College: Onitsura’s Makoto and theTaoist Cincept of the Natural

 

Reiko Yonogi, Indiana University at Indianapolis: The Narrative of Self-Discovery: Autobiographical Writings by Tamura Toshiko, Miyamoto Yuriko and Sata Ineko