42nd Annual Meeting
Sponsored by
Armstrong Atlantic State University
January 17-19, 2003
Jekyll Island, GA

PROGRAM
[Corrected as Presented, 2-20-03]

SYNOPSIS

Friday, January 17 3:00pm Executive Committee Meeting
  4:00-8:00pm REGISTRATION
  8:00pm Reception
Saturday, January 18 8:00-5:00pm REGISTRATION
  8:30-10:00am First Session Panels
  10:00-10:15am Break
  10:15-11:45am Second Session Panels
  12:00-1:45pm Luncheon and Business Meeting
  2:00-3:30pm Third Session Panels
  3:30-3:45pm Break
  3:45-5:15pm Fourth Session Panels
  5:30-6:30pm Presidential Address
  7:00-9:00pm Reception
Sunday, January 19 7:00am Executive Committee Meeting
  8:00-10:00am REGISTRATION
  8:30-10:00am Fifth Session Panels
  10:00-10:15am Break
  10:15-11:45am Sixth Session Panels

PROGRAM DETAILS

Friday, January 17

3:00pm   Executive Committee Meeting [Crane Room]
4:00-8:00pm   Registration [Mezzanine Area]
8:00pm   Reception[Morgan Room]

Saturday, January 18

8:00am-5:00pm   Registration [Mezzanine Area]
8:30-10:00am   FIRST SESSION PANELS
  1 REEXAMINING DEMOCRACY, GOVERNANCE, & SECURITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA [Crane Room]
      Chair: Surain Subramaniam, University of North Carolina, Asheville
    Reconciling the Conflicting Demands of Democracy and Security in Malaysia and Singapore
      Surain Subramaniam, University of North Carolina, Asheville
    The Search for Meaning in People Power 2
      Paul A. Rodell, Georgia Southern University
    Indonesia and the “War on Terrorism”: A Setback for Democracy
      Donald E. Weatherbee, University of South Carolina
    Discussant: Robert C. Angel, University of South Carolina
  2 VARIETIES OF WARFARE IN ASIA [duBignon Room]
      Chair: John W. Killigrew, State University of New York, Brockport
    The Unification of China in 280 A.D.: the Jin Conquest of the Eastern Wu
      John W. Killigrew, State University of New York, Brockport
    The Historical Roots and Symbolic Nature of the Indo-Pakistan Conflict
      Arthur Rubinoff, University of Toronto
    Why the Bear Stumbled: The Soviet-Afghan War
      Jonathan Grant, Florida State University
    Discussant: Winston Lo, Florida State University
  3 JAPANESE FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair: Richard Rice, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
    Man of Peace or Spymaster? The Secret Life of Terasaki Hidenari in War and Occupation, 1941-1951
      Roger Jeans, Washington & Lee University
    From William Adams to Shogun: A Continuing Case Study of Historical Fact and Fiction
      Kenneth W. Berger, Duke University
    The Star of the Pacific: Russian Koreans, 1870-1940
      Katya Vladimirov, Kennesaw State University
    Discussant: Audience
  4 MONGOLIA & NORTHEAST ASIA: ECONOMIC & SECURITY ISSUES [Pulitzer Room]
      Chair: Alicia Campi, U.S.—Mongolia Advisory Group
    Mongolian Foreign Policy Towards Northeast Asian States
      R. Baasan, Indiana University
    What Role Can Mongolia Play in Northeast Asia? A Realistic Cost-Benefit Analysis
      Alicia Campi, U.S.–Mongolia Advisory Group
    Northeast Asian Economic Cooperation Ideas
      T. Jambaldorj, Acting Ambassador, Mongolia
    Discussant: Audience
  5 ASIA IN THE WORLD HISTORY CLASSROOM I [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: Dorothea Martin, Appalachian State University
    Technology for Development: Science and Technology Policy in South Korea and Taiwan
      Joel R. Campbell, Kansai Gaidai University
    Scarcity or Insecurity? The Perceptions of Chinese Leaders Toward Their Water Resource Shortages
      Jih-Un Kim, University of South Carolina
    Discussant: Audience
10:00-10:15   Break [Mezzanine Area]
10:15-11:45   SECOND SESSION PANELS
  6 SOCIAL & POLITICAL ISSUES IN MAINLAND SOUTHEAST ASIA [Crane Room]
      Chair/Discussant: Arthur J. Dommen, Independent Scholar
    The General Election in Thailand, 2001: Will the Voters Continue to Buy What Thaksin is Selling?
      William R. Harker, Ohio State University
    Court, People and Rituals: Thai Brahmans from Past and Present
      Amarjiva Lochan, University of Delhi
    The Significance of the 1988 Democratic Revolution in Burma
      Lin Lin Aung, Mary Baldwin College
  7 PUBLIC & POPULAR OPINION, MEDIA, & LITERATURE IN CHINA [duBignon Room]
      Chair: David Jones, Kennesaw State University
    Chinese Perceptions of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks and Subsequent Events
      Jenny Hill, Ohio University
    Ah Q Genealogy: Lu Xun and the National Character Discourse in Modern China
      Paul Foster, Georgia Institute of Technology
    The Root, Theory and Practice of Martyrdom: Homicide and Suicide Terrorism of Radical Islamic Movements in the Caucasus
      Anatoly Isaenko, Appalachian State University
    Discussant: Audience
  8 THE CULTURE & POLITICS OF “THE PUBLIC” IN LATE IMPERIAL & REPUBLICAN CHINA [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair: Kristin Stapleton, University of Kentucky
    Images of the Storyteller in Prefaces of Late 19th Century Novels: The Quandary of Publishers Printing For A Recently Middlebrow Audience
      Pieter Keulemans, University of Chicago
    The Making of a Public: Emotions and Media Sensation in 1930s China
      Eugenia Lean, Columbia University
    Performances of Resistance and the Imagined Moral Public: Communist Political Prisoners in China, 1928-1937
      Jan Kiely, Furman University
    Discussant: Michael Tsin, University of Florida
  9 FOLKLORE, CRIME & PUNISHMENT IN HISTORIC JAPAN [Pulitzer Room]
      Chair: Thomas P. Dolan, Columbus State University
    People’s History and the Institution of Convict Labor in Post-Meiji Restoration Hokkaido, Japan
      Yutaka Okuyama, University of Alabama
    Momotaro: Taoist Cosmology in Japanese Folklore
      E. Leslie Williams, Clemson University
    Circumscribed Autonomy: Policing Towns and Villages in Sengoku, Japan
      Ronald Frank, Pace University
    Discussant: Audience
  10 THE 16TH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY: LEADERSHIP CHANGES & POLICY ORIENTATION [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: Brantly Womack, University of Virginia
    The 16th CCP National Congress: Leadership Changes and Policy Orientation
      Weixing Chen, East Tennessee State University
    The 16th CCP National Congress and the Transition of Rural China
      Yang Zhong, University of Tennessee, Knoxville [discussed in abstentia]
    The 16th CCP National Congress and the Transition of China’s Foreign Policy
      Guoli Liu, College of Charleston
    Discussant: F. Dorrill, Lynwood College
12:00-1:45   Luncheon and Business Meeting [Pavillion]
2:00-3:30   PANEL SESSION C
  11 WAR & DIPLOMACY IN CENTRAL, EAST & SOUTHEAST ASIA [Crane Room]
      Chair/Discussant: Lawrence E. Grinter, Air War College, Air University , Maxwell AFB, Alabama
    Dragon Ladies and America’s Relations with East Asia
      T. Christopher Jespersen, North Georgia College & State University
    Three Strikes and You’re Out: American Imperialism, Philippine Nationalism and the Huk Rebellion, 1948
      Steven D. MacIsaac, Jacksonville University
    The Great Game Continues: Abdur Rahman, the Pushtuns, and Taliban
      Marc Jason Gilbert, North Georgia College & State University
  12 CHINESE LANGUAGE, CULTURE & PHILOSOPHY FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT [duBignon Room]
      Chair: Sabita Manian, Lynchburg College
    The World is a Spiritual Vessel: A Comparison of Two Theories of Moral Education
      Ronnie L. Littlejohn, Belmont University
    “De” in Practice
      Erin M. Cline, Baylor University
    Contact Between the Chinese Language and the Non-Chinese Language
      Xiao Gang Zhao, Lanzhou University
    Discussant: Audience
  13 RELIGION, CULTURE, & PHILOSOPHY IN JAPAN [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair: Charlotte Beahan, Murray State University
    The Rise of the Soka Gakkai in Australia
      Daniel A. Métraux, Mary Baldwin College
    Yasukuni Jinja: Web Presence and War Memory
      Rachel DiNitto, The College of William & Mary
    Discussant: Audience
  14 ROUNDTABLE—OUTREACH SESSION: TEACHING ABOUT JAPAN IN DIVERSE CLASSROOMS (Sponsored by U.S.-Japan Foundation) [Pulitzer Room]
      Moderator: Lucien Ellington, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    Teaching Japan in High School Literature
      Jennifer Murphy, Maryville, Tennessee
    Teaching About Japan in an Urban Middle School
      Les Buehler, St. Louis, Missouri
    Teaching About Japan in a Small Rural High School
      Pat Crommett, Caddo Hills, Arkansas
    Teaching About Japan in an Urban High School
      Ken Collins, Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Discussant: Audience
  15 SOCIETY OF ASIAN & COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY PART I: PULSATIONS FROM THE HEART SUTRA [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: David Jones, Kennesaw State University
    Cultivating Vulnerability in Times of War: Bodhisattva Lessons from the Heart Sutra
      Jennifer Manlowe, State University of West Georgia
    From the Heart: The Musculature of Compassionate Knowing
      David Jones, Kennesaw State University
    Homage to Hell, the Great Bodisattva: Hakuin and the Heart Sutra
      Jason Wirth, Oglethorpe University
    Say That the Things are the Stars of Our Life: Chiasmus Intertwining and the Heart Sutra
      Tom Pynn, Oglethorpe University & Kennesaw State University
    Discussant: Audience
3:30-3:45   Break [Mezzanine Area]
3:45-5:15   FOURTH SESSION PANELS
  16 CHRISTIANITY IN CHINA [Crane Room]
      Chair: Jan Kiely, Furman University
    Where East Meets West at the Foot of the Cross: The Chinese Mission Churches in the Mississippi Delta
      John Thornell, Delta State University
    The Bolshevist Penetration of China: The American Catholic Mission Enterprise in China and the Development of American Catholic Anti-Communism, 1919-1937
      Paul Rivera, Florida Gulf Coast University
    The Bible and the Gun: Litigation and Feuding Christians in South China
      Joseph Tse-Hei Lee, Pace University
    Discussant: Audience
  17 TEACHING ABOUT, & LEARNING IN, CONTEMPORARY CHINA [duBignon Room]
      Chair: Jim Leavell, Furman University
    Teaching China With Field Trips
      Liping Bu, Alma College
    New Historical Thinking in Reform China, 1980-2000
      Edward S. Krebs, Independent Scholar
    Body Practices in Classes on Asian Religion
      Eric Reinders, Emory University
    Discussant: Audience
  18 SINO-VIETNAMESE RELATIONS FROM 968 TO THE PRESENT [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair/Discussant: Brantly Womack, University of Virginia
    From Tribute to Trade: Examining A Pivotal Period in Middle Period Sino-Vietnamese Relations
      James A. Anderson, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
    Ethnic Brothers? The Impact of Sino-Vietnamese Relations on China’s Ethnic Minorities
      Katherine Palmer Kaup, Furman University
    China’s Forgotten War—The Sino-Vietnamese Border Conflict of 1979
      Xiaoliang Li, Georgia Institute of Technology
  19 ART, ARTIFACTS, & LANGUAGE IN HISTORIC & MODERN INDIA [Pulitzer Room]
      Chair: Roxanne Claire Farrar, Georgia College & State University
    Kutiyattama, an International Cultural Artifact
      Farley Richmond, University of Georgia
    Mehndi, An Ancient Art and Ritual of India
      Punam Madhok, East Carolina University
    Indianizing Shakespeare: English as the Medium or the Message
      Tamara Valentine, University of South Carolina, Spartanburg
    Discussant: David White, Appalachian State University
  20 PEDAGOGY IN & ABOUT CHINA & ASIA [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: Sylvia Krebs, Independent Scholar
    Social Transformations and Educational Reforms in China
      Yusheng Yao, Rollins College
    Discussant: Audience
5:30-6:30   Presidential Address [Pavillion]
    The New Cultural Imperialism? McDonald's in East Asia
      James L. Watson, Harvard University (President-Elect, Association for Asian Studies)
7:00-9:00   Reception and Cultural Performance (Korean Traditional Dance Troupe) [Pavillion]

Sunday, January 19

7:00am   Executive Committee Meeting [Macy #1]
8:00-10:00am   Registration [Mezzanine Area]
8:30-10:00   FIFTH SESSION PANELS
  21 DRAMA, LITERATURE, & CULTURAL TRADITIONS IN CHINA [Crane Room]
      Chair: Dorothea Martin, Appalachian State University
    Three Shares for Military Officials, Four Shares for Civil Officials: A 19th Century Performance of a Manchu Rite
      Stephen Udry, Carthage College
    Dreams in Chinese Folk Literature: Shamanic Resonances, Postcolonial Concerns and Psychoanalysis
      Howard Giskin, Appalachian State University
    Loyalism in Ming Drama: Yue Fei as Tragic Hero in Feng Menglong's Historical Play, Flag of Perfect Loyalty (Jingzhongqi)
      Ann L. Lo, Independent Scholar
    Discussant: Audience
  22 SECURITY, ECONOMIC, & MEDIA ISSUES IN MODERN INDIA [duBignon Room]
      Chair: David White, Appalachian State University
    Of Rice and Men: Perceptions, Patriarchy and Poverty in Agrarian India
      Sunita Manian, Georgia College & State University
    Globalization and (In)security in an Asian Triangle: Fig Leaf or Missile Shield?
      Sabita Manian, Lynchburg College
    Television News in the Indian Imagination
      Anandam P. Kavoori, University of Georgia
  23 BUDDHIST ISSUES IN ASIA [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair: Amarjiva Lochan, University of Delhi
    Nativism in Contemporary Tibetan Historiography: Recovering Bon, Tibet’s Indigenous Religion
      Zeff Bjerken, College of Charleston
    Theories on the Buddhist Doctrine of Anatman: How Have Buddhists Interpreted the Doctrine of Anataman
      Chur Hyun Park, Temple University
    The Path of the Bodhisattva and Dharma in the Mahayanasutralamkara
      Akemi Iwamoto, Indiana University
    Discussant: Audience
  24 TEACHING METHODS & OUTREACH SESSION: INFUSING ASIAN STUDIES INTO A VARIED CURRICULUM THROUGH TEAM-TAUGHT & BLOCK COURSE FORMATS THAT INTEGRATE COMMUNITY & COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTS [Pulitzer Room]
      Moderator: Sandy Lopez, Trident Technology College
    Participants:
      Sandy Lopez, Trident Technology College
Barbara Tucker, Trident Technology College
Katharine Purcell, Trident Technology College
    Audience: Questions & Answers
  25 HISTORIC, ECONOMIC, & SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES IN EAST & SOUTHEAST ASIA [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: TBA
    Adolescents and Their Parents in Urban China
      Robert L. Moore, Rollins College
    The Nationalist Project: Consent and Conflict Among Chongqing Wartime Workers
      Joshua Howard, University of Mississippi
    Discussant: Audience
10:00-10:15   Break [Mezzanine]
10:15-11:45   SIXTH SESSION PANELS
  26 SOCIETY OF ASIAN & COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY PART II: INTIMACY/INTEGRITY: FEELING, THINKING & CULTURE [Crane Room]
      Chair: Jennifer Manlowe, State University of West Georgia
    Feelings as Form in Indian Aesthetics
      Harriette Grissom, Atlanta College of Art
    Intellectual Property Rights: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on the Impact of Globalization in China
      Dennis McCann, Agnes Scott College
    Intimacy and Integrity: Bridging Cultural and Psychological Discourse
      Alan Pope, State University of West Georgia
    Discussant: Audience
  27 JAPANESE & TAIWANESE SOCIAL & LITERARY ISSUES, PAST & PRESENT [duBignon Room]
      Chair: Peter Frost, University of Mississippi
    Writing Imperial Subjects: The Dislocation of the Empire
      Yu-lin Lee, University of Georgia
    Country Houses, Summer Resorts, and Time for Leisure: The Failure of Establishment of the Western Concept of Leisure in Modern Japanese Culture Depicted in Literature
      Wakaba Tasaka, The College of William & Mary
    A Comparison of the Controversial Atarashii Rekishi Kyokasho’s (New History Textbook) Treatment of the Background of the Pacific War and Allied Occupation of Japan Along With Other 2001 Japanese Junior High School History Textbooks: Why Western Scholars May Join the Chorus of Criticism
      Harry Wray, Aichi Mizuho University
    Discussant: Audience
  28 CHINA IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PROSPECTS & REALITIES FOLLOWING THE 16TH PARTY CONGRESS [Morgan Terrace]
      Chair: Clifton W. Pannell, University of Georgia
    China’s Politics After the 16th Party Congress
      John W. Garver, Georgia Institute of Technology
    China’s Economic Progress and Challenges Since the 16th Party Congress
      Penelope Prime, Kennesaw State University
    Go West Young Han: Developing Xi’an as an Urban Growth Pole in a Lagging Region
      Susan M. Walcott, Georgia State University
    China’s Demographic and Urbanization Trends for the Early 21st Century
      Clifton W. Pannell, University of Georgia
    Discussant: Audience
  29 ROUNDTABLE--THE SECOND INDOCHINA WAR IN RETROSPECTIVE [Pulitzer Room]
      Moderator: James Gillam, Spelman College
    The Vietnam War in Film and Media
      Kelli Spencer, Spelman College
    Vietnamese Socialism: Deviation From Orthodoxy
      Shanita Tartt, Spelman College
    Discussant: Audience
  30 TAIWAN & JAPAN IN THE LATE 19TH & EARLY 20TH CENTURY [Rockefeller Room]
      Chair: David P. Phillips, Wake Forest University
    Spatial Border and Psychological Frontier in Colonial Taiwan
      Eika Tai, North Carolina State University
    Narratives of Colonization and Appropriation: Meiji Political Novels
      John Mertz, North Carolina State University
    Creating a Public Realm of Space in Meiji Tokyo
      David P. Phillips, Wake Forest University
  Discussant: Audience