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2015 UBC Department of Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference
April 11, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (refreshments will be served at 9:00 a.m.)
Auditorium, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall (map)
Free and open to the public

Come join us for a day of in-house presentations by our very own graduate students and faculty!
Refreshments and lots of opportunities for discussion!


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2015 UBC Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference Schedule

Time Name Title
9:00-9:30 Dr. Stefania Burk refreshment and greeting
9:30-10:00 Dr. Anne Murphy Traveling the Affective Landscape: the Stories of Pakistani Punjabi-Language Author Zubair Ahmed
10:00-10:20 Minoru Takano  How to deal with Archaism/Classicism?: within classical Chinese
10:20-10:40 Yinzong Wei The Circulation of He Zhuo’s Marginalia
10:40-11:00 Jiseo Kim The Society Made by Salt
11:00-11:10 Coffee break
11:10-11:30 Kim McNelly  (Medieval Japanese Imperial) Poetic Anthologies as Cultural Histories
11:30-11:50 Elsa Chanez  about the modern adaptations of Towazugatari (とはずがたり,The Confessions of Lady Nijō)  the diary of a Kamakura (1185-1333) women known as Lady Nijō (1258-after 1306).
11:50-12:10 Haley Blum  about “otogi-zoshi” (Muromachi-period Japanese short stories)
12:10-12:50 Lunch
12:50-13:10 Eunseon Kim The Linguistic Ideologies of Korean Honorification and Linguistic Politeness: A History of Metapragmatic Discourses in Modern Korea
13:10-13:30 Barbara Wall Transformations of Xiyouji in Korean Intertexts and Hypertexts
13:30-13:50 Ranbir Johal Muted by Shame:  Women in Punjabi Theatre
13:50-14:00 Coffee break
14:00-14:20 Yuki Ohsawa  The Posthuman in Recent Japanese Cyborg Anime
14:20-14:40 Casey Collins Mapping the Garden of Truth: Buddhist and Idiosyncratic Elements in Shinnyo-en.
14:40-15:00 Meng Wu Let’s Play: Notions of Time in The Plum in the Golden Vase
15:00-15:10 Coffee break
15:10-15:30 Jiaqi Yao about “The Peony Pavilion”
15:30-16:50 Robin Curtis Modules of Morality: Ancient Confucianism Vs. Modern Psychology
16:50-16:10 Nick Stember Manhua Magazines In 1930s Shanghai: A Typology Of Failure
16:10-16:40 Dr. Ross King James Scarth Gale and the Christian Literature Society (1922-1927):Salvific Translation and Korean Literary Modernity”