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10th Annual Asian Studies Development Program National Conference 2003: the Asian Studies Development Program a joint program of The East-West Center and the University of Hawai'i.

Supported by a Generous Grant from The Henry Luce Foundation

With sincere appreciation to the Paradise Valley Community College International Education Committee and Center for International Studies for all of their support and assistance with the 2003 Asian Studies Development Program's National Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. And special thanks to Michele Marion, Director of International Education, Paradise Valley Community College.

Program Committee

Ronnie Littlejohn, Program Chair Peter Hershock David Jones Joe Overton

Acknowledgments

ASDP Co-Directors:

Elizabeth Buck, Director, Education Program East-West Center

Roger T. Ames, Professor of Philosophy University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Asian Studies Development Program Association of Regional Centers

University of Alaska--Anchorage

Belmont University, Tennessee

Black Hawk College, Illinois

Central Arkansas University

Central Washington University

City College of San Francisco

College of DuPage, Illinois

Eckerd College, Florida

Johnson County Community College, Kansas

Kapiolani Community College--Hawai'i

Kennesaw State University, Georgia

Middlesex Community College, Massachusetts

Morgan State University, Maryland

Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona

Community College of Philadelphia

Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania

Trident Technical College, South Carolina

Tulsa Community College

University of Redlands, California

Sponsors

East-West Center

University of Hawai'i

International Education Committee

Paradise Valley Community College

Center for International Studies

Conference Program

Thursday, March 6

1:00-3:00 Association of Regional Centers Director's Meeting

2:00-3:15 Registration

3:30-5:00 A. Special Session I.

The Work of Henry Rosemont, Jr.

Chair: Mary Bockover, Humboldt State University

Ewing Chinn, Trinity University The Good is Prior to the Right: Rosemont on Human Rights

Peimin Ni, Grand Valley State College Revive the Lost Scholarship for the Sake of World Harmony

Jim Qiming Chen, University of Maryland, University College

The Role of Interactive Study in Enhancing Student Success

Respondents: Mary Bockover and Henry Rosemont, Jr.

5:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-9:00 Art Walk

Friday, March 7

9:00-10:15

B. Dynamics in the Pacific Rim

Chair: Joseph Overton, University of Hawai'i, Kapiolani

Dave Harbster, Paradise Valley Community College Winning by Losing: The Impact of Malaysia's Population and Economic Goals Upon Ecological Systems Services

Nina Morgan, Kennesaw State College Representing Activism: Indonesian Theater and Ratna Sarumpaet

Esther Sianipar and Peter Suwarno, Arizona State University Challenges of Mediation in a Plural Third World Society: Why Conflict Resolutions in Indonesia Failed

C. Special Session II.

Daoism in Practice

Chair: Ronnie Littlejohn, Association of Regional Centers, ASDP and Belmont University

Zhi Peng Huang, Transmitter of the Huang Zhengyi Lineage, Fuijian Province, P.R. China Work of a Daoshi in Current Southern China

Hai Wei Chen, Translator, Xiamen, P.R. China

Respondent: Erin Cline, Baylor University

10:45-12:00

D. Asia in Global Connections.

Chair: Nancy Hume, Independent Scholar

Anne Cavender, University of Redlands Lessons of Variety and Freedom: East-West Comparative Literature

Sawa Kurotani Becke, University of Redlands Out of Asia: Asian Migration and Its Pedagogical Potential

Yukiko Kawahara, University of Redlands California Rolls and Fortune Cookies: Teaching Japanese and Chinese Popular Culture in the U.S.

Discussant: Piers Britton, University of Redlands

E. Understanding Daoism

Chair: Julien Farland, Middlesex Community College

Jeff Dippmann, Central Washington University Truth Be Told: 'Real' Daoism and Its Western Counterpart"

Erin Cline, Baylor University Two Interpretations of De in the Daodejing

Ronnie Littlejohn, Belmont University Interpreting the Lost Scrolls of Daoist Christianity

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Interest Tables

Table One: Travel Study in Japan Shingo Satsutani, College of DuPage Possibilities and Safety Issues for Study Abroad in Japan/Field Studies in Japan

Table Two: Pedagogical Videos Ray Olsen, Independent Scholar, Vancouver, WA

1:00-1:30 Blending with Nature: Classical Chinese Gardens in the Suzhou Style

1:30- 2:00 Human Rights in China: The Search for Common Ground

Table Three: Shuhai Chinese Language Resources Brian Bruya, University of Hawai'i Shuhai : Online Resources for Classical Chinese

Table Four: New Findings on Asian-American Differences in Self Concepts

Daniel Sparling, Maryville University of St. Louis

2:00-3:15

F. Art: East-West Connections

Chair: Fay Beauchamp, Community College of Philadelphia

Wioleta Polinska, North Central College Ecology and Art: East Asian Traditions Meet the West

Donna Friedman Bechis, Fitchburg State College Travels to the Pacific Rim: Influences on the Form and Spirit of Art

Steve Goldberg, Hamilton College Oh Father, Where Art Thou?

G. Socio-Political Interactions with Asia

Chair: James Cook, Central Washington University

Jenny Hill, Ohio University Chinese Reactions to the September 11, 2001 Attack and Subsequent Events

Larry German, Belmont University Bush Policy Toward China

Joanna Crosby, Morgan State University Under the Veil: Malaysian Women and Islam

3:30-5:30

H. Implications of Language and Translation

Chair: Joanna Crosby, Morgan State University

Sue Goldberg, Independent Scholar How to Kiss in Chinese

Haixia Lan, University of Wisconsin, La-Crosse Confucian Thinking and Western Rhetoric

Shudong Chen, Johnson County Community College Translation as Im/possible Cross-Wall Cultural Dialogue

Dangshi Huang, Bukkyo University The Perspective of Environmental Issues in Dictionaries: Comparing Longman Dictionary of American English and Xinhua Zidian

I. Interactions of/with Asian Religions

Chair: Peter Hershock, East-West Center

Ashley Lovell, Belmont University

Saving the Sacrifical Children from the Dragon of Dali Lake

Jeffrey Timm, Wheaton College (MA) Buddhism and Development: Forging Connections between Two Small Liberal Arts Colleges on Opposite Sides of the World

Terry Mazurak, Albertson College of Idaho Why Did the Buddha Cross the Road? Non-contradiction and the Diamond Sutra

7:00-9:30 J. Special Session III.

Teaching Asian Film and Literature.

Chair: Annie Malloy, Tulsa Community College

Jessica Stowell, National Consortium for Teaching About Asia Finding Philosophies in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Roberta Adams, Fitchburg State College Leaving the Chinese Countryside, Past and Present

Bettye Walsh, Piedmont Virginia Community College Memory and Place in Recent Asian Films

Joseph McKeon, Central Connecticut State University Using Anime as a Tool for Understanding Contemporary Japan

Mike Await, Belmont University Focusing on the Familiar in Ang Lee's Eat, Drink, Man, Woman

Liahna Armstrong, Central Washington University Framing the Feminine in the Films of Zhang Yimou

Saturday, March 8

9:00-10:15

K. Identity Politics in Contemporary Asian-English Fiction Chair: Kent Mitchell, Middlesex Community College

Michelle Sun, Community College of Philadelphia Humor as a Lens to Chinese Identity (Chinese Writers)

Ely Marquez, Community College of Philadelphia Reconciling the Indigenization of an Alien Tongue and the Alienation of Native Cultural Values (Malaysia/Singapore Writers)

Richard Guzman, North Central College The Empty Center and the International Style (on Filipino Writers)

Lakshmi Gudipati, Community College of Philadelphia Beyond the Voices of Subaltern and Appropriation: Indian Identity in Contemporary Indo-Anglican Fiction (on Indian Writers)

L. Confucius and Confucianism

Chair: David Jones, Kennesaw State University

Steve Laumakis, University of St. Thomas Confucius and Zhong /Doing One's Utmost

Brian Mackintosh, University of Alabama, Huntsville Confucius, Hegel, and Human Rights

James Peterman, University of the South Confucianism in Ordinary Life

10:30-12:00

M. Asian Writers and Writers about Asia

Chair: Linda Lindsey, Maryville University of St. Louis

Cynthia Ho, University of North Carolina, Asheville Bahina Bai and Mystical Resistance

Jonathan Thorndike, Belmont University Gao Xingjian's Soul Mountain: the Making of the Post-Modern Self

Corinne Dale, Belmont University

Providing a Context: Chinese Aesthetics and Literature: A Reader

Lisa Safford, Hiram College The Tale of Genji and Business Japan 101

N. Teaching Asian History

Chair: Joseph Overton, University of Hawai'i, Kapiolani

Jeffrey Littlejohn, Norfolk State University Teaching about Zheng He in the World Civilization Class

Lawrence Butler, George Mason University Marco Polo Among the Idolaters: Images and Iconoclasm Along the Medieval Silk Roads

Howard Bodner, Houston Community College Teaching Asian American History

12:00-1:45 Luncheon

Margo Stipe, Taliesin West Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan: The Inspiration of Nature

2:00-4:00

O. Aesthetic Experience and Architectural Achievement in Asia

Chair: Steve Goldberg, Hamilton College

Marthe Chandler, DePauw University Meditation on a Scholar's Rock: A Chinese Aesthetics

Tom Cooper, Monroe Community College Art, Architecture and Artifacts of Korean Culture

Joel See, University of New England, Biddeford Changing Culture, Changing Homes: Visual Strategies for Teaching about Japanese Built Environment

Mary Solomon, Colorado Northwestern Community College The Stories of Daoist Art

P. Implementing Asian Studies in Small Liberal Arts College Chair: Elizabeth Buck, East-West Center

Dennis McCann, Agnes Scott College First Year Seminar Courses on Asia

Brenda Hoke, Agnes Scott College Infusing Asian Studies into Courses on Urban Lives and Intro to Sociology

Feng Xu, Agnes Scott College First Year Seminar Courses on Asia

Dan Bellack, Trident Technical College Infusing Asian Values into an Introductory Psychology Course

4:00-5:30

Q. Hermeneutical Issues in Comparative Studies

Chair: Jim Peterman, University of the South

Keith Krasemann, College of Du Page Asian Studies and Interpretation: Hermeneutics as a Method for Bridging Cultural Gaps in a Post Cold War World

Douglas Shrader, SUNY (Oneonta) The Loss of Spiritual Integrity: A Philosophical Critique of the Global Cafeteria

David Jones, Kennesaw State University Finding Our Way Through the Zhuangzi : Ecological Perspectives in Daoism

R. Special Session V.

"From NCUR to NSF: Undergraduate"

Chairs: James Cook and Richard Mack, Central Washington University

Timothy Blocher, Central Washington University Influences of Taiwanese Business in Shanghai and Xiamen

Jonathan Urlie, Central Washington University Perceptions and Values: Citizen Perspectives on Environment in South China

Elizabeth Medford, Central Washington University The Pressure of Industry on a Chinese Environment

Kayme Lambert, Central Washington University Xiamen and the Rise of a 'Green City': Oversees Chinese Investment, Urban Development and Environmental Impact

Respondents: James Cook and Richard Mack

Conference Participants

Roberta E. Adams, Fitchburg State College

Liahna Armstrong, Central Washington University

Fay Beauchamp, Community College of Philadelphia

Donna Bechis, Fitchburg State University

Sawa Kurotani Becker, University of Redlands

Dan Bellack, Trident Technical College

Bob Bendotti, Paradise Valley Community College

Mebru Birgeoglu, Paradise Valley Community College

Timothy Blocker, Central Washington University

Mary I. Bockover, Humboldt State University

Howard Bodner, Houston Community College

Piers J. Britton, University of Redlands

Brian Bruya, University of Hawai'i

Betty Buck, East-West Center

Lawrence Butler, George Mason University

Anne L. Cavender, University of Redlands

Marthe Chandler, DePauw University

Shudong Chen, Johnson County Community College

Jim Chen, University of Maryland-University College

Ewing Chinn, Trinity College

Andrew Chittick, Edward College

Mike Chu, College of DuPage

Erin Cline, Baylor University

James A. Cook, Central Washington University

Joanna Crosby, Morgan State University

Corinne Dale, Belmont University

Jeffrey Dippman, Central Washington University

Jan Downey, Paradise Valley Community College

Paul Dunscomb, University of Alaska-Anchorage

Lucien Ellington, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Julien Farland, Middlesex Community College

Mary C. Forestieri

Edwin George, College of Lake County

Larry German, Belmont University

Stephen J. Goldberg, Hamilton College

Susan Goldberg

Lakshmi Gudipati, Community College of Philadelphia

Richard R. Guzman, North Central College

Peter Hershock, East-West Center

Kurt Hill, Paradise Valley Community College

Cynthia Ho, University of North Carolina-Ashville

Brenda Hoke, Agnes Scott College

Danshi Huang, Bukkyo University

Nancy G. Hume, Community College of Baltimore County

David Jones, Kennesaw State University

Carolyn Kadel, Johnson County Community College

Theodore L. Kassier, University of Alasak-Anchorage

Yukiko Kawahara, University of Redlands

Andrea Kempf, Johnson County Community College

Gina Krantz, Paradise Valley Community College

Keith Krasemann, College of DuPage

Kayme Lambert, Central Washington University

Haixia Lan, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Stephen J. Laumakis, University of St. Thomas

Winnie Leong, City College of San Francisco

Linda Lindsey, Maryville University of Saint Louis

Ronnie Littlejohn, Belmont University

Jeffrey Littlejohn, Norfolk State University

Sherri Loch, Paradise Valley Community College

Robert Lossman, College of Lake County

Philip H. Loughlin, Maryville University of Saint Louis

Ashley Lowell, Belmont University

Richard Mack, Central Washington University

Brian Mackintosh, University of Alabama

Annie Malloy, Tulsa Community College

Michele Marion, Paradise Valley Community College

Ely Marquez, Community College of Philadelphia

Terry Mazurak, Albertson College of Idaho

Dennis McCann, Agnes Scott College

Joseph McKeon, Central Connecticut State University

Elizabeth Medford, Central Washington University

Reyes Medrano, Paradise Valley Community College

Kent Mitchell, Middlesex Community College

Mary Lou Mosley, Paradise Valley Community College

Nina Morgan, Kennesaw State University

Robert Nash, Shorter College

Cheryl Ann Nelson, Community College of Philadelphia

Peimin Ni, Grand Valley State University

Raymond G. Olson, College of DuPage

Marie Guarino Osterman, Arizona State University

Joseph Overton, Kapiolani Community College

Elaine S. Padilla, Rockland Community College

James Gordon Patterson, Paradise Valley Community College

James Peoples, Ohio Wesleyan University

Jim Peterman, University of the South

Wioleta Polinsta, North Central College

Cheng Qiming, University of Maryland

Gene Rister, Paradise Valley Community College

Henry Rosemont, Jr., St. Mary's College of Maryland

JoAnn Rosemont

Morita Rupaza, Oakton Community College

Lisa Safford, Hiram College

Shingo Satsutani, College of DuPage

Joel See, College of Arts and Sciences

Kent Shadburne, Paradise Valley Community College

Kenneth Simonsen, William Rainey Harper College

Martha Simonsen, William Rainey Harper College

Daniel Sparling, Maryville University

Jessica Stowell, University of Oklahoma

Michelle Sun, Community College of Philadelphia

Tae Susa, Osaka Institute of Technology

Jonathan L. Thorndike, Belmont University

Jeffrey Timm, Wheaton College

Jon Urlie, Central Washington University

Sue VanBoven, Paradise Valley Community College

Bettye Walsh, Piedmont Virginia Community College

James WonderMey, Middle Michigan Community College

Feng Xu, Agnes Scott College

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