News - April 2013 - Institute for Asian Studies
Monday, April 8, 2013
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave the presentation "Developing Advanced-Level Speaking: Application of OPI," at the Spring Conference of American Association of Teachers of Japanese in San Diego, March 21.
»Ken Ruoff authored “Nationalistic Movements to Restore Cultural Symbols of the Monarchy,” published in Critical Readings on the Emperors of Japan, Vol. 4, Leiden: Brill.
Monday, April 15, 2013
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented “The New Generation of Trilingual Chinese Malaysians” at the Annual Meetings of the Association for Asia Studies, San Diego, March 23.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presented “Deities Bring Foreigners to See Mount Everest: Tourism, Everyday Buddhism, and Environmental Sustainability in the World’s Highest Ecosystem” at the Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himal
»Hiro Ito, Economics faculty, co-authored “China and Global Imbalances from a View of Sectorial Reforms,” published in Review of International Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 1, February 2013.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
»Hiro Ito, Economics faculty, presented his paper, “Asian Development Review Conference,” at the Asian Development Review Conference in Manila, Philippines, on March 25-26. Asian Development Bank organized the session.
»Junghee Lee, Art and Design faculty, presented a paper titled "Pictorial Tile and Clay Buddhist Sculptures of the Paekche Kingdom, Korea" in the panel "Works in Clay in Early Korean and Japanese Buddhism," which she organized for the Annual Conference of
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, and graduate student Brian Lefler presented “Mountain Homes and Overgrown Gardens: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Perceptions of Fire Suppression on Southern Nevada Public Lands” at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, authored “New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies” published in the Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference of Malaysian Chinese Studies, Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Ma
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "'How Can I Communicate in Japanese Naturally?: A View from a Discourse Perspective" at Soka University, Aliso Viejo, Calif., April 15.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, authored a review of Strangers at Home: History and Subjectivity among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia, published in the Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 72, No. 1.