Friday, October 18th

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration at El Colegio de México

9:00 am – 10:30 am: Session One, Panels 1-6

10:45 am – 12:15 pm: Session Two, Panels 7-11

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch (Obento) – Room 2247

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm: Session Three, Panels 12-16

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Session Four, Panels 17-21

5:00 pm: Reception (Wine and Finger Food) – Sala Alfonso Reyes


Saturday, October 19th

9:00 am – 10:30 am: Session Five, Panels 22-27

10:45 am – 12:15 pm: Session Six, Panels 28-32

12:15 pm – 2:15 pm: Lunch and keynote speech – Central courtyard of Colmex

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Session Seven, Panels 33-37

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm: Session Eight, Panels 38-41


Panel Schedule


Friday, October 18th


8:00 am – 9:00 am, Main Entrance of El Colegio de México


Session One

9:00 am – 10:30 am


Panel 1 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Nationalism and Postcolonialism South Asia

Nations and Empires: Borders and their Crossings    


Chair/Discussant: John Marston, El Colegio de México


Alluring Frontiers: Race, Gender, Food in India and Britain

Ishita Banerjee, El Colegio de México


Nationalism after Empire: A History

Choi Chatterjee, California State University


Colonial Writings of a Vernacular Christianity: Taxonomies, Borders, Margins

Saurabh Dube, El Colegio de México



Panel 2 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Yoga South Asia

Itinerancy, Residence, and Transference: Exploring Nath Boundaries



Chair: Adrián Muñoz, El Colegio de México


Beyond the Limits: Yoga and Power in Nath Historiography

Adrián Muñoz, El Colegio de México


Towards a Nath Re-appropiation of hatha-yoga

Daniela Bevilacqua, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


Borders, Nation-States and Nathyogis After 1947: Following Yogi/Pir Ratannath in India and Pakistan

Malavika Kasturi, University of Toronto


Crossing the Borders of Hindutva: Gorakh and Gorakṣā in a Nepali Articulation

Eloisa Stuparich, Giorgio Cini Foundation



Panel 3 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Migration and Diasporas Southeast Asia

Conflict, Migration, Ethnicity


Southeast Asia: Beyond the Visible Face of Prosperity

Victor Alejandro Godoy LópezSanto Tomas University


The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar/Burma

Luisa Alejandra González Barajas, El Colegio de México


Spatial and Temporal Migration of Nhac Vàng and Bolero Music in the Vietnamese Diaspora

Brooke Phan, University of California Los Angeles



Panel 4 - Room 2243

Society and Identity South Asia

Inquiry Commissions in India: Performance, Boundaries and Transcendence


Chair/Discussant: Beatriz Martínez Saavedra, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


Conflicting Commissions: Explaining Violence in Western India, 2002

Beatriz Martínez Saavedra, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


Dialogues and Boundaries between the State and Society: Misra Commission of Inquiry and its Rituality

Fernanda Vázquez VelaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa


The State Reorganization Commission of 1953: Frontiers between the National and the Provincial

Mario González Castañeda


Royal Commission on Labour: International, Metropolitan and Local Levels

Laura Carballido CoriaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa



Panel 5 - Room 2244

Arts and Culture Japan

Asian Art: Space, Globalization


Toward Another Geography of Postwar Japanese Art

Ken Yoshida, University of California Merced


From Dalian to Changchun:  Unfolding Art Exhibitions in Japanese-Manchuria, 1931-1944

Gina Kim, University of California San Diego


The Map that Engenders the Territory: Asian Geopoetics

Edisabel Marrero Tejeda, El Colegio de México


Japanese Artists in Mexico: Folk Art and Radical Ideas

Ramona Bajema, Columbia University



Panel 6 - Room 2245

Environment and Poverty China

China: NGOs, Environment, Poverty


Foreign Trash in China: Dislocation in Wang Jiuliang’s film “Plastic China”

Jin LiuGeorgia Institute of Technology


Crossing from Poverty to Being Well-off: On China’s Fight against Poverty

Alex YuanUtah Valley University and Qingling YangUtah Valley University


Losing the Community’s Trust: Why an NGO’s Earthquake Recovery Program Faltered in Rural China

Kevin Obrien, University of California Berkeley


Of Wild Beasts and Forbidden Forests: Environmental Protection and Degradation on the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau

Jomo Smith, Minnesota State University


Session Two

10:45 am – 12:15 pm



Panel 7 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Migration and Diasporas Language and Literature Japan  Latin America

Off-center: Anti-hegemonic Discourses in the Literary Connections between Asia and Latin America     


Chair: Satomi Miura, El Colegio de México


The Complex Literary Gaze and Universe of Tomoyuki Hoshino

Satomi Miura, El Colegio de México


Roberto Arlt, Non-orientalist. A Gaze from Argentina towards Asia in the Author’s Texts of the 1930s and the Trans-asiatic Cultural Movements

Yuya Takagiwa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies


Another-other: Images of Latin America in Japanese Literature

Matias Chiappe Ippolito, Waseda University



Panel 8 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Nationalism and Postcolonialism Asia

Cross-cultural Thought: on Race and Ethnicity                            


The Use and Misuse of Color: The Colonial Roots for Modern Interpretations of Hindu India

Kundan SinghSofia University


Tierras Incógnitas: The Philosophical Contours of Imperial Nationalisms

Andrea Mendoza, University of California


Decoloniality in East Asia? Travelling Concepts and Experiences across Borders

Jordi Serrano Muñoz, Pompeu Fabra University



Panel 9 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Society and Identity Southeast Asia Latin America

Indonesia: Influence, Identity, Connections                 


Moderator: James Rush, Arizona State University


Verandah to Mecca: Aceh at the Edge of Southeast Asia

Shane Barter, Soka University of America


Strange Bedfellows? Soekarno, Lopez Mateos, and Mexico-Indonesia Relations in the 1950s and 1960s

Chris Lundry, El Colegio de México


The Invention of Borders: The Japanese Occupation of Modern Indonesia (1942-1945)

Jaqueline Briceño Montes and Abdiel Enrique Sánchez RevillaUniversidad Autónoma de Querétaro



Panel 10 - Room 2243

Society and Identity Nationalism and Postcolonialism Asia

Foundations of the Nation                                                         


The Formation of National Identity in Iran during the 20th Century

Carolina Monza da Silva, El Colegio de México


Symbols of Modern Statehood: Iran’s Khomeini

Agustin H. Berea, Universidad Panamericana


An Unidentified Ottoman: A Recipe for Becoming a Turkish Statesman

Carlos Ramirez Cacho


Reshaping National Identity: Cai Guo-Qiang’s Sunshine and Solitude

Yanhua ZhouUniversity of Arizona



Panel 11 - Room 2244

Migration and Diasporas Society and Identity Asia Latin America

Food and Cultural Exchange with Latin America                         


Urban Foodscapes and Migration: Chinese Culinary Culture as an Expression of Transnational Identity

Ivonne Virginia Campos Rico, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla


Transculturality in Japan: The Case of Japanese Citizens with Latin American Ancestry

Betsy Forero-MontoyaUniversidad de los Andes, Colombia


Lunch (Obento)

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm, Room 2247


Session Three

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm



Panel 12 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Religion and Beliefs South Asia Latin America

The Indian Diaspora and Exchange                                             


European Templates of Colonization: Mexico and India Compared

Michael K. Ward, California State University


Mexican Orientalism: The Reception of Indian Dance in the Search for Spirituality

Donají Portillo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


Hinduisms at the Border. Religious Expressions of the Hindu Immigrants in the Tijuana-San Diego Region

Lucero Jazmín López Olivares, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte


Hinduism Remodeled Among Hindu Diaspora in Thailand

Ruchi AgarwalMahidol University International College



Panel 13 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Education Asia

Education in/on Asia                                                  


A Glimpse of Agency and Milieu: Knowledge Border-Crossing in China Studies in the Philippines

Tina Clemente, University of the Philippines


The Internationalization of Higher Education as a Way of Transcending Borders: The Case of South Korea

Edith Yazmin Montes IncinUniversidad Anáhuac México


Teaching What You Don’t Know: Creating an Undergraduate Area Studies Course on Southeast Asia

Michael Paul, Brigham Young University-Idaho


The Impact of ASEAN's Policies on Academic Mobility between Countries in Southeast Asia

Evi Yuliana Siregar, El Colegio de México




Panel 14 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Environment and Poverty Religion and Beliefs Asia

The Stuff of Life and Death at High Altitude: Materialities and Ecologies of Lifeways in Asian Mountain Communities 


The Book as an Agent: The Many Lives of Bum in the Himalayas

Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Occidental College


Marie Kondo and the Living Home

Jana Fortier, University of California San Diego


Riwo Sangchod as a Local and Regional Environmental Tradition: Smoke in the Purification and Transformation of Human-Landscape Relations in Sikkim

Kalzang Dorjee Bhutia, University of California


Impermanence and Buddhist Funeral Structures in Northern Thailand

Rebecca S. HallUniversity of Southern California Pacific Asia Museum



Panel 15 - Room 2243

Education Asia

Puentes interculturales, cruzando fronteras académicas: Latinoamérica, España, Corea


Chair:F. Manuel Montalbán Peregrín, Universidad de Málaga


Discussant: Renato Balderrama, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León


Una aproximación ibero-latinoamericana a los estudios coreanos

F. Manuel Montalbán Peregrín, Universidad de Málaga


Experiencia de movilidad con BUFS

Renato Balderrama, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León


El e-School Program como constructor de puentes diversos entre América Latina y Corea: sus impactos positivos en la educación y relaciones interculturales

Ana Karen Velázquez, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León


Abriendo espacios para los estudios asiáticos en Ciudad Juárez

Yunuen Ysela Mandujano-Salazar, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez



Panel 16 - Room 2244

Arts and Culture Gender Japan

Looking Out to Look At Meiji Japan                                            


Chair: Brian Dowdle, University of Montana


Teaching Eight Dogs New Tricks: Kyokutei Bakin and the Horizons of Japanese Literature

Brian Dowdle, University of Montana


Against “Effeminate Styles”: Gender and Meiji Sartorial Modernity

Michelle Liu Carriger, University of California Los Angeles


Representing Latin America in Immigrant Colonial Literature of the Meiji Era

Seth Jacobowitz, Yale University


Western Women Studying Tea in Meiji Japan

Rebecca Corbett, University of Southern California


Session Four

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm



Panel 17 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Society and Identity China

Boundaries, Law, and Identity in China                                


Elastic borders. The new global border regime of China

Soledad Jiménez TovarCentro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas


Alai’s Nostalgic Lyricism: The Construction of the Chinese Tibetan Identity and the Resistance to Longing

Dian Li, University of Arizona


Early State Formation and Interregional Interaction in Mesopotamia and China. Evaluating Several Hypothesis

Walburga Maria Wiesheu and Juan Christian Rodríguez Bobadilla, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia


Seeing the History of Law in China through a Multifaceted Glass: Integrating Populations, Perspectives and Questions

Beatriz Juarez-Aguilar, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


Integrating the Peripheries through Historical Narratives. Historiography and Ethnography in the Expansion of the Chinese Empire from Han to Tang

Ignacio Villagran, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento



Panel 18 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Society and Identity Arts and Culture Gender Japan

Emic and Etic in an Historical Context: Local Knowledge and Disciplinarity 


Chair:Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia


‘Translating’ Shunga Conceptually

Joshua Mostow, University of British Columbia


Methodological and Epistemological Questions in the Study of Popular Culture Across Time and Language

Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia


Between Text and Theory: Defining and Analyzing Sexual Violence in Premodern Japanese Court Tales

Otilia MilutinMiddlebury College


Feminism, Nationalism, and Time: Issues in the Analysis of Wartime Propaganda Aimed at Girls

Ai Yamamoto, University of British Columbia



Panel 19 - Room 2243

Education Asia

Asian Intellectual Activists in the Turbulent 20th Century and the Art of Biography


Chair: Flora Botton, El Colegio de México


The Chinese Revolution’s International Dimension: Life and Times of Chen Hansheng 陈翰笙 (1897-2004)

Stephen MacKinnon, Arizona State University


Bound in Revolution, Romance, and Identity: Shi Huang, Luo Jingyi, and Ji Chaoding, 1900-1998

Greg Lewis, Weber State University


Hamka as a Figure of Modern Asia

James Rush, Arizona State University



Panel 20 - Room 2244

Conflicts and Borders Asia

Criminality, Conflict and Law Across Borders            


The Threats Posed by Russian Transnational Organized Crime to the National Security of Mexico and Latin America

Eduardo Palacios-Cabrera, Center of Post-Soviet Studies


Soft Border and Smooth Passage: The Problem of Illegal Trafficking between the Two Bengals

Parmeet Kajal, Jawaharlal Nehru University


How Do We Know Colonialism Was Wrong?

John Whittier Treat, Yale University


Cambodia’s Shifting Dependency: The Consolidation of Thin Rule of Law

Kheang Un, Northern Illinois University


La controvertida Línea Durand y los problemas de seguridad en la frontera afgano-pakistaní

Enrique Baltar Rodríguez, Universidad de Quintana Roo



Panel 21 – Room 2245

Migration and Diasporas Japan Latin America

Procesos de integración-desarraigo: Los migrantes japoneses concentrados durante la guerra, los peruanos en Japón y los corporativos en México       


Discussant: Michiko Tanaka, El Colegio de México


Ruptura y negociación de las identidades de los inmigrantes japoneses en México durante la Guerra del Pacífico

Sergio Hernandez, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia


Vivir en México: condiciones de vida de las y los migrantes japoneses corporativos y de sus familiares

Hiroko Asakura, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social


Objetos que cruzan fronteras y forman comunidades entre los migrantes peruanos en Japón

Dahil Melgar Tísoc, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia


Reception (Wine and Finger Food)

5:00 - 7:00 pmSala Alfonso Reyes


October 19th, 2019


Session Five

9:00 am – 10:30 am



Panel 22 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Arts and Culture Japan

Exhibiting Japanese Art in Present Times                                    


Chair:Amaury A. Garcia Rodriguez, El Colegio de México


Exhibiting the Samurai: Representation, Cultural Identity, and Public History

Constantine N. VaporisUniversity of Maryland


Displaying Old Masters and New Genealogies in Japanese Art

Amaury A. Garcia Rodriguez, El Colegio de México


Interpreting ‘Pictures of Beauties’ in the Era of #metoo

Julie Nelson DavisUniversity of Pennsylvania



Panel 23 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Knowledge and Philosophy China

Chinese Philosophy: Ontology, Translation, Interpretation          


Reflexiones sobre la enseñanza de la tradición filosófica china fuera de China

Gabriel Terol Rojo, Universidad de Valencia


Major Influence through Minor Roles: A Look at the Disciples of Confucius and the Analects

Trever McKayBrigham Young University


Epistemological and Ontological Foundation of the Concept of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics

Emir Bosnic


Hu Shi: An Ambassador of Cosmopolitanism

David Harris, University of Colorado



Panel 24 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Conflicts and Borders China

Chinese Politics and Economy Across Time                      


Crossing Borders: On China’s One Road and One Belt Strategy

Qingling Yang and Alex Yuan, Utah Valley University


China’s Non-Intervention Policy in the Crisis in Venezuela

Tonatiuh Fierro de Jesús, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


The Peace Conference for Asia and the Pacific Regions (1952) as a Chinese Strategy of Public Diplomacy

David Ignacio Ibarra Arana, Universidad de Costa Rica



Panel 25 - Room 2243

Yoga Latin America

Stretching the Borders: Latin American Avatars of Global Yoga   


Chair: Adrián Muñoz, El Colegio de México


Discussant: Daniela Bevilacqua, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


A Yoga in Mexican Soil: The Case of José Vasconcelos

Adrián Muñoz, El Colegio de México


Subject and Object of Devotion in Yoga Practiced in Mexico

Vanessa Larios-Robles


Reading the Yogasutra. Contemporary Interpretations of Patañjali’s Text in the Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Buenos Aires

Gabriel Martino, Universidad de Buenos Aires



Panel 26 - Room 2244

Language and Literature Gender Japan

Contemporary Women´s Literature in Japan                              


Chair: Yoshie Awaihara, El Colegio de México


 The Body as a Place of Negotiation and Struggle in Two Japanese Postwar Stories: ‘Himoji Tsukihi’ and ‘Yamanba no Bisho’

Gabriela María Licausi Pérez, Universidad Iberoamericana de México


Beyond Cultural Diversity - The Case of Migrant Japanese Women Writers

Keiko Susaki, Ochanomizu University


Family in Contemporary Japan: View Through the Women´s Novels

Yoshie Awaihara, El Colegio de México





Panel 27 - Room 2245

Arts and Culture Migration and Diasporas Japan

Artists Transgressing Borders                                                    


Seki Sano´s Exile in Mexico and the International Artistic Community in Defense of the Spanish Republic

Michiko Tanaka, El Colegio de México


Tamiji Kitagawa (1894-1989): A Brush Transcends Borders – Mexico and Japan in the Artistic Imaginary of Art

Laura González Matute, CENIDIAP/INBA


Seki Sano and the North American Left-wing Theater

Jovita Millán Carranza


Two Murals by Japanese Artists in Mexico City

Guillermo Quartucci, El Colegio de México


Session Six

10:45 am – 12:15 pm



Panel 28 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Language and Literature South Asia

Language Lines: Currents in Multi-lingual South Asian Localities       


Chair:Rahul ParsonDepartment of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado


Discussant: Ishita Banerjee, El Colegio de México

At the End of the Ganges: Modernity, Migration and Hindi Letters in Kolkata

Rahul ParsonDepartment of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado


Linguistic Borders in a Polyphonic World: The Hindavi Literary Tradition and the Formation of Hindi as a Language of the Hindus

Luis Gamaliel Quiñones Martínez, El Colegio de México


Making Deendayal Upadhyay Omnipresent: The Language of BJP in the Creation of Heterotopias and Heterocronias

Edgar René Pacheco Martinez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México



Panel 29 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Language and Literature China

On the "Borders" of Contemporary Chinese Verse: The Poets of Taiwan    


Chair: Christopher Lupke, University of Alberta


Pacing the Ineffable Void of Avant-Garde: Zhou Mengdie, Language, and Spirit

Christopher Lupke, University of Alberta


The Making of a Modern Taiwan Poet: Canonization and the Work of Ya Xian

Steven RiepBrigham Young University


The Poetically Mobile World of Zheng Chouyu

Laura VelázquezUniversity of Alberta



Panel 30 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Language and Literature Asia

Translation and Language Across Borders                       


Haiku comunista: La revolución proletaria en los versos de Carlos Gutiérrez Cruz y Akira Tsuru

Lenin Emmanuel Gutiérrez Cervantes, Nagoya University


Demiurges of Babel:  Considerations about the Poetic of Infinity in the Tales of Borges and Naiyer Masud

Ursula Natalia Wood Guadarrama, El Colegio de México

Transliterated Medievalisms: Understanding the Postcolonial Philippine ‘Middle Ages’

Stefanie MatabangUniversity of California Los Angeles


The Cultural Border between the Spanish and the Persian Language

Tahere Ghasemi, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran


‘Volteando’ el proverbio chino (Y cómo no regar el contenido)

Pablo Rodríguez Durán



Panel 31 - Room 2243

Knowledge and Philosophy Asia

Spiritual and Religious Transmission                                          


A Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in Nishida’s Conference on Religion, 1913-1914

Agustín Jacinto Zavala, El Colegio de Michoacán


Fujianese Rites and Okinawan Masters: The Arrival of Martial Deities to the Ryukyus trough the East Asian Maritime Frontier

Eduardo González de la Fuente, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona


Toward Constructing an Anthropology of Confucianism

Yong Chen, El Colegio de México



Panel 32 - Room 2244

Society and Identity Gender Asia


Gender and Identity                                                                  


Intersections between Intellectual Debates over Women Education in Tokugawa Japan

Azucena Capistrán, El Colegio de México


Transient Beauty, Waria Subjectivity: On Transwomen Transitioning, Ageing, and Death in Bali

Kevin Laxamana, University of Alberta


What is ‘Asian’ Beauty? Chinese and South Korean Appearances in the Mexican and Peruvian Makeup Industry

Andrea Carolina Urrutia Gómez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana


Lunch and Keynote Speech

12:15 pm - 2:15 pmColmex Esplanade


Keynote Speaker: Professor Prasenjit Duara

Revisiting the Chinese World OrderSoft Power or the Imperialism of Nation-states

President of the Association for Asian Studies

Distinguished Professor of History at Duke University.


Session Seven

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm



Panel 33 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Art and Culture Japan

Encountering the Spiritual in Modern Japanese Art and Visual Culture       


Chair: John Szostak, University of Hawaii


Sugimoto Tetsuro (1900-1985), New Religions, and the ‘Spiritual Turn’ in Nihonga Painting

John Szostak, University of Hawaii


Garakutashu: The Intersection of Art and New Spiritualities in Showa-era Tokyo

Helena Capkova, Ritsumeikan University


Trace, Reproduction and Manipulation: Memorial Photography in Modern Japan

Morihiro Satow, Kyoto Seika University



Panel 34 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Economy Education Asia

Economy, Education, Energy in East Asia                                    


Mexico and Japan, a Real Strategic Relationship in the Times of Neo-protectionism?

Fernando HerreraTecnológico de Monterrey


Ever Since the Policy of Đổi mới (1986): The Landscape of Vietnamese Higher Education within a Socialist Framework in a Neoliberal Context

Brooke Phan, University of California Los Angeles


How Political Structures Constrain Policy. The Japanese Energy Policy

Alfredo Álvarez Perez, El Colegio de México



Panel 35 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Language and Literature Korea

Korean: Translation and Un-translation                        


From P’alsangnok to ‘Life of the Buddha’: James Scarth Gale’s Textual and Theological Border Crossing

Hyangsoon Yi, University of Georgia


Rethinking Community and Literature: Yoldae Munhwa (Tropical Culture)

Jinaeng Choi, University of California Los Angeles


A Study of Norms: Foreign Words in Korean Literary Translations

Elizabeth BuehlerUniversity of Iowa



Panel 36 - Room 2243

Economy China

Technological Innovation, Corporate behavior and China’s Economic Development      


Chair: Li Li, Nankai University and Dajin Peng, University of South Florida


The Influence of the Risk Characteristics of TMT on the High-tech Enterprises Innovation—Based on the Moderating Effect of Technology Gap

Li Li, Nankai University, Ziqi Su, Nankai University, Hanwen Huang, Nankai University and Yuhang Guan, YuLin Vocational and Technical College


A Comparative Study of Asian Business Networks

Dajin Peng, University of South Florida


Research on the Relationship between Social Responsibility and R&D Investment in High-tech Enterprises--based on the Mediation of Debt Capital Cost

Yuhang Guan, YuLin Vocational and Technical College, Li Li, Nankai University, Yishuai Shi, YuLin Vocational and Technical College and Dezhi Sun, Nankai University


Industrial Policies, Credit Resources Acquisition and Investment Efficiency of Private Enterprises

Hanwen Huang, Nankai University, Chen Lu, Nankai University, Shuning Lu, HeBei University of Economic and Business and Ziqi Su, Nankai University



Panel 37 - Room 2244

Knowledge and Philosophy Asia

Caste, Gender, and Sovereignty in India from the Boundary to the Center: Grindmill Songs, Political Poetry, Sovereign Yoga, and the Rights of Cows             


Chair: Anne Feldhaus, Arizona State University


Discussant: Priti Ramamurthy, University of Washington


The Poet and the Grind Mill: The Lives and Times of Janabai

Madhuri Deshmukh, Oakton Community College


Jotirao Phule, Poetry, and the Colonial Bhakti Public

Christian Lee Novetzke, University of Washington


Sovereignty and Surya Namaskar: Princely Aundh, Modern Yoga, and Democratic Self-rule

Sunila S. Kale, University of Washington


Bovine Right: The Politics of (More-Than) Human Dispossession in Himalayan India

Radhika Govindrajan, University of Washington


Session Eight

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm



Panel 38 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 1

Arts and Culture Gender Japan

Perspectives on Japanese Film and Media History: Gender and Social Reproduction      


Chair: Ryan Cook, Emory University


The Melodramatic Household: Japanese Cinema and Queer Family

Ryan Cook, Emory University


The Labor and Failure of Film: Yellowness and Social Reproduction Across Oceans

André Keiji KunigamiUniversity of North Carolina


The Housekeeper Is Always Watching: Crossing Social and Genre Boundaries on Japanese Television Dramas

Yuki NakayamaUniversity of Michigan


Kamikaze Mother, Colonist Bride: Women and Colonial Memory in Contemporary Japanese Cinema

Amanda WeissGeorgia Institute of Technology



Panel 39 - Sala Alfonso Reyes 2

Education Asia

Methodological Problems in the Study of Eurasia                       


Chair: Eduardo Tzili Apango, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana


The Silk Road as Identity-maker in Asia

Eduardo Tzili Apango, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana


The Language Factor as a Methodological Problem in the Study of Post-soviet Central Asian Region

Eduardo Palacios-CabreraCenter of Post-Soviet Studies


Theoretical and Methodological Challenges to Explain the Rise of China in Northeast Asia

Cintli A. Cárdenas Barajas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana


The Methodological Challenges and Theoretical Proposals to Study China’s Soft Power Beyond the Mainstream

Priscila Magaña-HuertaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México



Panel 40 - Sala de Videoconferencias

Language and Literature China

China/ese in Translation                                                 


Literature: The Road to Establish Deep Ties Between China and the Spanish-speaking World

Gloria Elena Bazán Barraza


Bringing Chinese Contemporary Literature into Spanish – A Cultural Approach

Liljana Arsovska, El Colegio de México”


Universal Love policy, Mohism Philosophical Texts First Complete Translation into Spanish

Manuel Herranz MartínIE University



Panel 41 - Room 2243

Religion and Beliefs Asia

Between India and China: Buddhism Adaptations in the Hangzhou Region 


Chair: Albert Welter, University of Arizona


How Does a Monk from Japan Fulfill Dreams of India in China? Myoan Eisai’s Discovery of an Indian Buddhist Homeland in the Hangzhou Region

Albert Welter, University of Arizona


The Contextualization of Chan Historiographies in the Southern Song Dynasty: Case Studies on Jingci Wuming, Leian Zhengshou, and Dachuan Puji

Lu Zhang, University of Arizona


From an Indian Deity to a Chinese General: The Cult of Skanda Bodhisattva at Mount Tianmu

Yi Liu, University of Arizona


Ji Gong: Balancing Han Buddhist Identity within the Personification of San Jiao He Yi

Rob Lisak, University of Arizona