AsPac Conference Papers – Index by Author


Akaha, Tsuneo
Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, USA
US-Japan Security Alliance Adrift?
An Illiberal Hegemon or an Understanding Partner?” Japanese Views of the United States in the Post-Cold War Era.pdf

Anderson, Eugene
University of California, Riverside
Fishing People’s Medicine: Variations on Chinese Themes

Asciutti, Elena
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
Global World – Identities, Values, Boundaries

Azizian, Rouben
Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu
Russia, the United States and the post-September 11 Security Challenges in Asia


Baker, Don
University of British Columiba, Vancouver, Canada
On Western Learning: A Neo-Confucian Critique of Western Values

Barlow, Jeffrey
Pacific University, Oregon, USA
Decisive Battles: Parallels Between the Battles of the Kunlun Pass (China 1054) and Hastings (England, 1066)
War and Remembrance: The Case of the Vietnam War”

Bensky, Xavier Benjamin
University of Washington, Washington, USA
Commodified Comedians and Mediatized Manzai: Osakan Comic Duos and Their Audience

Breuning, Loretta
California State University at Hayward, California, USA
Transparency International and the Anti-Corruption Movement in Asia

Brown, Michael
Race and Gender in the World of Victorio Velasco: Dominance, Subordination, and Changes in Context


Chen, Leslie
On Sun Yatsen’s Three Principles of the People

Chia-Sui, Sun
University of Beirmingham, UK
Globalization, Internet and Cultural Flows–The Case of the Taiwanese Publishing Industry

Childs, Cynthia
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Modernity and the Colonial Cityscape in the Works of Kim Tongni and Kajiyama Toshiyuki

Cooney, Kevin J.
Department of Political Science Union University, Jackson, TN
Chinese-American Hegemonic Competition in East Asia: A New Cold War or Into the Arms of America?

Critchfield, Ted
Universiry of Guam, Guam
China, Japan, and Power
HISP: Rapid Route to Reading


Danaher, Mike
Central Queensland University, Australia
What Price the Environment?: an Analysis of Japanese Public Awareness of Environmental Issues.


Espiritu, Antonia
Hawaii Pacific University
Regional Trading Blocs, Internet Use and Economic Integration



Gawlick, Mechthild
Adaptation Strategies of Second Generation Asian Indians Diplomacy


Harman, Joshua Aleksandr
Relative Deprivation and Worker Unrest in Mainland China

Hines, Naseem A.
The Dialectics of the Empire: Anti-Colonial, Nationalist or Postcolonial, anti-Nationalist Narratives

Hooper, Paul F.
A Brief History of the Institute of Pacific Relations

Hutabarat, Ria
University of California, Berkeley
Transportation, Landuse, and Indonesioa’s Urban Poor


Iles, Timothy
An Apocalypse of Lonliness – Technology as a Force of Alienation in Kurosawa Kiyoshi’s Kairo

Itoh, Mayumi
University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Japan-Southeast Asia Relations: Perception Gaps, Legacy of World War II, and Economic Diplomacy
Political Leadership in Japan: The Case of the Democratic Party of Japan


Jay, Jennifer W.
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Eunuchs and Sinicization in the non-Han Conquest Dynasties of China

Jiang, Ying
University of Adelaide
Brainwashed or Free of the Government’s Intervention? Dissecting China’s Young Generation’s “Anti-Western” Sentiments

Johnson, Chalmers
University of California San Diego, California, USA
The Failure of Japanese and American Leadership after the Cold War: The Case of Okinawa


Kahn, B. Winston
Arizona State University, Arizona, USA
The Creation of the Japan Foundation: Image Making or Cultural Exchange

Kawamoto, Kevin
University of Washington
Subduing the Digital Dragon: Controlling the Internet in Asia

Kitamura, Aya
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Observers and Performers: A Sociological Analysis on Interaction Dynamics of Studying Japanese Women


Lam, Karen K.W.
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
The Baoying (Retribution) of the Femme Fatale: A Comparative Study of Causality Amongst the Dispositional, the Situational, and the Deviational Aspects in the Works of Feng Menglong
Chaste and Untalented Wives, Lewd and Talented Courtesans: An Examination on the Inversion of Two Archetypal Female Figures In Jingshi Tonyan

Li, Lifan
Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Energy Cooperation and Competition within the framework of The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Li, Xiaoming & Lan, Yuping
Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
Implications of the Asian Financial Crisis for China: Is Devaluation the only Way Out?

Li, Yo
University of Edinburgh
Women and Business in Early Twentieth-century China: A Preliminary Investigation

Lim, Ben Kock
Kyoto University
Salt Industry of Bangladesh: “Rural-Urban Industrial Shift”

Loftus, Ronald P.
Willamette University, Oregon, USA
Memoirs of a Female Marxist: The Autobiography of Fukunaga Misao
Women’s Autobiographical Writing in 20th Century Japan: Oku Mumeo’s Nobi aka aka to
Remembering Showa: Reading Sawachi Hisae’s Watashi ga ikita Showa (The Shōwa I Have Lived)

Lu, Zhaolu
Hampshire College, Massachusetts, USA
The Mencian Theory of Human Xing Reconsidered


Makita, Yasuko
University of Guam, Guam
The Effectiveness of Dramatic/Role-Playing Activities in the Japanese Language Classroom

McGraw, David
Su Shi (1037-1101) and the Humor of Resistence

Mockford, Jim
Friends of MacDonald
Maritime Explorations of the Coast of Japan in the Late 18th Century

Mustain, Gene
Univeristy of Hong Kong
An American in China: The Literary Journalism of Peter Hessler


Nam, Kyoung-Ah
University of Oregon, Oregon, USA
Confucian-Based Cultural Values and Inluences on the Portrayal of Women in Korean Television Commercials

Nguyen-vo, Thu-huong
University of California at Irvine, California, USA
Prostitution in a Liberalizing Vietnam: The Economy, Hierarchy and Geography of Pleasure

Nithiyanandam, V. Nithi
Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland New Zealand
The Political Economy of Ethno-Nationalism in Asia: Some Lessons From Sri Lamka’s Experience




Park, Byungho
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
“PC-bang” Brought a “big-bang: The Unique Aspect of the Korean Internet Industry

Park, Jinim
Experiences of “Soldiers of Fortune”: A Study of Korean Novels about the Vietnam War

Pilzer, Josh
Work, Time and Korean Percussion Music

Pugarelli, Nobuko
University of Hawaii / Honolulu Community College
Oe Kenzaburo and the Fifty-year Postwar Period




Rashitombi, Kh.
Ethical Perceptions Among Students of Missionary and Non-Missionary Schools of Manipur, India

Redmond, Dennis
East Asian Tropes in Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away



Sangrila, S.
Ethical Perceptions Among Students of Missionary and Non-Missionary Schools of Manipur, India

Sato, Yoichiro
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Retail Revolution? Or Retail Evolution?\Political Influence of Small Retailers in Japan
What Do Media Do to Our Mutual Understanding?: Mechanism of Skewed Information Flow Out of Japan

Saxena, Vibha
Private Voice and Public Media: The antinomies within a postcolonial perspective

Sheng, Michael M.
Southwest Missouri University, Missouri, USA
Mao’s Ideology, Personality, and the CCP’s Foreign Relations

Shih, Victor
Political Efficacy and Village Committee in Rural China

Shorb, Patrick
Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Nationalism, Liberalism, Censorship, War: Tôyô Keizai Shinpô 1937-1945

Shrader, Douglas W.
SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
Between Self and No-Self: Lessons from the Majjhima Nikaya

Siler, Michael J.
California State University, Los Angeles, California, USA
US/Philippines Economic and Trading Relations in the Post-Cold War Period

Sines, Abigail
56 Flowers: Ethnic Tourism in China

Smith, Ian
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Sakaguchi Ango and the Morality of Decadence

Spence, Sharon
What Women Want: Finding Fulfillment in Japan and America

Sunanda, Kh.
Ethical Perceptions Among Students of Missionary and Non-Missionary Schools of Manipur, India

Sundberg, Norman D.
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Toward Systemicizing Life Stories in Asian Studies Research


Teraguchi, Maho
Chuzaiin: Visiting/Sojourning Japanese Business People in Silicon Valley

Thaimei, Lamalu
Ethical Perceptions Among Students of Missionary and Non-Missionary Schools of Manipur, India

Tomba, Ch.
Ethical Perceptions Among Students of Missionary and Non-Missionary Schools of Manipur, India

Torres, Linda R.
Chicano Vietnam Veterans: Missing at Home

Tran, Angie Ngoc
University of Southern California, California, USA
State Policies in the Global Economy: The case of the Vietnamese Textile and Garment Industries






Wood, Glynn
Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California, USA
Sri Lankan Stalemate: Going Off the Screen in the Post Cold War




Yanhong, Zhu
University of Southern California, California, USA
Undertaking the Mission of Transmitting the Way: Chinese Literati Under Mongol Rule

Yoshida, Kaori
Western Washington University, Washington, USA
Evolution of Female Heroes: Carnival Mode of Gender Representation in Anime

Yu, Shiao-ling
Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
Gender and Theater: Changing Images of Women on the Chinese Stage