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2019 Asia Scholar Network Conference

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

2019 Asia Scholar Network Conference, UNC Carolina Asia Center, UNC Asia Scholar Network Conference, Annual UNC Asia Scholar Network Conference

SCHEDULE

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration, Coffee & Pastries Room 4003
9:00AM – 9:10AM
Welcoming Remarks Room 4003
9:15AM – 10:30AM
LANGUAGE LEARNING Room 2008/2010 A Quantitative Study of Foreign Language Anxiety of Heritage and Non-Heritage Learners of Persian Shahla Adel, Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill English Education Reform in Asian Countries: The Changes, Challenges, and Needs Wenyang Sun, Ph.D. Candidate, Cultural Studies and Literacies, UNC School of Education Xue Lan Rong, Professor, UNC School of Education Adaptation of Foreign Elements in Japanese Society Enika D. Banerjee, Lecturer, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
CONTEXTUALIZING CINEMA & LITERATURE Room 4003 Allegorizing Nation: Politics, Ideology, and Cinema Jinhua Li, Associate Professor of Chinese Studies and Language, University of North Carolina at Asheville Han Kang and the Circulation of South Korean (De-)Human Rights Andrew D.H. Kim, Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Model Minority Discourse in Cao Youfang’s American Moon Su-Ching Huang, Associate Professor, Department of English, East Carolina University
10:30AM – 10:40AM
BREAK
10:40AM – 11:55AM
VOICES OF THE MARGINALIZED Room 2008/2010 Empowering Youth: How Engagement as Young Activist Interns Develops the Critical Consciousness of Southeast Asian Youth Kathryn Wagner, Instructor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Narratives of Linguistics and Belonging among Refugees from Burma Jennifer Boehm, Ph.D. Candidate Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Amy Reynolds, Ph.D. Candidate, Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Becky Butler, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Tropical Gothic as Ethnographic Form and Method Christina Verano Sornito-Carter, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Appalachian State University
CHINESE POLICIES Room 4003 The Development of Chinese Overseas Cooperative Universities and their Role in Chinese Higher Education Ping Mao, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Effects of One-Child policy on Gender Socialization and Gendered Deviance Ting Wang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Rustifiation Campaign during Mao’s China Peng Deng, Professor of History, High Point University
12:00PM – 12:45PM
LUNCH Second Floor
12:45PM – 2:20PM
LANGUAGE TEACHING Room 2008/2010 Promoting Post-secondary and Secondary Teachers’ and Students’ Collaboration through Community Outreach Luoyi Cai, Teaching Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wenjing Liu, Chinese Instructor, Heritage High School Bonnie Chunmeng Wang, Upper School Chinese Teacher, Durham Academy Lini Ge Polin, Teaching Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HUMAN & ENVIRONMENT Room 4003 Vast Area, Sparse People: Tai Spaces in Revolutionary Vietnam Christian C. Lentz, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commissioner Li and Prefect Huang: Sino-Vietnamese Frontier Trade Networks and Political Alliances in the Southern Song James A. Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of History University of North Carolina at Greensboro The Socioeconomic Effects of China’s Forest Restoration and Conservation Programs on Rural Out-Migration Conghe Song, Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Infrastructure Governance and Socioecological System Dynamics in the Bengal Delta Kimberly G. Rogers, Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, East Carolina University
 
2:20PM – 2:30PM
BREAK
2:30PM – 4:05PM
LANGUAGE TEACHING Room 2008/2010 Innovative Approaches to Language Teaching: Cultural Infusion, Digital/Social Media Integration and Skills-Focused Curriculum Meiqing Sun, Senior Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Runlei Zhai, Assistant Professor of Teaching, North Carolina State University Moran He, Visiting Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Yi Zhou, Teaching Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
VISUALIZING ASIA Room 4003 The Rise of West Lake: A Cultural Landmark in the Song Dynasty Xiaolin Duan, Assistant Professor, Department of History, North Carolina State University M. V. Dhurandhar’s Bombay: Picture Postcards by an Indian Artist of the Raj Allan R. Life, Emeritus, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Contrapuntal Digital Humanities: Reflections on the Carolina Asia Center, American Institute of Pakistan Studies, and North Carolina Central University Summer Workshop Matthew A. Cook, Professor of Postcolonial and South Asian Studies, Language & Literature Department and History Department, North Carolina Central University Michele S. Ware, Associate Professor, English Department, North Carolina Central University Contextualizing Mi Fu’s (1015-1107) Eccentricity: Images of a Lietratus-Artist’s in the Song (960-1279) Biji Anecdotes Xiao Rao, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
4:05PM – 4:15PM
BREAK
4:15PM – 5:50PM
CHINA’S INVESTMENT & TRADE Room 2008/2010 Chinese State Trading: Challenges, Motives and Options Steven Rosefielde, Professor of Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill “Flying Cash”: Credit Instruments on the Silk Road Dan Du, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Neoliberal China, Illiberal China, or Neither? Provocations on Market Socialism and Everyday Life in the People’s Republic of China Donald M. Nonini, Professor of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill China’s Investment of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Technologies in Africa: Surveillance Expansion or Technological Innovation? Cheryl L. Brown, Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
GENDER, SEXUALITY, HEALTH, AND LAW Room 4003 Asian Courts and LGBT Rights Holning Lau, Willie P. Mangum Distinguished Professor of Law, UNC School of Law Policy Issues Concerning the abandoned NRI wives in India: The case of “holiday brides” Sonia Kapur, Assistant Professor of International Studies, University of North Carolina at Asheville Program Development to Expansion and Policy: Peer Support in Shanghai’s Commitment to Chronic Disease Self Management Patrick Tang, Program Manager, Peers for Progress, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill HIV and other STIs Self-testing to Reduce Risk Compensation Among Men who Have Sex with Men who use Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in China: Protocol for a Randomized Waitlist-Controlled Trial Jing Zhang, Visiting Scholar, UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
5:50PM – 5:55PM
Concluding Remarks Atrium
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Social Hour Reception Atrium
  This event is free and open to the public. Please register below! REGISTRATION

Details

Date:
December 7, 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Venue

FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Organizer

Carolina Asia Center
Phone:
919.843.9203
Email:
cac@unc.edu
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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