Indiana University Bloomington
Reframing Area Studies Doctoral Student Seminar: An East Asian & Pan-Asian Perspective

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September 26-28, 2013
Oak and Walnut Rooms, Indiana Memorial Union
Indiana University-Bloomington

In tandem with the Indiana University Press and IU Center for the Study of Global Change Framing the Global Conference (FGC), the EASC and the ANU-IU Pan Asia Institute (PAI) will host an IUB-UIUC joint doctoral student seminar on Saturday, September 28. This closed-door, interdisciplinary workshop will bring together doctoral students from Indiana University (IU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) whose work examines new trends in East Asian studies under the theme of Re-framing the Global.  Students will present their Asia related research, explicitly focusing on its transnational relevance to Global Studies in an intimate setting with faculty mentors from IU, UIUC and the Australian National University.

Prior to the seminar, participants will also attend FGC open sessions, including a keynote presentation by Arjun Appadurai on Thursday, September 26. Participants must register for FGC by September 19. Registration is free and can be completed via the web at

Additionally, Bloomington’s 20th Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival which features superb artists from around the world, will be held September 25 – 28. The streets of Bloomington come alive in the evenings with music—especially invigorating after a day of intellectual engagement on topics of global significance.

Seminar Schedule:

Saturday, September 28, 2013 (All times listed in EST)

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (generously provided by FGC)

1 – 1:30 p.m. Registration and check-in, Indiana Memorial Union, Tree Suites Lobby

1:30 – 1:45 p.m. Opening remarks and conference introduction, Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union

1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Presentation sessions (Group A – Oak Room, Group B – Walnut Room)

4 – 4:30 p.m. Closing remarks

GROUP A, Oak Room

Faculty Mentors

Heidi Ross, Educational Policy Studies/East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University Bloomington

Katerina Teaiwa, Pacific Studies, School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Student Participants

Kelley, Tara – Literacy & Culture and Language, IUB
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Lee-Chung, Sangsook – East Asian Languages and Cultures, UIUC
Inevitable Early Study Abroad: South Korean “Geese-dad” Professors’ Educational Strategy

Li, Lily – Comparative Literature, IUB
Beyond Chineseness: Gao Xingjian and Ha Jin

Zeng, Liqun – Sociology, UIUC
Self Presentation and Emotional Support: A Discussion on Social Network Sites Users in Cross-cultural Environment

Zhou, Zejun(Gary) – Educational Policy Studies/History, IUB
Apple, Adele and IB Youth: Consuming Global Pop Culture the Chinese Way

GROUP B, Walnut Room

Faculty Mentors

Stephanie DeBoer, Communication and Cultures, IUB

Rayvon Fouché, History/Information Trust Institute, UIUC

Student Participants

Jelesijevic, Dunja – East Asian Languages and Cultures, UIUC
Angry Wives and Demonic Concubines: The Significance of the Demon and the “Demonic” in Noh Plays Kanawa and Sesshoseki

Komaki, Ryuta  – Institute of Communications Research, College of Media, UIUC
Differential Mobilities: New Media, Global Flow and Japanese-Brazilian Return Migrants in Japan

Park, Dongoh – Social Informatics, IUB
Korean Galapagos Syndrome: Developing a Local Infrastructural Technology and Conflict in Global ICT Ecosystem

Prusinski, Ellen – Educational Policy Studies, IUB
Between Law and Country: challenges to protecting Indonesian migrant workers

Qu, Ellie Heng – Philanthropy, IUPUI
International Players and China’s Nonprofit and Philanthropic Development

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Sponsored by:

The ANU-IU Pan Asia Institute

East Asian Studies Center

Center for the Study of Global Change

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