*JOIN THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CENTER FOR EAST ASIAN STUDIES RECEPTION ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH AT 7:30 PM IN THE BERKELEY MEETING ROOM, 3RD FLOOR, OF THE SHERATON BOSTON HOTEL.

Susan Burns – CEAS Director and Faculty – Chair and Discussant
From Nourishing Life to National Nutrition: Diet and Health in Japanese History
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 200, Level 2

Yi Cao – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Material and Visual Culture in South and East Asia
Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Clarendon, 3rd Floor

(3) – Locations as Collectable Visual Possessions: Capturing, Depicting, and Understanding East Asian Places in Late-Edo and Modern Japan
Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Clarendon, 3rd Floor

Kyeong-hee Choi – Faculty – Organizer, Chair, and Paper Presenter
In the Era of ‘Feminist Reboot’: Gender and Citizenship in South Korean Cultural Texts
Saturday, March 21
3 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 206, Level 2

(2) – BTS’s Quasi-Family and Alternative Masculinity
Saturday, March 21
3 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 206, Level 2

Julie Chu – Faculty – Discussant
Creating Emergent Futures in Contemporary China
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Hampton B, 3rd Floor

Aliz Horvath – Graduate Student – Organizer
Visualization as Method: Situating Data Visualizations in the Context of Asian (Digital) Humanities
Saturday, March 21
5:15 pm – 7 pm
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

Alex Jania – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Materializing Memory in Contemporary Japanese Religions
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Sheraton, Riverway, 5th Floor

(1) – Structuring Memory: Competing Visions for Memorials to The Great Kanto Earthquake
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Sheraton, Riverway, 5th Floor

Jaewoong Jeon – Faculty – Paper Presenter
Beyond Colonial Modernity: New Approaches to State-Society Relations in Japanese-Occupied Korea
Sunday, March 22
11 am – 12:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 310, Level 3

(3) – Rule by State and Market: The Industrial Exhibition of 1915 and Korean Subjectivity
Sunday, March 22
11 am – 12:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 310, Level 3

Wei-Cheng Lin – Faculty – Chair and Discussant
New Approaches to the Historiography of East Asian Art in the Twentieth Century
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Riverway, 5th Floor

Alexander Murphy – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Emergent Means: Media, Performance, and Actuality in Interwar Japan
Saturday, March 21
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Beacon D, 3rd Floor

(2) – Voices Newly Heard: Poetry, Sound Recording, and the Acoustic Imagination in Interwar Japan
Saturday, March 21
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Beacon D, 3rd Floor

Victoria Nguyen – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Creating Emergent Futures in Contemporary China
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Hampton B, 3rd Floor

(3) – Respiratory Urbanism: Politics, Pollution, and the Aesthetics of Protest in Beijing
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Hampton B, 3rd Floor

Keyao Pan – Graduate Student – Organizer and Paper Presenter
Pacifism, Human Rights, Popular Movement, and “History Activism”: The “Postwar” as a Transnational Space
Friday, March 20
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Public Gardens, 5th Floor

(1) – Beyond Postwar, Beyond Nation: “Human Rights” and the “History Problem” in Postwar Japan
Friday, March 20
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Public Gardens, 5th Floor

Hannah Park – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Conflict and Identity in Asia: Studies Within and Across Borders
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

(3) – “Home” and “Hope” for a Family in Exile: Practicing Everyday Life through Jesse’s Diary
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

Kenneth Pomeranz – Faculty – Paper Presenter
Mobilizing and managing resources from the Qing to the PRC
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Beacon G, 3rd Floor

(2) – Making Xinjiang Fit for the Han, and Finding Han fit for Xinjiang: Changing Understandings of Resource Extraction from Late Qing to Early PRC
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Sheraton, Beacon G, 3rd Floor

Thalea Stokes – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Everyday Life in Socialist and Post-Socialist China: Food, Travel, and Media
Sunday, March 22
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Olmsted, 5th Floor

(5) – Mongolian Hip Hop in China: A Unique Political Balancing Act
Sunday, March 22
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Olmsted, 5th Floor

Paride Stortini – Graduate Student – Organizer, Chair, and Paper Presenter
Materializing Memory in Contemporary Japanese Religions
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Sheraton, Riverway, 5th Floor

(3) – Materializing Buddhist Memories: Objects and the Construction of Community in a Japanese Buddhist Temple
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Sheraton, Riverway, 5th Floor

H.S. Sum Cheuk Shing – Graduate Student – Organizer and Paper Presenter
Materializing Religion as Medicine in Premodern China
Sunday, March 22
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Hynes, Room 203, Level 2

(1) – Eliminating Hunger with Medicine: Buddhist and Daoist Recipes from Medieval China
Sunday, March 22
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Hynes, Room 203, Level 2

Susan Su – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
New Approaches to the Digital in Tibet
Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Hampton B, 3rd Floor

(2) – Online and Offline: Chodme and the Contemporary Tibetan Literary Landscape Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Hampton B, 3rd Floor

Zhi-Xiang Teo – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
In Her Words: Reassessing Leading Women in Modern China
Friday, March 20
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 203, Level 2

(2) – Representing Herself: A Study of Self-criticism as Autobiography under Mao
Friday, March 20
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 203, Level 2

Jeffrey Tharsen – UChicago Staff – Organizer and Presenter
Natural Language Processing and Digital Philological Analysis for Asian Languages
Saturday, March 21
3 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 209, Level 2

Chao Wang – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Reading From Below: Alternative Literacies, Citizenship, and Community in Modern China
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

(3) – Reading By Hand and Heart: Literacy Ideologies for the Blind in Twentieth-century China
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

Jake Werner – Faculty – Paper Presenter
New Approaches to the History of Capitalism in China
Friday, March 20
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 204, Level 2

(4) – Capitalism as Consciousness: The Ideology of Rationalization across China’s Twentieth Century
Friday, March 20
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 204, Level 2

Zhiyan Yang – Graduate Student – Organizer and Paper Presenter
Architecture as Trans-Media Experiences in 20th Century East Asia
Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Berkeley, 3rd Floor

(1) – When Recent Past Became New History: Learning from a Historical Survey (1987-1991) of Modern Architecture in China
Friday, March 20
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Sheraton, Berkeley, 3rd Floor

Emily Yoon – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Transnational Korean Literature from China, Japan, and the US
Saturday, March 21
3 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 208, Level 2

(3) – Diasporic Solidarity in the Korean American Poetic Imagination: The Poems of Cathy Park Hong, Myung Mi Kim, and Franny Choi
Saturday, March 21
3 pm – 4:45 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 208, Level 2

Ayako Yoshimura – UChicago Librarian – Organizer
Ask a Librarian: A Discussion of Alternative Careers in Japanese Studies
Sunday, March 22
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Fairfax B, 3rd Floor

Yukun Zeng – Graduate Student – Paper Presenter
Reading From Below: Alternative Literacies, Citizenship, and Community in Modern China
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

(4) – Unimagined Community: The Alternative Authority of Dujing (Reading Classics) in Contemporary Chinese Societies
Friday, March 20
9 am – 10:45 am
Location: Sheraton, Boston Common, 5th Floor

Yiren Zheng – Graduate Student – Organizer and Paper Presenter
Non-Human Voices in Chinese Literature
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 204, Level 2

(2) – When a Bird Speaks
Saturday, March 21
11:15 am – 1 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 204, Level 2

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