New England Association for Asian Studies Conference

October 17, 2020

Virtual Conference



October 17, 2020  


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM



Virtual Check-in with Tech Assistance (if needed)



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 1                   



a. Panel: The Xiaozhuang Model of International Chinese Language Learning: Rethinking Experiential Learning


b. Papers: Dynamics of Cities in Asian Studies


c. Papers: Questions in the History of China and Korea



10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 2



a. Panel: Reading Beyond Images: Thinking through Traditional Chinese Texts and Paintings


b. Panel: COVID 19 in Japan and Korea: Disability, Religion and Political Change


c. Papers: Arts and the Study of Asia



12:30 PM - 2:15 PM



Networking/Lunch Break



2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 3



a. Panel: Rethinking Issues in the The Story of the Stone


b. Papers: Aging and Caregiving in Asian Societies and Communities


c. Papers: Representations and Resistance in Colonial and Neocolonial Contexts


d. Papers: Postwar Geopolitics in Asia



4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Session 4



a. Panel: Marginality, Materiality and Maneuverability: Commodities, Contentions, and Contradictions in Southeast Asian Agriculture


b. Papers: Asian Communisms and their Consequences


c. Papers: Gendered Aspects of Chinese History




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