The Japanese Association for AmericanStudies
THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES
37TH ANNUAL MEETING, MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2003
SCHEDULE OF SESSIONS AND EVENTS
Faculty of Cross-Cultural Studies
1-2-1 Tsurukabuto, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi 657-8501
Professor YOKOYAMA, Ryo,
Tel/Fax: 078-803-7477 e-mail: email@example.com
**presentations in English
May 31, Saturday
Timing of speakers for Presentation of Papers sessions
| 1st speaker 10:00 - 10:30
|| 2nd speaker 10:30 - 1:00
| 3rd speaker 11:00 - 11:30
|| 4th speaker 11:30 - 12:00
Presentation of Papers A (Room K301)
Chair: Naoki Onishi (International Christian Univ.)
| Masami Usui (Doshisha Univ.)
|| "Victoria N. Kneubuhlfs Search for Local Drama in Contemporary Hawai'i"
| **Wuming Zhao (Doshisha Univ., Graduate Student)
|| "Cross-Class Gender Relationship in
Pretty Woman and Keshin "
| **Joshua Paul Dale (Tokyo Gakugei Univ.)
|| "Living Under a Cloud: The Mushroom Cloud Logo of an American High School"
| **Patrick O'Brien (Hokkai Gakuen Univ.)
|| "American Culture and the Image of the Airplane"
PRESENTATION OF PAPERS B (Room K302)
Chair: Norio Akashi (Tsukuba Univ.)
| **David Zmijewski (Baika Womenfs College)
|| "The Frontier of the Southwestern Humorists:
A Gender and Racial Wasteland"
| Yoriko Ishida (Oshima National College of Maritime Technology)
|| "Is the Jefferson-Hemings Affair True? --
A Difference in the Opinion of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation
and the Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society"
| Noriko Ishiyama (Japan Womenfs Univ.)
|| "American-Indian Tribes and Radioactive Waste Storage:
Struggles for Environmental Justice "
PRESENTATION OF PAPERS C (Room K401)
Chair: Miwako Hirata (Musashi Univ.)
| Kaori Mori (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
|| "Diaspora and America:
The Transformation of American Voices"
| Go Oyagi (The Univ. of Tokyo, Graduate Student)
|| "The Genesis and Development of the Japanese American Redress Movement"
| Hiromi Kobayashi (Keio Univ., Graduate Student)
|| "Public Education for Limited English Proficiency Students
in the Los Angeles Unified School District"
| Kazuyuki Sugawara (Keio Univ., Graduate Student)
|| "Urban Reform and Machine Politics in the Early 20th Century:
Civil Service Reform in New York City"
PRESENTATION OF PAPERS D (Room K201)
Chair: Shigehiro Yuasa (Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ.)
| Shoko Kiyohara (Keio Univ., Graduate Student)
|| "The Activities of Public Interest Groups
in the Telecommunications Policymaking Process in the High-Tech Age:
The Policy Process of the E-rate"
| Takakazu Yamagishi (Johns Hopkins Univ., Graduate Student)
|| "Why did the War on Poverty "fail"
-- Political Time and Presidential Leadership"
| Taku Amano (Keio Univ., Graduate Student )
|| "The Transformation of Interest Group Politics
in Contemporary U.S. Health Policy"
PRESENTATION OF PAPERS E (Room K202)
Chair: Kikuyo Tanaka (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.)
| Mariko Kurosawa (Senshu Univ.)
|| "Rural Cemeteries in the West:
Transformation in the Picturesque Landscape"
| Kei Tanaka (Nigata Univ.)
|| "Photography and Boundaries of Race and Gender:
Japanese Picture Marriage in Early Twentieth Century Californiah
| Toru Suzuki (Keio Univ.)
|| "The Birth of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument:
Deconstruction of the Custer Myth and Reconstruction of
Public Memory in Contemporary America"
13:45-14:30 **Presidential Address (Room B110)
Chair: Toyoomi Nagata (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
| ASA President, Stephen H. Sumida (Univ. of Washington)
|| "America at War Again: Issues of Ethnicity and Unity"
14:40-17:30 SYMPOSIUM (Room B110)
"Aspects of Anti-Americanism"
Chair: Fumiko Fujita (Tsuda College)
| Jong Won Lee (Rikkyo University)
|| "Democracy and Anti-Americanism: The Case of South Koreah
| Hiroko Yotsunoya (Teikyo Univ.)
|| "Resistance from the Backyard: The Case of Latin America"
| Osamu Nishitani (Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies)
|| "Marking the Stranger: Who Pretends to Be Whole"
| Comment: Reiji Matsumoto (Waseda Univ.)
17:40-19:30 Reception (University Co-op Main Dining Room)
June 1, Sunday
Session A (9:30-12:00, Room K202)
"Issues Facing American Studies in Japan"
Chair: Natsuki Aruga (Saitama Univ.)
| Eikoh Ikui (Kyoritsu Womenfs Univ.)
|| "On Art History/Visual Culture"
| Fumiko Nishizaki (Seikei Univ.)
|| "Approches to American Foreign Policy"
| Yuko Matsumoto (Chuo Univ.)
|| "Beyond Exceptionalism? --
From The Viewpoint of Social History"
| Yasuo Endo (The Univ. of Tokyo)
|| American Studies since the 1950s:
What Do We Teach and Study, and Why? "
| Comments: Daizaburo Yui (The Univ. of Tokyo),
Kazuto Oshio (Japan Women's Univ.)
Session B (9:30-12:00, Room K201)
"Gender and American Economic History"
Chair: Eiichi Akimoto (Chiba Univ.)
| Yukako Hisada (Nagano Prefectural College)
|| "Fertility Decline and the Transformation of Household Economy
in the Nineteenth-Century American North"
| Chitose Sato (Seinan Gakuin Univ.)
|| "'Feminization of the Labor Force'
in the Postwar American Economy"
| Chieko Otsuji (Tsuru Univ.)
|| "The 1996 Welfare Law in the United States:
Families, Poverty, and Race"
**Workshop A (9:30-12:00, Room K301)
"Language and Power"
Chair and Comment: Minako Baba (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.)
| Carla Kaplan (Univ. of Southern California)
|| "Taxonomic Fever:
Modernist Lessons for Challenging the New Racism"
| Yasuhiro Katagiri (Tokai Univ.)
|| "Presidential Rhetoric, Federal Power, and Black Empowerment:
John F. Kennedy in the Face of the South's Second Reconstruction"
| Min-Jung Kim (Ewha Womanfs Univ.)
|| "Language, the University, and American Studies in Korea"
| Naoko Sugiyama (Saitama Univ.)
|| "Maternal Discourse and Material Power
in Maxine Hong Kingston's
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book "
Session C (14:10-16:40, Room K202)
"The 'American Holocaust' and Literature"
| Chair/Presenter: Kenji Kobayashi (Rikkyo Univ.)
|| "Manifest Destiny --
"Imperialism" and the American Renaissance"
| Keijiro Suga (Meiji Univ.)
|| "Five Hundred Years of Destruction:
Reading the Almanac of the Dead"
| Konomi Ara (Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies)
|| "American Holocaust in Toni Morrison's
| Yoichiro Miyamoto (Meiji Univ.)
|| "Cavalry Films and the American Holocaust:
From December 7th to September 11th"
Session D (14:10-16:40, Room K201)
"International Comparisons of Populism"
Chair: Ryo Yokoyama (Kobe Univ.)
| Hiroshi Matsushita (Kobe Univ.)
|| "Populism and Neo-populism in Latin America:
Changes in Analytic Framework"
| Hiroaki Hasumi (Keisen Univ.)
|| "The Resurgence of Populism in the Present-day United States"
| Toru Takenaka (Osaka Univ.)
|| "Populism in European History"
| Comment: Hiroshi Okayama (The Univ. of Tokyo)
**Workshop B (14:10-16:40, Room K301)
"Patriotism, Old and New"
Chair/Comment: Takeshi Matsuda (Osaka Univ. of Foreign Studies)
| Ramon Saldivar (Stanford University)
|| "Globalization, the Post-War Transnational and Cultural Citizenship"
| Toshihiro Minohara (Kobe Univ.)
|| "The Influence of Patriotism upon American Foreign Policy"
| Yujin Yaguchi (The Univ. of Tokyo)
|| "Transnational Memories at Pearl Harbor"
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