40th JAAS Annual Conference Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan

 

Local Contact: Professor Masaki Kawashima <kawashma@nanzan-u.ac.jp>

 

June 9 Friday

 

American Studies International Symposium

American Studies in Trans-Pacific Perspective@[G-30]

 

12F2012F50  Opening Remarks

              Greetings:           Richard F. Szippl iNanzan University, Japanj

              Daizaburo Yui iTokyo Woman's Christian University, Japan; President, Japanese Association for American Studies iJAASjj

              Introductory Remarks:     Natsuki Aruga iSaitama University, Japan, Chair, Planning Committee for the 2006 International Symposium, JAASj

 

12F5014F40

Session I              Framing American Studies in Trans-Pacific Perspective

              Chair:    Takashi Sasaki iDoshisha University, Japanj

              Presenters:          Ian Tyrrell iUniversity of New South Wales, Australiaj

              @@gLooking Eastward: American History in Pacific and Global Perspectivesh

              Oscar V. Campomanes iAtheneo de Manila University, Philippinesj

              @@gLa Revolucion Filipina in the Age of Empireh

              Jun Furuya iHokkaido University, Japanj

              @@gA New Perspective of American History from the Other Side of the Pacifich

              Gary Okihiro iColumbia University, United Statesj

              @@gIsland World: Hawai`i and the United Statesh

              Discussant:          Yasuo Endo iUniversity of Tokyo, Japanj

 

14F4014F55  Break

 

14F5516F25

Session II            Cultural and Political Exchange Across the Pacific

              Chair:    Chieko Kitagawa Otsuru iKansai University, Japanj

              Presenters:          Sun Youzhong iBeijing Foreign Studies University, Chinaj

              @@gThe Trans-Pacific Experience of John Dewey Then and Nowh

              Victor V. Sumsky iRussian Academy of Sciences, Russiaj

              @@gAmerica in East Asia: The Rise and the Waning of a Benevolent Hegemon Imageh

              Seong-Ho Lim iKyung Hee University, Koreaj

              @@gClashing Perceptions of'America' in the Trans-Pacific Relations: the Case of Anti-Americanism in South Koreah

              Discussant:          Fumiko Nishizaki iSeikei University, Japanj

 

16F25-16F35    Break

 

16F35-18F00@

Session III           Roundup: Conversation Across the Pacific

              Chair:    Natsuki Aruga

              All Presenters, Discussants, and the ASA President

 

June 10 Saturday

 

Registration [G]

 

9:00-12:15 Sessions in Japanese

 

Session A [Room G-21]

 

Chair: Akitoshi Nagahata (Nagoya U)

 

Yoshiho Satake (Aoyama Gagkuin U) ggHistorizationh of Anaïs Ninfs Sexualityh

Hisayuki Hikage (Reitaku U) gJack London and Consumer Culture: The Game and The Valley of the Moonh

Yoko Araki (Keiwa College) gRepresenting gCanadians,h gAmericans,h and gIndigenous Peopleh in English-Canadian Novels in the Canadian Centennial Erah

Yoshio Nakamura (Nagaoka U of Technology) gThe Archaeology of Cyborg: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Technologyh

 

Session B [G-22]

 

Chair: Tatsuro Nomura (Aichi Gakuin U)

 

Yasuo Sakakibara (Doshisha U) gWill There Be Any China Bashing?h

Kazusei Kato (Nihon U) gEquity among States in Highway Fundingh

Yutaka Sasaki (Soai U) gThoughts and Actions of Edward C. Carter (former Secretary General of the Institute of Pacific Relations) during the Red Scare of the early 1950sh

Hiroyasu Komine (PHP Research Center) gU.S. Military Transformation/Global Posture Review and Japanese Local Governments -- Case Study of Sagamihara, Kanagawah

Chitose Sato (Tsukuba U) gNew Deal and the American Association for Labor Legislationh

 

Session C [G-23]

 

Chair: Mariko Takagi (Tokai Womenfs U)

 

Satoshi Mori (Saitama U) gSocial identities among homosexuals in Honolulu, Hawaiih

Yuki Oi (Hitotsubashi U, Graduate Student) gReconstructing Identities: The Chinese Diaspora and Americanizationh

Asa Fukami (Tokyo U) gYamato Ichihashi and his Thought: Anti-Japanese Sentiment and a Japanese Intellectual in the United Statesh

Yoko Murakarawa (Keiai U) gCitizenship on the Boundaries: Renunciation of US Citizenship in the Hamdi(2004) and Abo & Murakami (1945) Casesh

 

Session D [G-24]

 

Chair: Ayako Uchida (Nagoya U)

 

Yuki Maruyama (Hitotsubashi U, Graduate Student) g"P. T. Barnum's Jumbo and the Sentimentalism for Exotic Animals in the Late Nineteenth Century"h

Taeko Kitahara (Toyo U) gThe Legacy of F. Marion Crawford: Corleone and The Godfatherh

Daisaku Aoyama (Birmingham U, Graduate Student) gLast Nite Gangsta Save My Life?: Thinking about Coolness in the Blackness of Hip Hop beyond eGenderfh

Keiko Fukuda (Aoyama Gakuin U) gBrattleboro, City of Wonder: Writers and the Health Reform Movement in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Americah

 

12:30-13:30 Lunch / Board Meeting [Honbu 3F]

 

13:40-15:10 Presidential Address [G-30]

 

Karen Halttunen (ASA President, U of Southern California) gPostnationalism and American Stuidies in Placeh

 

Daizaburo Yui (JAAS President, Tokyo Womanfs Christian U) gHistorical Lessons in Asian-American Relations: Searching for the Intercivilizational Dialogueh

 

 

15:20-17:50 Symposium in Japanese[G-30]

 

Chair: Shituyo Masui (Sophia U)

 

Presenters:

Kazushi Horiuchi (Reitaku U) gPolitical Participation of White Protestant Religious Conservativesh

Yasuo Kikama (Eichi U) gCatholicism in Contemporary Americah

Tetsuo Uenishi (Hokusei Gakuen U) gfReligionf and eConservatismf Read in Adventures of Huckleberry Finnh

Anri Morimoto (International Christian U) g"The Logic of Intolerance--The Roots of Conservatism Revisited"h

 

Commentator: Yoshiaki Okuyama (Nanzan U)

 

 

18:00-20:30 Reception [First Student Dining Commons] Pre-registration w/ Y6,000 Requested

 

 

June 11 Sunday

 

Registration [G]

 

9:00-11:30

 

Session A in Japanese [G-21]

 

Chair: Ichiro Iwano (Nanzan U)

 

Presenters:

Takayuki Nishiyama (Konan U) gFederalism and the American Welfare Stateh

Hiroshi Shibuya (Tokyo U) and Takehiro Negishi (Kokugakuin U) gWelfare Reform and Devolution in the United Statesh

Hisashi Aizawa (Hokkaido U) gReviewing the Rehnquist Court on Federalismh

 

Commentator: Tadashi Aruga (Seigakuin U)

 

 

Session B in Japanese [G-22]

 

Chair: Keiichi Shoji (Josai U)

 

Presenters:

Katsuyuki Murata (Hokkaido U) gLatino/a Studies at the Crossroads:Shifting Frameworks, Merging Perspectivesh

Etsuko Kuroda (National Museum of Ethnology, emeritus) gCultural Nationalism and Transnational Community--- Strategies of Mexican Americans and Mexicans toward the USAh

Chizuru Ushida (Nanzan U) gWho are the "Latinos"?:  Ethnicity and Political Considerations in the Use of  Group Identifying Termsh

Yoshiaki Koshikawa (Meiji U)

 

 

Workshop A gRelocating eAmericaf in American Studiesh [D-31]

 

Chair:  Julie Higashi, (Ritsumeikan U)

 

Sheila Hones, (U of Tokyo) "Disrupting Location"

Paul Kramer, (Johns Hopkins U) "Connecting Pasts: Transnational and Imperial U. S. Histories"

Kohei Kawashima, (Musashi U) "American Sports as an Invisible yet International Field of Inquiry"

 

 

11:40-13:00 New Board Meeting [Honbu 3F]

 

11:40-13:30 Focus Research Group Meetings in Japanese

 

American Politics [HB-1]

 

Cold War Studies [HB-2]

 

Japanese-US Relations Studies [HB-3]

 

Economics and Economic Studies [H-11]

 

Asian American Studies [H-12]

 

Immigration and Ethnic Studies [H-22]

 

Womenfs and Gender Studies [H-23]

 

Native American Studies [H24]

 

Latino / Hispanic Studies [H-25]

 

 

13:30-14:00 General Meeting [G-30]

 

 

14:10-16:40

 

Session C gNew Orleansh [G-21]

 

Chair: Kazuko Ota (Kyoritsu Womenfs U)

 

Yayoi Haraguchi (Ibaraki U) gExtraordinary Disaster, but Not an Isolated Case: Hurricane Katrina, Environmental Protection and New Orleansh

Naoto Okude (Keio U) gHurricane Katrina and Wikipedia: The Use of Next Generation Information and Communication Technologies in Epic Disastersh

Toshihiro Nakayama (Tsuda College) gHurricane Katrina and Its Impact on the Political Discourse in the U.S.h

 

Comment: Julia Leyda (Sophia U)

 

 

Session D in Japanese [G-22]

 

Chair, Presenter, and Comment: Keishi Tanaka (Aoyama Gakuin U) gJ.D. Salinjer and Postwar Americah

 

Presenters: Kenji Inoue (Meiji U, Obirin U, emeritus) gWar and The Catcher in the Ryeg

Mihoko Takahashi (Gunma Pref Womenfs U) ggThe Female Characters of J. D. Salingerhh

Reiichi Miura (Hitotsubashi U) ghRace, Innocence and Popularityhh

 

 

Workshop B gNew Dynamics between the United States and the Asia/Pacific Communityh [D-31]

 

Chair: Yasuhiro Katagiri, (Tokai U)

 

Curtis Marez, (U of Southern California) "American Studies, Asia Pacific Studies, and Latin American Studies in the World System: Lessons from the History of Global Cinema"

Gayle Sato, (Meiji U) "Manzanar Murakami and Kafka on the Shore: A Transnational Reading of Japanese/American War Memory in Novels by Karen Tei Yamashita and Murakami Haruki"

Sung Hee Park, (Ewha Womanfs U) "Truth or dare: The Changing Views on Opinion in News"