Conference Program at Yale University April 30-May 1, 2010:
Friday, April 30
Panel 1: Imperialism
Sucheta Mazumdar, Duke University, "Opium and Asia: One Drug, Many Histories"
Lillian Li, Swarthmore College, "The Summer Palace"
Peter C. Perdue, Yale University, "Graphic representation of the Boxers around the world"
Robert Bickers, University of Bristol, "Graphic representation of the Boxers around the world"
Ellen Sebring, MIT Visualizing Cultures, "The Boxer Uprising Media Storm"
12:30 PM - Lunch
Panel 2:Selves and Others: Interactions
Chang Tan, Harvey Mudd College, "Panasianism in Art"
Lisa Claypool, Reed College, "China in the 1903 Osaka Exposition"
Jack Tchen, New York University, "Asian Americans and the Yellow Peril"
Hyung-il Pai, UC-Santa Barbara, "Visualizing 'Antiquity' and Marketing Archaeological Tourism in Colonial Korea (1910-1945)"
Panel 3: Photography and Power
Christopher Capozzola, MIT, "Photography and Power in the Philippines"
David Hogge, Smithsonian Institution, "Photography and the Empress Dowager"
Wen-shing Chou, UC-Berkeley, "The Empirical and the Visionary in the Life of the 13th Dalai Lama"
Saturday, May 1
Panel 4, Urban Modernity II: Shanghai and the Modern Woman
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UC-Irvine, "Shanghai"
Rebecca Nedostup, Boston College, "Shanghai"
John A. Crespi, Colgate University, "The Graphic Imagination of Shanghai’s Modern Sketch (Shidai Manhua), (1934-1937)"
Anne Kerlan-Stephens, CNRS, France, "Death of a Woman, Birth of a Movie Star — Ruan Lingyu (1910-1935)"
Li Danke, Fairfield University, "Women and physical culture in the Qing and Republican periods"
12:30 PM - Lunch
Panel 5, Urban Modernity I: Tokyo: Labor and the Modern City
Theodore Bestor, Harvard University, "Edo/Tokyo"
Samuel Morse, Amherst College, "Tokyo"
Christopher Gerteis, London SOAS, "The Ohara Institute and post-1945 labor protests"
Andrew Gordon, Harvard University, "Labor movements before 1945"