[PAST EVENT] AMES-APIA Capstone Conference: AMES and APIA Majors Present Their Senior Research Papers

April 22, 2019
11:30am - 5pm
Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 322
300 James Blair Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Free food
  • Open to the public
"Ming the Merciless" from Flash Gordon: the Movie (1980)

AMES-APIA Capstone Conference, April 22, 11:30-5:00 in Tyler 322 

11:30-1230: Prof. Tomoyuki Sasaki (Japanese Studies/AMES) 

Hayden Hubbard Japanese Christian Intellectual Dissonance in the Early 20th Century

Kate Kuzel Use of Women’s Language in Japanese Feminism 

Maia Mann The Ganges Water Quality and State Projects since 1980s.

Lunch 1230-1pm

1pm 2:20: Chair: Prof. R. Benedito Ferrao (English/APIA/AMES)     

Sylvia Greer Techno-Orientalist and Asian American Sci Fi Comics 

Roselyn Buensuceso Do It for the Culture: Embodying Filipino Identity Through Performance

Robert Sherman Images of Zheng Chenggong from Japanese and Nationalist Taiwan

Jack Fleming Autobiography of an Arab Trans Woman

Tea break

2:45 3:45 Chair: Prof. Anne Rasmussen (Music/AMES)

Salma Elsayed Ali Designing and Localizing Arabic User Interfaces  

Janet Hwang Gender Construction in Produce 101

Victoria Park Japanese Military Comfort Women and the Yankee Princesses

Tea break

4pm 5pm Chair: Prof. Stephen Sheehi (AMES/Arabic)   

Sarah Maffey Amazigh and Language Planning and Policy in Morocco 

Brook Cox The Obama Doctrine and the Outsourcing of War: A Critical Analysis of Iraq

Arianna Afsari Stalinist Cookbook: Cuisine, Politics and Economic Planning in The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food

5:15-7:00: AMES-APIA Distinguished Keynote Lecture in Blow 331

David Eng (University of Pennsylvania) : “(Gay) Panic Attack: Coming out in a Colorblind Age”


[[Spsheehi, Prof. Stephen Sheehi]], AMES Program Director