Sociology Department Workshop on Asian StudiesMarch 29, 3:00pm - 6:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Saunders Hall 244
Asian Studies in the Age of Globalization
This workshop aims to deepen our understanding of Asia in a global context. The workshop is inspired by challenges and puzzles Asian studies scholars often face. For example, how we observe, problematize, and analyze social phenomena in Asia are shaped by various scholastic lens including academic trends, disciplinary subfields, and nationally-bounded academic programs (e.g., U.S. sociology, Japanese sociology, Asian Studies, Sinology, etc), and harmonizing different perspectives under the name of â€œglobal sociologyâ€ poses enormous challenges for its realization.
On the other hand, however, it is also the case that residing within the framework of â€œmethodological nationalismâ€ is not an adequate solution given the increasing globalization and transnationalization of both empirical realities and epistemological communities.
The time is ripe for reviewing and clarifying varieties of ways of capturing Asia by having this opportunity for graduate students and professors from Asia and the. U.S. to share and discuss past accomplishments, present conditions, and prospects for the future of Asian studies in the age of globalization.
Sociology, Mānoa Campus
Tuesday, March 29
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