Asian Studies Program
Continuities and Changes of Kagyu Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries in the Hudson Valley
Cosmetics, Femininity, and Kawaii Culture in Japan
Deng Xiaoping, Dazibao and Dissent: A Critical Analysis of the Xidan Democracy Wall Movement
A critical analysis of various misconceptions surrounding the 1978-9 Beijing Xidan Democracy Wall Movement. The narrative of the movement has been skewed by both the Chinese and United States governments and the false story has continued in much of the...
Dire Transitions: An analysis of current educational structures & practices in negotiating racial tensions in the university application process in Malaysia
Does Might Make Right? An Exploration of Policing in the Shanghai French Concession
This thesis examines the use of policing to quell social unrest as a form of state management in the Shanghai's French Concession during the early twentieth century.
Does State Ownership Lead to Better Corporate Social Responsibility? An Analysis of the CSR performance of Chinese Listed Companies
Gaming Across the Divide: Racial Dynamics in e-Sports and the Changing Landscape of East-West Relations
The racial dynamics of professional <em>StarCraft</em>, an online game subject to e-sports, or competitive video games, are placed in the context of globalization and the development of new media technologies.
Missing Girls, Education, and the One Child Policy
Romance in 21st Century Urban China: Historical Constructions of Gender, Race, and Nationality in "If You Are The One"
Shakes, Quakes and Kokoro no care
The 3.11 events in 2011 are historically the most destructive series of natural disasters to have ever hit the island nation of Japan. But while the international media has commended the bravery of survivors and applauded Japanese efforts to provide...
Struggles in the Human Realm: Huang Zunxian’s “New-Style” Poetry and the Question of Self-Positioning in the Late Qing Poetic Revolution
Tattooing in Japan: the art of living boldly
The Miko and the Itako: The Role of Women in Contemporary Shinto Ritual
The Missionary Bible Translation in Late Imperial China: S.I.J Schereschewsky and The Book of Psalms
Women on the Front of Change: Personal Histories from Japanese Female College Students from 1960 to the Current Day
This thesis will use narratives from five female alumnae of Japanese high schools and university to construct a more complete understanding of how education reform actually affects women in high school and university. After the Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEOL)...