ISSN: 2187-4751 – The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2014 – Official Conference Proceedings

ACCS 2014, Osaka, Japan
Conference Theme 2014: “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging and Sharing”
Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan
Thursday, May 29, 2014 to Sunday, June 1, 2014
ISSN: 2187-4751

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Proceedings Contents


Aspects of Italian Buddhist Presence and Poetry
Roberto Bertoni, Trinity College, Ireland

Examining a Collaborative Conversational Feature between Australian Men and Women
Yoshihiko Yamamoto, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

The Creation of Trans-cultural Belonging: Chinese Artists' Paintings from Tibet after 1982
Jia Peng, Chongqing University, China

Intercultural Awareness and Competence: Cultural Differences and Challenges among International Students in a Private Malaysian University
Pooi Keng Ong, Sunway University, Malaysia

Frontiers in Google Maps: Commodification and Territory in the Borderlands
Timothy Erik Ström, RMIT University, Australia

Future Perspectives within Japanese and Chinese Children: A Comparative Study about Children’s Expectations and Concerns for the Future
Jingjing Chen, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Tsutomu Nagasaki, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Ichiko Shouji, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Yuji Moro, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Mapping the Concept(s) of Belonging
Tuuli Lähdesmäki, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Kaisa Ahvenjärvi, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Kaisa Hiltunen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Saara Jäntti, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Nina Sääskilahti, University of Lapland, Finland
Tuija Saresma, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Antti Vallius, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Owning Multiple and Complex Belongings in the Borderlands: An Autoethnography
Kathleen Fairbanks Rubin, Independent Researcher, USA

Globally Not Yours … The Master Discourse of Transcultural Mediation
Said Faiq, American University of Sharjah, UAE

The New Style of Hybridity in Global Fluids - Two Cases of Studies of Both Techno Nezha and Old Master Q Puppet Theater
Leo Yuan, Mingdao University, Taiwan

Tolerating Difference: Japanese Experiences with Difference and Multiculturalism
Rafael Munia, Waseda University, Japan

Asian American Mother-Daughter Literature and Representations of Families of the Japanese Diaspora in Canada
Lyle De Souza, Birkbeck, University of London, UK

The Exhaustion of the Multicultural Australian Philosophy and the Rise of a New Visual Regime of Signification: Melbourne between Multiculturalism and Globalization
Tommaso Durante, RMIT University, Australia

The Borderlands of Motherhood: Representation of Spatial Belonging of Mothers and Families in Government Posters
Aurore Montoya, University of the West of England, UK

Liminality & Belonging in Refugee Resettlement: An Ethnographic Case Study of Bhutanese Refugees in the UK
Nicole I.J. Hoellerer, Brunel University, UK

Other Shores: Challenges of Multicultural Belonging
Alexandre Avdulov, Saint Mary's University, Canada

Unconsidered Ancient Treasure, Struggling the Relevance of Fundamental Indonesia Nation Philosophie “Bhinneka Tunggal Ika” in Forming Harmony of Multicultural Society
Fithriyah Inda Nur Abida, Unair, Indonesia
Dewi Mayangsari, Unair, Indonesia
Syafiudin Ridwan, Unesa, Indonesia

Colonialism, Migrations and Ethnic Integration in Asia: The Case of Modern Sri Lanka
M. Sriyani Gunarathne, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Place, Memory, Identity – Oral History in the Borderlands
Holger Briel, Xi'An Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

Practicing Peace: The International Okinawan Martial Arts Community as a Community of Practice
Samantha May, University of the Ryukyus, Japan

Successful Aging among Immigrants after Midlife: Comparison of six ethnic groups
Hisako Matsuo, Saint Louis University, USA
Lisa Willoughby, Saint Louis University, USA
Jennifer Hale-Gallardo, Saint Louis University, USA
Savitri Grover, Saint Louis University, USA

Representation of Indonesian Beauty in Cosmetic Advertisements
Berti Alia Bahaduri, Maranatha Christian University, Indonesia

Self-identity in Love: The Problem of Self in Zweig's Letter from an Unknown Woman
Leilei Ye, Capital Normal University, China

Reception and Consumption of Korean TV Drama by Asian Audiences: The Fansubbing Phenomenon
Sung-Eun Cho, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea

Consuming and Interpreting Japanese Television Dramas: Attitudes among University Students in Malaysia
Teck Fann Goh, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

The Hostess at the Border: An Emergent Anachronism
Elena Knox, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Manhattan Salvation Addict
Pawel Pachciarek, Osaka University, Japan

Impact of Cultural Differences on Business Projects between Germans and Swiss Germans: Unravelling Sub-Proximity HR Challenges of Cross-Cultural Projects
Melanie Scherer, German Graduate School of Management and Law (GGS), Germany
Gabriele Suder, University of Melbourne, Australia
Christopher Stehr, German Graduate School of Management and Law (GGS), Germany

Conserving Cultural Landscape as a Driver for Identification in Local Communities in Taiwan
Chun-Hsi Wang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Chao-Ching Fu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan