Saturday, April 23
Southeast Asia Conference

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
CHEM Annex room 112
China and the Greater Mekong Region in Historical Perspective, Part
The Seven Sorrows of Yunnan: Translating Famine Poetry of the Late
Qing Dynasty
Gillen Wood (Department of English, University of Illinois
Na Ethnic Associations and the Culture Industry on the
Yunnan-Sichuan Border
Tami Blumenfield (Department of Anthropology, Portland State
Imprinting the State on Architecture: The Question of “Nationality
Characteristics” and Urban Modernization in Lhasa
Robbie Barnett (Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Columbia University)
Remote Homeland, Contested Borderland: Territoriality, Identity, and
Manchus’ Manchuria
Shao Dan (Department of History, University of Illinois
Local versus National Interests in the Promotion and Management of a
Heritage Site
Wei Zhao (School of Architecture, University of Illinois
Re-constructing Cultural Heritage, Imagining Wa Primitiveness:
State-Promoted Ethnic Tourism and the Vernacular Built Environment in the
China/Myanmar Borderlands
Tzu-kai Liu (Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois
Road Building, Spatial Reconfigurations and Cultural Branding in
Yunnan, Southwest China
Yongming Zhou (Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin)
Underwater Archaeology and Its Cultural Heritage Implications
Jeffrey Adams (Global Heritage Fund)
10:00 – 6:00 pm
CHEM Annex room 112