Abstract List


Listed below are abstracts of presentations selected for the conference.  They are listed alphabetically by name of the presenting author.  Please note that some abstracts were edited for length and/or clarity.


Last Name First Name Title of Abstract

Conditions for Democratic Local Politics and Governance In the Philippines

AGBAYANI AMEFIL Panel Overview: Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders: Building Community in US Higher Education
AGBAYANI AMEFIL Who Are and What Are Higher Educational Issues Facing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the US?
ANDERSON FRED E. Issues in Minority Language Education in the Asia-Pacific Region
ANDO YOSHIMI Panel Overview: Social Capital and Well-being in Okinawa and Japan from the Perspectives of the
Life Course - Session 2
ANDO YOSHIMI The Changing Transition to Adulthood in Okinawa, Japan
ARAKAKI YUJI Poster: Distribution expansion of a domestically introduced species of mangrove, Avicennia marina, a consideration of its impact on the tideland ecosystem in Okinawa Island
ASATO MIHO Poster: Language Attitude of Okinawan Young Generations
BANA SAROSH The India-Pakistan Agenda:  For Mutual Benefit and South Asian Advantage
BEESON MARK A Rising China Meets a Rising Region:  The Geopolitics of the 'Indo-Pacific'
BRARA ARVINDER S. Secrets of Healthy Longevity 
CHAKMAKJIAN PAULINE The League of Historical Cities
CHANG JOSEPH CHIAO-SEN Is Deepening Economic Integration the Way to the Promised Land? The Case of China and Taiwan
CHANG ERIC Panel Overview: The EWC Arts Program:  Recent Initiatives 
CHINEN MASATO Learning as Inquiry
CHING DORIS US Initiatives Address Education of Underserved Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
CHOI BYOUNG MOHK Industrial Relations Values: A Comparative Study between Thailand and Korea
CHRISTOFFERSEN GAYE China’s Hard and Soft Power in its East Asian Peripheral Diplomacy
DI XU Convergence of Multicultural Education and Peace Education for Human Sustainability
EFENDI DAVID Localizing Democracy: "Paguyuban" Movement in Opposing "Liberal Democracy" in Yogyakarta Special Regions, Indonesia
ENDOH TOAKE Protecting Migrants at Risk as Internally Displaced Persons: A Normative Framework
ENG ROBERT Y. Revisiting the Golden Age of Sino-Japanese Relations, 1972-1989
ENRIQUEZ RUTCHELLE B. Pre-Service Teachers’ Before and After Typhoon Haiyan Reflections on Sustainability 
FELTZ WILLIAM Panel Overview: The EWC Arts Program: Recent Initiatives
FREINER NICOLE Food Community and the Fukushima/Daiichi Catastrophe  
GABRAKOVA DENNITZA Postcolonial Critique in the Context of Japan
GIMA CHARLENE Sustaining Tradition through Change in Shuri-Style Kumiwudui
HAMAKAWA CURT Harnessing the Power of Sport to Promote Global Health in the Asia Pacific Region
HANASHIRO IKUKO Poster: Praying-Fleeting Visions
HASHIMOTO CHIE Leadership–Key Ingredients for the Gucci In-house Lawyer
HIGA ETSUKO Uzagaku: Chinese Music Performed in the Ryukyuan Court
HIKAM MUHAMMAD AS Bridging the Precarious Balance: The Leadership Challenge  in the Post-SBY Indonesian Government (2014-2019)
IBATA-ARENS KATHRYN Twilight of the Developmental State in Asia and a New Networked Techno-nationalist Paradigm: Implications for Sustainable Economic Development
IBRAHIM MUHAMMAD Tourism Potential in Pakistan
INABA YOJI Panel Overview: Social Capital and Well-being in Okinawa and Japan from the Perspectives of the
Life Course - Session 1
INABA YOJI Social Capital and Economic Inequality
ISHIJIMA SUGURU The Outlook of the Climatic Features of Okinawa Region
ITOKAZU JUNKO Developing Sustainable Afterschool English Program in Elementary Schools in Okinawa
ITOKAZU MASAJI Past and Future of Ryukyu Lacquer Art
JAMBOR ADAM Social Capital and the Transition to Work in Okinawa


HIROSHI New Waves in the Ocean: Cross-jurisdictional Challenges and Collaborations


GARRETT Performance: From Campur to Champuru:  Southeast Asian Influences in Okinawan Culture


MIDORI Poster: New Graduate Program for Advanced Nursing Specialist in Islands Nursing
KANG KEEHO KEVIN Building Peace through Art in the Koreas
KIM WON NYON Alcohol Advertising Restrictions and Alcohol Consumption
KINJO SEIKO Comparison of Speaking and Reading Ability Development Through Retelling a Story
KNUDSEN KAREN Panel Overview: The Contemporary East-West Center
KOBAYASHI SOMEI Okinawa's Role for Peace-building in East Asia: Lessons from the ROK's "Peace Project" in Jeju
KONISHI JUNKO Panel Overview: Past and Future of Okinawa Music and Art
KONISHI JUNKO Musical Communication between Okinawans and Micronesians in Nanyo under the Japanese Administration (1914-1945)
KUMANO RURIKO Ideological Battles for Academic Freedom: Red Purge in the US Occupied Japan
KUME TERUYUKI Proposal for Asia Pacific Communication Center
LATHAM CAROLINE C. Interactive Workshop: Weaving the Tapestry of Cross-Cultural Understanding in Asia and Globally
LAU FREDRICK Anxiety of Belonging: Hong Kong Music and Subjectivity
LEE ENID Language Revitalization: The Case of Hakka in Taiwan
LI SHANGBO Internationalization of Chinese Higher Education: Benefiting from Foreign Power
LIN SHU-HWA Poster: Analysis of Okinawan Garment in UHM Costume Collection
MITA TAKASHI Identifying Social Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases in Palau: Futures-Studies Perspective
MIYAGI MAYUMI Comparison of Speaking and Reading Ability Development Through Retelling a Story
MURAKAMI YOSHIKAZU Towards Fostering Global Awareness of the People
NAKACHI KIYOSHI Panel Overview: Discussion Session - Asian Center for Solving International Conflicts and Maintaining Peace in the Asia Pacific Regions
NAKAMURA HOSHIN A Brief History and Culture of Okinawa
NAKASONE BOB Panel Overview: Okinawa? Changing Times??
NGUYEN DAVID Okinawa Underwater
NISHIHIRA TOMOKO Poster: The Maternal-Child Health Promotion Member (MCHPM) training for Child Maltreatment prevention
NISHIKAWA TOSHIYUKI Future Directions of Japan’s Healthcare Reform 
NITTA FUMITERU Transmissions of Language and Religion Among Japanese-Filipinas Families in Japan
OKADA VINCE M. Panel Overview:The EWC Arts Program:  Recent Initiatives 
ONISHI YOSHINOBU From Global 30 Project to Beyond: Going Global
OSHIRO MARIKO Poster: Motivation of Factors for Exercise in Breast Cancer Survivors:Review of the Literature
PATTNAYAK SATYA R. Governance, Political Participation, Female Empowerment and Sustainable Growth in Asia and Latin America, 1990-2012
PRASETYO SABARINAH Monitoring the Universal Access to Reproductive Health in Indonesia
RAJAMANI S. Recent Green Developments and Control of Green House Gas Emission and Climate Change
ROBINSON SIMON Developing Sustainable Afterschool English Programs in Elementary Schools in Okinawa
SADAKARI LEI Drama Yoga for Japanese ADHD Students
SAKIHARA MASASHI Indigenous Language Education at University Level in Hawai'i and the Ryukyus 
SAKUMA SAYAKA Okinawa Underwater
SANTAELLA MAYCO Seascapes and Soundscapes:Island Culture and Music Making in the Nusantara Region
SEIFMAN TRAVIS Ryukyuans in Early Modern Japan: The Journey to Edo 1710-1850
SHAH RAHUL Sustainable Energy for All by 2030 - Nepal Action Plan
SHIBATA MIKI The Possibility of English as a Solution to Resolve Socio-political Issues:  The Case in Okinawa
SHIBUYA MOMOYO Poster: What Did the Japanese Audience Talk on the Message Board about Historical Drama of Japanese Americans in Wartime: Ethnicity, Society, and Peace
SHIM JUNG-SOON Precarity and Contemporary Korean Theatre in the Post-IMF Era:Voices of the '880 Thousand Won Generation'
SHIRAI KOKORO Social Capital and Health Promoting Behavior Among Other Japanese Population in the Community
SHIROMA KAORI Cultural Adaptation in a Divergent Environment - GARIOA Scholarship Program Stories
SUTTON R. ANDERSON Musical Fusions in Indonesia and Beyond:Dwiki Dharmawan’s Cosmopolitan Regionalism
TAKAKURA MINORU Social Capital at School and Health-risk Behaviors Among Adolescents
THAMBIPILLAI PUSHPA Perception and Response to Power Display in Southeast Asia:  Sifting the Soft from the Hard
THORSTEN MARIE "Normal Cool": Hard and Soft Power in Abe's Japan
TJIPTOHERIJANTO PRIJONO Between Two Cultures: Civil Service Reform in Thailand and Indonesia
TODORIKI HIDEMI Social Capital and Nutrition/Health Transition in Postwar Okinawa
TRIMILLOS RICARDO D. Panel Overview: Performing Arts and Island Societies: Beyond State, Nation, and Empire
TRIMILLOS RICARDO D. Island Loves and Landmarks; Songs from Hawai‘i, Okinawa, and Sulu
TSUTSUMI JUN-ICHIRO GIORRGOS Material and Thermal Recycling Systems in Okinawa
UZA YUICHI Poster: An Exchange Program for Japanese High School Students in Taiwan
VERNY JEROME Integrate a Peripheral Port’s Logistics Island System in Global Terminal logistics Network:Challenges and Limits for the Asia Pacific Region
WAGNER LOLA SHIRIN The Challenge of Adaptive Leadership  in Southeast Asia Industrial Region
WANG CHAO Towards a Mutual Understanding and Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution in Asia
WANG ZHEN Using Legal Weapons in US-China Trade Disputes 
WANG JUJU CHIN SHOU Energy Democracy and People’s Power Plant (PPP) Movement in Taiwan:Post-311 Perspectives of Environmental Sociology
WILSON ANDREW From Isolation to Community in Murakami's After the Quake
YAGI TOMOKO Poster: Kumiodori – Royal Magical Blend of 8-8-6 Cyclic Ryῡka, Dance, Ensemble
YAMAGUCHI EITETSU The Glory of an Island Kingdom - From Capt. Basil Hall to Samuel Wells Williams -
YAMASHITA MICHIKO Policy Reform of Japan’s Official Development Aid
YAMAZATO KINUKO MAEHARA The Role of Social Capital for Returned Study Abroad Participants in Post-War Okinawa
YANG HYUN SEOK Alcohol Advertising Restrictions and Alcohol Consumption
YEE CHO CHO SEAFARING FISHERMEM Community in a Village, Delta of Myanmar
YOSHIDA GARY Harnessing the Power of Sport to Promote Global Health in the Asia Pacific Region
YOSHII RISA Building Students' Creative Confidence through Teaching English at ONCT
YUKAWA HIROHISA Poster: Overcoming Negative Impacts of Volunteer Study Tour Program: A Case Study of Food for the Hungry Philippines
ZEHRA ARFA A Life Celebrated