Reception and Registration @ Faculty Lounge (RRST 4.29-30)
Introduction and Welcoming Remarks @ RRST 4.36
PANEL 1: Youth on the Move: Study, Travel and Independence (Chair: Kristine Alexander) @ RRST 4.36 Klaus Dittrich (The Education University of Hong Kong), "Beyond Harbin - Educational Mobilities of Polish Youth in East Asia, 1920s-1940s" Linda Mahood (University of Guelph), "'Grass, Gas or Ass, Nobody Rides Free:' Youth Mobility and Hitchhiking" Sayaka Chatani (National University of Singapore), "The Quiet Revolution: The Rise of Youth in Rural Administration in Colonial Korea" Rick Jobs (Pacific University) "Youth Tourism and Study Abroad"
PANEL 2: Pedagogy, Psychology and Adolescence in Modern China (Chair: Carol Tsang) @ RRST 4.34 Danni Cai (McGill University), "Shaping the Little 'Writing Subject': A Study of Letter Manuals for Children in Republican China" Chen Ying (City University of Hong Kong), "The Politics of 'Child Pedagogy': A Study on Fairytale-based Chinese Animated Film Princess Iron Fan (1941)" Vincent Chung-Hang Ho (Chinese University of Hong Kong), "Adolescence, Psychology and Youth Studies in Republican China"
Tea Break@ Faculty Lounge
PANEL 3: Imperial and Colonial Childhoods: Networks, Institutions and Identities (Chair: Hugh Morrison) @ RRST 4.36 Divya Kannan (University of Delhi), "Constructing 'Model' Christians: Basel Mission Orphanages in Colonial South India" Catherine Ladds (Hong Kong Baptist University), "Raising the China-Born: Childhood, nationality and mobility in the treaty ports" Corries Decker (UC Davis), "Measuring Maturity: Puberty Debates in Colonial East Africa" Meng Wang (The University of Sydney), "Becoming the Feminine Ideal: Gendered Spaces, Everyday Life, and Sensory Experiences at St. Stephen’s Girls’ College-Hong Kong 1921-1941"
PANEL 4: Stories for Children: History and Literature (Chair: Abosede George) @ RRST 4.34 Kirsten Bartels (Northwestern State University), "A Taxonomy of Young Adult Holocaust Literature" You Chengcheng (Jinan University), "Troping the Territory of Home: New Realities and Representations in Chinese Children's Literature in an Age of Globalization" Helene Ehriander (Linnæus University), "Historical storytelling for children in the 2000s" Kristine Moruzi (Deakin University), "Charitable Migration: Children, Family and Nation at Barnardos"
Lunch@ Faculty Lounge
PANEL 5: Childhood in Crisis: Disaster, Destruction and Displacement (Chair: Kristine Moruzi) @ RRST 4.36 Vic Satzewich (McMaster University), "The Refugee Camp Experience: Creativity, Community and Identity among Ukrainian Refugee Youth in Post-World War II Displaced Persons Camps" Rosaria Franco (University of Nottingham Ningbo China), "Refugee Children and Empires in Cold War Hong Kong" Charles Schencking (University of Hong Kong), "Child Ambassadors of Gratitude: Humanitarianism and Soft Power Diplomacy Following Japan's 1923 Great Kantō Earthquake" Janet Borland (University of Hong Kong), "Resilient Children for Daily Life and Disaster: Lessons from Japan's 1923 Earthquake"
PANEL 6: Child Welfare and Global Politics in Modern China (Chair: Elizabeth LaCouture) @ RRST 4.34 Jack Neubauer (Columbia University), "A Child's Eye View of Revolution: Child Sponsorship in the Chinese Communist Revolution" Margaret Tillman (Purdue University), "Fictive Families in Child Welfare Services, 1928-1945" Leslie Wang (University of Massachusetts Boston), "Global Humanitarianism and the 'Revaluation' of Special Needs Children in Chinese State-Run Orphanages"
Tea Break @ Faculty Lounge
PANEL 7: Untimely Ends: Infanticide, Illness and Child Death (Chair: Corrie Decker) @ RRST 4.36 Bobby Tam (The University of Hong Kong) "Morality from the State: Infant Mortality, Funerary Practices and Burial in Early Colonial Hong Kong (1870-1880)" Hugh Morrison (University of Otago), "Tragedy or Theatre? Protestant Missionary Children, Illness and Death" Carol Tsang (The University of Hong Kong) "Mama or Baby: Abortion and Infanticide in Hong Kong in the 1930s"
PANEL 8: Youth, Politics and Post-War Nation Building (Chair: Matthew Parnell) @ RRST 4.34 Roshanna P. Sylvester (DePaul University), "Girls Shoot for the Stars: Gendered Technologies and Emotions in Cold War America and the Soviet Union" Edgar Liao (University of British Columbia), "'Youth' and the Making of a Modern Colony and Nation in post-1945 Singapore" Yen-Chi Liu (Fu-Jen Catholic University), "Claiming Our Civil Rights: Freedom of Expression and Student Activism on High School Campuses in Taiwan"
Keynote Speech @ RRST 4.36
Reception @ Faculty Lounge
Conference Dinner Off campus
26 MAY SATURDAY
PANEL 9: War and Citizenship (Chair: Colin Heywood) @ RRST 4.36 Kristine Alexander (University of Lethbridge), "Was Trench Culture a Youth Culture?: Age, and the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War" Nogami Akira (Tokyo Junshin University), "Wartime Children and the Media" Lidong Xiang (Nanjing Normal University), "The Shifting Construction of Chinese Child Citizenship in Little Friend (1945-1949)"
PANEL 10: Kids vs Cars (Chair: Linda Mahood) @ RRST 4.34 Joe Goddard (University of Copenhagen), "Kids, Cars and Cartoons: Midcentury Cityscapes in Celluloid" Veera Moll (Aalto University), "The Car Comes to Helsinki: Children and Traffic Safety 1940-2010" Jim Wunsch (Empire State College, State University of New York) "'Free Wheeling'(1932): The Child's Dream of Mobility and Equality in Motor City"
Tea Break @ Faculty Lounge
PANEL 11: Roundtable: "East Asia in the 1940s to the 60s: Ideas that crossed borders and their envoys" (Chair: Faye Dorcas Yung) @ RRST 4.36 Miki Takeuchi (Toyo University) Andrea Mei-ying Wu (National Cheng Kung University) Faye Dorcas Yung (Open University of Hong Kong)