Queer Panels & Papers at AAS 2018 in DC


Friday, March 23


10:30am to 12:30pm

Vietnam’s Modern Underworlds (panel 64)

→ “Narrative Containment of the Same-Sex Underworld in Bùi Anh Tấn’s Works”

Wilson B, Mezzanine Level


Sex and Sexuality in Greater China and Inner Asia (73)

→  “Love, Sex, or Prostitution: Trans Ethnic Sex on the Qing Empire’s Muslim Frontier”

→  “The Secret Codes of Female Same-Sex Intimacy in Chinese Late Imperial Literature”

Park Tower 8226, Lobby Level


Living Socialism: Ideology and Culture in North Korean Society (340)

Park Tower 8216, Lobby Level

→  “Sexual Deviants, Virtuous Women, and Corporeal Mastery in Postwar North Korea”


12:45pm to 2:45pm

Queerness (99)

Park Tower 8226, Lobby Level


SQAS Sponsored Panel:

Hierarchies and Rainbows in Japan and Beyond: Problematizing Western Rubrics of Homoeroticism and Homosociality (106)

Delaware Suite A, Lobby Level


5:15pm to 7:15pm

Boys Love (BL) Media in Transit and Transformation around East, South, and Southeast Asia (169)

Washington Room 1, Exhibit Level


Contextualizing (Un)Queer Kinship: Family Change, Transnational Mobilities, and Masculinity Construction (193)

Madison A, Mezzanine Level


Saturday, March 24


8:30am to 10:30am

Red Love and Love Red: Gendered, Sexualized and Affective Linkages of Socialist and Postsocialist China (237)

Delaware Suite A, Lobby Level


10:45am to 12:45pm

Postsocializing Queer Desires in China (275)

Roosevelt 5, Exhibit Level


1:00pm to 2:30pm

SQAS Business Meeting (Details above)

Park Tower 8222, Lobby Level


3:00pm to 5:00pm

Constructing Gender & Sexuality in Japan (309)

Park Tower 8222, Lobby Level


9:00pm to 11:00pm

SQAS Queer Cocktail Hour

Marquee Bar and Lounge, Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street NW)


Sunday, March 25


8:30am to 10:30am

Rethinking East Asian Families and Family Laws: Critical Legal, Historical, and Ethnographic Perspectives

 “The Panicked Mother: Queer Infections and the Limits of Family in South Korea”

Wilson A, Mezzanine Level


10:45am to 12:45pm

Moral Responses to Cultural Production in Modern China

 “Homosexualizing “Boys Love”: Male Readers and Queer Discourse in China”

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level

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