Program – Science in Japan Forum 2012




Program 2012






 

The Seventeenth “SCIENCE IN
JAPAN” Forum

“Routes of
Indigenous Research”

at Cosmos Club, Washington DC

on July 12, 2012

Sponsored by The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
(JSPS)

organized by its Washington Office

Cosponsored by National Institute of Health and American Association
for the Advancement of Science

PROGRAM AND
ABSTRACT 












































8:30am-



Registration



9:00am-9:30am



Opening / Welcome
Address

Osamu Shimomura

Director, JSPS Washington Office



Hirotaka Sugawara

Special Advisor to the President and Distinguished
Professor,
Okinawa Institute of Science and
Technology Graduate University



Hisashi Kato

Director, International Program Department, JSPS
Tokyo Head Quarter



9:30am-11:40am



Session 1:
Native
Ontologies and Epistemologies as
Praxis


Convener: Mishuana Goeman

Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies,
UCLA

What
is Critical Indigenous Studies and Why Does It
Matter?


Jennifer
Denetdale

Associate Professor of American Studies, University
of New Mexico

Unsustainable
Empire: The Damming of the Waters at the Kepaniwai Heritage
Gardens


Dean
Itsuji Saranillio

Assistant Professor, Department of Social and
Cultural Analysis, New York University

Trying
Minds: Disability, Activism, and Inclusion in
Samoa


Juliann
Anesi

Ph.D. student, Department of Special Education and
Disability Studies, Syracuse University



11:40am-12:50pm



Lunch, hosted by JSPS



12:50pm -3:15pm



Session 2:
Identity
in Three Dimensions: Past, Present, and Future
Implications


Convener: Joe Watkins

Director, Native American Studies Program, University
of Oklahoma

Indigenous
Archaeology of the Ainu


Hirofumi
Kato

Professor, Ainu & Indigenous Studies, Hokkaido
University

Archaeology,
Education, and Identity


Carol J.
Ellick

Adjunct Instructor, Native American Studies,
University of Oklahoma and Director, Archaeological and
Cultural Education Consultants

People
of the Whales: Environmental Change and Cultural Resilience
among the Inupiat of Arctic
Alaska


Chie
Sakakibara

Assistant Professor, Native American Studies Program,
University of Oklahoma

Native
American DNA? Issues of Identity and
Governance


Kim
TallBear

Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and
Environmental Policy, Department of Environmental Science,
Policy and Management, UC Berkeley



3:15pm -3:30pm



Break



3:30pm -5:55pm



Session 3:
Indigeneity
and the Ainu


Convener: Shunwa Honda (Henry Stewart)

Professor, Department of Liberal Arts, The Open
University of Japan

Representation
of the Ainu in Textbooks and
Museums


Shunwa
Honda (Henry Stewart)

Professor, Department of Liberal Arts, The Open
University of Japan

Genetic
structure of the Japanese and the formation of the Ainu
population


Ken-ichi
Shinoda

Head, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of
Nature and Science, Tokyo

Toward
Ainu-Japan Specific Indigenous
Policies


Teruki
Tsunemoto

Director, Center for Ainu & Indigenous Studies,
Hokkaido University

Ainu
and the Museum

Masahiro
Nomoto

Director, The Ainu Museum, Shiraoi,
Hokkaido



6:10pm



Adjournment



6:10pm-



Reception (Spouses are
welcome)








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