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Conference Schedule

Please note that each panel will use a separate Zoom link, and you must register for each panel which you would like to attend by clicking on the event titles.

All panel times are listed in EDT.

If you require assistance locating your Zoom links during the conference, please contact us at

Friday, March 19, 2021

8-9 pm EDT: Opening and Keynote

Speakers: Dr. Abigail Cohn and Dr. Juno Parreñas

9-10 pm EDT: Attendees Welcome Event


Saturday, March 20, 2021

9-11 am EDT: SEA and the Indian Ocean: flows of ideas, goods, and labour Panel

Speakers: Kelvin Ng, Zardas Lee, Sagarika Naik, Cao Thi Van


1-3 pm EDT: Migrated Culture: politics of diaspora across generations Panel

Speakers: Jonathan Johnson, Michael Menor Salgarolo, Bao Xiong


4-6 pm EDT: Politics and gender in religion: entangled text and image Panel

Speakers: Catherine Ries, Mary Kate Long, Napakadol Kittisenee

8-10 pm EDT: Memory: in poetics, battles, and camps Panel

Speakers: Elgin Glenn R. Salomon, Ian Harvey A. Claros, Scott Pribble

Sunday, March 21, 2021  

9-11 am EDT: Educating modernity, teaching nationalism Panel

Speakers: Jennifer Otting, Stephanie du Chatellier, Yue Chang

12-2 pm EDT: State-making and resistance Panel

Speakers: Justin Weinstock, Yvonne Tan, Kathrin Reed

2:15-2:45 pm EDT: Closing Remarks