The 11th Annual International Mongolian Studies Conference Conferences

2017/01/27
2017/01/29
Passed Event

"MONGOLIA – US RELATIONS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE"

Hosted by

THE MONGOLIAN CULTURAL CENTER

in partnership with

THE EMBASSY OF MONGOLIA

with contributions from

Tsahim Urtuu North America
Mongol-American Cultural Association
Pyramide Granite LLC (Mr. Delgertsogt Manaljav and Mr. Olziikhuyag Dash)
Dr. Sanj Altan

JANUARY 27-28, 2017

The Embassy of Mongolia
2833 M Street NW, Washington D.C, 20007

AGENDA (TENTATIVE)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

09:00    REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

09:30    OPENING REMARKS

H.E. Altangerel Bulgaa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the United States of America

Dr. Saruul-Erdene Myagmar, President, the Mongolian Cultural Center

10:00    US MONGOLIA RELATIONS

Alicia Campi, Mongolia Society
30 years of US-Mongolian Relations--Trends

Bolor Lkhaajav, University of San Francisco
The Significance of Mongolia’s Third Neighbor Foreign Policy

Luvsanjamts Davaanyam, Gandantegchinlen Monastery, Mongolia
*Contribitions of Buddhist Monks for the Mongolia-US Relations

11:30    SPECIAL PAPERS

Alimaa Jamyansuren, Peregrine Academic Services
Exploring the Significance of Values-based Leadership Development in Mongolian Higher Education

Cornelia Turney-Seidenhofer, University of Calgary
Mauricio Soto-Rubio, University of Calgary
Meaning + Role of the Ger in Informal Settlements in Ulaanbaatar

12:30    LUNCH

After lunch Conference moves to the Library of Congress.
10 1st Street, SE, Thomas Jefferson Building, Whittall Pavilion
Metro Station – South Capitol, Orange, Blue and Grey Line

14:00    KEYNOTE SPEECH (At the Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress)

H.E. ALTANGEREL BULGAA, Ambassador of Mongolia

JOHN W. WILLIAMS, Professor of Political Science, Principia College
The First Draft of History has a Poor Memory: The Dilowa Khutughtu in American Journalism

15:30    Introduction for Mongolian Collection in Library of Congress Asian Division, LJ150

Susan Meinheit, Asian Division, Library of Congress.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

09:00    BREAKFAST

10:00    HISTORY

Nancy Steinhardt, University of Pennsylvania
A Tomb in Bayannuur

Christopher Atwood, University of Pennsylvania
Petya Andreeva, University of Pennsylvania
New Scenes from the Xiongnu Times: The Khawtsgait Petroglyphs

11:00    MONGOLIAN COMMUNITY IN THE US presented by Tsahim Urtuu North America

Borchuluun Yadamsuren, Columbia College
Online News Consumption Habit in Mongolian American Community

Jagdagdorj Erkhembayar, TUNA, Borchuluun Yadamsuren, Columbia College
*Critical Discourse Analysis of Social Media Communication in Mongolian American Communities

12:00    LUNCH

“BLUE EYE OF THE SPACE” ART EXHIBITION BY TSOLMON DAMBA, RENOWNED MONGOLIAN ARTIST.

12:30    LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF MONGOLIAN ART BY TSOLMON DAMBA

13:30    PHILOLOGY

Simon Wickhamsmith, Rutgers University
About the New Theater (1921-1938)

Saruul-Erdene Myagmar, Mongolian Cultural Center
Category of ‘Unpleasantness’ in Mongolian Language

Anran Wang, Cornell University
Between Communist Doctrine and Nationalist Agendas: Writing Reform in Inner Mongolia, 1954-1980

Tsendjav Dolgorjav, Independent Scholar
*About the “Sutra for Greeting Five Snout Animals”

15:30    SPECIAL PANEL AND DISCUSSION ON MONGOLIAN LITERATURE

Participants are: Mr. Gao Bo (Ph.D), Associate professor and a producer of the Inner Mongolian Television, Ms. Wang Hao (Ph.D), Director, Center for Mongolian and African Studies, Peking University, Ms. Sarengaowa (Ph.D), Professor at the College of Arts and Culture, Inner Mongolia University, Mr. Ba Tu (Ph.D) - Professor at the School of Mongolian Study, Northwest Minorities University in Langzhou city, Ms. Larisa Khalkharova (Ph.D), Associate Professor of the Buryat and Evenk Philology, Buryat State University, Oriental Institute, Mr. Munkhbayar Baatarjav (Ph.D), Senior science researcher at the Department of Linguistic and Literature, Science Academy , Ms. Buyantogtokh Gonchig (Ph.D), Teacher at Mandakh University and a guest researcher for the Center for Mongolian Studies at the Inner Mongolia University

17:30    WRAP-UP AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

18:00    RECEPTION IN HONOR OF CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

Hosted by H.E. Altangerel Bulgaa, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States of America

Performance by:

Singer: Saran Erdenebat, Mongolian Cultural Center
Morin khuur player: Khatanbold Urlagbaatar

 

Note: Asterisks (*) denote presentations that will be in Mongolian. All other papers will be presented in English.