Faculty Present at Asian Studies National Conference

Belmont professors Pete Giordano (psychology), Qingjun (Joan) Li (Asian studies & Chinese language) and Ronnie Littlejohn (philosophy and Asian studies) made presentations at the 23rd National Conference of the Asian Studies Development Program of the East-West Center, Asia Connections: Confluences and Contradictions, March 2-4 in Portland, Oregon.

The panel of their presentations focused on “Pedagogical Strategies for Introducing Asian Studies.” Giordano presented, “The Use of Confucian Understandings of Personhood in a Theories of Personality Course in Psychology,” Li presented, “Creative Uses of Mulan in Teaching: Tradition and Transformation of a Woman Warrior” and Littlejohn presented, “The Erasure of Morality in Ethics and Moral Theory: Suggestions from Buddhism and Daoism.”