Professor Aurora Roxas-Lim (1935-2020), former dean of the Asian Center, was a scholar in the field of literature, art history and area studies. Her writing career spanned of six decades and produced numerous articles on Southeast Asian art, history, culture, religion, and maritime societies.
The following articles are some of her contributions to the Asian Studies Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia (ASJ), as well as to other organizations. ASJ is a publication of the Asian Center where she served as Dean from 1994-1997.
- Buddhism in Early Southeast Asia (1973)
- Art in Ifugao Society (1973)
- Rethinking Area Studies (1997)
- The Ideas of Gregorio Sancianco: A Blueprint for Economic Development in the 19th-Century Philippines (1998)
- Apolinario Mabini and the Establishment of the National Church (1999)
- Cultural Exchanges between the Muslim and Christian Worlds: Focus on the Philippines (2002)
- Historical and Cultural Significance of Admiral Zheng He’s Ocean Voyages (2003)
- SPAFA, a Vehicle for Regional Cultural Cooperation: a Review of Its Achievements (n.d., coauthored with Djasponi) | SPAFA
- Traditional Boatbuilding and Philippine Maritime Culture (n.d) | UNESCO
- China’s Economic Development Assistance to the Philippines: A Preliminary Assessment (2013) | PACS
- Marine-Oriented Sama-Bajao People and Their Search for Human Rights (2017) | CIDS