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Cover of Who Is the Asianist? The Politics of Representation in Asian Studies

Do Black Lives Matter for Asian Studies?

By Will Bridges, Nitasha Tamar Sharma, and Marvin Sterling We are pleased to share an excerpt from the introduction of Who Is the Asianist? The Politics of Representation in Asian Studies, forthcoming from the AAS Publications Asia Shorts series. Edited by Will Bridges, Nitasha Tamar Sharma, and Marvin Sterling, Who Is the Asianist? brings together […]

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Excerpt: Beyond the Book

AAS Publications is pleased to announce the newest volume in our Asia Past & Present monograph series. Beyond the Book: Unique and Rare Primary Sources for East Asian Studies Collected in North America is edited by Jidong Yang (Stanford University) and includes chapters from over twenty contributors, writing on nonbook sources such as “manuscripts, archival […]

Call for Proposals: “Global Anti-Asian Racism” for Asia Shorts

Volume Editor: Jennifer Ho (University of Colorado Boulder)Series Editor: David Kenley (Dakota State University) This special volume of Asia Shorts will focus on “Global Anti-Asian Racism,” a phenomenon, particularly in the guise of Yellow Peril, that has endured for centuries around the globe. In Europe and the Americas, Asian immigrants and refugees are and were […]

Cover of Burmese Haze: US Policy and Myanmar’s Opening—and Closing, by Erin Murphy

Excerpt: Burmese Haze: US Policy and Myanmar’s Opening—And Closing

In spring 2008, recently hired CIA analyst Erin Murphy was tasked with a one-month assignment to cover Myanmar in the lead-up to the country’s first vote since 1990. One month soon turned into a career: over the past fourteen years, Murphy has moved between the public and private sectors, keeping Myanmar at the center of […]

Call for Applications: Bibliography of Asian Studies Associate Editor Positions for Asia and East Asia

Bibliography of Asian Studies Associate Editor for Asia Position Summary The BAS Associate Editor for Asia creates bibliographic indexing records for chapters and articles in Western-language edited volumes and journals that deal with Asia as a whole, or with more than one major region of Asia, as defined by the Bibliography of Asian Studies, and […]

Found in Translation

“A Form of Prophecy for the Near Future”: Chinese Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

By Jing Jiang Jing Jiang is Associate Professor of Chinese and Humanities at Reed College and author of Found in Translation: “New People” in Twentieth-Century Chinese Science Fiction, the latest Asia Shorts title released by AAS Publications. Chinese science fiction (SF) has flourished in the last ten years. Writers who had been toiling quietly in […]

The Fifty Years That Changed Chinese Religion

#AsiaNow Speaks with Paul R. Katz and Vincent Goossaert

AAS Publications has recently released the latest title in its Asia Past & Present monograph series. In The Fifty Years That Changed Chinese Religion, 1898–1948, Paul R. Katz (Academia Sinica) and Vincent Goossaert (EPHE, PSL [Paris]) examine a time of significant political and social upheaval in China and demonstrate how religious life was also transformed […]

Call for Papers: “Who is the Asianist?” The Politics of Representation in Asian Studies

The Black Lives Matter movement and the killing of George Floyd in May 2020 by Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department have been cause for international reflection about the marginalization of Black people in multiple sectors of American and other societies. Within the U.S. academy, it has animated a discussion about the experiences of […]

Small Volumes with a Big Message: Strong Scholarship for a Wide Audience

In our information-saturated lives, there is much to appreciate in the expression of important, timely, and complex ideas in forms that are focused, clear, and concise. Brevity need not signify superficiality nor suggest any lack of ambition or effort. As the philosopher Blaise Pascal once famously stated, “I would have written a shorter letter, but […]

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