Results for category: Education About Asia

Freeman Foundation Awards Grant for Education About Asia

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is pleased to announce that the Freeman Foundation has awarded AAS a $40,000 grant for 2022-2023 to support our ongoing Education About Asia (EAA) digitization project. Education About Asia, the teaching journal of the AAS, has been published since 1996 and is steered by Editor Lucien Ellington (University of […]

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Education About Asia with Editor Lucien Ellington

With its forthcoming spring 2020 issue, Education About Asia (EAA), the AAS teaching journal, celebrates its twenty-fifth year of publication. This milestone represents an ideal time to look back on a quarter century of EAA. AAS Publications Manager Jon Wilson invited EAA Editor Lucien Ellington to recall how the journal began and share his thoughts […]

Call for Submissions: “Teaching About Asia in a Time of Pandemic”

The Asia Shorts book series, published by the Association for Asian Studies and distributed worldwide by Columbia University Press, offers concise, engagingly-written titles by highly-qualified authors on areas of significance in Asian Studies. Topics are intended to be substantive, generate discussion and debate within the field, and attract interest beyond it. In collaboration with the […]

The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up – A Q&A with Author Michael Meyer

Michael Meyer’s 2008 debut book, The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed, recounted his time spent living in the crowded hutong alleyways of China’s capital during the run-up to that year’s Olympics. In 2015, he published In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural […]