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ANN: Tasveer Ghar's "Manly Matters" Fellows, 2017-2018

Tasveer Ghar is happy to announce its Fellows for its 2017-2018 project, "Manly Matters: Representations of Maleness in South Asian Popular Visual Practice." The project seeks to move the focus of pictorial analysis to representations of maleness—both spectacular and mundane—as it proliferates in South Asian popular visual practice, especially in printed images produced for the mass market.

CFP: Edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia

This is an open call to seek papers for an edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia and its implications looking into the migration trends specific to South Asia and its multi-dimensional impact globally. It will bring together the analyses on migration and surrounding issues, challenges and solutions to them. The work will consolidate the thematic lines and streams weaved around regions, corridors, in-country, regional and global perspectives and theoretical perspectives on human mobility and population movements.

TOC: International Journal of Chinese Education, 5.2 Special Issue (2017)

The latest issue of International Journal of Chinese Education is now available! Below, please find the table of contents and see the link for more information: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/22125868/5/2

 

Volume 5, Issue 2: Graduate Employment and Higher Education in Asia, 2017

ISSN: 2212-585X E-ISSN: 2212-5868

Graduate Employment and Higher Education in Asia, by Ulrich Teichler and Jisun Jung, pp.: 129–134

Call for Panel: 2017 Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Hello,

I am looking to form a panel for the Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Panel submissions are due by 1 April 2017. The conference is on 26-29 October 2017 in Madison Wisconsin. Details are available at the conference’s website here http://southasiaconference.wisc.edu/ .

CONF, NEH-sponsored conference, "Reconsidering the Sinosphere: A Critical Analysis of the Literary Sinitic in East Asian Cultures"

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 30, 2017 to April 1, 2017
Author: 
Doris G. Bargen
Reviewer: 
Keller Kimbrough

Kimbrough on Bargen, 'Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: "The Tale of Genji" and Its Predecessors'


Doris G. Bargen. Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: "The Tale of Genji" and Its Predecessors. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. xix + 372 pp. + 8 unnumbered pp. of plates. $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5154-5.

Reviewed by Keller Kimbrough (University of Colorado)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Member book, Mak, Protestant Bible Translation and Mandarin as the National Language of China

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of the following book, which is the 131st volume of Brill's book series 'Sinica Leidensia':

George Kam Wah Mak. Protestant Bible Translation and Mandarin as the National Language of China. xiv, pp. 414. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. ISBN: 9789004316270 (hardback); 9789004316300 (e-book)

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Author: 
Doris G. Bargen
Reviewer: 
Keller Kimbrough

Kimbrough on Bargen, 'Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: "The Tale of Genji" and Its Predecessors'


Doris G. Bargen. Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: "The Tale of Genji" and Its Predecessors. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. xix + 372 pp. + 8 unnumbered pp. of plates. $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5154-5.

Reviewed by Keller Kimbrough (University of Colorado)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Amrita Pande
Reviewer: 
Sharmila Rudrappa

Rudrappa on Pande, 'Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India'


Amrita Pande. Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 272 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16990-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16991-2.

Reviewed by Sharmila Rudrappa (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

International Surrogacy

Author: 
Stephen Legg
Reviewer: 
Sandy Chang

Chang on Legg, 'Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India'


Stephen Legg. Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. xi + 281 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5773-5; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5759-9.

Reviewed by Sandy Chang (University of Texas)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Prostitution and Empire

Recent Threads

ANN: Tasveer Ghar's "Manly Matters" Fellows, 2017-2018

Tasveer Ghar is happy to announce its Fellows for its 2017-2018 project, "Manly Matters: Representations of Maleness in South Asian Popular Visual Practice." The project seeks to move the focus of pictorial analysis to representations of maleness—both spectacular and mundane—as it proliferates in South Asian popular visual practice, especially in printed images produced for the mass market.

CFP: Edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia

This is an open call to seek papers for an edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia and its implications looking into the migration trends specific to South Asia and its multi-dimensional impact globally. It will bring together the analyses on migration and surrounding issues, challenges and solutions to them. The work will consolidate the thematic lines and streams weaved around regions, corridors, in-country, regional and global perspectives and theoretical perspectives on human mobility and population movements.

TOC: International Journal of Chinese Education, 5.2 Special Issue (2017)

The latest issue of International Journal of Chinese Education is now available! Below, please find the table of contents and see the link for more information: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/22125868/5/2

 

Volume 5, Issue 2: Graduate Employment and Higher Education in Asia, 2017

ISSN: 2212-585X E-ISSN: 2212-5868

Graduate Employment and Higher Education in Asia, by Ulrich Teichler and Jisun Jung, pp.: 129–134