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Traditional Theater Training, Kyoto (summer 2020)

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

Come to Kyoto this summer to train with masters of traditonal theater and dance! Be part of a specially selected group from around the world that wishes to enhance performace skills, deepen understanding of traditional Japan, supplement literary studies, and more.

I will be directing the 36th annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.) 2020, held at the Kyoto Art Center, and am excited to share a bit about the program. 

CFP 4th "World Conference of Chinese Studies" Aug 15-18 jointly held in Germany & Great Britain (London) - Deadline for Registration & Abstracts March 31, 2020

Conference: 4th World Conference of Chinese Studies 2020

& 19th International Symposium on the Chinese ancient novel and drama literature, incl. digitalization (‘British stop’).
Dates: August 15-18, 2020, at Witten University, Germany (panels August 15-16) and in London, Great Britain (panels August 17-18, visit of London University and other sites of interest August 19-24)

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Author: 
Noriko Matsumoto
Reviewer: 
Mahua Sarkar

Sarkar on Matsumoto, 'Beyond the City and the Bridge: East Asian Immigration in a New Jersey Suburb'

Noriko Matsumoto. Beyond the City and the Bridge: East Asian Immigration in a New Jersey Suburb. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 190 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8888-9; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8886-5.

Reviewed by Mahua Sarkar (Binghamton University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Matthew McCartney, S. Akbar Zaidi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Farzana Shaikh

Shaikh on McCartney and Zaidi, 'New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change'

Matthew McCartney, S. Akbar Zaidi, eds. New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 286 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48655-2.

Reviewed by Farzana Shaikh (Chatham House) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
John J. Harney
Reviewer: 
Paul Dunscomb

Dunscomb on Harney, 'Empire of Infields: Baseball in Taiwan and Cultural Identity, 1895-1968'

John J. Harney. Empire of Infields: Baseball in Taiwan and Cultural Identity, 1895-1968. Lincoln: Univeristy of Nebraska Press, 2019. 240 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-8682-5.

Reviewed by Paul Dunscomb (University of Alaska Anchorage) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

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Traditional Theater Training, Kyoto (summer 2020)

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

Come to Kyoto this summer to train with masters of traditonal theater and dance! Be part of a specially selected group from around the world that wishes to enhance performace skills, deepen understanding of traditional Japan, supplement literary studies, and more.

I will be directing the 36th annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.) 2020, held at the Kyoto Art Center, and am excited to share a bit about the program. 

CFP 4th "World Conference of Chinese Studies" Aug 15-18 jointly held in Germany & Great Britain (London) - Deadline for Registration & Abstracts March 31, 2020

Conference: 4th World Conference of Chinese Studies 2020

& 19th International Symposium on the Chinese ancient novel and drama literature, incl. digitalization (‘British stop’).
Dates: August 15-18, 2020, at Witten University, Germany (panels August 15-16) and in London, Great Britain (panels August 17-18, visit of London University and other sites of interest August 19-24)