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Re: CFP: Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia | Graduate Student Symposium | May 5, 2018 at UIUC

“Narratives of (Il)legibility in East Asia”

Call for Papers: 5th Annual SEAS Graduate Student Symposium

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 5th, 2018

Application: https://goo.gl/forms/aSnO4QCeNjHmb4VH2

Keynote Speaker: Johanna Ransmeier, University of Chicago

CFP, Contact - Conquest - Colonization: Practices of Comparing between Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, from Antiquity to Present

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018

Re: MLA 2019 (Chicago) Special Session CFP: Southeast Asian Textual Translations and Transactions

This is a detailed follow-up to a previously-circulated CFP for a Special Session of the MLA 2019 Convention (Jan 3-6, 2019 in Chicago) sponsored by the CLCS Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic Forum:

Southeast Asian Textual Translations and Transactions

Re: In Memoriam | The Many Legacies of Marilyn B. Young: An Essay in Remembrance

Please note that one of the titles listed as a Marilyn B. Young publication at the end of the essay was, regrettably, misattributed:

David R. Marples and Marilyn J. Young, eds. Nuclear Energy and Security in the Former Soviet Union. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999.

The online version at the H-Net Book Channel has been corrected to remove this title.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Madeline Y. Hsu
Reviewer: 
Karen Leonard

Leonard on Hsu, 'The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority'


Madeline Y. Hsu. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16402-1.

Reviewed by Karen Leonard (University of California-Irvine)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Audrey Truschke
Reviewer: 
Supriya Gandhi

Gandhi on Truschke, 'Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court'


Audrey Truschke. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17362-9.

Reviewed by Supriya Gandhi (Yale University)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Ling and Abdenur and Banerjee and Kurian and Lama and Bo, 'India China: Rethinking Borders and Security'


L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo. India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 192 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13006-1.

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Scholarships at Shanghai University

Shanghai University is accepting applications for scholarships at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, for programs in Chinese and in English.

Various deadlines: 1 April to 15 May, 2018.

 For information regarding scholarships: http://www.apply.shu.edu.cn/upload/j/e/2.pdf

 

The following programs may be of particular interest to foreign students:

1. Study Program in International Relations and Diplomacy

CFP: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

Trinity (Summer) Term 2018  – University of Oxford China Centre

The convenors, Frances O’Morchoe, Pete Millwood, Helena F.S. Lopes, Nelson So, and Sheng Peng invite proposals for the summer (Trinity Term) 2018 session of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar.

Royal Asiatic Society Call for Book Proposals

The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland invites the submission of book proposals on subjects related to the cultures, history, languages and religions of Asia. The Society supports the publication of 4 to 5 books a year in collaboration with a variety of publishers which include Routledge, University of Edinburgh Press, National University of Singapore Press, University of Hong Kong Press, Cambridge University Press, India and the Gingko Library.