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Position, Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, University of California - Los Angeles

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57566

The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures (http://www.alc.ucla.edu/) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for a position in Southeast Asian studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. This position will begin on July 1, 2019.

Position, Lector in Korean, Yale University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57551

Yale University, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, seeks a Lector in Korean language, start date July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022. This is a 3-year full-time appointment with renewal contingent on excellent performance and sufficient enrollments.

Member book, Norma, Comfort women and post-occupation corporate Japan

Japan's high-speed economic growth era (1955-1976) seems to be an historical period attracting research attention lately, so I'm glad to be contributing to discussions with the publication today of the book below.

 

Caroline Norma, Comfort women and post-occupation corporate Japan, London, Routledge, 2018, pp. 182. Hardback: 9780815394693

 

Call For Papers: Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, June 2019

Call For Papers: Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, June 2019

Papers and panel proposals are invited for the 13th Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference: The Environments of Asian Cinemas. With the support of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Media & Creative Industries at LASALLE College of the Arts, in conjunction with the Asian Cinema Studies Society, the conference is planned for 24–26 June 2019, at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

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Member's book, He, Newspapers and the Journalistic Public in Republican China 1917 as a Significant Year of Journalism

My second book in 2018, Newspapers and the Journalistic Public in Republican China 1917 as a Significant Year of Journalism (Routledge, 2018, ISBN 9781138344693, pp. 302), has been published. 

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CFP: Sinophone Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Critical Reflections at UCLA April 12-13, 2019

Call for Papers

Sinophone Studies:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Critical Reflections
April 12-13, 2019
University of California, Los Angeles

 Organized by Professor Shu-mei Shih (UCLA)

Deadline: December 1, 2018