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Association for Asian Studies Announces Next Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Association for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Hilary Vanessa Finchum-Sung as the association’s next Executive Director. Dr. Finchum-Sung will join the AAS on March 1, 2019 and will officially take office on April 1, 2019, following current Executive Director Michael Paschal’s retirement.

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

Position, Assistant Professor (TT), South Asian History, University of Central Florida

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57625

The History Department at the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH), invites applications for an Assistant Professor, 9-month, regular,  tenure-earning, position anticipated to begin August 2019.  

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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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Association for Asian Studies Announces Next Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Association for Asian Studies is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Hilary Vanessa Finchum-Sung as the association’s next Executive Director. Dr. Finchum-Sung will join the AAS on March 1, 2019 and will officially take office on April 1, 2019, following current Executive Director Michael Paschal’s retirement.

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. 

Description

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