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Position, Part-time Lecturer in Bengali, University of Washington - Seattle

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58041

University of Washington - Seattle, Asian Languages and Literature
Part-time Lecturer in Bengali

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a 0.75 FTE part-time Lecturer in Bengali. The initial appointment, beginning Autumn Quarter 2019, is for a one year, renewable if mutually agreeable.

Call for Proposals-- KCCNA Research Travel Grants (deadline Jan 31, 2019)

On behalf of the Korean Collections Consortium of North America (KCCNA), I am pleased to announce the KCCNA Research Travel Grants for 2019.  Please distribute widely to your students and colleagues who may not be members of this list. For those who are unable to apply online, please email to kccnatravelgrant@umich.edu to get an application form in pdf.  

CFP, Joint East Asian Studies Conference (University of Edinburgh, 4-6 September 2019)

Joint East Asian Studies ConferenceUniversity of Edinburgh4 – 6 September 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS:

We are pleased to announce that the triennial Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEASC) will be held at the University of Edinburgh from 4 to 6 September 2019.

The JEASC is open to members of the British Association for Chinese Studies, the British Association for Japanese Studies, the British Association for Korean Studies and non-members alike. We welcome participants from all countries and backgrounds. 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111

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)

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Position, Part-time Lecturer in Bengali, University of Washington - Seattle

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58041

University of Washington - Seattle, Asian Languages and Literature
Part-time Lecturer in Bengali

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a 0.75 FTE part-time Lecturer in Bengali. The initial appointment, beginning Autumn Quarter 2019, is for a one year, renewable if mutually agreeable.