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Public Lecture: "Disaster, Disability, and Design in Japan: Reflections on Accessibility from 3/11 to COVID-19"

Dear Colleagues, 

The Anthropological Institute, Nanzan University, presents its first public lecture of 2020 on July 31 at 5pm (JST) featuring Mark Bookman

Disaster, Disability, and Design in Japan: Reflections on Accessibility from 3/11 to COVID-19

The lecture will be in English with consecutive Japanese translation.

For details and registration, please click this link.

Kind regards,

Prism - Vol. 17 No. 2

We are pleased to report that the Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature 17:2 - Special Issue “Critical Theory and Chinese Literary Studies” has gone through the review and editing processes and is now in press. It is scheduled to come out by November 2020. Below is its table of contents.

Introduction: Theoretical Orientations and Professional Positionings
ZONG-QI CAI

Reading Eco-Critically: Critical and Literary Traditions Revisited

Old Dreams Retold: Lu Xun as Mytho-Ecological Writer
BAN WANG

H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 06 Jul 2020 - 13 Jul 2020

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
06 Jul 2020 and 13 Jul 2020.

Reviewed for H-Asia by Mahesh Rangarajan

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Faizah B. Zakaria

Zakaria on Charney and Wellen, 'Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context'

Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds. Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018. 272 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-229-8

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Mahesh Rangarajan

Rangarajan on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'

Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Mahesh Rangarajan (Ashoka University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Frank F. Conlon

Conlon on Kidambi and Kamat and Dwyer, 'Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos'

Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds. Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 336 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-006170-8

Reviewed by Frank F. Conlon (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Public Lecture: "Disaster, Disability, and Design in Japan: Reflections on Accessibility from 3/11 to COVID-19"

Dear Colleagues, 

The Anthropological Institute, Nanzan University, presents its first public lecture of 2020 on July 31 at 5pm (JST) featuring Mark Bookman

Disaster, Disability, and Design in Japan: Reflections on Accessibility from 3/11 to COVID-19

The lecture will be in English with consecutive Japanese translation.

For details and registration, please click this link.

Kind regards,

Prism - Vol. 17 No. 2

We are pleased to report that the Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature 17:2 - Special Issue “Critical Theory and Chinese Literary Studies” has gone through the review and editing processes and is now in press. It is scheduled to come out by November 2020. Below is its table of contents.

Introduction: Theoretical Orientations and Professional Positionings
ZONG-QI CAI

Reading Eco-Critically: Critical and Literary Traditions Revisited

Old Dreams Retold: Lu Xun as Mytho-Ecological Writer
BAN WANG