The comparative approach acknowledges the co-existence of diverse entities in our world and takes for its province the understanding of multiple relations between these entities, and the cultures of which they are constituents.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early 2020, there have been a growing number of attacks towards people of Asian (especially Chinese) descent. The “Shadow Pandemic” of Anti-Asian racism has exacerbated the impact of COVID-19 on Asians in various ways, including their mental health, interracial relationships, stigmatization and representation.
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Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry
is seeking submissions for our next volume
The Indo-Pacific is the most critical region today for global prosperity and security. As the region continues in a state of flux, pivotal states are increasingly recognizing opportunities that Taiwan offers as a partner. Join us for a discussion on how relations are playing out between Taiwan and leading states India, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, with experts from the US and Asia.
8 - 8:05pm EST: Welcome Remarks, Benjamin D. Hopkins, Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies
The Winter issue of SQS, the peer-reviewed Journal of Queer Studies in Finland, has just been released. The special double-issue, co-edited by Therese Quinn (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA) and Tuula Juvonen (University of Turku, Finland), addresses the topic of Queer History Month in museums and other memory institutions.
Open Call: Heritages, Global Interconnections in a Possible World - International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Congress, November 9-13, 2021, virtual