The co-editors seek proposals for chapter-length (8,000-10,000 words) contributions to an edited volume provisionally titled Japan’s Asia-Pacific War: New Interpretations. The volume will compile rigorous and compelling new research on neglected aspects of wartime Japan and its role in the Asia-Pacific War, as well as research that challenges and adds complexity to existing narratives on that topic. We welcome submissions that reinterpret Japan and the war from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including but not limited to: Anthropology, Art, Economics, Environmental Studies,
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to host the 64th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October 16-18, 2015. Proposals are solicited for panels, roundtables, individual papers, posters, and “diamond presentations” in all fields dealing with East, South, and Southeast Asia, the Asian Diaspora, and topical and comparative panels. Faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students, as well as independent Asianists, are encouraged to participate and attend.
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London invites papers that investigate spatial representation as a cultural practice and a discourse in the broadest possible sense from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Pickering & Chatto’s renowned book series ‘Empires in Perspective’ is inviting new proposals for monographs and essay collections.
Asian Ecocinema Studies is seeking articles for an edited collection about ecological and environmental issues in contemporary Asian cinema.With increasing awareness of global environmental issues, and an attempt to address growing interests in the study of Asian films in relation to ecocritical theories and concepts, this book project seeks to expand the field of ecology and film towards a broader coverage in its Asian contexts.