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positions: asia critique (1 February 1993) 1 (1): 194–223.
Published: 01 February 1993
...James A. Fujii Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Writing Out Asia: Modernity, Canon, and Natsume Soseki‘s Kokoro James A. Fujii I was invited to present a paper at a symposium held at the National University of Singapore...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Jesook Song As a response to positions ' twentieth-anniversary workshop that solicited suggestions on the future direction of the journal, this article raises questions on how to study Asia without falling into traps of reproducing capitalist discourse that reduces the significance of Asia to its...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 267–285.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Boreth Ly This essay considers the significant role that Engaged Buddhism plays in contemporary art of Southeast Asia. It argues that this modern Buddhist intellectual movement, which came about in the 1960s in Southeast Asia as a response to political crisis in the world, merits visibility in...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 417–420.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Traversing Thresholds — A Showcase of Contemporary Art from Across Asia — Curated and Conceptualized by Maya Kóvskaya As positions moves to consider all of “Asia,” the contemporary art world is...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and the negotiations of resettlement, and problematizes the notion of “return” that is central to the exilic desire. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Exiled Memory: History, Identity, and Remembering in Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian Diaspora Khatharya Um...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand This essay examines graphic, textual, and material evidence concerning the use of chairs by European colonists in South and Southeast Asia and by Japanese colonists in Taiwan. It focuses particularly on informal furniture made from lightweight tropical fibers such as rattan. The...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Maki Kaneko This article explores Japanese artists' proactive engagement with wartime politics through the formulation of patriotic art associations during the Asia-Pacific War (1937 – 45). The main foci of this investigation are three artist collectives formed in response to the outbreak of war...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Qin Shao The unfolding of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) incident in spring 2006 led to lively exchanges and debates among scholars on the US-based Asian studies listserv, H-Asia, which lasted from early May to mid-June. They were the most rapid, intense exchanges and debates on a...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs The departure point for this introduction is the proposition that youth unemployment and underemployment are not social anomalies, but they are the new faces of labor for youth in East Asia. This introductory essay argues that a global crisis in capitalism that began in the early...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas; Hung Cam Thai; Rachel Silvey The article provides a theoretical overview of the study of the commodification of intimacy in Asia, specifically charting a framework for understanding its institutionalization. It introduces the concept of “intimate industries,” meaning the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Asia Juno Salazar Parreñas Introduction The dry season heat baked the heaps of elephant dung. Working as a vol- unteer with nineteen others at Elephant Sanctuary in northern Thailand in April 2010, I was expected to shovel muck from the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Hyun Sook Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Korea’s “Vietnam Question”: War Atrocities, National Identity, and Reconciliation in Asia Hyun Sook Kim The “Vietnam Question” A new space for examining the Korean national identity and culture is...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2017) 25 (4): 693–716.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sujin Eom Moving beyond the actual and theoretical terminus of bounded cities, this article tracks routes by which particular urban forms and ideas have traveled through cities and intersected with the shifting dynamics of the political economy in the Asia Pacific region. It provides a comparative...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Lisa Onaga; Harry Yi-Jui Wu The issue of “the particulate” as an abstraction and as matter plays a crucial role in the histories of development and industrialization in Asia. The particulate functions as an important grain of irritation in our efforts to identify analytically salient commonalities...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2018) 26 (4): 817–845.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Etsko Kasai The effects of the Asia-Pacific War (1931–1945) still linger through the region. Among those many factors that prolong the “life” of this war is the Japanese inability to recognize other peoples’ losses. Seventy-three years after the end of this war, these victims’ voices widely resound...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2019) 27 (1): 209–239.
Published: 01 February 2019
... . 2005 . “ Introduction .” In Crossing National Borders: Human Migration Issues in North East Asia , edited by Akaha Tsuneo Vassilieva Anna , 1 – 7 . Tokyo : United Nations University Press . Alston Dane . 2008 . “ Emperor and Emissary: The Hongwu Emperor, Kwŏn Kŭn, and the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lee Weng Choy 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or, The Rise of New Asia Is Not the End of the World Lee Weng Choy Two Anecdotes about Time 1. Channel NewsAsia (CNA)—the Singapore television station with am...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Bowen-Struyk Duke University Press 2006 Guest Editor’s Introduction: Proletarian Arts in East Asia Proletarian Literature in the World The proletarian arts movement was an international politico-arts movement that flourished in the 1920s and...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2007) 15 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Yan Hairong; Daniel Vukovich Duke University Press 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Guest Editors’s Introduction: What’s Left of Asia When we began organizing this special issue in...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Yiman Wang Duke University Press 2007 Screening Asia: Passing, Performative Translation, and Reconfiguration Yiman Wang The questions of what is “Asia” and what role it plays in the world system have preoccupied philosophers, historians, social...