Tag: Asian Studies

12 Acclaimed Books on Taiwan Literature and Film

On October 10, President Tsai Ing-wen noted in her National Day address the record performance of Taiwan’s athletes, noting “We had waited so long for that moment, for Taiwan’s achievements, Taiwan’s confidence, and Taiwan’s courage to be seen and appreciated by the world.” This is not just in the athletic arena but in other areas such as arts and culture as...

#WorldPoetryDay2021 Highlight: Writing Poetry, Surviving War

On #WorldPoetryDay2021, we are delighted to feature this photo of Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) member Professor Yugen Wang (University of Oregon) with his #newbook Writing Poetry, Surviving War: The Works of Refugee Scholar-Official Chen Yuyi (1090–1139), which is being showcased at our #AAS2021 virtual booth. This book is in the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Victor H. Mair (University...

#AAS2021 Program Highlight: New Book by Professor Yü Ying-shih

We are delighted to be a sponsor of #AAS2021. Here’s a snippet from our Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) program ad. Visit our virtual booth to learn more about the new book From Rural China to the Ivy League by Professor Yü Ying-shih (Princeton University), winner of the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity in 2006 and...

Book Review: Eroticism and Other Literary Conventions in Chinese Literature

“In her important addition to Hongxue (Redology), I-Hsien Wu guides us to and through various literary sources, illuminating The Stone’s creation process and possibilities of interpretation … Unlike scholars who analyze the novel through the lens of its autobiographical implications or understand it as an individual work to be attributed to the talent of its historical authors—Cao Xueqin (1715–63) and Gao E (1738–1815),...

Haun Saussy Presents Victor Mair with Surprise Festschrift at Cambria Press AAS 2018 Reception

What took place on the evening of March 24, 2018, in Washington, DC, was one of the most unforgettable events in AAS history, and probably any academic conference. The evening began with short speeches about new books by Shen Jiawei and Mabel Lee, Albert Welter, Jonathan Stalling, Megan M. Ferry, Christopher Rea, Liu Jianmei (and Mabel Lee), and Carolyn T. Brown. Then Professor...

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