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  • AAAS Virtual Book Fair

    We are pleased to participate in the inaugural AAAS Virtual Book Fair (August 10–14, 2020) organized by the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) to highlight recent titles released by university presses, especially ones by AAAS members. With the cancellation of the in-person annual meeting, this virtual event fills the gap to celebrate the fine…

  • L. Miwa's diary, August 6, 1945

    Two-page spread showing the entry for August 6, 1945, from Lawrence Fumio Miwa's diary kept as a fourteen-year-old schoolboy in Hiroshima. [Japanese] [English translation]August 6, 1945 Up at 5:40 a.m. In bed at 9:00 p.m.Assignment: Work at MaehataOthers: Prayed for my parents’ safety on learning of air raids on Hiroshima City. Gambare (Hang on), Hiroshima!…

  • New Journal Issues: Asian Theatre Journal, Cross-Currents, Journal of Korean Religions + More (June 2020)

    Cross-Currents 9-1 CC Cover

    Asian Theatre Journal The Field of Ramila, guest edited by Pamela Lothspeich Volume 37, Issue 1 (2020) This special issue is intended to briefly introduce the field of Ramlila, as a performance practice and as an idea. It is designed to give a taste of its geographic range and a sample of its multiple and…

  • World History Book Sale

    Thirty University of Hawai‘i Press World History titles (both print and eBook!) are now 30% OFF through the end of July. Find a digital-only special issue, "Roads and Oceans" of the Journal of World History FREE HERE. From Perspectives on the Global Past Series Land of Plants in MotionJapanese Botany and the World 30% OFF…