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  • Journals: Shanghai Fever, Divinatory Practices in Burma, Peculiar Molting Behavior of Hermit Crabs + more

    China Review International Volume 27, Number 2 (2020) The new issue includes the following feature, "Shanghai between Modernity and Postmodernity." Author Lei Ping explains in the introduction: Shanghai, an unequivocally distinctive cosmopolitan city, has been a critical subject of scholarly studies and popular interest since the nineteenth century. “Shanghai fever” (Shanghaire), coupled with Shanghai nostalgia,…

  • Korean Studies Special Section: Music That Moves

    This year’s issue of Korean Studies (Volume 46) features a special section, “Music That Moves: Sonic Narratives in Modern Korea,” guest edited by Dafna Zur and Susan Hwang. The six articles that comprise this section explore transnational religiosity and Cold War politics, resistance in protest songs, North Korea’s sonic culture, South Korea’s use of K-pop…

  • Graphic Medicine: Life Writing and Comics from Biography

    In Graphic Medicine, the new monograph from the Biography quarterly, comics artists and scholars of life writing, literature, and comics explore the lived experience of illness and disability through original texts, images, and the dynamic interplay between the two. The essays and autobiographical comics in this collection respond to the medical humanities’ call for different…

  • Publishing in Academic Journals: Pro Tips from an Editor

    An experienced editor offers authors practical advice about navigating the journal publishing process in an open access guide, “Publishing in Academic Journals: Pro Tips from U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal.” Alisa Freedman gathers her experience as editor-in-chief of U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal from 2016-2022 to create this pragmatic how-to guide that details the process from submission to publication,…