Tag Archives: Gender

South Korean Transnational Mothers

A review of South Korean Transnational Mothers: Familism, Cultural Criticism and Education Project, by Kyung Ju Ahn. Kyung Ju Ahn’s dissertation is a vividly written…

Cesarean Births in Taiwan

A review of Debates on Gender and Technology: Cesarean Births in Taiwan, by Chen-I Kuan. Through examining the conduct of cesarean sections in Taiwan Chen-I…

Mahjong, Memory & Hidden Histories

During a recent conversation with a knowledgeable and helpful librarian, he asked me if I had looked for archives specific to my topic. My dissertation…

The Body in Korean Modern Art

A review of Reconsidering the Body in Korean Modern Art:  Ku Ponung’s Body, World, and Art, by Jungsil Lee. Focusing upon the body in both…

Subalterns & Civil Society in Kanyakumari

A review of Capitalist Transformation and the Evolution of Civil Society in a South Indian Fishery, by Aparna Sundar. Aparna Sundar’s Capitalist Transformations and the…

Stateless GI Babies in South Korea & USA

A review of Intimate Encounters, Racial Frontiers: Stateless GI Babies in South Korea and the United States, 1953-1965, by Bongsoo Park. This dissertation examines the…

Women in Tianjin, 1898-1911

A review of Beauty and A Broken City: Women and Their Publicity in Tianjin, 1898-1911, by Vanessa Qin Fang. As Vanessa Qin Fang’s dissertation demonstrates,…

Theater Culture in the Jin & Yuan

A review of “Drama Sustains the Spirit”: Art, Ritual, and Theater in Jin and Yuan Period Pingyang, 1150-1350 by Fan Jeremy Zhang. Fan Jeremy Zhang’s…