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Esperanto & Historical Imagination
Esperanto and Historical Imagination In early summer 1932, an anonymous Soviet functionary opened an envelope containing a formal invitation for the S...
China on ($67) a Day?
China on ($67) a Day? I can’t believe I forgot about the exchange rate. I’ve had this thought many, many times since October, when I...
Cold Case Creativity
Cold Case Creativity My dissertation, Worlds on View: Visual Art Exhibitions and State Identity in the Late Cold War, combines several different metho...
Bioethics & the New Media
Bioethics and the New Media A few months ago, Gareth Jones and Robert Cole published a paper in the New Zealand Medical Journal in which...
Computer Software & Unconventional Archives
Computer Software and Unconventional Archives I recently finished my dissertation in the history of science and technology at the University of Minnes...
Online Resources for Koreanists 3.0
Online Resources for Koreanists 3.0 Compiled by Amy Levine (Pusan National University) and Grace Jung (Pusan National University) South Korea has the ...
Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies
The Promise and Perils of Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies A few days ago, I was chatting with a colleague on the subject of reading...
Phenomenology & Medical Anthropology
A Waltz with Phenomenology: Discovering the Phenomenological Method within Medical Anthropology Phenomenology, as developed within anthropology, is a ...
Finding Your Feet in the Field
Finding Your Feet in the Field: Defining Your Role as a Researcher Between the years 2010-2012, I conducted research for my doctoral dissertation in t...
Anthropometric Photography & Questionnaires
Anthropometric Photography, Questionnaires and the Victorian Age I am often asked by some of my colleagues whether there is any value to the technique...
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 dissertatio...
On Comparative Studies in Sinology
How Much of a Chimera is Comparability? Reflections on Comparative Studies in Sinology Whenever I tell someone in Chinese Studies that my doctoral dis...