Society for East Asian Anthropology

Conference on "Visual Anthropology and Contemporary Chinese Culture"

U of China hosted China’s first conference on “Visual Anthropology and Contemporary Chinese Culture” on June 21-22 in Beijing. Anthropologists,…More

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The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global

In June 2011, Korea’s production company held its first European concert in Paris, singing for fans from France, the UK,…More

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My village hostess wearing the Buyi traditional costume and displaying batik-drawing during an annual Buyi festival. Photo courtesy Yu Luo.

Semi-Native Anthropologist? During the initial stage of my fieldwork, I spent most of my time learning how to draw Buyi…More

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CI Opera Masks

In a 2010 episode entitled “Socialism Studies,” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show humorously skewered the American controversy over China’s…More

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Ten Thousand Things

Ten Thousand Things: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing by Judith Farquhar (U Chicago) and Zhang Qicheng (Beijing U Chinese Medicine)…More

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Funeral hall in an Osaka suburb /Courtesy of Yohko Tsuji

In 2013, I attended a funeral of the Yamada family in an Osaka suburb. The deceased, age 89, was the…More

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