Society for East Asian Anthropology

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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Junko Kitanaka (Keio University). Photo courtesy of Junko Kitanaka

Junko Kitanaka was awarded the 2013 Frances LK Hsu Book Prize for her book Depression in Japan: Psychiatric Cures for…More

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农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness (2013). Courtesy of Jenny Chio.

农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness Whenever I have been lucky enough to discuss my film, 农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness, after it…More

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The New SEAA President Li Zhang

Greetings from warm California! It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the SEAA president. First, I want…More

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Reflections on “Precarious Time: Discussions on the Un/Doing of East Asia” The aim of this panel was to follow the…More

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2013 Hsu Book Prize recipients Junko Kitanaka (left) and Judith Farquhar (right) with Vanessa Fong (middle)

SEAA-Sponsored Panels The Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA) sponsored 23 panels at the 112th AAA Annual Meeting in Chicago.…More

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