Pacific Science Call for Papers

By U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Pacific Region
‘I’iwi on native mint in the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge.

Special Issue: Scaling up Restoration Efforts in the Pacific Regions

Pacific Science , a journal dedicated to biological and physical sciences, is calling for submissions to a special issue focusing on identifying challenges and solutions in the process of scaling up restoration efforts in the Pacific Islands. Continue reading

AAA, vol. 65, no. 1&2 (2015: Double Issue)

Lang Jingshan (China, 1892–1995), Yiye bianzhou du wanjiang (One small boat crosses a thousand rivers), 1963. LACDA.
From The Allegorical Landscape: Lang Jingshan’s Photography in Context by Mia Yinxing Liu as seen in this issue.

Archives of Asian Art, volume 65, number 1&2 features the the following essays and works:

The Allegorical Landscape: Lang Jingshan’s Photography in Context
Mia Yinxing Liu, 1

The Pulled Back View: The Illustrated Life of Ippen and the Visibility of Karma in Medieval Japan
Chelsea Foxwell, 25 Continue reading

Philosophy East and West, vol. 66, no. 2 (2016)

This quarter’s journal of comparative philosophy includes the following scholarly works:

Kaśmir to Prussia, Round Trip: Monistic Śaivism and Hegel by J. M. Fritzman, Sarah Ann Lowenstein, and Meredith Margaret Nelson

The Confucian Vision of an Ideal Society Arising out of Moral Emotions, with a Focus on the Sishu daquan by Choi Young-jin and Lee Haeng-hoon Continue reading

Pacific Science, vol. 70, no. 2 (2016)

A fourth generation Achatinella fuscobasis born into captivity at the University of Hawai'i’s tree-snail captive rearing facility. This population’s wild counterparts were long ago wiped out by invasive predators. Sischo et al. (this issue) examined genetic and demographic trends in the captive population over a period of more than 20 years (Photo by David R. Sischo).

Photo by David R. Sischo
A fourth generation Achatinella fuscobasis born into captivity at the University of Hawai’i’s tree-snail captive rearing facility. This population’s wild counterparts were long ago wiped out by invasive predators. In this issue David R. Sischo examines genetic and demographic trends in the captive population over a period of more than 20 years.

Pacific Science, Vol. 70#1, January 2016, is now out and contains the following works:

ARTICLES

Genetic and Demographic Insights into the Decline of a Captive Population of the Endangered Hawaiian Tree Snail Achatinella fuscobasis (Achatinellinae)”
David R. Sischo, Melissa R. Price, Mark- Anthony Pascua, and Michael G. Hadfi eld, 133 Continue reading

U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal, no. 48 (2015)

Distributed for Jōsai International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science, Jōsai University

The U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal number 48 features the following scholarly works:

  • Women Educating Women: Class, Feminism, and Formal Education in the Proletarian Writing of Hirabayashi Taiko and Kang Kyŏng-ae
    Elizabeth Grace, 3
  • From Muse to Dandy to Guerrilla: Takeda Yuriko’s Photographic Eye
    Atsuko Sakaki, 33
  • Authenticity in Japanese Cell Phone Novel Discourse
    Kelly Hansen, 60
  • Gender Gaiatsu: An Institutional Perspective on Womenomics
    Linda C. Hasunuma, 79

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Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 33, no. 1 (2016)

Plate 4. You and Me, directed by Zhang Yimou. (Photo: Courtesy of the Chinese Committee of the Sixth Theatre Olympics)

You and Me, directed by Zhang Yimou.
(Photo: Courtesy of the Chinese Committee of the Sixth Theatre Olympics)

The spring 2016 edition of the Asian Theatre Journal includes the following works:

The Cross Currents of Modern Theatre and China’s National Theatre Movement of 1925–1926 Siyuan Liu

The Eternal Thread: Gunsam Lee’s First Play in English
Wook-Dong Kim Continue reading

UH Press Journal Editor Ames Receives Huilin Culture Award

University of Hawaii News
Roger Ames at the 2016 Huilin Prize Award Ceremony on the campus of Beijing Normal University in China.

University of Hawai’i Press is pleased to announce that Press journal editor Roger Ames has been recognized for his expertise in Chinese philosophy as a recipient of the Huilin Culture Award. Ames, the editor of Philosophy East and West, recently ended his tenure as editor of China Review International over a decade after founding the publication, and accepted the award in Beijing on February 27.

UH News announced the award:

The award committee cited Professor Ames’ extensive work in comparative philosophy, research on Chinese philosophy and his publications on Confucianism, including The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence, Sun Tzu: The Art of War, and a philosophical translation of the Daodejing. Many of his titles have become classics in the study of Chinese philosophy.