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Journal of Daoist Studies, Volume 10 (2017)

The University of Hawai’i Press is pleased to announce the availability of Volume 10, 2017 of the Journal of Daoist Studies.

The Journal of Daoist Studies (JDS) is an annual publication dedicated to the scholarly exploration of Daoism in all its different dimensions. Each issue has three main parts: Academic Articles on history, philosophy, art, society, and more (limit 8,500 words); Forum on Contemporary Practice on issues of current activities both in China and other parts of the world (limit 5,000 words); and News of the Field, presenting publications, dissertations, conferences and websites.

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Table-of-Contents Volume 10, 2017

Zhuangzi and Wittgenstein on the Self by Yumin Ao and Ulrich Steinvorth

Xu Mi’s Network: A Different Perspective on Early Higher Clarity Daoism by Thomas E. Smith

The Formation of a Daoist Pictorial Iconography in the Tang by Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky

Daoist Seals, Part One: Activation and Fashioning by Shih-Shan Susan Huang

Daoist Ritual Manuals in Vietnam: Activating Stars and Trigrams by Ekaterina Zavidovskaia

Forum on Contemporary Practice
Daoist Literary Criticism by John Leonard

Daoist Visions of the Dream State by Esmaeil Radpour 

Ways to Immortality: In Popular and Daoist Tales by Wang Xiaoyang and Bao Yan

Physics, Physicality, and Physiology: The Foundation of Daoist Self-Cultivation by Steve Jackowicz

Daoism and Peace Psychology by Ron Catabia

The American Transformation of Daoist Cultivation by Livia Kohn

The Caishan Goddess Temple: Then and Now by Wei Yanli

News of the Field
Obituaries: Tan Dajiang 谭大江



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Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society -Volume 10: 1 (2017)

The UJSEALSniversity of Hawai’i Press is pleased to work with the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society to publish the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

For additional information about the journal please visit the journal home page.

The first five articles are now available online for volume 10, number 1 (2017). Additional content will be posted online at:

Phonological Sketch of the Sida Language of Luang Namtha, Laos by Nathan Badenoch and Hayashi Norihiko

On the Number of Voices in Madurese by Helen Jeoung

Biliteracy across Scripts: Implications for Language Development in Southeast Asia by Christina Page

An evaluation of So language vitality in Thailand by Thomas M. Tehan and Linda Markowski

A Phonological Comparison of Gamale, Sheram and Ghusbang – Three Kham Varieties by  Christopher P. Wilde

JSEALS is an open access publication. All journal content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license.

Sponsor: Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

Call for Papers: Journal of World History

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The Journal of World History publishes research into historical questions requiring the investigation of evidence on a global, comparative, cross-cultural, or transnational scale. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the new web portal (; emailed and mailed article submissions are no longer accepted. Please create an account at this web portal, login, and follow instructions.

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Archives of Asian Art, vol. 66, no. 2 (2016)

From this issue: Sekino Jun’ichirō, Fukuroi: Annual Growth Rings / Fukuroi: nenrin, from New Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkaidō / Shin Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi, no. 28, 1960. Woodblock print. Palmer Museum of Art of Pennsylvania State University, Gift of Bruce and Marilyn Shobaken, UC.

Archives of Asian Art, volume 66, number 2 features the the following essays and works:

Chinese Glass Paintings in Bangkok Monasteries
Jessica Lee Patterson, 153

The Pagoda in Kherlen-Bars: New Understandings of Khitan-Period Toweing Pagodas
Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, 187

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AAA, vol. 66, no. 1 (2016)

FIG. 2. Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara, Mogao Cave 14, south wall, Tang dynasty, mid-9th–early 10th century. Dunhuang, China, mural painting. From Liang Weiying, Dunhuang shiku yishu: Mogao ku di shisi ku (wan Tang) (Nanjing: Jiangsu meishu chubanshe, 1996), pl. 94. By permission of the Dunhuang Research Academy.

Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara, Mogao Cave 14, mid-9th–early 10th century. Dunhuang, China. From The Thousand-armed Manjusri at Dunhuang and Paired Images in Buddhist Visual Culture in this issue. By permission of the Dunhuang Research Academy.

Archives of Asian Art, volume 66, number 1 features the following essays and works:

The Expanse of Archaeological Remains at Nalanda: A Study Using Remote Sensing and GIS
M. B. Rajani

The Literati, the Eunuch, and a Memorial: The Nelson-Atkins’s Red Cliff Handscroll Revisited
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Archives of Asian Art – Sale on issues.

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Single back issues are regularly $35 each but you may order now at the special rate of $25 each. The special double issue (vol. 65) is priced at only $40.

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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