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Asian Perspectives, vol. 57, no. 1 (2018)

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UH Press Distributes Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The University of Hawai‘i Press now distributes the digital open-access journal, Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal published by the Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc. (AAPINA). The complete content of the journal is freely available online at https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/apin/.

cover image Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal Edited by Jillian Inouye, PhD, FAAN from the University of Hawai‘i, John A Burns School of Medicine and School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene (emeritus), the Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal is the only journal focused specifically on health and health care of and for this population. The journal features research papers, empirical and theoretical articles, editorials, abstracts of recent dissertations, and conference summaries that relate to nursing care written by scientists and researchers in nursing and the social sciences.

“We are pleased to assist AAPINA in the production and distribution of this important open-access journal,” said Joel Cosseboom, UH Press interim director.

The Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal joins UH Press’s extensive list of Hawaiian and Pacific Island studies titles, including The Hawaiian Journal of History, The Contemporary Pacific, and Pacific Science. The journal also joins three other peer-reviewed, open-access journal offerings: Language Documentation and Conservation, Palapala: a journal for Hawaiian language and literature and the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

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 The University of Hawai‘i Press supports the mission of the university through the publication of books and journals of exceptional merit. It strives to advance knowledge through the dissemination of scholarship—new information, interpretations, methods of analysis—with a primary focus on Asian, Hawaiian, Pacific, Asian American and global studies. It also serves the public interest by providing high-quality books and resource materials of educational value on topics related to Hawai‘i’s people, culture, and natural environment. Through its publications the Press seeks to stimulate public debate and educate both within and outside the classroom.

About AAPINA

 AAPINA serves as the unified voice for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) nurses around the world. AAPINA strives to positively affect the health and well-being of AAPIs and their communities by:

  1. supporting AAPI nurses and nursing students around the world through research, practice, and education;
  2. facilitating and promoting networking and collaborative partnerships; and
  3. influencing health policy through individual and community actions.

Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 35, no. 1 (2018)

Puran Bhatt combines traditional and contemporary figures in his productions. Image from “Tradition and Post-Tradition: Four Contemporary Indian Puppeteers” by Karen Smith and Kathy Foley this issue. (Photo: Courtesy of Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust)

The Spring 2018 issue of the Asian Theatre Journal opens with a farewell from editor Kathy Foley. Read an excerpt from her final Editor’s Note here:

To make this journal worth reading is the work of many hands and heads around the globe. It requires all the expertise that we as a community of Asian Theatre practitioners and scholars can muster—the years that you, as readers-doers-authors, have spent studying Asian dance, music, movement, text, puppets, language, costumes, staging—they are here. So is expertise you have developed in understanding a culture (your own or someone else’s), the many months you have spent in the archives, the long hours you have watched performances in halls, houses, fields, and temples. This journal is a living community of scholars and artists responding via reporting on arts practice to a changing world.

ARTICLES

Shank’s Mare: A Transcultural Journey of Puppetry Creation and Performance
by Claudia Orenstein

Intercultural Theatre and Community in Southeast Asia: The ASEAN Puppet Exchange in Jakarta
by Jennifer Goodlander

The Heritage of Wang Piying Troupe: Shadow Puppetry in North Sichuan
by Tang Rui

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Asian Perspectives, vol. 56, no. 2 (2017)

From “Biocultural Practices during the Transition to History at the Vat Komnou Cemetery, Angkor Borei, Cambodia” in this issue. Top image: Probable intentionally stained teeth of Vat Komnou Burial 43B, a 45–55+ year-old male. Photo by Rona Ikehara-Quebral. Bottom image: Filed maxillary permanent left incisors and canine of Vat Komnou Burial 36, a 35–45-year-old male. A periapical cavity surrounds the canine root. Photo by Rona Ikehara-Quebral.

 

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Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 34, no. 2 (2017)

From this issue’s color insert. Kannangat Bhagavathi at Muchilot Kavu, Valapattanam, Kannur District, January 2015. (Photo: Filipe Pereira)

The fall 2017 issue of the Asian Theatre Journal includes the following works:

TRANSLATIONS

Borrowing the Fan: An Example of Actable Plays (Zhezixi) for the Kunqu Stage
translated and introduced by Dongshin Chang

A Monk and a Nun Commit a Sin Together: Feng Weimin’s Play and Its Three Transformations
translated and introduced by Antonio Leggieri

ARTICLES

Identity Politics in Okinawan Kumiodori: Mekarushi and Hana no Maboroshi (Vision of Flowers)
by Ruth Forsythe

Drenched in Victory, Facing Drought: Staging Transitions in Myanmar’s Performing Arts
by Catherine Diamond

Ritual Liminality and Frame: What Did Barbosa See When He Saw the Theyyam?
by Filipe Pereiran

The Hall of Superabundant Blessings: Toward an Architecture of Chinese Ancestral-Temple Theatre
by Xiaohuan Zhao

Zhang Huoding: A Popular Jingju Star with Young Chinese
by Qinghuan Huang

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Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 34, no. 1 (2017)

From this issue of Asian Theatre Journal. The betraying husband Bryan (Greg Brostrom) cowers before the spirit of his avenging wife while her ancestress Oiwa cradles the couple’s child in Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei’s Ghost Light: The Haunting. (Photo: Courtesy of Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei)

The spring 2017 issue of the Asian Theatre Journal includes the following works:

ARTICLES

Wayang Kulit Kelantan: A Study of Characterization and Puppets
by Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof and Kheng-Kia Khor

Dramatizing Romance of the Three Kingdoms in Japanese Puppet Theatre: Zhuge Liang’s Military Talk on the Three Kingdoms
by Kai Xie

The Development of Indonesian Modern Theatre: Four Periods of Creativity from 1970 to 2015
by Benny Yohanes Timmerman

The Hilarity of Unhappiness in Oh Tae-suk’s Tempest: Cross-Cultural Access and Precolonial/Indigenous Aesthetics
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Asian Perspectives, vol. 55, no. 2 (2016)

From “Aleti Tunu Bibi: Contextualizing a New Rock Art Site in East Timor and the Wider Asia-Pacific Region” in this issue. Calcite veil formed in 2015 over rock paintings in Panel 3 (above); enhanced image using DStretch by Jon Harman, V.7.0, April 2010 ( below). Photo by Jean-Christophe Galipaud 2015.

In the Editors’ Note  Mike T. Carson and Rowan K. Flad write:

The current issue of Asian Perspectives (Volume 55, issue 2) maintains the tradition of keeping readers in touch with new archaeological research findings, approaches, and ideas across the Asia-Pacific region. As always, each work has a geographic focus that refers to substantive datasets from particular places as concrete examples, yet is broadly relevant to research in other regions. Looking into the journal’s future volumes and issues, we invite new manuscripts that emphasize the larger implications of Asian and Pacific archaeological studies beyond geographic boundaries .

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