New e-journal "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review" now online
The first issue of the new, interactive e-journal /Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review /is now online. The theme of the inaugural issue is "Territoriality and Space Production in China" (guest edited by You-tien Hsing, professor of Geography at UC Berkeley). Visit and click on the e-journal link to read the articles, book review essays by Robert Weller (Boston University) and Helen Siu (Yale), and abstracts of readings from Asia. The e-journal also features a photo essay by Wang Liuliang documenting the garbage crisis in Beijing.
A joint enterprise of the Research Institute of Korean Studies at
Korea University (RIKS) and the Institute of East Asian Studies at the
University of California at Berkeley (IEAS),/Cross-Currents/offers its
readers up-to-date research findings, emerging trends, and cutting-edge
perspectives concerning East Asian history and culture from scholars in
both English-speaking and Asian language-speaking academic communities.
This English-language journal includes scholarship on material from the
16th century to the present day that has significant implications for
current models of understanding East Asian history and culture.
Embedded in a web-based platform with functions for collaboration,
discussion, and an innovative editing and publishing process, the journal uses new technologies to facilitate a dialogue among East Asia scholars around the world that is enhanced by audio-visual and multilingual capabilities. The semiannual print issues of "Cross-Currents" (University of Hawaii Press) will feature content selected from its peer-reviewed, quarterly online counterpart for its scholarly excellence and relevance to the journal's mission. An
editorial board consisting of established scholars in Asia and North America provides oversight of the journal.
"Cross-Currents" is now accepting article-length submissions for review.
Complete information for authors is available on the journal's website.
Keila Diehl, Ph.D.
Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review
Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
2223 Fulton Street, 6th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94720-2318
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