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H-ASIA August 27, 2003 Table of Contents: _Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context_ Issue 9 now on WWW, "Globalisation, History, Culture" and Call for papers 'Indonesia: History and Life Stories' ************************************************************************* From: Anne-Marie Medcalf [mailto:A.Medcalf@murdoch.edu.au] Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 2:51 PM Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context Issue 9 - 'Globalisation, History, Culture' and Call for Papers Anne-Marie Medcalf and Carolyn Brewer are now pleased to announce that the ninth issue of the online refereed journal _Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context_ has been posted to the net at http://wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au/intersections This issue focuses on the interaction, and relations of power between the local and the global in the context of the writing of gendered history and culture, and of the discourses and performance of sex and gender in Japan, Thailand and Southeast Asia. We also make a special foray into the study of gender and language(see table of contents of papers and book and film reviews section below). We are also calling for papers for the tenth issue of _Intersections_ due for publication in May 2004 (deadline 15 March 2004). Issue Ten will mainly focus on papers around the theme of 'Indonesia: Histories and Life Stories'. Besides academic papers, introduced edited interviews and relevant short fiction pieces will be considered. We will, of course, also consider papers outside of the main theme for each issue. Please refer to the call for papers page of the journal for submission details and further planned issues, or contact the editors. Issue 9 - 'Globalisation, History, Culture' Papers Feminist History in Japan: National and International Perspectives Andrea Germer Performative Genders, Perverse Desires: A Bio-History of Thailand's Same-Sex and Transgender Cultures Peter Jackson Whose Debt?: Globalisation and White-facing in Asia Patricia Goon and Allison Craven Ore wa ore dakara ['Because I'm me']: A Study of Gender and Language in the Documentary Shinjuku Boys Claire Maree Film Review - Guest Editor: Mick Broderick Hayao Miyazaki, Director _Spirited Away_ by Miyazaki reviewed by Mick Broderick Book Reviews Ding Naifei _Obscene Things: Sexual Politics_ in Jin Ping Mei reviewed by Louise Edwards Roland B. Tolentino _National /Transnational Subject Formation, Media and Cultural Politics In and On the Philippines_ reviewed by Mina Roces Lynn M. Kwiatkowski _Struggling with Development: The Politics of Hunger and Gender in the Philippines_ reviewed by Jane Hutchison Oscar Salemink (editor) _Viet Nam's Cultural Diversity: Approaches to Preservation_ reviewed by Jocelyn Grace Barbara Sato _The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan_ reviewed by Sandra Wilson James E. Roberson and Nobue Suzuki editors _Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa_ reviewed by Mark McLelland Yuki Tanaka, _Japan's Comfort Women, Sexual Slavery and Prostitution During World War II and the US Occupation_ reviewed by Narrelle Morris Yoshio Sugimoto _An Introduction to Japanese Society_ (Second Edition) reviewed by James Boyd Sharon Chalmers _Emerging Lesbian Voices from Japan_ reviewed by James Welker Contributors Call For Papers _________________________________________________________ Intersections: Gender, History & Culture in the Asian Context http://wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au/intersections Issue 8, 'Deconstructing Popular and Diasporic Images', is now on the web. Anne-Marie Medcalf School of Asian Studies Murdoch University, Murdoch, 6150, Western Australia Tel.: (08) 9360 6251 Fax.: (08) 9360 6575 ================================================================= To post to H-ASIA simply send your message to: <H-ASIA@h-net.msu.edu> For holidays or short absences send post to: <email@example.com> with message: SET H-ASIA NOMAIL Upon return, send post with message SET H-ASIA MAIL H-ASIA WEB HOMEPAGE URL: http://h-net.msu.edu/~asia/