Aging residents of a Beijing neighborhood give new value to old and used household objects, creating a community space rich with a feeling of belonging in an ever-changing city.
Society for East Asian AnthropologyAaron Su and Jieun ChoDecember 15, 2021 Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA) convened a vibrant virtual business meeting and featured many stimulating panels in its program for this year’s AAA. Membership and finance increases revealed a productive year of accomplishments, while numerous announcements, awards, […]
How has the heightened digital mediation brought about by the pandemic reconfigured sociality, intimacy, ideas of “normalcy,” and even ethnographic practice itself?
Find extended citations from this year’s selection committees for the Francis L. K. Hsu Book Prize and the SEAA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at https://seaa.americananthro.org/awards/past-seaa-awards/ 2021 Francis L. Hsu Book PrizeWinnerSylvia M. Lindtner. Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation (Princeton University Press, 2020). Honorable MentionLyle Fearnley. Virulent Zones: Animal Disease and Global […]
How do craft breweries in Japan and the United States weather unforeseen crises?
The landscape of Islam within China has been changing rapidly during the pandemic. Ethnographic fieldwork can map these erasures and disappearances in everyday life.