Society for East Asian AnthropologyShuang L. Frost and Hanna M. PickwellFebruary 13, 2020 At this year’s Annual Meeting, the Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA) hosted a range of activities, presentations, and events. Highlights included 35 panels (including four co-sponsored invited sessions), the annual Business Meeting, a faculty-student mentoring workshop, and a student dinner. SEAA […]
Society for East Asian AnthropologyAaron SuOctober 10, 2019 This piece is part of an SEAA series on “An Anthropology of Ethics in East Asia.” The articles highlight different aspects of moral values and ethical practices in a range of Asian regions. They examine how individuals cope with societal changes such as environmental crises, nationalism, economic development, […]
Society for East Asian AnthropologyJacqueline Zhenru LinDecember 23, 2019 This piece is part of an SEAA series on “An Anthropology of Ethics in East Asia.” The articles examine how individuals cope with societal changes such as environmental crises, nationalism, economic development, and mobility through lens of everyday ethics. Mao Yu was a 91-year-old man who lived […]
Society for East Asian AnthropologyYoko DemeliusDecember 20, 2019 This piece is part of a SEAA column series on “Cultural Consumption and Performance in Asia.” They examine issues such as cultural curation, the uses of the past, material culture, power and market, as well as the enactment of lived experience. Kimchi—fermented vegetables considered to be Korea’s national dish—is […]
Society for East Asian AnthropologyRoslynn AngSeptember 13, 2019 In January 2018, 10 members from an Ainu traditional performance group, Sapporo Upopo Hozonkai (Sapporo Upopo Preservation Society, hereafter SUH), traveled from Sapporo, the capital city of Hokkaido prefecture, to Honolulu in Hawai’i for a one-day performance at the Ala Moana Centerstage. This performance promoted Upopoy, a state-funded National […]
The regional conference hosted at Waseda University in a few days is quickly approaching. The organizers have released the final PDF program to browse, download, or printout. Conference overview is at http://seaa.americananthro.org/2018/11/seaa-regional-conference-august-2019-tokyo/ and the PDF program is here.