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Experimental Beijing: Gender and Globalization in Chinese Contemporary Art

Sasha Su-Ling Welland
Winner of the 2020 Joseph Levenson Post-1900 Book Prize, presented by the Association for Asian Studies; read the University of Washington Q&A with the author

Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation

Juno Salazar Parreñas
Honorable Mention, Harry J. Benda Prize, presented by the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies; Read the interview with the author in Black Agenda Report

Beijing from Below: Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital's Center

by Harriet Evans
Available May 2020

(En)gendering: Chinese Women's Art in the Making

Shuqin Cui, issue editor
A special issue of positions (28:1)

Invisibility by Design: Women and Labor in Japan's Digital Economy

by Gabriella Lukács

Musicophilia in Mumbai: Performing Subjects and the Metropolitan Unconscious

by Tejaswini Niranjani

Emotion and Visuality in Chinese Literature and Culture

Zong-qi Cai and Shengqing Wu, issue editors
A special issue of Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (6:1)

Negative Exposures: Knowing What Not to Know in Contemporary China

by Margaret Hillenbrand

The Unspoken as Heritage: The Armenian Genocide and Its Unaccounted Lives

by Harry Harootunian
Read the interview with the author in Los Angeles Review of Books

Underglobalization: Beijing's Media Urbanism and the Chimera of Legitimacy

by Joshua Neves