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  • Editorial Office:
    Rice University
    Department of History
    6100 Main St.
    Houston, TX 77251-1892

    Senior Editor:
    Tani Barlow, Rice University

    Associate Editors:
    Arnika Fuhrmann, Cornell University
    Fabio Lanza, University of Arizona
    †Donald Lowe
    Juliet Robson, Rice University

    Art Editor:
    Maya Kovskaya

    Manuscript Editor:
    Kristy Leissle

    Corresponding Editors:
    Paik Nak-chung, Ch'angjakkwa bip'yeong (Korea)
    Russell C. Leong, Amerasia Journal (USA)
    Li Tuo, Chen Yangu, Horizons (People's Republic of China)
    Bei Dao, Jintian (Today) (People's Republic of China)
    Li Shaojun, Tianya (People's Republic of China)
    Editorial collective, Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies (Taiwan)

    Editorial Collective:
    Charles Armstrong
    Sandeep Banerjee
    Tani Barlow
    Tina Mai Chen
    Deirdre de la Cruz
    Arnika Fuhrmann
    Yukiko Hanawa
    Joseph Hankins
    Katsuya Hirano
    Marilyn Ivy
    Kang Wenqing
    Rebecca E. Karl
    Suzy Kim
    Yukiko Koga
    Thomas LaMarre
    Fabio Lanza
    Lydia Liu
    †Donald Lowe
    Christopher Lupke
    Boreth Ly
    Sandra Manickam
    Rudolf Mrazek
    Mimi Thi Nguyen
    Alessandro Russo
    Naoki Sakai
    †Miriam Silverberg
    Aminda Smith
    Patricia Spyer
    Robert Stolz
    John Treat
    Gavin Walker
    Jing Wang
    †Marilyn Young
    Angela Zito

    Advisory Board:
    Ann Anagnost
    Arjun Appadurai
    Dipesh Chakrabarty
    Chungmoo Choi
    Kyeong-Hee Choi
    Prasenjit Duara
    Judith Farquhar
    Norma Field
    James Fujii
    Gail Hershatter
    James Hevia
    Huang Ping
    Ted Huters
    Robert Hymes
    Andrew Jones
    Elaine H. Kim
    Kojin Karatani
    Lee Hyo-chae
    Li Tuo
    Yoshiko Miyake
    Rosalind C. Morris
    Tessa Morris-Suzuki
    Aihwa Ong
    Paik Nak-chung
    David Palumbo-Liu
    Vince Rafael
    Lisa Rofel
    Mark Selden
    Gi-Wook Shin
    Jesook Song
    Mariko Tamanoi
    Wang Hui
    Sylvia Yanagisako
    Mayfair Yang

  • To submit a manuscript, please visit www.editorialmanager.com/pos. If this is your first time using Editorial Manager, please register first, then proceed with submitting your manuscript. If you have any difficulties with the process, contact the journal at position@rice.edu. Address all other correspondence to Tani Barlow, Senior Editor, positions, Rice University, Department of History, MS-42, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005-1892; e-mail: position@rice.edu. All manuscripts must be double-spaced, including quotations and endnotes, and blinded throughout. You must also submit an abstract and keywords at the time of initial submission. Please visit the editorial office's website for a detailed style guide.

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  • Closing Dates

    May 2019 (27:2) - Closes 02/27/19
    August 2019 (27:3) - Closes 05/29/19
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  • Description

    Offering a fresh approach to Asia scholarship, positions develops theoretical, philosophical, historical, and critical approaches in a forum open to debate. In expansive scholarly articles, commentaries, poetry, visual art, and political and philosophical debates, contributors consider a broad variety of pressing questions. Thematic issues tackle new, sometimes pathbreaking areas of concern (or traditional areas from a fresh vantage point) and are interspersed with general issues offering scholarship that calls our scholarly assumptions into question and expands our various archives. The breadth and pace of the journal ensure that readers seeking to add "Asia" to their areas of critical competency are included in our debates, challenged and informed.

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    Indexed/abstracted in the following: Academic Search Alumni Edition, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, ArticleFirst, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Bibliography of Asian Studies, Contemporary Culture Index, Current Contents - Arts & Humanities, Electronic Collections Online, Historical Abstracts, Magazines for Libraries, MLA International Bibliography, PubMed, Scopus, SocINDEX, Sociological Abstracts, TOC Premier, Ulrichsweb, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

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