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  • Editorial Office:
    Rice University
    Department of History
    MS 42
    6100 Main St.
    Houston, TX 77005-1892

    Senior Editor:
    Tani Barlow, Rice University

    Associate Editors:
    James Hevia, University of Chicago
    †Donald Lowe
    Juliet Robson, Rice University
    Jesook Song, University of Toronto

    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 of Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies (Taiwan)

    Editorial Collective:
    Charles Armstrong
    Tani Barlow
    Tina Mai Chen
    Judith Farquhar
    Arnika Fuhrmann
    Yukiko Hanawa
    James Hevia
    Marilyn Ivy
    Rebecca E. Karl
    Suzy Kim
    Thomas LaMarre
    Fabio Lanza
    Lydia Liu
    †Donald Lowe
    Christopher Lupke
    Boreth Ly
    Mimi Thi Nguyen
    Alessandro Russo
    Naoki Sakai
    †Miriam Silverberg
    Jesook Song
    John Treat
    Gavin Walker
    Jing Wang
    Angela Zito

    Advisory Board:
    Ann Anagnost
    Arjun Appadurai
    Dipesh Chakrabarty
    Chungmoo Choi
    Kyeong-Hee Choi
    Prasenjit Duara
    Norma Field
    James Fujii
    Gail Hershatter
    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
    Mariko Tamanoi
    Wang Hui
    Sylvia Yanagisako
    Mayfair Yang
    Marilyn Young

  • 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 positions@rice.edu. Address all other correspondence to Tani Barlow, Senior Editor, positions, Rice University, MS 265, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005-1892; e-mail: positions@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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    February 2017 (25:1) - Closes 12/12/16
    May 2017 (25:2) - Closes 03/07/17
    August 2017 (25:3) - Closes 06/16/17
    November 2017 (25:4) - Closes 09/20/17
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  • Description

    Offering a fresh approach to Asian studies, positions employs theoretical and multidisciplinary methods in creating a provocative forum for vigorous debate. Through expansive scholarly articles, commentaries, poetry, photo spreads, and political and philosophical debates, contributors consider a broad variety of pressing questions from a striking range of perspectives. Thematic issues of positions tackling new, often pathbreaking areas of concern—or traditional areas of concern from a fresh vantage point—are interspersed with general issues offering original scholarship that crosses disciplinary and topical boundaries. The breadth and pace of the journal ensure that readers are challenged as well as informed.

    Abstractors and Indexers:

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

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