South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Publishing in Asian Studies and Global Studies: A Journal Editor's Perspective

A Talk by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Wed, September 12, 2012 | Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is a Professor of history and chair of the department at UC Irvine, where he also serves as the Editor of the Journal of Asian Studies.  He is the author of four books, the most recently published of which is China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (2010).  He is also the editor or co-editor of six others, including Chinese Characters: Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, an anthology of new writing on China to be published next year by the University of California Press.  In addition to contributing to a range of scholarly periodicals, he has written commentaries and reviews for newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and the Asian edition of the Wall Street Journal, as well as for a wide variety of magazines, including Foreign Policy,the NationOutlook India, and both Time and Newsweek. He blogs regularly for the Huffington Post, is a co-founder of the “China Beat” blog/electronic magazine, is the Asia editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books, and is an Associate Fellow of the Asia Society. He was also, for one year, Acting Editor of the American Historical Review.

Sponsored by: Center for East Asian Studies, The Humanities Institute

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