Year 2015 Meeting Info
Book and Article Prize Competitions
Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SECAAS)
for its second annual book and article prize competitions.
due August 31, 2013 and winners will be announced at the SECAAS
January 17-19, 2014 in Durham, NC. Nominations should be made
by the author, who must be or willing to become a member of
To be eligible for the book or article prize, the submission
· Have a 2012 publication date
· Treat a topic in Asian Studies
· Have been written or researched primarily in the SECAAS region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC.
For the article prize, applicants should submit pdfs via e-mail with “SECAAS article prize” in the subject line to:
· Chair Mark Ravina -- firstname.lastname@example.org
For the book prize, applicants should send three hard-copies, post-marked by August 31, 2012, and labeled “SECAAS book prize” to:
Past Article Prize Winners:
Tonio Andrade (Emory University)
"A Chinese Farmer, Two African Boys, and a Warlord: Toward a Global Microhistory." Journal of World History 21.4 (2010): 573-91.
Denise Y. Ho
"Revolutionizing Antiquity: The Shanghai Cultural Bureaucracy in the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1968." The China Quarterly 207 (September 2011): 687-705.
Timothy Rich (Western Kentucky University)
"Like Father Like Son? Correlates of Leadership in North Korea’s English Language News,” Korea Observer, Vol. 43, No. 4, Winter 2012.
Past Book Prize Winners:
Hiroshi Kitamura (College of William and Mary)
Screening Enlightenment : Hollywood and the Cultural Reconstruction of Defeated Japan. The United States in the World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010.
Hung, Ho-fung. Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.
Andrade, Tonio (Emory University)
Lost Colony: The Untold Story Of China's First Great Victory Over the West. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2011.
Benedict, Carol (Georgetown University)
Golden-Silk Smoke: A History Of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.
Kovner, Sarah (University of Florida)
Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan. (Studies of the Weatherford East Asian Institute. Stanford, 2012.)