News and Events

Three International Journals Celebrate 30th Anniversary

(HONOLULU, Hawai‘i)  The University of Hawai‘i Press celebrates the 30th Anniversary for three influential university-based journals—The Contemporary Pacific, Journal of World History, and Mānoa—in collaboration with the Center for Pacific Island Studies, Department of History, and the Department of English at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

In the past three decades, these journals have attracted a growing, global audience for more than 6,300 articles read in over 170 countries. The Journal of World History served as a pioneer in the field of world history and continues to publish quality peer-reviewed articles and special issues quarterly. Research published in The Contemporary Pacific has shaped an entire field of Pacific Studies and has often demonstrated foresight and long-lasting relevance. Indeed, the journal, kicked off its first issue in 1989 with an article on the potential impacts of climate change in the Pacific. Also among the journal’s most cited pieces are features published in its political reviews section which document the local and regional politics of Pacific Islands states. Mānoa brings to light new translations of international literature, highlighting the work of both emerging and established translators and authors, including Pulitzer Prize winners and Nobel laureates. In 2018 alone, works from the three journals garnered more than one-quarter million downloads.  

The journals were founded in 1989 in response to the university president’s call to expand the journals published by UH Press. “Since being awarded the modest, three-year start-up funding, these journals now annually reach tens of thousands of researchers, scholars, students, and the general public,” said Joel Cosseboom, Interim Press Director & Publisher.

A special celebration was held at College Hill on March 13, commemorating the 30th anniversary of their founding. Learn more about The Contemporary Pacific, Journal of World History, and Mānoa below and at www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/journals.

The Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs, edited by Alexander Mawyer

ISSN: 1043-898X  / E-ISSN: 1527-9464  Published twice a year.

Founding Editorial Team: Robert Kiste, Terence Wesley-Smith, David Hanlon, Brij Lal and Linley Chapman. Awarded Best New Journal (1990) from the Association of American Publishers. The journal editorial office is supported by the Center for Pacific Island Studies.

The journal covers a wide range of disciplines with the aim of providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. It features refereed, readable articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, and cultural topics, along with political reviews, book and media reviews, resource reviews, and a dialogue section with interviews and short essays. Each issue highlights the work of a Pacific Islander artist.

The Journal of World History: Official Journal of the World History Association, with editor-in-chief Fabio López Lázaro

ISSN: 1045-6007 / E-ISSN: 1527-8050  Published quarterly.

Founding Editor, Jerry Bentley with Imre Bard as Book Review Editor. Awarded Best New Journal (1990) from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. The journal editorial office is supported by the Department of History.

JWH publishes research into historical questions requiring the investigation of evidence on a global, comparative, cross-cultural, or transnational scale. It is devoted to the study of phenomena that transcend the boundaries of single states, regions, or cultures, such as large-scale population movements, long-distance trade, cross-cultural technology transfers, and the transnational spread of ideas. Individual subscription is by membership in the World History Association.

Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing, edited by Frank Stewart

ISSN: 1045-7909 / E-ISSN: 1527-943X Published twice a year.

Founding Editors, Frank Stewart and Robert Shapard.  Works in MĀNOA have been cited for excellence by the editors of such anthologies as Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, Best American Essays, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and Pushcart Prize. The journal editorial office is supported by the Department of English.

Mānoa is a unique, award-winning literary journal that includes American and international fiction, poetry, artwork, and essays of current cultural or literary interest. An outstanding feature of each issue is original translations of contemporary work from Asian and Pacific nations, selected for each issue by a special guest editor. Beautifully produced, Mānoa presents traditional alongside contemporary writings from the entire Pacific Rim, one of the world’s most dynamic literary regions.

University of Hawai‘i Press

The University of Hawai‘i Press supports the mission of the university through the publication of books and journals of exceptional merit. It strives to advance knowledge through the dissemination of scholarship—new information, interpretations, methods of analysis—with a primary focus on Asian, Pacific, Hawaiian, Asian American, and global studies. It also serves the public interest by providing high-quality books and resource materials of educational value on topics related to Hawai‘i’s people, culture, and natural environment. Through its publications, the Press seeks to stimulate public debate and educate both within and outside the classroom.

UH Press is a member of the Association of University Presses and the Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association. The Press has also partnered with museums and associations to bring new or out-of-print titles into circulation, and offers publishing services for authors and partnering organizations.

News Release Date: March 19, 2019
Media contact: Pamela Wilson, Journals Manager
Pwilson6@hawaii.edu 808-956-6790

Biography Vol. 41 No 4 (Fall 2018)


Figure 12 from Rasul A. Mowatt’s essay Black Lives As Snuff: The Silent Complicity in Viewing Black Death: Ebony G. Patterson’s “Invisible Presence: Bling Memories” performance on April 27, 2014 in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Monique Gilpin and Philip Rhoden. Reproduction courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

FROM THE GUEST CO-EDITORS’ INTRODUCTION:

This special issue is pro-Black. The pro-Blackness expressed by this tremendous collection of thinkers, healers, artists, and activists is one anchored in truth-telling. From a wide array of perspectives, what’s within these pages is an unapologetic centering of the critical matter of Black life. By critical matter, we mean the fleshy materiality of the Black body, as we encounter it in life, death, connections, and struggle. But in invoking a notion of criticality, we are also attuned to the ways that different communities of Black people have experienced this most recent onslaught of anti-Black state violence. We care here about feelings, impressions, relationships, forms of mourning and remembrance, epiphanies had in struggle—all of the “stuff” that regimes of racial terror are studiously interested in not being and/or disavowing. To be pro-Black is to care about all of these elements that help to make up any Black life and every Black life. Finally, to turn our attention to Black life as a critical matter is to remind us of the urgency of attending to Black lives; it is a reminder of the critical condition in which Black people continually find themselves, always gasping for breath, always figuring out how to survive, always forced to wrestle joy from the death-dealing clutches of white supremacy. Critical matters get top billing on political agendas. Our agenda in this special issue is, therefore, Black people and our ideas about what it looks like for our lives to matter.

-Brittney Cooper and Treva B. Lindsey

ARTICLES FROM THIS ISSUE:

Introduction to M4BL and the Critical Matter of Black Lives
by Brittney Cooper and Treva B. Lindsey

Movement for Black Love: The Building of Critical Communities through the Relational Geography of Movement Spaces
by Tabitha Jamie Mary Chester

Choreographies of the Ongoing: Episodes of Black Life, Events of Black Lives
by Rhaisa Kameela Williams

Black Lives as Snuff: The Silent Complicity in Viewing Black Death
by Rasul A. Mowatt

R.I.P. Shirts or Shirts of the Movement: Reading the Death Paraphernalia of Black Lives
by Robin Brooks

Black Lives Abroad: Encounters of Diasporic Solidarity in Brazil
by Gillian Maris Jones

Visible Black Motherhood Is a Revolution 
by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Mama’s Gon’ Buy You a Mocking Bird: Why #BlackMothersStillMatter: A Short Genealogy of Black Mothers’ Maternal Activism and Politicized Care
by Kaila Adia Story

Restoring Optimal Black Mental Health and Reversing Intergenerational Trauma in an Era of Black Lives Matter
by Jameta Nicole Barlow

#BlackHealingMatters in the Time of #BlackLivesMatter
by Kai M. Green, Je Naé Taylor, Pascale Ifé Williams, and Christopher Roberts

From Ferguson to Palestine: Reimagining Transnational Solidarity Through Difference
by Marc Lamont Hill

Ferguson: An Identity Politics Liberation Manifesto
by Tef Poe

Contributors


About the Journal

For over forty years, Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly has explored the theoretical, generic, historical, and cultural dimensions of life writing.

Subscriptions

Single issue sales and annual subscriptions for both individuals and institutions available here.

Submissions

Unsolicited manuscripts between 2,500 to 7,500 words are welcome. Email inquiries and editorial correspondence to biograph@hawaii.edu.


Biography
Volume 41, Number 4
Fall 2018

China Review International Vol. 24 No. 1 (2017)

Volume 24 Number 4 of China Review International begins with one feature review and 19 more reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese Studies.

FEATURE REVIEW

Print Culture and Media in Late Imperial and Early Republican China
Reviewed by Yu Zhang

REVIEWS

Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China by Hongwei Bao
Reviewed by Charlie Yi Zhang

Western Han: A Yangzhou Storyteller’s Script transed. by Vibeke Børdahl and Liangyan Ge
Reviewed by Jing Zhang

The Great Flowing River: A Memoir of China, from Manchuria to Taiwan by Chi Pang-yuan
Reviewed by Miya Xie

Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution by Xing Fan
Reviewed by Yawen Ludden

What Is China? Territory, Ethnicity, Culture, and History by Ge Zhaoguang
Reviewed by Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi

Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of Their Own? eds. by Michel Hockx, Joan Judge, and Barbara Mittler
Reviewed by Yan Xu

The CIA and Third Force Movements in China during the Early Cold War: The Great American Dream by Roger B. Jeans
Reviewed by Yafeng Xia

Gender, Power, and Talent: The Journey of Daoist Priestesses in Tang China by Jinhua Jia
Reviewed by Lucas Wolf

Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping by Sulmaan Wasif Khan
Reviewed by Niv Horesh

The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality by Ling Hon Lam
Reviewed by Curie Virág

Comics Art in China by John A. Lent and Xu Ying
Reviewed by Hannes Rall

The Edge of the Island by Chen Li
Reviewed by Norbert Francis

Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghaiby Chieko Nakajima
Reviewed by Ka-che Yip

The Taoism of Clarified Tenuity: Content and Intention by Florian C. Reiter
Reviewed by Jan De Meyer

Shanghai Sacred: The Religious Landscape of a Global City by Benoît Vermander, Liz Hingley, and Liang Zhang
Reviewed by Anning Hu

Violence and Order on the Chengdu Plain: The Story of a Secret Brotherhood in Rural China, 1939–1949 by Di Wang
Reviewed by Kelly Hammond

A New Literary History of Modern China ed. by David Der-wei Wang
Reviewed by Flair Donglai Shi

Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949 by Michael Williams
Reviewed by Gregor Benton

China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization by Ying Xiao
Reviewed by Panpan Yang

Works Received


About the Journal

Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep abreast of cutting-edge scholarship in Chinese studies.

Subscriptions

Individual and institutional subscriptions available through UH Press.

Submissions

China Review International publishes reviews of recent scholarly literature and “state-of-the-art” articles in all fields of Chinese studies. Reviews are generally published by invitation only; however, unsolicited reviews will be considered for publication based on merit and guidelines can be found here.

China Review International
Volume 24 Number 1
(2017)

The Contemporary Pacific, vol. 31 no. 1 (2019)

Contemporary Pacific 31-1 featured art. Pigs in the Yard, by Kalisolaite ‘Uhila, 2011.
Featured Art, this issue: Pigs in the Yard, by Kalisolaite ‘Uhila, 2011. 
Performance, Aotea Square Performance Arcade, Auckland.
In 2011, ‘Uhila lived with a piglet called Colonist for eight days in a shipping container in central Auckland’s Aotea Square, in full view of passersby and much to the amusement of audiences who have followed his work ever since. Pigs are valued commodities and symbols of status and prestige in numerous Pacific Island cultures, including in Tonga, where they can be gifted and eaten on special occasions and wander for much of the time in relative freedom. Evaluated in the wake of 2010 Tongan constitutional reforms, Pigs in the Yard also heeds a call for greater transparency and ongoing debate, if balancing Tongan values and systems of authority with inherited British legal conventions is to improve conditions for Tongan citizens. Photo courtesy of the artist and Michael Let

This issue of The Contemporary Pacific features the art of Kalisolaite ‘Uhila, Alan Howard’s resource “Creating an Archive for Rotuma: A Personal Account,” political reviews covering Micronesia and Polynesia, and the following articles and reviews.

Indigenous Well-Being and Development: Connections to Large-Scale Mining and Tourism in the Pacific
by Emma Richardson, Emma Hughes, Sharon McLennan, and Litea Meo-Sewabu

Indigenous Masculinities and the “Refined Politics” of Alcohol and Racialization in West Papua
by Jenny Munro

Tannese Chiefs, State Structures, and Global Connections in Vanuatu
by Marc Tabani

Epidemic Suicide in the Context of Modernizing Social Change in Oceania: A Critical Review and Assessment
by Edward D Lowe

Project Banaba (review)
by Mitiana Arbon

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging (review)
by Kelema Lee Moses

Anote’s Ark by Matthieu Rytz (review)
by David Lipset

Out of State (review)
by David Lipset

Island Soldier by Nathan Fitch (review)
by Emelihter Kihleng, Clement Yow Mulalap, Jacki Leota-Mua, and Vicente M Diaz


About the Journal

The Contemporary Pacific provides a publication venue for interdisciplinary work in Pacific studies with the aim of providing informed discussion of contemporary issues in the Pacific Islands region.

Submissions

Submissions must be original works not previously published and not under consideration or scheduled for publication by another publisher. Manuscripts should be 8,000 to 10,000 words, or no more than 40 double-spaced pages, including references. Find submission guidelines here.

The Contemporary Pacific
Volume 31, Issue 1

Philosophy East and West, vol. 68, no. 4 (October 2018)

Philosophy East and West vol. 68, no. 4 includes the following scholarly works:

Ru Meditation: Gao Panlong (1562–1626 C.E.) trans. by Bin Song (review)
by Leah Kalmanson

Knowledge and Power in the Philosophies of Ḥamīd al-Dīn Kirmānī and Mullā Ṣadrā Shirazi by Sayeh Meisami (review)
by Khalil Toussi

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Briefe über China (1694-1716): Die Korrespondenz mit Barthélemy Des Bosses S.J. und anderen Mitgliedern des Ordens ed. by Rita Widmaier and Malte-Ludolf Babin (review)
by Eric S. Nelson

Egocentricity and Mysticism: An Anthropological Study by Ernst Tugendhat (review)
by Christian Helmut Wenzel

Rules of Composition: A Mereological Examination of the Dao-You Relation
by Rafał Banka

I am Not a Sage but an Archer: Confucius on Agency and Freedom
by Rina Marie Camus

Zhuangzi’s Knowing-How and Skepticism
by Wai Wai Chiu

In a Double Way: Nāmarūpa in Buddhaghosa’s Phenomenology
by Maria Heim, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Madhyamaka, Metaphysical Realism, and the Possibility of an Ancestral World
by Simon P. James

Self in Nature, Nature in the Lifeworld: A Reinterpretation of Watsuji’s Concept of Fūdo
by David W. Johnson

Huayan Numismatics as Metaphysics: Explicating Fazang’s Coin-Counting Metaphor
by Nicholaos Jones

The Context(s) of “Correct Seeing”: Truth and Fiction in Tibetan Madhyamaka
by Constance Kassor

The Discontents of Moderate Political Confucianism and the Future of Democracy in East Asia
by Zhuoyao Li

The Dao and the Form: Innate Divisions and the Natural Hermeneutics of Plato and Zhuangzi
by Mingjun Lu

The Logic of Not: An Invitation to a Holistic Mode of Thinking from an East Asian Perspective—An Essay in Celebration of Roger Ames on the Occasion of His Retirement
by Shigenori Nagatomo

China’s Particular Values and the Issue of Universal Significance: Contemporary Confucians Amidst the Politics of Universal Values
by Hoyt Cleveland Tillman

Contrasting Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika and Buddhist Explanations of Attention
by Alex Watson

Women on Love: Idealization in the Philosophies of Diotima (The Symposium) and Murasaki Shikibu (The Tale of Genji)
by Sandra A. Wawrytko

An Alternative Way of Confucian Sincerity: Wang Yangming’s “Unity of Knowing and Doing” as a Response to Zhu Xi’s Puzzle of Self-Deception
by Zemian Zheng

Plus book reviews.


About the Journal

Promoting academic literacy on non-Western traditions of philosophy, Philosophy East and West has for over half a century published the highest-quality scholarship that locates these cultures in their relationship to Anglo-American philosophy.

Submissions

The journal welcomes specialized articles in Asian philosophy and articles that seek to illuminate, in a comparative manner, the distinctive characteristics of the various philosophical traditions in the East and West. See the submission guidelines here.

Philosophy East and West 68-4
Philosophy East & West
Volume 68, Issue 4

Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Language and Linguistics

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Today, the 6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC), Connecting Communities, Languages & Technology kicked off at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The conference features keynote talks, talk story sessions, workshops, papers, and posters. Two of our linguistic journal editors, Language Documentation & Conservation editor Nick Thieberger and Oceanic Linguistics co-editor Daniel Kaufman, are featured in the program.

In 2018, new content from Language Documentation & Conservation, Oceanic Linguistics, and the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society garnered nearly 11,000 downloads worldwide on both Project MUSE and the University of Hawai‘i’s open access digital repository, ScholarSpace. Find the most downloaded 2018 articles from these three journals below. Continue reading “Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Language and Linguistics”

Becoming Brazil: New Fiction, Poetry, and Memoir (MĀNOA 30:2)

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Sebastião Salgado Selected photographs Brazil, 1981–2016
Sebastião Salgado, selected photographs. Brazil, 1981–2016. Salgado is the featured artist in Becoming Brazil.

Becoming Brazil, the newest issue from MĀNOA, brings together prose and poetry by more than two dozen authors, juxtaposing stories of the country’s diverse people in places urban, rural and remote. Depicted in this collection are the machinations of the military in Brasilia during the recent dictatorship; the cultural practices of the caiçara fishermen of Paraty; and the violence that too frequently befalls residents of Brazil’s impoverished favelas. 

While Becoming Brazil was in production, a fire destroyed the Brazilian National Museum, destroying countless artifacts in the world’s largest archive of indigenous Brazilian culture and history. For the team at MĀNOA and guest editors Eric M. B. Becker and Noah Perales-Estoesta, “this volume took on added significance … and became a project in which to represent—through the voices of writers—the resilience of the country’s diverse people, its long history, and what Brazil is still becoming.”

Explore this exciting new issue, including the work of acclaimed Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. Continue reading “Becoming Brazil: New Fiction, Poetry, and Memoir (MĀNOA 30:2)”

Journal of Daoist Studies, Volume 12, 2019

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Now available online, Journal of Daoist Studies, volume 12, 2019.

Laozi and Community Policing by Shen Ming-Chang

Ji Kang’s Theory of Music: Two Interpretations by Tang Man-to

Armored Gods: Generals, Guardians, Killers, and Protectors by Livia Kohn

Yixing and Buddhism in Manuals of Internal Alchemy by William T. Sanders

The Zhang Sanfeng Conundrum: Taijiquan and Ritual Theater by Scott Park Phillips

Ritual Healing in Taiwan: The Rite for Concealing the Soul by Lichien Hung

Daoist Medicine: Understanding Human Nature and Physiology by Hervé R. F. Louchouarn

The Taiji Path to Non-Duality: The Universal Energy Dance by Denise Meyer

From Daoist Cultivation to Longevity Market? “Nourishing Life” on Mount Qingcheng by Hélène Bloch

Blue Mountain: A 20th-century Korean Daoist Master by Ron Catabia

Daoism in Latin America by Matheus Oliva da Costa

Zhuangzi in the Classroom: A Teacher Diary Study by David McLachlan Jeffrey

The Black Pearl and the White Pearl by Peter Deadman

The Mad Monk Manifesto: A Daoist Cry for a Paradigm Shift Now by Monk Yun Rou

Publications

Conferences

Contributors

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_divider _builder_version=”3.11″ color=”#000000″ /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

About the Journal

The Journal of Daoist Studies is an annual publication dedicated to the scholarly exploration of Daoism in all its different dimensions. Each issue has three main parts: Academic Articles on history, philosophy, art, society, and more (limit 8,500 words); Forum on Contemporary Practice on issues of current activities both in China and other parts of the world (limit 5,000 words); and News of the Field, presenting publications, dissertations, conferences and websites.

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_4″][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.17.6″ src=”https://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/front_cover-JDS.jpg” url_new_window=”on” box_shadow_style=”preset1″ align=”center” url=”http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/38618″ /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Journal of Daoist Studies Volume 12, 2019

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_button _builder_version=”3.17.6″ button_text=”Read Full Text of Issue” button_url=”https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/39913″ url_new_window=”on” button_alignment=”center” background_layout=”dark” custom_button=”on” button_text_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#87b04d” button_icon=”%%24%%” button_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0.1em” button_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0.1em” box_shadow_style=”preset1″ button_on_hover=”off” button_border_color=”#87b04d” button_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_text_size__hover=”null” button_one_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_size__hover=”null” button_two_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_size__hover=”null” button_text_color__hover_enabled=”on” button_text_color__hover=”#87b04d” button_one_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_color__hover=”null” button_two_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_color__hover=”null” button_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_width__hover=”null” button_one_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_width__hover=”null” button_two_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_width__hover=”null” button_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_color__hover=”null” button_one_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_color__hover=”null” button_two_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_color__hover=”null” button_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_radius__hover=”null” button_one_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_radius__hover=”null” button_two_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_radius__hover=”null” button_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_one_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_two_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_bg_color__hover=”null” button_one_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_bg_color__hover=”null” button_two_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_bg_color__hover=”null” /][et_pb_button _builder_version=”3.17.6″ button_text=”Get E-Mail Alerts” button_url=”https://about.muse.jhu.edu/resources/alerts/” url_new_window=”on” button_alignment=”center” background_layout=”dark” custom_button=”on” button_text_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#87b04d” button_icon=”%%24%%” button_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0.1em” button_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0.1em” box_shadow_style=”preset1″ button_on_hover=”off” button_text_color_hover=”#87b04d” button_border_color=”#87b04d” button_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_text_size__hover=”null” button_one_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_size__hover=”null” button_two_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_size__hover=”null” button_text_color__hover_enabled=”on” button_text_color__hover=”#87b04d” button_one_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_color__hover=”null” button_two_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_color__hover=”null” button_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_width__hover=”null” button_one_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_width__hover=”null” button_two_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_width__hover=”null” button_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_color__hover=”null” button_one_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_color__hover=”null” button_two_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_color__hover=”null” button_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_radius__hover=”null” button_one_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_radius__hover=”null” button_two_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_radius__hover=”null” button_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_one_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_two_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_bg_color__hover=”null” button_one_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_bg_color__hover=”null” button_two_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_bg_color__hover=”null” /][et_pb_button _builder_version=”3.17.6″ button_text=”Subscribe to Journal” button_url=”https://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/title/jds/” url_new_window=”on” button_alignment=”center” background_layout=”dark” custom_button=”on” button_text_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#87b04d” button_icon=”%%24%%” button_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0.1em” button_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0.1em” box_shadow_style=”preset1″ button_on_hover=”off” button_border_color=”#87b04d” button_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_text_size__hover=”null” button_one_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_size__hover=”null” button_two_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_size__hover=”null” button_text_color__hover_enabled=”on” button_text_color__hover=”#87b04d” button_one_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_color__hover=”null” button_two_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_color__hover=”null” button_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_width__hover=”null” button_one_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_width__hover=”null” button_two_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_width__hover=”null” button_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_color__hover=”null” button_one_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_color__hover=”null” button_two_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_color__hover=”null” button_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_radius__hover=”null” button_one_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_radius__hover=”null” button_two_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_radius__hover=”null” button_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_one_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_two_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_letter_spacing__hover=”null” button_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_bg_color__hover=”null” button_one_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_bg_color__hover=”null” button_two_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_bg_color__hover=”null” /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Rapa Nui Journal, Volume 31, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

This issue of Rapa Nui Journal features an article on a use-wear and residue analysis of a collection of 12 matā in the Australian Museum, Sydney. The article questions the value of relying on tool shape as an adequate indication of past use. The study illustrates the value of museum ethnographic collections for understanding past tool use.

The second article of the issue looks at two examples of artifact collections that were brought back from the South Seas by Yankee whalers. Among them is a singular head of a wooden moai from Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

Also in this issue is a report about the surviving 1,200 words from the extinct Moriori language and a comparison with Maori and Rapanui languages. A Moriori speaker may have understood much said by an Easter Islander as their languages shared at least one word in five, or over 20%, and may have shared many more. Continue reading “Rapa Nui Journal, Volume 31, 2018”

Pacific Science-Call for Submissions

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Pacific Science: A Quarterly Devoted to the Biological and Physical Sciences of the Pacific Region is edited by Curtis Daehler, Dept. of Botany, University of Hawai‘i.

Appearing quarterly since 1947, Pacific Science is an international, multidisciplinary journal reporting research on the biological and physical sciences of the Pacific basin. It focuses on biogeography, ecology, evolution, geology and volcanology, oceanography, paleontology, and systematics. In addition to publishing original research, the journal features review articles providing a synthesis of current knowledge. The official journal of the Pacific Science Association. Continue reading “Pacific Science-Call for Submissions”

Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Religion and Philosophy

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

New 2018 content published in our religion and philosophy journals garnered nearly 10,000 downloads worldwide on Project MUSE. Check out the top 10 downloads from quarterly Philosophy East and West, as well as popular articles from related titles. Continue reading “Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Religion and Philosophy”

Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Asian Studies

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]

Top downloads of new 2018 content in our Asian Studies journals include articles and reviews from quarterly China Review International and annual Korean Studies, which also publishes early release articles throughout the year. Continue reading “Top Downloaded Articles 2018: Asian Studies”