Asia-Pacific Journal Subscription Drive July 2019

With tensions between the US and China at fever pitch in the era of Donald Trump, with mounting conflict between the US and Korea, between China and the nations of the South China Sea, and between Okinawa and the US-Japan, APJ is a vital resource. The media has treated the primary conflicts as economic and financial, but they are deeply intertwined with geopolitical conflicts that could easily lead to war including nuclear war.

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The Editors

Articles by ann-elise lewallen

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ann-elise lewallen is Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research and activism focuses on critical indigenous studies, gender studies, multiculturalism, andenvironmental justice in the context of contemporary Japan and in Japan’s transnational relations. She is the author of The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity and Gender in Settler Colonial Japan (University of New Mexico Press and School for Advanced Research Press, 2016) and co-editor of Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives (Univ. of Hawai’i Press, 2014).