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News & Announcements

Shu-mei Shih named president-elect of ACLA

At the March 2019 annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Professor Shu-mei Shih was elected to association's Board of Directors as president-elect.

CK Lee's book wins inaugural Alice Amsden Book Award

Professor Ching Kwan Lee's book, The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor and Foreign Investment in Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2017), has won the inaugural Alice Amsden Book Award of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), for “an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of economic behavior and/or its policy implications with regard to societal, institutional, historical, philosophical, psychological, and ethical factors.”

Min Zhou comes full circle as a sociologist of diaspora communities

Min Zhou became a sociologist and scholar of Asian America by happenstance, her life coming to mirror the subject of her scholarly research. The Asia Pacific Center director's current projects bring a transnational perspective to bear on her lifelong interest in migration studies and Asian diasporic communities.