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About "Education About Asia"


PLEASE SUPPORT AAS INITIATIVES to make knowledge about Asia widely available for general education courses by donating to the AAS Wm. Theodore de Bary and Ainslie T. Embree Fund for Education and Outreach

Available in print and open access and published three times each year (spring, fall, and winter) since 1996 by the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), EDUCATION ABOUT ASIA (EAA) is a unique and innovative journal—a practical teaching resource for secondary school, college, and university instructors, as well as an invaluable source of information for students, scholars, libraries, and anyone with an interest in Asia.

Spring 2019 Issue Now Available:

View the "EDITOR'S MESSAGE." Lucien Ellington
introduces articles that appear in this issue.

The Table of Contents and articles for this
and all other issues are available via

"The most important single resource for teachers in the entire field of Asian Studies." — Richard J. Smith, George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History, Rice University

"A wealth of timely and well-written material on topics of deep importance to our global world." — Patience Berkman, History Department Chair, Newton Country Day School, Newton, MA

"More than ever, we need reliable and accurate sources such as
Education about Asia
to inform teachers and students of the latest trends and themes covering Asian culture, politics, and society." — Carol Stepanchuk, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan

"An extraordinarily wise investment for those who care about our understanding of Asia." — Patrick Grant, History Department Chair, University Preparatory Academy, Seattle, WA

"The journal of choice to keep up with the latest developments in effective classroom strategies and teaching resources for the region." — Michael N. Solem, Director of Educational and Research Programs, Association of American Geographers

Education About Asia brings you:

  • Stimulating articles on all areas of Asia, with subjects ranging from ancient cultures and literature to current affairs.
  • Essays describing classroom-tested educational programs and strategies.
  • A comprehensive guide to Asia-related print and digital resources, including movies, documentaries, books, curriculum guides, and web resources.
  • Thematic issues on topics of particular interest, such as Islam in Asia, marriage and family in Asia, youth culture, religion in Asia, economics and business in Asia, visual and performing arts, and a special series on Asia in world history.

Authors interested in writing for EAA should consult the author guidelines and the list of scheduled thematic feature sections.

Education About Asia 305 Hunter Hall, Dept. 2222 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: (423) 425-2118 Fax: (423) 425-5441 E-Mail:

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