Charles K. Armstrong is Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and
Civilizations at Columbia University. His dissertation examines the cultural analysis of North
Korean state formation.
Tani E. Barlow is a historian of modern China teaching in the Women Studies Program at
the University of Washington. Her interests include gender politics in modern China and the
discourses of colonial modernity in East Asia.
Fred Y. L. Chiu teaches anthropology at Hong Kong Baptist College, is the author of many
articles, essays, and critical reviews, and is a member of the editorial collective of Taiwan: A
Journal of Radical Social Science. He is currently completing a book manuscript on transna-
tionalized labor and class in Hong Kong.
Chungmoo Choi teaches East Asian cultural studies at the University of California, Irvine.
She is coeditor of Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism and editor of a special
issue of positions on politics of representing the comfort women. Her book manuscript Frost
in May: Decolonization and Culture in South Korea is forthcoming.
Alan S. Christy teaches Japanese History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His
interests include Japanese ethnography, colonialism, and Okinawa.
Craig Clunas is a Reader at the School of Cultural and Community Studies, University of
Sussex, Brighton. He is the author of Superfluous Things: Material Culture and Social Status
in Early Modern China and Fruitful Sites: Garden Culture in Ming Dynasty China.
James A. Fujii teaches modern Japanese literature at the University of California, Irvine, and
is the author of Complicit Fictions: The Subject in Modern Japanese Prose Narrative.
James L. Hevia is author of Cherishing Men From Afar: Qing Guest Ritual and the Macartney
Embassy of 1793 as well as many articles and essays. He teaches Chinese history at North Car-
olina A&T University.
Charles Shiro Inouye teaches Japanese literature at Tufts University. He is the author of Three
Tales of Mystery and Imagination-Japanese Gothic by Izumi Kyoka.