Association for Asian Studies 2022

Temple University Press is committed to supporting the scholarship of the Association for Asian Studies. From titles focused on the communities, culture, history, and politics across Asia in the region to studies of the diaspora, Asian Studies are a critical part of the Press’ program. With series like Asian American History and Culture highlighting the most recent scholarship, the Press seeks to publish cutting edge research in the field. Please find a sampling of some recent and backlist titles below! 

For submission inquiries, please contact the editor for the field, Shaun Vigil


Take 30% off all Asian Studies titles use TAAS22 through June 1, 2022

Beethoven in Beijing

An eye-opening account of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s unprecedented 1973 visit to the People’s Republic of China

Ethical Encounters

Illuminates how visual practices of recollecting violent legacies in Bangladeshi cinema can generate possibilities for gender justice Read a blog entry by the author

Giving Back

Explores transnational giving practices as political projects that shape the Filipino diaspora

Graphic Migrations

Examines “what remains” in migration stories surrounding the 1947 Partition of India

The Language of Political Incorporation

How the language of migrant networks affects political incorporation

Q & A

A vibrant array of scholarly and personal essays, poetry, and visual art that broaden ideas and experiences about contemporary LGBTQ Asian North America