A Few Things I am Working On

In the tradition of City Lights Books and Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s “I Am Waiting,” I am working very slowly on a process and I am working on re-acquiring the previously acquired and I am working on the counter-offense, the protracted war, and the Kishi-inspired-insurgency that never ended and I am working on my fingernails badged by reprints of Hamburg Fremdblatt and news of bombs over the … Continue reading A Few Things I am Working On

Hello Boston

I have had a pleasant few days in Berlin corresponding with the editors at MIT Press and Harvard in getting my new article primed for publication. Please be on the lookout for it: Adam Cathcart and Charles Kraus, “The Bonds of Brotherhood: New Evidence of Sino-North Korean Exchanges, 1950-1954,” Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3 (2011): 27-51.¬†¬†Preliminary copies can be obtained from … Continue reading Hello Boston

Advance! : Sino-Korean Research in the Publication Pipeline

Seattle is full of goodness on this misty, sunny, drizzling, French press in the morning weekend.¬† Eastern mountains blaze with snow and light, Japanese-Americans send out slabs of sushi in Bellevue (Seattle’s Orange-County-with-rain banlieue), pages get scribbled in a windowsills on Fremont‘s young and proletarian streets, Taiwanese dole out sticky rice to a multinational gaggle on University Avenue, and funky Chinese jukebox joints thrum with … Continue reading Advance! : Sino-Korean Research in the Publication Pipeline

Reflections on Fieldwork, Forthcoming, and the Battlefield of Peer Review

Forthcoming After using this blog to pump up my collaborative effort with Chuck Kraus in Journal of Korean Studies to understand a concrete instance of rebellion in North Korea, it occurred to me that I had another essay floating through the system about rebellion in an earlier period in Korea. I did some checking and it appears that my short article on the Tonghak Rebellion … Continue reading Reflections on Fieldwork, Forthcoming, and the Battlefield of Peer Review