Skip to main content

East Asia: Find Journals

In This Section

This section includes a list of some journals that include China, Japan, and Korea.

We hope this guide answers your collections-related questions.  Please contact  Janet Pease (jlpease@syr.edu) for  further help.

Find Journals

The following are some journals that have information related to East Asia.

Asian Music (vol. 36 [2005] through current issue)
A leading journal devoted to ethnomusicology in Asian music, publishing all aspects of the performing arts of Asia and their cultural context.

Asian Perspectives (vol. 39 [2000] through current issue)
A leading archaeological journal devoted to the prehistory of Asia and the Pacific region.  In addition to archaeology, it features articles and book reviews on ethnoarchaeology, palaeonanthropology, physical anthropology, and ethnography of interest and use to the prehistorian.

Asian Theatre Journal (vol. 16, no. 2 [1999] through current issue)
Dedicated to the performing arts of Asia, focusing upon both traditional and modern theatrical forms.  It offers descriptive and analytical articles, original plays and play translations, book and audiovisual reviews, and reports of current theatrical activities in Asia.

Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature & Culture (vol. 1 [2007] through current issue)
Aims to promote Korean literature among English-language readers.

China: An International Journal (vol. 1 [2003] through current issue)
Published twice yearly in March and September by Singapore's East Asian Institute, China: An International Journal focuses on contemporary China, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, covering the fields of politics, economics, society, geography, law, culture and international relations.

China Review International (vol. 6, no. 2 [1999] through current issue)
Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, the U.S., and elsewhere.

Journal of Japanese Studies (vol. 30 [2004] through current issue)
The most influential journal dealing with research on Japan available in the English language.  Since 1974, it has published the results of scholarly research on Japan in a wide variety of social science and humanities disciplines, as well as translations of articles from Japanese and substantive book reviews.

Korean Studies (vol. 24 [2000] through current issue)
Korean Studies, edited at the University of Hawaii Center for Korean Studies, seeks to further scholarship on Korea by providing a forum for discourse on timely subjects, and addresses a variety of scholarly topics through interdisciplinary and multicultural articles, book reviews, and essays in the humanities and social sciences.

Late Imperial China (vol. 17 [1996] through current issue)
A principal journal for scholars of China’s Ming and Qing dynasties.  The journal presents methodologically innovative work in political and intellectual history, social, economic, cultural, and gender history, as well as historical demography, art history, religious studies, philosophy, and literature.

Twentieth-Century China (vol. 33, no. 1 [2007] through current issue)
A refereed biannual scholarly journal with issues appearing in November and April.  Published by The Ohio State University Press, the journal publishes original scholarly contributions that set forth innovative research and methodologies engaging significant historiographic or interpretive issues regarding China's long twentieth century as seen through the mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, or diasporic activities.

Subject Guide

Janet Pease's picture
Janet Pease
Contact:
Bird Library

(315) 443-9768
jlpease@syr.edu