China

A New Era for Chinese Cartoons (Manhua)?

March 15, 2017 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #396 By: Nick Stember – nick.stember [at] gmail.com Chinese manhua (literally, ‘casual pictures’) remain virtually unknown in Europe and North America, trailing Japanese manga in popularity even within mainland China. Though China has a long […]

South Korea

Multicultural Policy in South Korea and its Implications for Social Inclusion of Multiethnic Youth
Taking multiculturalism from vision to reality will require more than policies aimed at social integration

January 25, 2017 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #391 By: Léo-Thomas Brylowski – ltbrylowski [at] gmail.com A record number of children born from mixed marriages are starting to make their way through South Korea’s public schooling system since the country’s multicultural turn in 2007. […]

Japan

The Heroism in Edge of Tomorrow

April 29, 2016 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #378 By: Cyrus Huiyong Qiu – cyrusqiu [at] mail.ubc.ca Doug Liman’s epic action sci-fi movie Edge of Tomorrow (starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt) in 2014 was the very first adaptation of Japanese “light novel,” in […]

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