Katsuhiko Endo is an assistant professor of Pacific and Asian studies at the University of Victoria. His PhD thesis is entitled “The Science of Capital: Uses and Abuses of Social and Human Sciences in Interwar Japan” (New York University, 2004).
Rossella Ferrari is a lecturer in modern Chinese culture and language at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She has published articles in TDR: The Drama Review, Postcolonial Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, and elsewhere. Her monograph Pop Goes the Avant-Garde: Experimental Theatre in Contemporary China is forthcoming (2012).
Daniel P. S. Goh is assistant professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore. He is the lead coeditor of Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore (2009) and has published on the comparative-historical sociology of colonialism, culture, and state formation in Comparative Studies of Society and History, British Journal of Sociology, among others.
Teresa Kuan is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. [End Page 1215]
Deborah Shamoon is assistant professor of modern Japanese literature and film in the Department of Japanese Studies at the National University of Singapore. She is the author of Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan (2012), as well as several articles on images of girls in manga and film.
Nancy Stalker is an associate professor in the departments of history and Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Prophet Motive: Deguchi Onisaburô, Oomoto, and the Rise of New Religions in Imperial Japan (2008) and of several articles on Japanese cultural modernity.
Mark Swislocki is assistant professor of history at New York University Abu Dhabi. He is the author of Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai (2009).
Yiman Wang received her PhD from Duke University. She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Film and Digital Media at University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research and teaching interests include border-crossing film remakes, transnational Chinese cinemas, nostalgia and cinema, DV image making in contemporary China, and star studies. Her book, Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood, is forthcoming in March 2013.
C. J. W.-L. Wee is associate professor of English at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Wee is the author of Culture, Empire, and the Question of Being Modern (2003) and The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore (2007), and the coeditor of Contesting Performance: Global Sites of Reasearch (2010). [End Page 1216]