UOG releases ninth volume of Pacific Asia research journal – Marianas Variety

MANGILAO (UOG) — The University of Guam College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has released Volume 9 of its peer-reviewed online journal, “Pacific Asia Inquiry: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.” The volume is available for download on the UOG website at

The journal, first published in 2010, aims to advance knowledge and understanding of the Asia-Pacific region by showcasing scholarly research in the social sciences and liberal arts relating to the Mariana Islands, Micronesia, and the wider Pacific as well as Asia-oriented studies that make connections with Pacific Islands.

This latest volume includes an article on the iconic storyboards of Palau, an article comparing Chinese privilege in Singapore and Taiwan, and an article on reconnecting to pre-colonial era CHamoru women in Guam, among others.

The volume also includes book reviews on “Children of Chuuk Lagoon: A 21st Century Analysis of Life and Learning on Romonum Island” by Mary Spencer, “The Battle Over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War” by Stephen Murray, “Ship of Fate: Memoir of a Vietnamese Repatriate” edited by Tran Dinh Tru, and “Jesuits at the Margins: Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769)” edited by Alexandre Coello de la Rosa.

The college is seeking papers for its next volume. Submission procedures are available at For more information, contact the editor of Volume 10, Dr. Michael Clement, at [email protected].

About Pacific Asia Inquiry

The Pacific Asia Inquiry is a peer-reviewed online journal first published in 2010. It is edited and produced by the University of Guam’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Its stated mission is to showcase works on the PacificAsia region, and, aligned with the University’s Good to Great initiative, to advance knowledge and understanding of this region. The PAI provides a necessary outlet for contributions drawn from multiple disciplines in the social sciences and liberal arts, with Pacific Asia always its central theme.

For more information about Pacific Asia Inquiry and to view past volumes, visit

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