New Website

Welcome to the new Asian Ethnology website. We hope you enjoy the new version of the journal.

Volume 76 issue 1 is available to download in PDF form. It can also be viewed directly online in your browser. Volume 76 issue 2 is now available in PDF form and will soon be available for viewing directly online. The content from all back issues of Asian Ethnology, Asian Folklore Studies, and Folklore Studies are also available free as downloadable PDFs.

We are pleased to welcome new staff members Harmony DenRonden (Associate Editor) and Paul Capobianco (Book and Film Reviews Editor) to the journal.

Thank you for your continued support of Asian Ethnology.

Benjamin Dorman and Frank J. Korom, co-editors

The Journal


Asian Ethnology is dedicated to the promotion of scholarly research on the peoples and cultures of Asia. It began in China as Folklore Studies in 1942 and later moved to Japan where its name was changed to  Asian Folklore Studies. It is edited and published at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, with the cooperation of Boston University. Read More...

Current Issue

Asian Ethnology 76 (1)

Asian Ethnology 76 (2)

Past Issues

The content from all back issues are also available free as downloadable PDFs.