Call for Papers: 60th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (Deadline: April 1, 2018)
The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) annual conference program committee invites proposals for panels and papers concerning China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Chinese diaspora for the 60th Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 5-7, 2018.
After giving birth, Chinese mothers often "sit the month" to restore their bodies with the help of a confinement nanny.
Scott Tong's A Village With My Name offers a unique perspective on the dramatic changes in China from the late Qing dynasty to today.
The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.
Chinese online dating services have grown increasingly popular as they draw on traditional Chinese dating values such as material security and marriage-focused relationships.
Robeson Taj Frazier's book was reviewed by Joseph Parrott for the History of African Americans discussion list in June 2017.
Leslie K. Wang's book was reviewed by Catherine Ceniza Choy for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.
Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally.