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Session 22: Foreign Bodies: Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China
“The Smell of the Orient”: Cultural Critiques and Connections in 1920s Peking Language Classrooms, Eric Henry
Tianjin’s Hyper-colonial Space and the Italian Dream of Empire, Maurizio Marinelli
Takeda Taijun in Shanghai: Recollections of Republican China and Imperial Japan , Barbara T. Hartley
Sissywood versus Alleyman: Going Nose to Nose in Shanghai, Douglas Brown

Session 23: Urbanization, Urbanism and Tibetan Civilization
Tibetanising Lhasa: rural-to-urban migration, sinicisation, and the new indigenous urbanism of Tibet., Ivan Costantino
Pastoral Urbanism and State Building in the Zeku (Tsekhog) Tibetan Autonomous County in the 1950s, Benno Weiner
Sedentarisation of Tibetan Pastoralists: Governmental Re-settlement Programs in Amdo , Jarmila Ptackova
The Urban Morphology of Tibetan Towns in Historical and Comparative Perspectives, Gregory Rohlf

Session 24: Constructing Spatial Knowledge in Modern China: Geography, Law, and Literature
Traveling for Ten Thousand Li (Xing wanli lu) - Trudging Towards A “New Geography”, Zhihong Chen
A New Knowledge for a New Society: The Rise of Historical Geography During the Nanjing Era (1927-1937) , Tze Ki Hon
The Contestation over Manchukuo as A Space/Place: Japanese Thought Control and Chinese Literary Production in Manchukuo , Yuehtsen Juliette Chung

Session 25: Chinese ‘Reform and Opening’ Part 2: Social Reform, 'Domestification' and Innovation, a View from the Bottom'
Indigenous Social Work in China: community-based, theatrical, and empowering?, Lawrence J. Deane
Integration of Social Work service and Sustainable Livelihoods: Post-earthquake community-based development, Weihe Guo
"Domestification" of Resources for Grassroots Development: the emerging relationship between NGO's, domestic donor groups, and government in China., Holly Snape
Innovation and the Interaction Between NGOs and Government - a Localized Case Study, Suxia Tian

Session 26: “Progress" Revisited: China in the 1950s
Under Direction: Female Actors on Mao’s Stage in the Early PRC, Brian J. DeMare
Under the Shadow of Progress: Making Chinese Peasants Backward in the Early PRC , Xiaojia Hou
Shanghai Little Men: Social Consequences of the Food Rationing in Shanghai , James Z. Gao
“Born Again”: Thought Reform and Daily Life Among Private Industrialists and Businessman, 1956-1966 , Xiaocai Feng

Session 27: So How Bad Was It? Comparative Decadence of the Jiajing and Wanli Eras - Sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies
All That is Solid Melts into Air: Wang Shizhen, the Taizhou School, and the Cultural Crisis of the Later Ming, Kenneth J. Hammond
Court vs. Society: Political Cultural Transmutation from the Jiajing to Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty, Yifeng Zhao
The Contentious Discourse of Authority: Chastising the Emperor in Late Ming China, Peter Ditmanson

Session 28: Wood to Stone and Beyond - Chinese Architecture Through the Materials Microscope
The Fourth Dimension of Wood, Alexandra Harrer
Build for the Living: Brick and Stone Buildingsof the Yuan dynasty in South China, Lala Zuo
Shining Splendor: The Historical Significance, Structure and Composition of the Chinese Copper Hall, Jianwei Zhang
Beyond Wood and Stone: The Non-Material Aspect of Chinese Architecture, Cary Y. Liu

Session 49: Trying Experiences: Empirical Claims, Practical Experiments, and Authenticating Knowledge in Modern China
Fake Things, True Claims: Practice (Shiyan) and Authentication in 1930s’ Chinese Collectanea on Domestic and Industrial Science, Eugenia Y. Lean
Shishi qiu shi: Experimenting with the Past in Modern Chinese Science, Grace Y. Shen
The Role of Experiment and the Significance of Failure in Mao-Era Agricultural Science, Sigrid Schmalzer
"The People's War against Earthquakes": Science and Natural Disasters during the Cultural Revolution, Fa-Ti Fan

Session 51: The Courtroom of History: Truth, Justice, and Narrative in Modern China
Trials of Sovereignty: Chinese Nationalist Trials of Japanese War Criminals, 1946-1949, Chang Cai
PRC Mass Trials of Hanjian and War Criminals in the Early 1950s, Klaus Muehlhahn
China’s Cultural Revolution: Violation of Law, or of the Laws of History? , Alexander C. Cook
Authoritarian Adjudication: Redressing the “Unjust, False, and Wrong Cases,” 1978-1983, Daniel Leese

Session 52: Roundtable: What is a Socialist Legal System with Chinese Characteristics?

Session 53: On Uncharted Paths: Commerce, Networks, and Moral Strategies in Early Modern China - Sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies
Li Yu’s Development of Print as a Social Networking Technology in the Early Qing, S. E. Kile
Law, Order, and the Supernatural: Public Trials in Xingshi yinyuan zhuan, Xiaoqiao Ling
Rewriting the Travels of Zheng He: Xiyang Ji and the Imagination of Foreign Lands in Ming China, Ning Ma
The Art of Confidence in the New Book of Swindles, Bruce Rusk

Session 54: The Wisdom in the Memories of the Great Famine's Survivors: Oral History Testimonies on the Origins and Development of the Great Leap Forward Famine in Rural China, with Special Reference to Narratives of Survival and Devastation in Anhui Province
The Origins and Nature of Communist Party Leadership in Southeast Anhui in the 1950s, with Special Reference to the Modality of Rule that Crystallized in the Great Leap Forward and to Its Role in Spiking the Death Rate in the Course of the Great Leap Famine, Huilin Lu
Under the Bamboo Forest: Some Reflections on Individual Memories of the Great Leap Famine's Death Rate at the Household Level and Village Level: What the Oral History Evidence Tells Us. , Ralph A. Thaxton
Trauma, Memory, and Identity in the Aftermath of the Great Leap Forward Famie: Findings from Oral History Research in Xuancheng, Anhui., Min Audrey Yang

Session 55: Roundtable: Seeing Through Chinese Costume and Textiles

Session 56: New Poetic Voices in an Old Tradition: Classical Chinese Poetry at the Turn of the Age (The 19th Century to the Early Republican China)
Jin He (1818-1885) and the Poetic Tradition of the Female Knight-errant in 19th Century China , Tsung-Cheng Lin
Wang Kaiyun’s “Ode on the Old Summer Palace” and the Advent of World Literary Modernity, Jon Eugene von Kowallis
Nature and the Inner-World of Chen Sanli’s Classical-style Poetry, Wuei Yi Chang
Allusive Memories: The Qing Loyalist Chen Zengshou’s Ci Lyrics, Lap Lam

Session 77: Roundtable: A Quarter Century of Fieldwork in Tibet: A Panel in Honor of Melvyn Goldstein - Sponsored by China and Inner Asia Councial (CIAC)

Session 78: Innovations and Diversification in China's Local Environmental Politics
Perverse Incentive Structure in China’s Environmental Politics: How the Local Governments Were Encouraged to Produce Environmental Policies Implementation Gaps, Ran Ran
Does Cadre Turnover Help or Hinder China’s Green Rise? Evidence from Shanxi Province, Genia Kostka
Local Anti-incineration Campaigns in China, Thomas Johnson
From Complainer, Protestor to Participant?: A Study of Public Participation in Local Environmental Protection in Guangdong, Fengshi Wu

Session 79: Seeing is (Dis)believing: Visuality, Truth Claims, and Representation in Modern China
To See a Devil in the Light: Visuality and Invisibility in Late Qing and Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction , Mingwei Song
The Purloined Map: Cartography and Politics in Modern China, Enhua Zhang
The Topography of Desire: Classical Poetry, Photography, and Male Bonding in 1910s China, Shengqing Wu
Model Polemics and Visual Modernity: Art Education, Gender, and Media in the Republican China, Jianhua Chen

Session 80: Treaty Ports, Loans, and Customs: Reconsidering the Narrative of Semi-Colonialism in Modern China - Sponsored by the Historical Society for Twentieth Century China
Synarchy: What Happened to It?, Ernest P. Young
Synarchy Revisited: A Plea for Internationalization in Warlord China, Edward A. McCord
Bonds with Japan: Separating Foreign Loans from the Narrative of Colonialism in China, 1910-1921, Elya J. Zhang
Rival Imperialists and the Smuggling Crisis, 1935-1937: Japan confronts the West in China, Emily M. Hill

Session 81: Treasure Hunt: New Primary Sources and New Scholarship on Chinese Catholicism in Modern Chinese History
The Cross on the Grasslands: the Influence of Catholicism on Nomadic Culture in Inner Mongolia in the Late 19th Century China, Shirnuud Sudebilige
Missionaries, Money, Power and Violence: Correspondence from the Parishes of Taiyuan Diocese 1901-1949, Henrietta Harrison
The Secret of Holy Economics: Power Projection through Property Ownership by Catholic Missions to Guangzhou, China (1860–1910), Hongyan Xiang

Session 82: Place, Memory, and Visuality in Chinese Painting
Earth and Vision in Bian Shoumin's (1684-1752) Still Lives, Birgitta Augustin
Death and Absence: Wu Li’s (1632-1718) "Remembering the Past at the Xingfu Chapel" , Ning Yao
Why the Bloodbath Needed the Moonlight? – Xunyang River in Double Duty, Eugene Y. Wang
Place and representation: Li Keran’s "Model Workers and Peasants at Beihai Park", Yan Geng
Remembering past travels: Place, vision and representation in Huang Binhong’s paintings around 1953, Juliane Noth

Session 83: Ritual Anomalies: New Perspectives of Death Ritual in Imperial China
Making Death Proper: A Case Study of a Western Han Burial, Jue Guo
Mourning Divorced and Remarried Mothers, Yiqun Zhou
Ritual Without Rules: Han-Dynasty Mourning Practice Revisited , Miranda D. Brown
Qing Eunuchs in Mourning, Norman Kutcher

Session 105: Dong nan xi bei: Chinese Cultural Production and Its Transnational Contexts
Ozu Yasujiro and "Homage" Cinema , Margaret Hillenbrand
Why Sinophone Malaysian Literature?, Alison M. Groppe
"China" on Stage: Locating Gao Xingjian and Stan Lai in the Chinese Diaspora, Alexander Huang
A Brave New World of Literature: Mapping China's Cultural Encounter with the Socialist World, 1949-1960, Nicolai Volland

Session 106: Ethnicity and State Power in China’s Western Borderlands: The Early People's Republic
Same Dream, Different Beds: The Convergence of Nationalist and Communist Ethnic Policies in Xinjiang and Abroad, 1949–1971 , Justin M. Jacobs
Agricultural Collectivization and the Opposition of Border Minorities: The Mashan Region of Guizhou in 1956, Haiguang Wang
The Centralizing State: Social Investigations, Political Campaigns, and Regime Consolidation in Xinjiang, 1949-1955 , Charles Kraus
The Party and Tibetans in Aba: 'Ethnic Unity', Democratic Reform and Local Resistance, 1950-1959, Donald S. Sutton

Session 107: Generations of Wild Grass: Lu Xun's Ye Cao and Contemporary Chinese Literature
Lu Xun's Dream Narratives: Rethinking Realism, Roy B. Chan
The Literary Life of Death in Lu Xun’s Prose Poetry, Nicholas A. Kaldis
Intractable Paradox: The Chinese Reception of Wild Grass, Charles A. Laughlin
Misdirection is Direction -- the Poetics of Hinting in Wild Grass, Nick Admussen

Session 108: The Indigenization of Higher Education in Republican China’s Christian Colleges
T.C. Chao and Yenching School of Religion – A Case for the Study of Indigenization of Christian Higher Education in China, Peter Tze Ming Ng
Christianity, Confucianism, and Leaders for a New China: The Case of Francis C.M. Wei, Terry Lautz
Union Theological Seminary’s Role in the Indigenization of Christian Colleges in Republican China, Christopher D Sneller

Session 109: New Perspectives on Language in Relation to Religious Experience in Chan’s Gongan Discourse
Rethinking Yuanwu’s View of the Role of Language in Chan Gongan Discourse, Steven Heine
Chan’s Merging of Gongan with Pure Land Practice in the Ming Dynasty, Morten Schlutter
Do Not Say That You Have Forgotten King and Father: Yunqi Zhuhong's Chan Realism, Matthew Wilhite

Session 110: Men in Mourning: Bereavement, Memory, and Gender in Late Imperial - Sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies
Voice, Person, and Form in Early-Qing Tributes to Wives, Allan H. Barr
Tropes and Personalities: How did men inflect the language of mourning for their mothers, sisters, and daughters? , Katherine Carlitz
Song Maocheng’s Matrixes of Mourning and Regret, Lynn A. Struve
Negotiating Wifely Exemplariness: Guilt, Redemption and Grieving Husbands in 17th-century China , Martin W. Huang

Session 111: Individual Papers: Cultural Revolutions
Urban Transformation During China's Cultural Revolution: The Case of Hangzhou (1966-1976), Zhu Qian
Scar Metaphor and Working Through the Trauma of the Cultural Revolution: Scar Literature from 1977 to 1983, Min Yang
The Great Leap Forward to a Great Famine: A Case Study of Baoying County, 1958-1960, Woyu Liu
The World and the Globe in the People's Republic of China, Zachary Scarlett

Session 131: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Performing Politics in (Post) Cold War China
Parasitical Counter-memory: Jiang Yue and Duan Jinchuan’s The Storm, Tze-Lan D. Sang
Famine, Femininity and Family: Performing the Land in Cold War China , Xiaojue Wang
Teahouse, Warped Space, and the Implosion in Urban Darkness, Weijie Song
Staging Deng Xiaoping: A Wise Leader Or A Traitor? , Xiaomei Chen

Session 132: Workforce: Representations of Labour
All work and no play? Leisure in Chinese propaganda posters, Stefan R. Landsberger
Collective Brush-Work, Christine I. Ho
Posters, history, and marketisation: revolution in Reform, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald
The right to cinematic representation: Challenges to the gongnongbing doctrine and the development of Chinese cinephilia, Yomi Braester

Session 133: Transforming the Canon: The Reconstruction of Modern Chinese Literature
Writing literary history through ‘piecemeal cuts and minor enhancements’: Chinese authorial self-revision across the 1949 divide , Christopher G. Rea
Mechanisms of Control and Strategies of Compliance: Negotiation between Politics, Entertainment, and Subjectivity in the Chinese Film Production , Zhansui Yu
Voyage to Utopia: Liu Qing’s rewriting and defense of writing of The Builders, Xiang He
Moving Serenades: Aesthetic Transformations of Rose, Rose, I Love You From Song to Novel, Lily Wong
Transformation and Loss: The Editing of Mao Dun’s Eclipse, David Hull

Session 134: Contesting Marginality: Visions of Nationhood, Modernity, and Sexuality in the Literature and Films of Republican China
Republican Period Revisited: Pre-War Literary Romanticism in Post-War Hong Kong Cinema , Frederik H. Green
The Edge of the Edge: Gender Politics in the Chinese adaptation of Baudelaire in the 1940s, Liansu Meng
From the Exterior to the Interior: Chinese Women in the Films of the Postwar Years, 1945-1949, Yanhong Zhu
Open Discourses on Sexuality in Shanghai Film Writing and Criticism in the 1930s, Victor Fan

Session 135: Muslim Elites in Republican China: Modernity and Identity - Sponsored by the China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC)
Tradition and evolution in mosque education: The Ikhwan movement in Northwest China, Leila Chebbi
In defense of religion and its people: Hui reactions to anti-Muslim publications in Republican-era mass media, Wlodzimierz Cieciura
Sino-Muslims’ selective learning from the Middle East, Yufeng Mao

Session 136: The Many Lives Of a New Canon: Performance Genres, Print Culture, and Social Reproduction in Qing China
Struggle and Experimentation: Discursive Space in Qing Dynasty Commentaries on The Story of the Western Wing, Stephen H. West
Dramatic Readings: Theater as Text in the Mao Family’s “Seventh Book of Genius” (Story of the Lute), Regina S. Llamas
Staged Performance or Textual Mise-en-Scène? The Afterlife of Story of the Western Wing and Story of the Lute in a Qing Drama Miscellany , Liana Chen
Between Writing Elite and Reading Public: Examination Essaywriting and the Eighteenth-Century Editions of the Cantonese Songbook “Eighth Book of Genius” (Flowery Notepaper), Patricia A. Sieber

Session 137: Self-Censorship in Women’s Writing
The Voice of a Proper Lady: Aesthetic of Decorum in Xi Peilan’s Poetry, Chengjuan Sun
Attachment and Detachment: On Women Burning Manuscripts in Late Imperial China, Yanning Wang
Fear Fame Just Like Fear Tiger': The Ambivalence of Wang Zhenyi, Xiaoxiang Luo
(Self)Expression and Gendered Legitimacy: Projection of Identity in Late Seventh Century through Jinglong Era Literature , Rebecca E. Doran
Self-Censorship Bound to Marginal Registration: Courtesan Poetry from the Northern Quarter in Ninth-Century China , Jinghua Wangling

Session 138: Edges of the Mongol-Yuan World: Situating the Yuan Dynasty in New Spatial and Temporal Contexts
A Gathering with the Past: Yuan Scholars and Their Song Predecessors, Christina Yu
Gansu under the Yuan: Tangut Martial Families and the Tangut Homeland in Transition, Ruth W. Dunnell
The Yuan and Things: Southern Transformations of Mongol Material Culture, Anne Gerritsen
Flourising Maritime Contacts and Expanded Chinese Knowledge about the Islamic World in Yuan-Dynasty China, Hyunhee Park

Session 139: Word and Image--Medieval Art of China
Undiscovered Art Treasures Newly Found, Yuqun Li
Pure Land Doctrine and Visual Representations in Dunhuang, Yagi Haruo
Beliefs Made Visible , Lidu Yi
Magic Words on Mountains, Lei Xue

Session 160: Beyond Chineseness: Space, Identity, and Politics in the 'Margins'
Beyond “Taiwaneseness”? Genetic Inclusions and Exclusions, Jennifer A. Liu
War Memory and Identity Politics in Postwar Cantonese Cinema, Jing Jing Chang
From Mutilation to Multiculturalism: The Allegory of Zheng He’s Life in Kuo Pao Kun’s Descendants of the Eunuch Admiral, E. K. Tan
Undocumented Multilingualism: Voicing the Foreign Worker in Contemporary Singaporean Cinema, Brian Bernards

Session 161: Dynamics of Evolving State-Society Relations in Contemporary China: Historical, Political, and Social Perspectives
Creating Memories Along the Sino-Russian Border: The Blagoveschensk Massacre and the Post-Mao Politics of “Wenshi Ziliao” Production, Martin Fromm
Women and Marital Disputes: The Gendered Politics of Lodging Complaints in Rural China, Ke Li
Permanent Temps: Labor Dispatch and New Trends in State-Labor Relations in China, Lu Zhang

Session 162: What Worked and What Didn’t: Wartime Mobilization Across Social Strata
Chinese National Salvation Movement in British Hong Kong, Yan Lu
How Not to Do It: Alienating Local Elites in Red Cross Mobilization in the Sino-Japanese War, Caroline Reeves
Mobilizing and Training China's Military Health Workers, 1937-1945, John R. Watt
Women and the Development of International Relief Networks in Wartime China, Helen M. Schneider

Session 163: Memory, Narrative, Community: Reinventing the Past in Tibetan Art and Text
An Ordinary Life? Zhuchen's Autobiography and the Dilemmas of Emulating the Buddha, Nancy G. Lin
Displaying Cosmopolitanism: Painting the Former Lives of the Buddha in 14th century Tibet, Sarah A. Richardson
Reimagining Tibetan Historiography on Gongpa Rabsal, Nicole Willock
"This Is the Lineage of Blessings": Lama Zhang and the Charismatic Articulation of Tradition, Carl S. Yamamoto
The Memory of the Miraculous: Yogic Power in the Religious Biography of Drupwang Amgon Rinpoche, Annabella C. Pitkin

Session 164: How to Flourish and Prosper: Geographic Mobility and Family Strategies in Pre-20th Century China
Geographic Relocation and the Exploitation by Late Tang Elites of Capital-Based Social Networks, Nicolas Tackett
Hard Choices, Successful Compromises: Government Service, Filial Piety, and Changes in Elite Family Life During the Song , Cong Zhang
Registering for Prosperity: The Household Registration System and Family Strategies in the Qing , Yongtao Du
Family, Lineage, and Migration in the West River Basin, 1570-1870, Steven B. Miles

Session 165: To and From Beijing: Mobile Painting in 18th-Century China
Orthodoxy and Innovation: Wang Yuanqi and an Emergent Qing Court Style, Stephen H. Whiteman
Court Painter Outside the Court: A Case Study on Chen Mei (c. 1694-1745), Lihong Liu
The Circulation of Perception and Deception: Nian Xiyao and 'The Study of Vision', Kristina R. Kleutghen
The Afterlife of the 'Forty Views of the Yuanming yuan', John R. Finlay

Session 166: Contested Space: New Research on the Tombs of China's Ruling Elite
At the Mouth of the Grave: the Deposition of Chariot Parts in Elite Burials, Joy Beckman
Monumental Rock-Cut Tombs and Political Self-Fashioning in Han China, Allison R. Miller
Imagining Early Imperial Tomb Jades in the Western Han Capital, Susan N. Erickson
The "Hall of Rest" (qindian) and Surrogates for the Dead in Early China, Aurelia A. Campbell

Session 167: Reading Genres of Discontinuous Narratives: Fragments and the Literati Culture in Traditional Chinese Texts
Fragments of “Famous Mountains:” Xie Lingyun’s “You mingshan zhi”, Ping Wang
Anecdotes and Community: A Kaleidoscopic History in the New Tales of the Great Tang, Manling Luo
History out of the Fragmented and Trivial: A Song Perspective on Anecdotal Memories of the Tang in the Tang yulin (Forest of Anecdotes on the Tang), Amelia Ying Qin
Pieces of Food and Culture – Yuan Mei and His Recipe Book Suiyuan shidan , Yan Liang

Session 186: Liberal Democratization in East Asia? Local and National Perspectives
The Local Factor in China’s Intra-Party Democracy, Cheng Li
South Korean Democracy in Light of Taiwan and Southeast Asia, Erik Mobrand
Unorganized Resistance and The Emergence of Civil Society in China, Kate X. Zhou

Session 187: The Urban Imaginary: A Space for Struggle, Status, and the Transformation of Chinese Migrant Workers
Countering Subordination: The Contours of Chinese Migrant Domestic Workers’ Action and Resistance, Mei-Ling A. Ellerman
Migration Experience, New Media Technologies, Gender, and Agency , Cara Wallis
Individuality vs. Institutional Support: A Reflection of the Historical Experience of China’s Rural Migrants , Danning Wang
Mapping “Floating Graduates” in Guangzhou: Class Identities, and Social Mobility of Highly Educated Migrants in Urban Space, Kimiko Suda

Session 188: Editors as Cultural Producers in Republican China
Teaching English, Defining Chinese: Fong Foo Sec and Zhou Yueran , Michael G. Hill
A Garden of One’s Own: Zhou Shoujuan and His Making of the Semi-Monthly Ziluolan, Shaw-Yu Pan
“Sophisticated Entertainment”? Nudes and Lin Zecang’s Editorial Practice, Liying Sun
The Joy of Editing: Transgression and Border-Crossing in Publications by Gao Jianhua and Xu Xiaotian, Michel Hockx

Session 189: Community, Genre, and Power in Web-Based Popular Chinese Fiction
Seeking Mr. Right: Appropriation and Power in Web-based Chinese Popular Romance , Jin Feng
The Consumption of Fantasy in the Chinese Internet Age: Novoland and Its Creative Community , Xiqing Zheng
Of Ghouls and Graves: The Genrification of Chinese Fiction on the Internet , Heather Inwood

Session 190: Gender and Identity Among Uyghur Youth
Heads of the Class: Uyghur Women’s Pursuits of Higher Education, Identity and their Redefinition of Gender Roles , Timothy A. Grose
Look Out Young Man, the Girls are Watching You: Uyghur Self-Help Books and the Maintenance of Gender Roles, Joshua L. Freeman

Session 191: The Teaching and Acquisition of Chinese Vocabulary and Characters – Discussions in a Modern Context - Sponsored by the Chinese Languagte Teachers Association
Radical Awareness and Children’s Literacy Development in Chinese: A Synthesis of Studies , Yan Liu
A Survey of Methods and Techniques in L2 Beginning Chinese Vocabulary Instruction, Juchun Wei
Instructional Instruments for Character Acquisition - Traditions and Applications of New Technologies , Yi Xu

Session 192: The Politics of China’s Expanding Role in Africa: International Implications, Domestic Dynamics, and Local Policy
An Africa Strategy for China? China’s Growing Role in Africa and the Pan-African Response , Carla Freeman
An Africa Strategy for China? China’s Growing Role in Africa and the Pan-African Response , Tabitha G. Mallory
Chinese wholesale/retail in Dakar and Johannesburg: ethnic enclaves or new spaces of interaction?, Romain Dittgen

Session 193: Gender Paradigms Before and After the Scholarship of Susan Mann
Writing Marital Intimacy after the Works of Susan Mann , Weijing Lu
The Courtesan’s Other: Visibility, Sexuality, and the Republican Lady in Early Twentieth Century China , Joan Judge
Women’s Learning: Gender and Ethnicity in Local History, Guotong Li
Constructing Masculinity: Extending Susan Mann’s Work to the Study of Merchant Material Culture in Late Imperial China , Yulian Wu
The State in Susan Mann’s Gender History, Zheng Wang

Session 194: Stage, Space, and Page in Early Modern China, 1100-1900
From Backstage to Balcony: Transformations of Theater Architecture and the Birth of Spectatorship, 1100-1700, Ling Hon Lam
Acoustic Connections, Off-Stage Voices, and the Evocation of Immanence: The Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Rumor in the Opera of Li Yu, Paize Keulemans
Official Life: Homoerotic Self-Representation and Theater in Li Ciming's Yuemantang riji, Cuncun Wu
One as Form and Shadow: Theater and the Space of Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century Beijing, Mark J Stevenson

Session 195: Individual Papers: The Marginalized Past of the 1940s -1950s China: Collaborators, Prisoners, Prostitutes, and Soviet Movies
The Banality of the Sublime: Consuming Soviet Movies in Pre-Socialist China, Xuelei Huang
Testimony, History, and Ethics: The Memory of Jianbiangou Prison Camp, Sebastian Veg
Engendering Contempt for Collaborators: Anti-Hanjian Discourse Following the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945, Yun Xia
From Singing Girl to Revolutionary Artist: Female Entertainers in Chinese Socialist Transformation across 1949 Divide, Mi Zhao

Session 215: Mobility, Agency, and Interconnections in Rural China
‘Left Behind’ and ‘Vulnerable’? Agency, Cooperative Conflicts, and Well-Being Among Women in Rural China, Tamara Jacka
Where are the Caregivers?: Gender, Mobility and Translocal Elder Care in Rural and Urban China , Ellen R. Judd
“It’s Just Like Being There!”: Mobile Modernity and Rural China in the Age of the Internet , Elisa Oreglia

Session 216: Modern Media, Material Pasts: Photography and the 'Object of Culture' in Early 20th-Century China
Not Doubting the Image: Gu Jiegang and Chen Wanli’s Photoessays of Tang Dynasty Buddhist Temple Sites, Shana J. Brown
Collectable Artifacts: Cultural Beijing of the 1930s in Photographs, Wei-Cheng Lin
The Rhetoric of the Trace: Zhu Xie’s Photographic Record of Nanjing, 1936, Catherine Stuer
Mediating Evidence: Liang Sicheng’s Representation of Ancient Chinese Architecture, Delin Lai

Session 217: The Nation-State and the Remaking of Urban Social Space
State, Space, Ritual: The Goddess of Mercy and Chinese Religious Landscape in Singapore, Chang-hui Chi
Gender, Space, and Mediated Memories as Contested Terrains: The Twenty-Five Maiden Ladies' Tomb in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Anru Lee
Burn your ghost money elsewhere: Urban citizenship and the dislocation of communal ritual in Taipei, Elana Chipman

Session 218: Representing Intercultural Transposition in Buddhist Mongolia
‘Mongols’ in the Buddhicization of Tibet and China: Late Mongol Readings of Tibetan-Language Sources, Matthew W. King
Maitreya in Mongolia: Discourse Beyond Sectarian Orders?, Uranchimeg Tsultem
Envisioning Mongolian Buddhist Identity through Chinggis Khaan, Vesna A. Wallace
Revolutionary Snapshots: S. Buyannemekü, the Sükhebagatur Club and the Idea of Literature During the First Years of the M.P.R. , Simon Wickhamsmith

Session 219: Roundtable: Methods of Writing History Before and After the Scholarship of Susan Mann

Session 220: Spatial Studies of Chinese Religions and Society
Spatial Explorer of Chinese Religions and Society, Shuming Bao
The Spatial Religion and the Christian Church Shortage Area Identification in China, George Zhaohui Hong
Locating Religious Sites at the Local Level, Peter K. Bol
Spatial Analysis and GIS Modeling of Regional Religious Systems in China, Jiang Wu

Session 221: The Origins and Nature of Militarized Societies in Early Medieval China
Ties That Bind: Ways of Building and Sustaining Comradeship Among the Fighting Men of the Northern Dynasties , Scott Pearce
Militarized Society of the Northern Zhou Under the Xianbei Rulers: An Archaeological Perspective, Mandy Jui-Man Wu
Military Culture in the Southern Dynasties, Mark Ed Lewis

Session 222: Rhetorics of Eroticism in Chinese Art and Literature, Song to Ming
Interiority and Surface, Gender and Performance: Mirrors and Makeup in Song Dynasty Painting and Poetry , Lara C. W. Blanchard
Reentangling Word and Image in Chen Hongshou’s Eroticizing Images of Women, Tamara H. Bentley
The Pleasure of Reading: Pictorial Commentary in Erotic Novels of the Late Ming, Suzanne E. Wright

Session 223: Individual Papers: Ethnic Frontiers
The Impact of Global English in Xinjiang, China: Linguistic Capital and Identity Negotiation Among the Han and Ethnic Minority Students, Ge Jian
Water Politics and Ethnic Relations: A Case Study of the Management of Water Resources and the Preservation of Water Rights in Contemporary Indigenous Society, Taiwan, Ching-hsiu Lin
Roads and Railways in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: Instruments of Economic Transformation and Territorial Delineation, Agnieszka Joniak-Luthi
From Bazaar to Buxingjie (Pedestrian Shopping Street): Characteristics of Chinese Urban Space and Its Manifestation in the Uyghur Autonomous Region Xinjiang, Madlen Kobi
Ethnic Intermarriage in Urban China: No Selectivity of Socioeconomic Status Involved, Wei Xing

Session 243: From Marginality to Liminality: Culture, Geography, and Identity Formation in Taiwan
Imagined Homeland during the Cold War: Cultural Nostalgia and the Mainlander Native Place Associations in Taiwan, 1962-1987, Dominic Meng-Hsuan Yang
Baodao Syndrome: Encounters between Taiwan Identities and Imaginations of Chinese Mainland Visitors at Taiwan’s Tourist Destinations , Chienyuan Chen
Taipei Chic vs. “Other” Taiwanese: Women’s Talk Shows and the Politics of Identity, Hsin-I Sydney Yueh
From Marginality to Liminality: Taiwan’s Historical Situation of Threshold as a Case Study in Geopolitics, Stephane B. Corcuff

Session 244: In the Market for a State: Economy and State-Building on the Chinese Peripheries
The Bureaucratization of Business: Bankruptcy in Wartime Chongqing, Maura D. Dykstra
Minerals at War: Nationalist China and the markets for Tungsten, 1937-1946, Judd C Kinzley
Do You Have a Permit for That? Commercial Licensing in Mongolia in the Early Nineteenth Century, Jonathan Schlesinger
Law, State-Building, and the War on Smuggling in Coastal China, 1927-1937, Philip Thai

Session 245: Production of Femininity in Chinese Contemporary Visual Arts: Presentation, Contestation, and Exploitation
The Pregnant Nude and Photographic Representation, Shu-chin Tsui
The Evocation and Contestation of Femininity in the Artworks of Qin Yufen, Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu
Cinematic Visualization of Visible Ghosts: Countering the Essentialist Tendency in Li Ang's Literary Works , Ya-Chen Chen
Torture, the Female Body, and the Chinese Espionage Thriller: Analyzing the Chinese Film The Message , Li Yang

Session 246: Localism in Modern Chinese History: Sichuan in the Republican Era
Constitutionalists in Republican Sichuan, Xiaowei Zheng
Partifying Sichuan: The Chinese Youth Party in Sichuan 1927-1937, Nagatomi Hirayama
Creating a New World in Beibei: The Vestige of an Urban-Rural Continuum in Modern China,1927-1936 , Guo Wang
Survival During the War of Resistance: Secondary Schools’ Relocation to Sichuan, 1937-1945, Jennifer Liu
Orphans’ Factories and Fields: Local Communities of Production and Learning in Wartime Sichuan, M. Colette Plum

Session 247: Globalizing Media and Soft Power – The Case of China
China’s Quest for “Soft Power”: Imperatives, Impediments, and Irreconcilable Tensions?, Yuezhi Zhao
Success or Failure? China's Promotion of Soft Power in Africa, Xiaoling Zhang
Projecting Beijing: CNC World and “A New International Perspective”, Joshua Neves
Ethnic Chinese Television and China’s Television Globalization, Shuyu Kong

Session 248: New Applications of Regional Systems Analysis in Chinese History
Spatial Structure of the Great Leap Famine in the Lower Yangzi Macroregion, Mark G. Henderson
The Xinyang Incident: A Spatial Investigation of Causes and Responses, Anthony Garnaut
The Structure of Tibetan History: A Regional Systems Survey, Karl E. Ryavec
Environmental and Imperial Geography Along the Yellow River, Ruth Mostern

Session 249: Clash of Empires at the Margins: Late Qing State-Building and Imperialist Competition in the Southwest and Inner Asian Border Regions
Border Demarcation and Territorial Sovereignty in Yunnan during the Late Qing, Eric Vanden Bussche
Late Qing “New Policy” Reforms in Central Tibet , Yudru Tsomu
Qing state-building and imperialism in Xinjiang: technology as culture, Rian Thum

Session 250: Art and Agency of the Qianlong Court
Reimagining New Territory: the Making of Qing Imperial Authority on Qianlong's French-made Battle Pictures, William Ma
Praying for Ten-thousand Goodness: On Ding Guanpeng’s The Buddha Preaching and Its Context in the Qing Court, Ching-Ling Wang
East of India and West of Beijing: Qianlong’s Replicas of Wutai Shan and the Creation of Manchu Buddhism, Wen-shing Chou

Session 251: Icons, Charts, and Talismanic Scripts: Text and Image in Daoist Visual Culture
True Form Charts and the Daoist Visuality, Shih-Shan S. Huang
Perfect Writs, Jade Talismans and Numinous Charts: A Study of the Concept of “Image” in Early Daoist Scriptures, Shu-wei Hsieh
What is Daoist Iconography?, Lennert Gesterkamp
The Production and Agency of Daoist Scriptural Illustrations in the Ming Dynasty, Chui Ki Wan
Floating Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors: Boat-dwelling Fisherpeople’s Mobile Pantheon and Ancestral Hall , Ching-chih Lin

Session 252: Issues Facing At-Risk and Institutionalized Youth in Contemporary China
Autism Services for Families in China: The Need for State and Civil Society Cooperation, Helen McCabe
Connections and Dissentions Between Civil-Run and State-Run Institutions in Central China: Changes and Continuities in Two Intertwined Child Welfare Regimes, Julia Toebben
Beyond 'Dying Rooms': Collaborations between the Chinese State and Western NGOs in the Care of Institutionalized Children, Leslie K. Wang

Session 271: The Politics of Regulation in China’s Strategic Industries
The Politics of Regional Monopolies in China: Oil and Power Companies , Kun-Chin Lin
The Political Economy of Chinese Competitive Industries , Yukyung Yeo
Regulatory Construction of a Lifeline Industry: The Turbulent Path of Airlines Reform, Sarah B. Eaton
National Policy Paradigms and Local Government Initiatives: The Campaign of Industrial Upgrading in China’s Electronics Industry, Ling Chen

Session 272: Is Knowledge Power?: The Information Order in Late Imperial China
Official Knowledge and the Knowledge of Officials: The Case of Qi-shi-yi, Matthew W. Mosca
State-making and Strategic Knowledge in the Late Qing: The Case of the Chinese Telegraph Administration, Stephen R. Halsey
How to Teach World History Without Mentioning the French Revolution: Education and Orthodox Knowledge in the Late Qing , Fei-Hsien Wang

Session 273: Governance, National Identities, and Economic Strategies of Post-Colonial Singapore and Macao
Building the Single and Multi-Dimensional National Identities in Post-Colonial Singapore and Macao, Bill K. P. Chou
Economies of Singapore and Macao in Global Financial Crisis: Responses, Recovery and Prospects, Yang Zhang
No paper title submitted, Yoong-yoong Lee
What has Macao Learned from Singapore’s Capacity-Building Programs? , Chiew S Ho

Session 274: Suspect Loyalties: Negotiating Community and Nation in Wartime China
Chicken-Footed Gods or Village Protectors? Wartime Conscription and Community in Sichuan's Villages, Kevin P. Landdeck
A Bodhisattva Descends to Hell: The Buddhist Collaboration of Wen Lanting in Wartime Shanghai, 1937-1945, James B. Jessup
Playing Hide-and-Seek with the Enemy: Two Magistrates and Their County Governments as Refugees, R. Keith Schoppa

Session 275: Making 'Minzu': Music, Dance, and the Multi-Ethnic Chinese Nation
Embodying the Minority: Mongolian Dancer Siqintariha and Ethnic Identity in China, Emily E. Wilcox
Negotiating Chinese National Identity through Ethnic Minority Dance on the Global Stage: from Sprit of the Peacock to Dynamic of Yunnan, Ting-Ting Chang
Making Minzu Heritage in Xinjiang , Elise M. Anderson
Resignifying Minzu: The Tsuur Revival in Inner Mongolia , Charlotte D'Evelyn

Session 276: Citizen Participation and Political Change in Contemporary China
Autocrats’ Dilemma: Evaluating the Political Impact of Authoritarian Elections in China, Xin Sun
Participation and Representation in Deliberative Politics in China: A Case Study on Public Hearings, Ceren Ergenc
Deliberative Governance and Democratization in Post-reform China, Beibei Tang

Session 277: Reconceptualizing Virtue and Beauty in Unconventional Genres: The Exemplary Women in Late Imperial and Early Republican China
Female Exemplarity in the Vernacular: Filial and Chaste Heroines in Stories from the End of the Ming, Maria Franca Sibau
“Guardians of Family Health: From the Exemplary Wife to the Hygiene Advocate”, Binbin Yang
“Gender, Virtue, and Popular Aesthetics in Manchu Storytelling: The Recreation of the Heroine Zhao Wuniang in Zidishu (Bannermen Tales)”, Suet Chiu
“Who are the Most Beautiful Women of China? : The Conjuncture of Past and Present in the ‘One Hundred Beauties’ Genre in the Early Republican Period”, Xiaorong Li

Session 278: Individual Papers: The Embodiment of Medieval Chinese Religious Traditions
The Flavor of Meditation: Botanical Metaphor and Religious Efficacy in the Chan Bencao of Song China, Robban Toleno
Deviant Viewers and Gendered Looks: Erotic Responses to Sacred Images and Their Subversive Potential in Song China, Hsiao-wen Cheng
Power of Words: Incantatory Healing in Medieval China, Yan Liu
Critique and Harmonization: Shenqing and His Beishan Lu in the Tang-Song Buddhist & Literati Discourses, Kwok-Yiu Wong
Bridging the Gap: Zhang Sheng and the Creation of the Mount Longhu Daoist Lineage, Paul A. Amato

Session 294: Roundtable: How Can China Studies Contribute to the General Study of Society and Politics?

Session 295: Flesh for Fantasy: Performing the Chinese Past in the Age of Digital Photography
“Tableau Vivant” and Antiquarianism in Contemporary Chinese Experimental Art , Yuhang Li
“Historical Photo Book:” Antiquarianism in Contemporary Chinese Youth Culture , Zhange Ni
The Reinvention of “Han" Robes and Rituals: Contextualizing Hanfu Movement in Urban Youth Culture , Huaiyu Chen

Session 296: Religion and the State in Modern China
"Love Science and Do Away with Superstition": Anti-superstition, exhibition, and propaganda in Mao-era Shanghai, Denise Y. Ho
Is Buddhism a Religion? Urban Lay Buddhists Contending with the P.R. Chinese State's Multiple Framings of Religion, Alison Denton Jones
The Political Economy of Religious Revival, Karrie Koesel
Miracles, Healing, and the Authentication of Faith: How the True Jesus Church Grows in Mainland China and Taiwan, Jiexia (Elisa) Autry

Session 297: Emperors and Ministers During the Ming – a Re-Evaluation of the Dynamics of Power in Late Imperial China
The Mingshi Version of the Jiajing Reign: The Emperor and his Ministers, Ihor Pidhainy
Martial Spectacles of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644): The Sovereign and his Ministers, David Robinson
The Third Party: ‘The People’ in the Ming Ruler-Minister Relationship, Sarah Schneewind

Session 298: Seeing Double? Paired Imagery in Buddhist Art in China
Bhaisajyaguru and the Thousand-Armed Avalokitesvara: Common Elements in their Iconography and the Significance of their Pairing, Tamami Hamada
Guanyin and Dizang: The Creation of a Chinese Buddhist Pantheon., Chun-Fang Yu
Pairing of the Thousand-armed Avalokitesvara and Manjusri: A Regional Symmetry?, Michelle C. Wang
King and Son: Images of Vaisravana and Nezha in a Late 9th-century Dunhuang Cave, Karen S. Hwang
Nan zuo, nu you: Paired Male and Female Donor Images of the Northern Dynasties, Kate A. Lingley

Session 318: Development with Tibetan Characteristics in Contemporary China
Morality, Marketization, and Monasticism: Tibetan Buddhist Development in Contemporary China, Jane E. Caple
Herders without flock: the perception of ‘job’ and livelihood strategies for the inhabitants of the resettlements on Qinghai Tibetan Plateau, Elisa Cencetti
The Cultural Power of Privatization in a Tibetan Carpet Factory, Tracy Zhang
Negotiating with Heretics: The Dynamics of Exchange and Cooperation between Tibetan Buddhist and Bonpo Institutions in Contemporary Nyag rong (Xinlong) Prefecture, Marc des Jardins
The Third Generation: Generating Agency in Tibetan literature, Francoise Robin

Session 319: Revenue, Democratic Institutions, and Authoritarian Rule In China
The Bureau-Contracting State: Incentives, Rents, and Development in Local China , Yuen Ang
Information Management and Regime Resilience in China, Martin Dimitrov
Central-Local Relations in the Local People's Congresses in China, Tomoki Kamo
The Effects of Resource Endowment on Local Governance in China: An Initial Assessment, Jing Vivian Zhan

Session 320: Grassroots Governing Networks and Institutional Accountability in China
Sustainable Resource Governance by Indigenous Institutions: The Case of Water Management in Four-Community-Five-Village in Shangxi, China, Ching-Ping Tang
From Administrative Control to Platform Management: State-Society Interaction in Zhongguancun Innovation Model Park, Beijing, Sheng-Wen Tseng
Civic Engagement in Performance Evaluation of the Public Sector in China: Building Horizontal Accountability for Enhancing Vertical Accountability, Bennis Wai-yip So

Session 321: The YMCA in China as Transnational History
The Institutional Transformation of Moral Governance: The YMCA and State Making in Revolutionary China, Xiaohong Xu
YMCA and the Anti-illiteracy Movement for the Chinese Labor in France, Donghua Zhou
Revolutionary Christianity: The YMCA , YWCA of Shanghai and the Communist Party during the Anti-Japanese War , Xiaoyang Zhao
Lyon and his comrades: Indigenizing YMCA in China 1895-1925, Su Chen
Taking Care of History: The Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Ryan Bean

Session 322: The Dis/Appearance of the Political Mass in Contemporary China
Cultural Representation and Self-Representation of Dagongmei in Contemporary China: Can there be a minor genre of resistance?, Justyna Jaguscik
Thinking with crowds in contemporary Xinjiang?, Gardner Bovingdon
Envisioning a New Hong Kong Subject: Political Activism and Artistic Intervention, Chun Chun Ting
Masses from the Margins: Collective Action and Imagined Solidarities at the Edges of Official Public Space in Contemporary China, Anup Grewal

Session 323: Gender and Transnationalism in China
The Impact of War on Transnational Consciousness in the Chinese Women’s Movement, Louise Edwards
From China to America and Back: Gender and Chinese Identity Transnationally , Lisa C. Fischler
Transnational Solidarity among Women Activists in Hong Kong, Adelyn Lim
Indigenization, Localization, Nativization: The Meanings of Bentuhua and Transnational Feminism in China , Sharon R. Wesoky

Session 324: Making Shanghai One's Own: The British, the Qing Loyalists, and the Communists
Managing Nuisances in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1860s-1880s, Wennan Liu
Qing Loyalists in Shanghai: Creating a Traditional Illusion of a Modern City, Dandan Chen
Imagining Socialist Shanghai, Jin Jiang

Session 325: Revisiting the “Liberated Woman” -- Women’s Liberation in 20th-Century China
Between the State, the Individual, and the Camera: the Representation of the “Maoist Woman”, Xin Huang
Family Video or Collective Memories: “Shooting” Female Workers from Former State-Owned Enterprises in Urban China, Shuxuan Zhou
The Construction of Rural-to-Urban Female Migrants as Objects of Development: An Analysis of Two NGOs in Beijing , Heather Kincaide

Session 348: Rethinking the Mao Era from the Ground Up: Revisionist Approaches
Speaking for the Masses: Letters from the People and the Practice of the Mass Line, 1949 -1959 , Aminda M. Smith
How Maoist China Escaped Famine: A Revisionist View , Felix Wemheuer
Revolutionary Alchemy: Shanghai’s “January Revolution” Reinterpreted, Yiching Wu
Did Mao Save TCM? The curious tale of the professional inclusion of traditional healers in Maoist China retold today, Lena Springer

Session 349: China in World Politics and Global Governance
An Un-civil World View?: Foreign Policy Elites, the Global Times and China’s Foreign Relations, Allen Carlson
Global Authority Structure and the State: China and the Problem of “International Responsibility”, Yong Deng
China’s Participation in Global Governance in Comparative Perspective, Hongying Wang

Session 350: Domestic Politics and External Links in China’s Macao Transformed
E-Politics and the Rising Tide of Macao Youth Activism, Eilo Wing-yat Yu
Social Tension and REgime Response in Post-colonial Macao, Zhidong Hao
For Law and Order: Policing in the Macao SAR, Lawrence Ka-ki Ho
Macao, China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries, Jose Carlos Matias dos Santos

Session 351: Cries in the Wilderness: Green Cultural Production in Local Cross-Strait Contexts
Seeing the World Through Different Eyes: Eco-Aboriginal Vision in Wu Mingyi’s The Man With the Compound Eyes, Darryl C. Sterk
An Impressive Landscape? Eco–aesthetics, Ethnographic Spectacles and Touristic Consumption in Zhang Yimou’s Outdoor Extravaganza Impressions: the Third-Sister of the Liu Family, Li Li Peters
Bringing it All Back Home: Ecocriticism and Liu Liangcheng’s One Man’s Village , Thomas Moran
A Remonstration in the Wilderness: Xu Gang’s “I Wish that the Woodcutters Would Wake Up!” and the contextualization of global environmentalism into the Chinese social imaginary, Matthias Liehr

Session 352: Legal Knowledge, Popular Culture, and Politics of Judicial Reform and Continuity in Qing China, 1651-1911 - Sponsored by the Society for Qing Studies
Contestation over Knowledge and Justice: Private Legal Advisors, Judicial Administration, and Challenges to Imperial Control in Qing China, 1651-1911, Li Chen
“Grave Destruction” Cases in Nineteenth-century Taiwan: Geomancy, Judicial Politics, and Litigation Strategy, Weiting Guo
Institutional Constraints and Innovations: A Case Study of the Adjudicative Bureaus (fashenju) in Late-Qing China, Shiming Zhang
Reinventing the Coroner: Legal Reform and Forensic Science during the New Policies Reform Period, 1908-1911, Daniel Asen

Session 353: Classical Daoism and Ethics: A Critical Dialogue
"Daoism, Dewey, and the Ethics of Participation” , Matthew L Duperon
“The Ethics of Attunement: The Case for Early Daoism as a Moral Tradition” , Jung H. Lee
“The Moral Psychology of the Sage General in Huainanzi 15, ‘An Overview of the Military’”, Andrew S. Meyer

Session 374: China By Numbers: Quantification and Its Consequences
The Larger Patterns of Small Events: Distant Reading 200 Years of Chinese Court Records, Ian M. Miller
Constructing the Family in Republican China: Shandong 1944, Ronald Suleski
Sifting Civilization: Profit And Gain In The Cultural Revolution, 1966 - 1976, Di Yin Lu
Urban Bias Revisited, Andrew W. MacDonald

Session 375: Transnational Flow & Hybridity: Contemporary Art, Design, and Home in Hong Kong
“Super-Hybridity” + ART HK 11: Hong Kong’s Affair with Hybridity (To be Continued), Alice Ming Wai Jim
Transnational Flow, Cultural Production and Identity: Imagining Red-White-Blue, Wessie Ling
Homey Home: Representations of an Ideal Home in Hong Kong, Eric Ping Hung Li

Session 376: The Unfolding Dynamics of Identity, Education, and Heritage in Post-Colonial Macao
The Interplay of Heritage Protection, Tourism and Urban Planning in Macao, Chi-kuong Derrick Tam
The Politics of Teacher Professionalism in Macao, Wai Kwok Benson Wong
Universities Empowered or Endangered? Academic Capitalism and Higher Education in Macao, Hei-hang Hayes Tang
Post-colonial Macao’s Changing Identity, Malte P. Kaeding

Session 377: Reinventing Commercial Culture in China: from Late Qing to the Early People’s Republic
The Gospel of Development in Late-Nineteenth Century Shandong, Brett G. Sheehan
Transforming Commercial Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century: the Zhenjiang Story, Xin Zhang
Reorganization of Guilds and State Control of Small Business: A Case Study of the Teahouse Guild in Chengdu during 1950 and 1953 , Di Wang

Session 378: Chinese Buddhist Perspectives on Education: Transmission of Tradition and the Challenges of the Modernizing State
The Movement of Founding Schools with Property from Buddhist Temples in Yangtze Delta of China and the Modernizing of Education (1898-1949) , Nan Ouyang
The Rise and Demise of Quanzhou Kaiyuan’s School for Orphans (1925 to 2003), Brian J. Nichols
The Political Accommodations of the Minnan Buddhist Institute: Theories and Practices of jiaoyu in a Sangha Context, Stefania Travagnin
Buddhism and education in contemporary China: State commitments, local governments’ fiscal constraints and temple zhuxue, Andre Laliberte
Schools, Lamas and Pupils in Contemporary China’s Tibet, Marijo Demers

Session 379: Resilient Authoritarianism Revisited
Protests and Policy Change: Provincial Responses to Rural Resistance to Land Takings , Christopher R. Heurlin
Myth of China’s State Capitalism: Firm-level evidence from China, Yu Zheng
Policy Effect of Petitions in Communist China, Jing Chen

Session 380: From Here to There: Destinations and Experiences of Chinese Migrants
Diversification of Destinations among Emigrant Families in Fuqing, China, Eric W. C. Fong
Social network, social capital and domestic violence: comparing marriage migrants with locally-born women, Susanne Y. P. Choi
Neither Here Nor There: Household Organization and Re-organization of Rural-Urban Migrants in China, Cindy Fan
Voices of Early Taiwanese-Chinese Immigrants in Canada and Guam, Nora Chiang