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American Research in the Humanities in China Fellows


The Committee on Scholarly Communications with China (CSCC) Program awards grants to U.S. scholars for research in China for periods of 4-12 months. Funding for the program was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The CSCC, jointly sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council, was established in 1966 to promote contacts between individual American scholars and private scholarly groups and their counterparts in China.

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Scott B. Cook
Scott B. Cook|Abstract

Professor, Chinese and Japanese, Grinnell College - Imbibing the Spirits: The Virtues (and Vices) of Alcohol in Early Chinese Culture

Xun Liu
Xun Liu|Abstract

Associate Professor, History, Rutgers University-New Brunswick - Daoist Monastic History, Clerical Activism, and Modern Reforms in Nanyang, 1860s-1950s

Siyen Fei
Siyen Fei|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, University of Pennsylvania - Chastity and Empire: A Comparative Study of the Chastity Cult in Ming Border Areas

Mark S. Swislocki
Mark S. Swislocki|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, New York University Abu Dhabi - Classifiers, Hunters, and Conservators: Natural History and Human Animal Relations in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century China

Alexa Alice Joubin
Alexa Alice Joubin|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University - A History of Modern Chinese Humor