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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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Shin-yi Chao
Shin-yi Chao|Abstract

Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Rutgers University-Camden - The Revival of Communal Religion in Rural Northern China

Wendy A. Larson
Wendy A. Larson|Abstract

Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon - Chinese Culture on the Global Stage: Zhang Yimou and the Power of the Nation

Anthony E. Clark
Anthony E. Clark|Abstract

Associate Professor, History, Whitworth University - Friars, Fairies, and the War of Immortals: Rethinking Cultural Conflict in Late-Imperial China

Jie Li
Jie Li|Abstract

Postdoctoral Fellow, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University - Utopian Ruins: A Memory Museum of the Maoist Era

Wenqing Kang
Wenqing Kang|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, Cleveland State University - Life in Silence: Homosexuality in the People's Republic of China

Aida Yuen Wong
Aida Yuen Wong|Abstract

Associate Professor, Fine Arts, Brandeis University - Kang Youwei's Aesthetic Theory, Practice, and Legacy

M B Kwan
M B Kwan|Abstract

Associate Professor, History, University of Cincinnati - Improving the Earth: Chemical Fertilizer in Modern China