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    ACLS Fellow Candacy Taylor presented her research on "The Negro Motorist Green Book" at the 2017 ACLS Annual Meeting 

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Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society Grantees


ACLS offers a program of support for collaborative work in China studies, funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

Awards are made to proposals adopting an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective: projects that, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and shifting populations of China. Proposals are expected to be empirically grounded, theoretically informed, and methodologically explicit.

Read more about this program. This program was formerly known as New Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society.

Sherman Cochran|Abstract

Professor, History, Cornell University - The Capitalist Dilemma in China's Communist Revolution: Stay, Leave, or Return?

Christopher Gordon Rea|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, University of British Columbia - Circuits of Cultual Entrepreneurship in China and Southeast Asia

Robert J. Culp|Abstract

Associate Professor, History, Bard College - Intellectuals, Professions, and Knowledge Production in Twentieth-Century China

Tze-lan Sang|Abstract

Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon - Documenting Taiwan on Films: Methods and Issues in Documentation

Dirk Meyer|Abstract

Lecturer, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford - Literary Forms of Argument in Pre-modern China

Nicolai Volland|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore - The Cultures of Emergency: Patterns of Cultural Production in Times of Turmoil, 1937-1957