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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.

Erica F. Brindley
Erica F. Brindley|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University - Re-evaluating Religion, Philosophy, and the Arts of Early China Through Excavated Texts: Excavated Texts from Chu

Michael Nylan
Michael Nylan|Abstract

Professor, University of California, Berkeley - Chang'an 26 B.C.: Exploring the Ancient Chinese Capital of "Perpetual Peace"

Timothy Brook|Abstract

Professor, University of British Columbia - Early-Modern Statecraft: Between China and Europe

Fang-Long Shih|Abstract

Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK - Re-Constructing Heritage: Place- and Culture-Making in Modern Northeast China

Lisa R. Claypool|Abstract

Associate Professor, Reed College - Putting China on Display: From Nineteenth-Century Museums to Twenty-first-Century Expos

Weipin Tsai|Abstract

Lecturer, University of London - The Power of Information in Shaping Chinese Modernity: A Historical Investigation from the late Qing to Early Republican

Joshua A. Fogel
Joshua A. Fogel|Abstract

Professor, York University - Writings in "Chinese" by Japanese: Analysis and Classification

Susan Whiting|Abstract

Associate Professor, University of Washington - Sending "Rule of Law" to the Countryside: Development Theories and Chinese Realities

Stevan Harrell|Abstract

Professor, University of Washington - Multidisciplinary Histories of Chinese Local Communities

Jiang Wu|Abstract

Associate Professor, University of Arizona - Spreading Buddha's Words in China: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Tina Lu
Tina Lu|Abstract

Professor, Yale University - News and Opinion in Seventeeth-Century China