Tag Archives: China

My Old Faithful

Through 10 interconnected short stories, which take place in China and the United States over a 30-year period, Boston College alumna Yang Huang introduces readers to a close-knit Chinese family. Her new book, My Old Faithful (University of Massachusetts Press, 2018), … Continue reading

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Hollywood, China and creative freedom

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences faculty member Martha Bayles writes on the rocky romance between Hollywood and Xi Jinping’s China for the Claremont Review of Books. Bayles is a film and TV critic for the Claremont Review and the author of Through … Continue reading

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How Did China Get So Big?

University of Chicago Professor of Modern Chinese History Kenneth Pomeranz will deliver a talk titled “How Did China Get So Big? Redefining the Qing Realm and its Subjects ca. 1750-1900″ on Feb. 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room … Continue reading

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Best Book Award

Associate Professor of History Ling Zhang‘s book The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048-1128 (Cambridge University Press, 2016) has received the 2017 George Perkins Marsh Prize as the best book on environmental history … Continue reading

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Sallis in China

Frederick J. Adelmann, S.J., Professor of Philosophy John Sallis traveled to Tongji University in Shanghai where he spoke about philosophical exchanges between American and Chinese philosophers. His lectures were organized in connection with the publication of a Chinese translation of his … Continue reading

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The liberal arts & China

Woods College of Advancing Studies Assistant Dean You Guo Jiang, SJ, is the author of Liberal Arts Education in a Changing Society: A New Perspective on Chinese Higher Education (Brill Academic Publishers, 2014). This work provides a unique focus on the re-emergence … Continue reading

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Endangered species

BC alumna Yang Huang’s novel Living Treasures (Harvard Square Editions, 2014) is set in China, Huang’s native country. Huang tells the story of Gu Bao, a law student who befriends a panda and a woman hiding from China’s one-child policy enforcers. … Continue reading

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