Tag Archives: China

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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The Virgin Mary in Chinese iconography

The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History (Hong Kong University Press) is a new book forthcoming from Father Jeremy Clarke, SJ, a historian whose expertise is the history of  Catholicism in China. Through a prism of history, theology … Continue reading

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Catholic Shanghai

Father Jeremy Clarke, SJ, a historian whose expertise is the history of  Catholicism in China, has authored Catholic Shanghai: A Historical, Practical and Reflective Guide. It is a pilgrim’s guide to the history and significance of Catholic sites in Shanghai. … Continue reading

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