Terry Lautz examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.
Calls for Papers
Call for Papers: Creative China: 2nd International Symposium on Comparative Sinology International Center for Comparative Sinology China University of Mining and Technology (Deadline: March 1, 2017)
The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) provides an open platform to bring together scholars worldwide to present current research and stimulate exchanges on new developments in finance. The next conference will be held from July 12 to July 15, 2017 in the city of Hangzhou.
Papers and panel proposals are invited for the 12th Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference: The Poetics of Asian Cinemas. With the support of the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) at Lancaster University, in conjunction with the Asian Cinema Studies Society, the conference is planned for July 10-12, 2017, at Lancaster University, UK.
This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.
This bi-annual conference for undergraduate students is organized and hosted by The Modern Languages programs at the University of Pittsburgh and will feature one prominent keynote speaker in addition to the papers presented by undergraduates.
Sponsored by the Tang Center and to be published by Columbia University Press, the “Tang Center Series in Early China” includes new studies that make major contributions to our understanding of early Chinese civilization or that which break new theoretical or methodological grounds in Early China studies.
The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.
Call for Papers - The Nancy Bernkopf Tucker and Warren I. Cohen Books on American-East Asian Relations (no deadline)
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF CHINESE STUDIES (a peer-reviewed English journal, included in ProQuest Database System).The journal is published in English and is edited at Xiamen University.
Economic and Political Studies is published by Renmin University. Research articles, review essays, research reports and book reviews are all welcome. Both qualitative and quantitative articles are eligible for possible publication in the journal.
USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen published an op-ed on China’s richest man and the leader of one of its most prominent companies. His essay was published by Nikkei Asian Review on January 7, 2017.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Stein Ringen. In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.