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Chinese Studies in North America Project Update Haihui Zhang March 27, 2009.

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1 Chinese Studies in North America Project Update Haihui Zhang March 27, 2009

2 Background Book Structure Chapter Contributors Progress and Project Results

3 Background Development of Chinese Studies in N. America -- Rapid development since 80s -- Extended research disciplines and new developments -- Significant research accomplishments -- Key issues, puzzles, debates, and challenges

4 Background (cont.) Needs from Chinese scholars -- Centers of Chinese studies abroad in China -- Publications on China studies abroad -- Translations of English academic works -- Expectations for scholarly exchanges and cooperation

5 Background (cont.) The project aims at: -- conducting a comprehensive academic review on Chinese studies in North America on the past decades -- assessing the scholarship of Chinese studies in North America -- discussing future trends -- opening up academic cooperative opportunities -- reviewing and presenting unique sources on Chinese studies in N. America

6 Book Structure - Chinese Studies in North America: Research, Teaching and Resources Part one: Academic Part two: Teaching and programs Part three: Resources Appendices

7 Book Structure (cont.) How the structure is formed -- literature review -- faculty recommendations -- cooperative opportunity between scholars and librarians -- publishers inputs

8 Chapter Contributors Editorial team Haihui Zhang (University of Pittsburgh) Zhaohui Xue (Stanford University) Shuyong Jiang (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)

9 Chapter Contributor (cont.) Preface one Cho-yun Hsu, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, U. of Pittsburgh Preface two Eugene Wu, Librarian Emeritus, Harvard- Yenching Library, Harvard University

10 Part one: Academic Anthropology Dru Gladney (Pacific Basin Institute, Pomona College) Art - Art history Cary Liu (Princeton U.) - Modern art Minglu Gao (U.of Pittsburgh) China classics studies Dongfang Shao (Stanford U.) Drama Min Tian (U. of Iowa) Economics - Pre-modern Christopher Isett (U. of Minnesota) - Modern and contemporary Thomas Rawski (U. of Pittsburgh)

11 Education Xuelan Rong (U. of N. Carolina Chapel Hill) History - Early China Paul Goldin (U. of Penn) - Early Medieval China Cynthia Chennault (U. of Florida) - Tang studies Lu Yang (U. of Kansas) - Song and Yuan studies Hilde De Weerdt (U. of Oxford) - Ming studies Martin Heijdra (Princeton U.)

12 - Qing studies Evelyn Rawski (U. of Pittsburgh) - 20th century Win-hsin Yeh (UC Berkeley) - City history Liping Wang (U. of Minnesota) Law - Legal history of Qing and Minguo Matthew Sommer (Stanford U.) - Chinese law studies Wei Luo (Washington U.) Linguistics Victor Mair (U. of Penn)

13 Literature - Early China Martin Kern (Princeton U.) - Middle period Tian Xiaofei (Harvard U.) - Song-Yuan Ron Egan (UCSB) - Ming-Qing Wilt Idema (Harvard U.) - Modern Wang Ban (Stanford U.) Music Bell Yung (U. of Pittsburgh)

14 Political science - China politics Wenfang Tang (U.of Pittsburgh) - China's foreign and security policies David Shambaugh (George Washington U.) Religious studies - Buddhism Huaiyu Chen (Arizona State U.) - Popular religion and Daoism Shin-yi Chao (Rutgers U.)

15 Science history Benjamin Elman (Princeton U.) Sociology Xueguang Zhou (Stanford U.) Women studies Lu Weijing (UCSD)

16 Part two: Teaching and Program Chinese language courses in U.S. T.C. Yao and K.T. Yao (U. of Hawaii) Survey on Chinese studies programs in N. America Hong Xu (U. of Pittsburgh)

17 Part three: Resources A Short History of the Chinese Libraries in N. America Tai-loi Ma (Princeton U.) Resources on Buddhism studies in U.S. Chi-wah Chan (Yale U.) Resources on Daoism studies in U.S. Li Wang (Brown U.) Observation on Research and Resources of Modern Chinese Social, Economic and Cultural History in North America Hong Cheng (UCLA) An Overview of Research Resources in North America for Studies of Modern and Contemporary Chinese history Yuan Zhou (U. of Chicago) Resources on Ancient Asia History in N. America Xiaohe Ma (Harvard U.) Study of Chinas Minorities in North America: Survey of Programs and Resources Grace Weirsma (Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard U.)

18 Chinese Local History and Research Resources Zhijia Shen (U. of Washington) Resources on Chinese Immigration to N. America Liren Zheng (Cornell U.) Review and Summary on Resources of Chinese Immigration to S. America Xiuying Zou (U. of Pittsburgh) Guide to U.S. Resources on Missionaries in China M.Y. Poon (Library of Congress) Materials on Chinese YWCA Held in N. America Su Chen (U. of Minnesota) Resources on Chinese Women Studies in N. America Karen Wei (U. of Illinois Urbana Champaign) Introduction to China Law Collections and Resources in the United States Nongji Zhang (Harvard U.)

19 A Content Analysis of Research on Chinese Education ( ) Chengzhi Wang (Columbia U.) Zao Liu(Texas A&M U.) Resources on History and Criticism of Chinese Literature Shuyong Jiang (U.of Illinois Urbana Champaign) Chinese Linguistics in the United States: A Literature Analysis Peter Zhou (UC Berkeley) Translation of Chinese Classic and Modern Literature in the US Guoqing Li (Ohio State U.) Independent Thought, Independent Camera, and Independent Record-Chinese Independent Film and Its Collections in North America Jim Cheng (UCSD) Resources on Chinese Art History in North America Min Xu (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY)

20 Electronic Resources and Chinese Studies in North America: Application and Impact Jidong Yang (U. of Michigan) Chinese Rare Book Project in Princeton University Soren Edgren (Princeton U.) An Introduction to China Data Center and the Data Resources on Population, Economy and Environment of China Shuming Bao (U. of Michigan) Scholarly Communications on Chinese Studies: An Analysis of English Serial Publications Su Chen (U. of Minnesota) Chengzhi Wang (U. of Columbia) The Development of Chinese Studies in the U.S. in the Perspective of Dissertation Resources Tao Yang (Rutgers U.)

21 Analysis of Reference Books on Chinese Studies in N. America Xian Wu (Cornell U.) Review on Two Publications about Chinese Studies Scholars in N. America Haihui Zhang (U. of Pittsburgh) Appendix: Zhaohui Xue (Stanford U.) Directory of Chinese studies institutes in N. America List of academic journals for Chinese studies in N. America

22 Progress and Project Results One book : Chinese Studies in North America - Research, Teaching and Resources 2010

23 Progress and Project Results (cont.) Two related conferences co-organized by East Asian Library, University of Pittsburgh Center for China Studies Abroad, Chinese Academy of Social Science Center for Chinese Studies abroad, Beijing Foreign Studies University

24 Progress and Project Results (cont.) International Conference for Chinese Studies in North America Summer, 2010) Host Center for Chinese Studies Abroad East China Normal University Co-host Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

25 Thank You!

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