Associate Professor of History Guo Wu’s research article “Speaking Bitterness: Political Education in Land Reform and Military Training under the CCP, 1947-1952” has been accepted for publication and will appear in the peer-reviewed journal The Chinese Historical Review, vol. 21, no. 1 (Spring 2014): pp. 3-23.
Professor of Political Science Sharon Wesoky co-organized the conference Political Humor in Modern China: Interdisciplinary Perspectives at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on December 10-11. The conference was funded in part by a $20,000 grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. She also presented a paper at the conference, “The Politics of Cynicism
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu published an invited book review on Peter Zarrow’s “After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885-1924” (Stanford University Press, 2012) in “Frontier of History in China,” Vol. 8, No. 4, 2013, pp. 637-640. Dr. Wu was also approached by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press to