Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
Ph.D., 2007, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Chinese
Uganda Kwan’s research interests include translation history of Sinophone communities, Sino-Japanese literature, British imperial and colonial history, late imperial Chinese history, and Sinology. Her current project is “Translating the Chinese Empire.”
Ph.D., 2013, Stanford University, Political Science
Xiaojun Li will revise his dissertation, “The Political Economy of Trade Protection in post-Reform China” for publication. This project focuses on the domestic politics of China’s trade policies in the post-reform era. It suggests that domestic groups in nondemocratic regimes have a greater impact on trade policies than is often recognized by conventional wisdom.
Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Research interests: Chinese literary, film and media studies; the mediation of memories in modern China, including contemporary cultural memories of the 1950s to the 1970s through textual, audiovisual, and material artifacts; transnational cinematic history of Manchuria