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“Who’s Afraid of Xu Nini? Rural Women, Unruly Memories, and China’s Collective Past”
March 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Professor Hershatter is a two-time recipient of the American Historical Association’s Joan Kelly Memorial Prize in Women’s History: for Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Shanghai (University of California Press, 1997); and for The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past (University of California Press, 2011). From 2011 to 2012, she served as President of the Association for Asian Studies, the largest professional body of Asian studies scholars in North America. She belongs to the generation of scholars who launched gender studies and women’s history in the China field, and is its most prominent spokeswoman today.
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