Chinese Studies

China-Related Theses, 1996-2006


Caihuajia | 2007
The Qinghai-Tibet railway: a mirror of China's development

Glaser | 2007
Marketing "Minzu": the cultural politics of ethnic tourism in post-Mao Yunnan

Moseley | 2007
Constructing nations, nomads and grasslands: enclosure on the rangelands of Amdo

Hayward-Allen | 2006
The demolition of Zhejiangcun: a state spectacle of destruction on a Beijing migrant enclave


Jacobs | 2005
Intertwining images: art's role in Qianlong's vision of Sino-European relations

Sjoberg | 2004
Where practice and theory converge: Guo Xi's Early Spring

Wingfield | 2001
The Xu Bing phenomenon


Gillette | 2007
Reading the republican child: May Fourth ideology and the creation of a modern children's literature in "The Scarecrow"

Salazar | 2007
An analysis of gender reconstruction in  Zhang Yimou's "Red Sorghum", "Ju Dou", and "Raise the Red Lantern"

Willey | 2006
Cinematic absence

Buffalo | 2006
Su Shi's "Poems matching Tao"

Iwasaki | 2005
In love with the past: the relationship between nostalgia and same-sex love in "Farewell My Concubine" and "Fleeing By Night"

Mieling | 2005
A personal public: form and meaning in Han Shaogong's Maqiao Cidian

Hakkenberg | 2004
Re-articulating literary dissent: an analysis of Wang Shuo's Playing for Thrills

Larson | 2003
The development of intellectual historiography in the classical period: early attempts to order the Hundred Schools of Chinese philosophy

Raguso | 2002
Reclaiming the self: an autobiographical reading of Wang Meng's Bolshevik Salute

Janes | 2001
Cosmological models and  healing in the Huangdi Neijing

Gottlieb | 2001
Hi-yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!: decoding the martial arts film: genre utilization in Tsui Hark's "The Blade"

Steinke | 2000
A mirror for the romantic: literary creativity in Pu Songling's Liaozhai Zhiyi

Hong | 2000
Writing "Qing", or "my innermost feelings" in "Ci": marginality in the poetry and poetics of Liu Yong and Li Qingzhao

Rassoul | 2000
Investigating the myth of Chinese identity and national crisis: an unintended aftershock of NATO's bombing of the Chinese embassy

Nutter | 2000
The growth of hope in the writings of Xu Dishan

Strong | 1999
Poor Han Yu

Goff | 1998
Strategies of representation and the concept of legitimacy in Sanguo Yanyi and Sanguo Zhi

Peterson | 1998
Fishbones in their throats: the poetry and political dissent of Qu Yuan, Su Shi and Hu Feng

Greenberg | 1998
The ghost of the pot: aesthetic and pragmatic approaches to Yuan Dynasty justice operas

Gunderson | 1998
Beyond the pleasure of spectacle: the aesthetic contribution of China's fifth generation film-makers

Henderson | 1997
I eat jade: on the correction and prevention of pronunciation difficulties for American students learning Mandarin Chinese


Weiss | 1999
Painting to fill the void: exploring the Chinese concept of xu


Patterson | 1996
The early development of Wu Wei: a comparative evaluation


Smith | 2007
Economic geography in post-reform China

Wong | 1999
Gender wage differential in rural China


Hu | 2003
The agricultural surplus-extraction mechanism: an explanation for owner-cultivated land reform in Taiwan


Gordanier | 2007
Perils of the pear garden: social and legal restrictions  on the theatre in late imperial China

Maguire | 2007
Soviet influence and autochthonous agency on the early public health practitioners of the PRC

Creamer | 2006
Industrialization and environmental degradation in The People's Republic of China: a historical examination of the third front program

Schlickeiser | 2006
An analysis of Jesuit methods of conversion as used in China  during the late Ming

Becker | 2005
Intellectual synthesis in late Qing and early Republican China: Kang Youwei, Tan Sitong, and Liang Qichao

Kim | 2005
Peasant migration and mobile citizenship in northeast China, 1900 - 1930

Lindsey | 2005
The parallel enterprise: Hong Taiji and the forging of an eastern Mongol empire by the pre-conquest Manchus

Grande | 2004
Unpacking the baggage: Victorian women travel writers in China

Stoller | 2002
Chinese and Western  discourses on Chinese minority nationalities in the twentieth century: they are at an earlier stage of historical progression; we can help them catch up

Keisel | 2001
Conflict and identity: the origins of Chinese nationalism

Murphy | 2001
Rulership, realm, and resources: the Mongol conquest of the Southern Song Dynasty, 1234 - 1279

Spivey | 2001
Two frontier areas of the Ming and Qing dynasties

Metro | 2000
Historiography on "Tai-shan" "ethnic" "nationalism": possibilities for a discursive transformation of "modern" "Burma"

Wilson | 2000
Crossing the tracks: the formation of Chinese-American  identities in  Fresno, California, 1910 - 1950

Ratner | 2000
Reconsidering peasant livelihood and economic growth in Lake Tai Delta, China, 1840 - 1940

Netting | 1998
A war on three fronts: artwork, political work and economic work in the Sha'anxi-Ningxia-Gansu borger region

Dowl | 1998
Safe harbor: Japanese antisemitism, foreign policy, and the Jewish refugee crisis in Shanghai, 1938 - 1939

Fontenot | 1997
Joining the struggle: women and modernization in early 20th century China

Lerner | 1997
Who lost China: the China lobby and U.S. China policy

Choy | 1996
Integrating the Amahs into Chinese immigrant history: a historical study of Chinese female domestic servants in Singapore, 1930 - 1965


Alberts | 2003
A diagnostic pendulum: condemning Chinese psychiatric abuse


Stephenson | 2002
Identity and interaction: the China Inland Mission in Shanxi, China, 1876-1905


Serebrin | 2004
Analysis of the focused object construction in Mandarin

Keeler | 2000
"Written in the spoken tongue": reforming diglossia in China, 1840 - 1940

Stafford | 1998
Nominal number marking in  Mandarin Chinese and English: a test of linguistic relativity

Wallace | 1996
Coverbs and grammaticalization of categories in Mandarin Chinese

Political Science/ICPS

Englander | 2005
Towards political order: a study of bargaining and exchange in rural China

Maughan | 2003
The dragon takes flight: China, development, and the WTO


Chapman | 2007
The adoption of Buddhist terminology, imagery, and concepts in the Chinese Manichaean "Hymnscroll"

Finger | 2007
The sacralizing stage: late imperial Chinese ritual opera, performative exorcisms, and "Mulian rescues his mother, an opera for goodness"

Cooper (Stephenson) | 2006
Facing Indra's net: a text-based analysis of the case for an innate Buddhist environmentalism

Kniffin | 2006
Falun Gong and Li Hongzhi's mechanized  redemption in the Information Age

Peterson | 2006
The immortal discourse: tracing Ge Hong's tradition of transcendence

Marr | 2005
Immanent objects: a study of Buddhist relics, icons, and sutras through the lens of Ennin's diary

Moll | 2005
The Daodejing and expression of interpretation through translation

Schroeder | 2005
Gary Synder's imagined window on paleolithic Buddhism

Madenski | 2004
Avelokitesvara in a raincoat: Heart Sutra interpretation and ritual practice in Portland, OR

Beebe | 2003
For "you," from "me": on constructed audiences and identities of two Taiwan Buddhist organizations

K. Nelson | 2001
American Buddhist ritual: a case study in ritualization, ritual change, and ritual interpretation at a Portland, Oregon temple

Gustafson | 2000
Correspondences with the uncanny: the Shan Hai Jing and sacred knowledge in early imperial China

J. Nelson | 2000
Aberant trance states in Buddhist meditation: a cognitive view of mysticism

Eberhart | 2000
Tradition imprisoned: can Buddhism support the rehabilitative function?

Hagen | 1999
The Kalachakra Tantra in the age of strife: modern Tibetan identity and the globalization of ritual

Latka | 1999
Naming and the return to unity: name magic in the Mao Shan tradition of Great Purity

Newburger | 1999
God's descending in clouds (UFOs): explication of a modern Taiwan sectarian movement

Cooper | 1998
The forgotten Buddhists: Chinese women resisting acculturation in California, 1853 - 1973

Nicholson | 1998
A vision of the great eastern sun; "Expedient means" and living eschatology in Chogyam Trungpa's "Shambhala training"

Newton | 1998
"The way of Yao and Shun": Chu Hsi's intellectual genealogy (Tao-t'ung) as myth