Weijie Song’s New Book

Weijie Song’s New Book

Mapping Modern Beijing investigates five methods of representing Beijing–a warped hometown, a city of snapshots and manners, an aesthetic city, an imperial capital in comparative and cross-cultural perspective, and a displaced city on the Sinophone and diasporic...

New Publication in Honor of Jonathan Chaves

“The Poet as Scholar: Essays and Translations in Honor of Jonathan Chaves ” is a tribute to our forum member, Jonathan Chaves, Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at George Washington University since 1979. In this volume, there are essays and...
Jonathan Chaves’s New Book

Jonathan Chaves’s New Book

WEN TONG (1019-1079) is considered the supreme master of bamboo painting in the history of Chinese art. According to his friend and admirer, Su Shi (Dongpo), the greatest poet of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), “When Wen Tong painted bamboo, he himself became...