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Josephine Chiu-Duke

is a professor in the Department of Asian Studies of the University of British Columbia. She is the author of To Rebuild the Empire: Lu Chih’s His Confucian Pragmatist Approach to Mid-Tang Predicament (SUNY Press, 2000), and numerous essays on Tang China and contemporary Chinese thought. She has also edited, co-edited and co-translated Liberalism and the Humanistic Tradition—Essays in Honor of Professor Lin Yü-sheng (Yun Chen Publishing, 2005), Ying-shih Yü, Chinese History and Culture (2 vols., Columbia University Press, 2016), Ge Zhaoguang An Intellectual History of China (2 vols., Brill, 2014, 2018). Her edition of Lin Yü-sheng’s Recent Works in Chinese Intellectual History is forthcoming soon.

Yung-chen Chiang

is a professor of History at DePauw University. His major publications include Social Engineering and the Social Sciences in China, 1919–1949 (Cambridge University Press, 2001), a biographical tetralogy on Hu Shi, Shewo qishei: Hu Shi (The Titan: Hu Shi), published by the Linking Publishing Company in Taiwan (2011, 2013, 2018, and 2018), and Xingxing, Yueliang, Taiyang: Hu Shi de qinggan shijie (The Stars, the Moons, and the Sun: the Women in Hu Shi’s Life), revised edition, (Beijing: New Star Press, 2012).

Chih-p’ing Chou

is a professor of East Asian Studies at Princeton University, specializes in modern Chinese intellectual history and late Ming literature. His publication includes Yuan Hung-tao and the Kung-an School (Cambridge University Press, 1988), A Pragmatist and His Free Spirit: The Half-Century Romance of Hu Shi and Edith Clifford Williams (Co-authored with Susan Chan Egan, Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2009), The Sparks of Freedom: Hu Shi and Lin Yutang (Taipei: Yunchen, 2018). His Hu Shi’s Thought and Modern China (Beijing: Jiuzhou, 2012) was selected as one of the best 100 publications of the year by several media in China.

Gloria Davies

is a professor of Chinese Studies at Monash University and has published widely on modern Chinese intellectual politics and Chinese literary and cultural topics, including Worrying About China: On Chinese Critical Inquiry (Harvard University Press, 2007) and Lu Xun’s Revolution: Writing in a Time of Violence (Harvard University Press, 2013). She is a regular contributor to the China Story Yearbook project based at the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), ANU.

Gina Elia

is an adjunct professor at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She received her PhD in Chinese Literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Before that, she completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University. She was a Taiwan Fulbright Fellow for the 2016–2017 academic year, and has also received a Foreign Language and Area Studies Grant from the Department of Education. Her essay on Yunte Huang’s poetry collection SHI appears in the online journal Jacket2. She has also published popular articles in the digital magazine CommonWealth and on the website SupChina.

Todd Foley

is a faculty fellow in the departments of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies at New York University, where he teaches courses on modern Chinese literature, film, and critical theory.

Nicholas Kaldis

is the Director of Chinese Studies at Binghamton University (SUNY). He is author of The Chinese Prose Poem: A Study of Lu Xun’s Wild Grass (Yecao) (Cambria Press, 2014), and has published essays on Lu Xun and world literature, modern Chinese fiction and poetry, Taiwan nature writing, contemporary Chinese cinemas, and numerous translations.

Carlos Yu-Kai Lin

is an assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at the City University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on modern Chinese intellectual history, modern Chinese literature and culture, and the history of Chinese fiction. He has taught at UC Berkeley, Davis, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University and he currently teaches at the City University of Hong Kong.

Victor H. Mair

is a professor of Chinese language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the founder and editor of Sino-Platonic Papers and General Editor of the ABC Chinese Dictionary Series at the University of Hawaii Press. He has been a fellow or visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong (2002–2003), the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, 1998–1999), the Institute for Research in Humanities (Kyoto University, 1995), Duke University (1993–1994), and the National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1991–1992).

Shakhar Rahav

is a historian of China in the department of Asian Studies at the University of Haifa. He is the author of The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-Party Politics (Oxford University Press, 2015) and of several articles about intellectuals and politics in twentieth-century China.

Chien-hsin Tsai

was an associate professor of Modern Chinese Society and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of A Passage to China: Literature, Loyalism, and Colonial Taiwan (Harvard University Asia Center Press, 2017) and co-editor of Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader (Columbia University Press, 2013).

Ban Wang

is the William Haas Professor in Chinese Studies in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. His major publications include The Sublime Figure of History (Stanford University Press, 1997), Illuminations from the Past (Stanford University Press, 2004) and History and Memory (Lish yu jiyi) (Oxford University Press, 2004). He has edited and co-edited 8 books on Chinese film, memory studies, Chinese studies in the US, the Chinese Revolution, socialism, and the New Left, including Chinese Visions of World Order: Tianxia, Culture and World Politics (Duke University Press, 2017). He has taught at SUNY-Stony Brook, Harvard, Rutgers, East China Normal University, Yonsei, and Seoul National University.

Gang Zhou

is an associate professor of Chinese in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Louisiana State University. She is the author of Placing the Modern Chinese Vernacular in Transnational Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and the editor of Other Renaissances: A New Approach to World Literature (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2006).

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Remembering May Fourth

The Movement and its Centennial Legacy