Tani Barlow is George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History. Her focus is Chinese intellectual and women's history. She is the author of In the Event of Women (Duke University Press, forthcoming, 2018), The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism (Duke University Press, 2004), and Inter/National Feminism and China, Ito Ruri and Kobayashi Eri, trans., (Tokyo: Ochanomizu Press, 2003). In addition, Barlow has edited and co-edited nine published books, including The World Looks at China: Twenty Years of positions: asia critique (Nanjing University Press, 2016, in Chinese), The Modern Girl, Colonial Modernity, and East Asia (Iwanami Shoten, in Japanese, 2008); New Asian Marxisms (Duke University Press, 2002); Cinema and Desire: The Cultural Politics of Feminist Marxist Dai Jinhua (Verso, 2002); and I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling (Beacon Press, 1999). Barlow has published twenty papers in edited books, about forty articles in academic journals, edited or co-edited forty-seven journal issues, and curated a contemporary arts festival.
Modern China - HIST.342.901
A survey of Chinese history from c. 1800 to the present, focusing on the related themes of imperialism, nationalism, modernization and revolution.