Essays and Talks

Three Ways to Remember Liu Xiaobo,” July 13, 2017.

How to Avoid Falling into Traps When Discussing Urban China: Four Strategies,” July 2016.

Oral Sources and PRC History: Best and Worst Practices,” Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Seattle, April 2, 2016.

China’s Other Rural Revolutions 中国的另一种乡村革命,” conference presentation delivered in Chinese, China’s Twentieth-Century Revolutions and their Historical Legacies (20世纪的中国革命及其历史遗产), East China Normal University, Shanghai, December 10, 2014.

Finding & Using Grassroots Historical Sources from the Mao Era,” Dissertation Reviews, December 15, 2010.

Sex, Status, and the Cult of the Early Modern: New American Works on China’s Eighteenth Century,” review essay comparing Matthew Sommer’s Sex, Law, and Society in Late Imperial China and William Rowe’s Saving the World: Chen Hongmou and Elite Consciousness in Eighteenth-Century China, 2004.