Assistant Professor of History at the University of Houston. Professor Cong is a Dr. Cong is a scholar of late imperial and 20th century China, focusing on women's history and intellectual history. She is currently working on a book manuscript, tentatively titled Shaping the Modern Nation-State: Teachers' Schools and the Construction of Culture, Politics and Gender in China, and on an article titled "Planting the Seeds for the Rural Revolution--Local Teachers' Schools and the Reemergence of Chinese Communism in the 1930s." Among her publication are "From Mother to Teachers of Citizens: Nation-state Building and Female Public Education in the Late Qing," Qing shi yanjiu 1 (Studies in Quing history) (2003); "Village Schools in the Reconstruction of Community Organization: The Rural Education Movement and Village Teachers Schools in the 1920s and 1930s," Ershi yi shiji 11 (Twenty-first century) (electronic version, 2002); and "Rethinking China's Education Modernization," Dushu 11 (Reading) (1998).
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Published: Thursday, May 25, 2006
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