Zhejiang University, September 4-6, 2019
At the March 2019 annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Professor Shu-mei Shih was elected to association's Board of Directors as president-elect.
Professor Ching Kwan Lee's book, The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor and Foreign Investment in Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2017), has won the inaugural Alice Amsden Book Award of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), for “an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of economic behavior and/or its policy implications with regard to societal, institutional, historical, philosophical, psychological, and ethical factors.”
Min Zhou became a sociologist and scholar of Asian America by happenstance, her life coming to mirror the subject of her scholarly research. The Asia Pacific Center director's current projects bring a transnational perspective to bear on her lifelong interest in migration studies and Asian diasporic communities.