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Tong Xu

Tong Xu

Associate Teaching Professor & Interim Director for the Liberal Arts Division

Office
  411A
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4111
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  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1539780450e.utj1539780450s@76015397804502gnot1539780450ux1539780450

Education

Ph.D. History, Stony Brook University
M.A. History, Wuhan University
B.A. History, Central China Normal University

Work Experience

2017 - pres.  Associate Teaching Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

2012 – 2016  Associate Professor of Asian History, The College of Saint Rose

2006 – 2012 Assistant Professor of Asian History, The College of Saint Rose

1994 – 1998  Editor, China Youth Daily

Conference Papers

  1. “The Making of Stars: Huapu and the Emerging Entertainment Industry in the Eighteenth Century,” paper presented at the 123rd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in NYC, January 2-5, 2009
  2. “From Household Troupe to Professional Troupe: Commercialization of Entertainment in Ming-Qing China,” paper presented at New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies 2004 annual meeting at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-6, 2004.
  3. “Staging History: Zhao Dai Xiao Shao and Qing Self-Perception,” paper presented at the New York Conference on Asian Studies at University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, October 17-18, 2003.
  4. “Defining Zhongguo in Qing Miscellanies,” paper presented at New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies 2002 annual meeting at Colby College, Waterville Maine, October 26-27, 2002

Translation

  • “ 明清社会的信息沟通方式、阶级与意识” (translated from “Communication, Class, and Consciousness in Late Imperial China,” in Johnson, Nathan, and Rawski, eds., Popular Culture in Late Imperial China), in 《当代西方汉学研究集萃》, 上海古籍出版社,2012, pp.277-321.

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • UM-SJTU JI: VR203 Food in Modern East Asian History; VR206: China in the Early Modern World
  • The College of Saint Rose: HIS498 The Rise of Consumerism in the Early Modern World; HIS340 Late Imperial China; HIS340 Modern China; HIS237 East Asian Civilization to 1800; HIS239 East Asian Civilization since 1800