“But why would I see it just because its cast is all Chinese? – Xia’an, one-star Douban Reviewer Crazy Rich Asians depicts how Chinese American Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) meets the ultra-rich and elite Singaporean-Chinese family of her boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding). Complete with delectable Asian food and elements of Chinese culture, the film begins as a family visit and wedding for Nick’s best … Continue reading Too Crazy, Too Rich?
YIZHU HU explores the internal divides wrought by the separation of China and Taiwan. In Taiwan, a deliberate word choice in referring to China reveals one’s position on cross-strait issues. While “the mainland” hints at the notion that mainland China and Taiwan are both regions of China, an outright “China” implies a belief that China and Taiwan are separate countries. However, as someone born and … Continue reading The Taiwan Strait: Voices From Across the Divide
This year’s feature “5 under 25: Leaders in U.S.-China Relations” profiles five students and professionals who have demonstrated exceptional passion and potential in strengthening the U.S.-China relationship. This year’s editorial board extends our gratitude to our judges, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in China Alan Beebe, Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Robert Williams, Associate Director at the … Continue reading 2017 5 Under 25: Leaders in US-China Relations
CELINE WANG scrutinizes corruption in the Chinese real estate industry. Continue reading Constructing Corruption: Institutional Failure in China’s Urbanization Strategy
China Hands’ annual feature “25 Under 25: Leaders in U.S.-China Relations” profiles 25 students and professionals under the age of 25 who have demonstrated exceptional promise in China studies and in furthering the future of the U.S.-China relationship. Continue reading 2016 25 Under 25: Leaders in US-China Relations
On the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, ASHLEY RIVENBARK searches around Shanghai and rediscovers the legacies of the Cultural Revolution through poster art. Continue reading Of Art and Cultural Revolution
STEFANI KUO delves into the translation of home through language, culture and changing bonds. Continue reading In Other Words
MARGOT DE GROOT VAN EMBDEN provides a broad survey into China’s mental health issue. Continue reading Mental and Psychiatric Disorders in China: between Social Stigma and Medical Shortage
CONSTANCE AUSSOURD looks into the Chinese transgender community through Jin Xing’s story. Continue reading Jin Xing, Transgender Face of a More Open China?
AURIANE FAURE probes into the integration of Christianity in China through a historical lens. Continue reading Christianity in China: Foreign or Patriotic?