Tani E. Barlow, senior editor of positions, is the author of The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism (forthcoming).
Dai Jinhua is a professor of Chinese literature at Peking University. She is the codirector of the Luce Project of Contemporary Chinese Popular Culture and the author of Cinema and Desire (forthcoming).
Judith Farquhar, a member of the positions editorial collective, is professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her new book, Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China, is forthcoming.
David S. G. Goodman is director of the Institute for International Studies at the Institute of Technology, Sydney, Australia. His most recent work is Social and Political Change in Revolutionary China (2000).
James L. Hevia, a member of the positions editorial collective, is chair of the Curriculum in International Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His book, Making China “Perfectly Equal”: The Qing Empire and the Powers, 1860–1901, is forthcoming.
Li Hsiao-t’i is a member of the Institute of History and Philology, Academica Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China. He is currently undertaking a joint research project on everyday life in Ming-Qing China.
Ralph A. Litzinger, assistant professor of anthropology at Duke University, is the author of Other Chinas: The Yao and the Politics of National Belonging (2000).
Eric Kit-Wai Ma is associate professor of journalism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the author of Culture, Politics, and Television in Hong Kong (1999).
Peter Nickerson, assistant professor of religion and Asian and African languages at Duke University, is currently completing a book manuscript: “ ‘What Science Can’t Explain’: Popular Religion and Modernity in Taiwan.”
Jonathan Scott Noble is a doctoral candidate in East Asian languages and literatures at Ohio State University and the author of “Titanic in China: Transnational Capitalism as Official Ideology,” in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (spring 2000).
Jing Wang, a member of the positions editorial collective, is the author of High Culture Fever: Politics, Aesthetics, and Ideology in Deng’s China (1996) and the principal investigator of Contemporary Chinese Popular Culture: A Luce Project.