Peter Carroll is an assistant professor of history at Northwestern University. He is completing a manuscript, “Between Heaven and Modernity: Reconstructing (a) Chinese Cultural Capital, Suzhou, 1895–1937.”
Eileen Chang (1920–1995) was one of the most celebrated authors and cultural critics in modern China. Her numerous literary works include Romances (Chuanqi, 1944) and Written on Water (Liuyan, 1945).
Tina Mai Chen is an assistant professor of history at the University of Manitoba. Her research is on Sino-Soviet cultural exchange and everyday internationalism in the 1950s.
Matthew Chew lectures at the Department of Intercultural Studies in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research is on consumption, social stratification, and cultural globablization.
Antonia Finnane is a senior lecturer of history at the University of Melbourne. She coedited with Anne McLaren Dress, Sex, and Text in Chinese Culture (1999).
Andrew F. Jones is associate professor of Chinese at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age (2001) and translator of a forthcoming collection of Eileen Chang’s essays, Written on Water (Liuyan).
Laura Miller is an associate professor of anthropology at Loyola University. She recently edited “Speculating on Spin: Media Models of Women,” a special issue of the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, no. 19 (2000).
Paola Zamperini is an assistant professor of Chinese literature and culture in the Asian languages and civilizations department at Amherst College. She just completed a book manuscript, “Lost Bodies: Representing Prostitution in Late Qing Fiction.”