Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

“Revolutionizing Antiquity: The Shanghai Cultural Bureaucracy in the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1968.” The China Quarterly, no. 207 (September 2011), pp. 687-705. [PDF]

“Reforming Connoisseurship: State and Collectors in Shanghai in the 1950s and 1960s” (改造文物鉴赏: 1950-1960 年代政府与文物收藏家的博弈). Frontiers of History in China, Volume 7, Issue 4 (2012), pp. 608-637. [PDF]

“Culture, Class, and Revolution in China’s Turbulent Decade: A Cultural Revolution State of the Field.” History Compass, Vol. 12/3 (2014), pp. 226-238. [PDF]

“From Landlord Manor to Red Memorabilia: Reincarnations of a Chinese Museum Town,” co-authored with Jie Li. Modern China, Volume 42, Issue 1 (2016), pp. 3-37. [PDF]

“Making a Revolutionary Monument: The Site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party,” in Red Legacy in China: The Afterlives of the Communist Revolution in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society, edited by Jie Li and Enhua Zhang. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2016, pp. 25-55. [Please see Amazon or Harvard University Press for more information.]

“一处革命纪念地的诞生:发现中国共产党第一次全国代表大会的会址,” translated by Du Guanshan, in 记忆 Jiyi (Remembrance) Vol. 2, No. 1 (2020), pp. 98-111. [PDF]

“Outside Objects and Material Propaganda,” in Material Contradictions in Mao’s China, edited by Jennifer Altehenger and Denise Y. Ho. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2022. [Please see University of Washington Press for more information.]

“Oysterman and Refugee: Hong Kong and China Between the Tides, 1949-1997,” The American Historical Review, accepted for publication.

Additional Publications

“博物馆: Museum,” in Afterlives of Chinese Communism, edited by Christian Sorace, Ivan Franceschini, and Nicholas Loubere. Acton: ANU Press and Verso Books, 2019, pp. 141-148. [PDF]

“Teaching China’s Cultural Revolution.” The PRC History Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (August 2019), pp. 24-26. [PDF]

AHR Conversation: Museums, History, and the Public in a Global Age,” in The American Historical Review, Vol. 124, Issue 5 (December 2019), pp. 1631-1672. [PDF]

“Big-Character-Posters,” The Mao Era in Objects. 2020. [Link]

“From Confiscation to Collection: The Objects of China’s Cultural Revolution,” in The Oxford Handbook of History and Material Culture, edited by Sarah Carter and Ivan Gaskell. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. 355-376. [PDF]

“Hong Kong, China: Border as Palimpsest,” in the Made in China Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 3 (September -October 2020), pp. 94-101. [PDF]

“Museums and the Nation in Twentieth-Century China,” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History, edited by David Ludden and Peter Perdue, published online February 23, 2021. [PDF]

“Postscript” to the special issue, “PRC History in the Era of COVID, Censorship, and Sino-US Confrontation,” The PRC History Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (September 2021), pp. 35-36. [PDF]

“Why Should Americans Care About Hong Kong?” with Jeffrey Wasserstrom, in The China Questions, Second Edition, edited by Maria Adele Carrai, Jennifer Rudolph, and Michael Szonyi. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. 211-217. [Please see Harvard University Press for more information.]