Arif Dirlik session at AAS

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that we will be holding a special session at the AAS in Washington to commemorate and celebrate Arif Dirlik’s life and work in the field of Chinese History and beyond. Thanks to support from the Historical Society for Twentieth Century China (Kristin Stapleton and Helen Schneider, with assistance from Tim Brook), who are sponsoring the event, we have space and time for the special panel.

Panel name: “Thinking Chinese History with Arif Dirlik: In Remembrance”
Day: March 22
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Park Tower 8201, Lobby Level

This is intended as a flexible and open forum for a collective remembrance. We have the following panelists to date:

Roxann Prazniak, Ravi Palat, Rebecca Karl, Ana Candela, Soonyi Lee, Dongyoun Hwang

We hope folks will drop in and participate with us in remembering Arif’s legacy for our scholarly, activist, and institutional work.  If you are interested in speaking for sure, please contact me (

Thank you.

Rebecca Karl

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