“Teaching the PRC” PRC History Review 4.2

The PRC History Review
Volume 4, Number 2 (August 2019)
Special Issue: Teaching the PRC

The PRC History Group is very excited to announce the newest issue of The PRC History Review, which features a series of essays on teaching the PRC. An extra special thanks to our guest editors, Brian DeMare and Covell Meyskens, for all of their work on this issue, which also includes contributions from (in the order they appear) Rebecca Karl, Marc Matten, Emily Wilcox, Gail Hershatter, Ralph Thaxton, Kirk Denton, Denise Ho, Guobin Yang, Jeremy Brown, Stefan Landsberger, Elizabeth Perry, Eddy U, Sun Peidong, and Kaiser Kuo!

The issue is available online here: Special Issue: Teaching the PRC. Table of Contents appears below.

Fabio Lanza <flanza@email.arizona.edu>

Editorial Introduction
Brian DeMare, Tulane University and Covell Meyskens, Naval Postgraduate School

Why Mao? Why Now? A Brief Essay on Pedagogy and Possibility
Rebecca E. Karl, New York University

On the Value of Philological Methods in Teaching PRC History
Marc Matten, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Teaching the Everyday: Socialist Culture as Lived Experience in the Classroom
Emily Wilcox, University of Michigan

On Learning to Resist Verdicts and Disappearances: Teaching about Gender in Mao’s China
Gail Hershatter, University of California Santa Cruz

It Takes a Village: Land Reform in the Classroom
Brian DeMare, Tulane University

Bringing the Cold War into Teaching on Mao’s China
Covell Meyskens, Naval Postgraduate School

Teaching Mass Movements in the PRC, with Special Reference to Mao’s Great Leap Forward Campaign, 1958-1962
Ralph Thaxton, Brandeis University

What Do You Do with Cultural “Propaganda” of the Mao Era?
Kirk A. Denton, Ohio State University

Teaching China’s Cultural Revolution
Denise Y. Ho, Yale University

Understanding the Cultural Revolution through Documents of Life
Guobin Yang, University of Pennsylvania

High Stakes: Teaching Tiananmen to Chinese Students in Canada
Jeremy Brown, Simon Fraser University

But What Did It Look Like?
Stefan Landsberger, Leiden University

Teaching Chinese Politics in Comparative Perspective
Elizabeth Perry, Harvard University

PRC History in Sociology Instruction: Challenges and Opportunities
Eddy U, University of California, Davis

Love and Passion: Teaching the PRC History in China Today
Sun Peidong, Fudan University

Talking China: Podcasting and Pedagogy on Sinica
Kaiser Kuo, SupChina

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