This rich collection of writings–many translated especially for this volume and some available in English for the first time–provides a journey through the history of Chinese culture, tracing the Chinese understanding of women as elucidated in writings spanning more than two thousand years.
United Nations General Assembly marked November 25 as “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women”, a day to combat and raise awareness of … Read more
Human trafficking in China – Ben Randall, an Australian filmmaker uncovers a local human trafficking crisis: Vietnamese women are kidnapped and sold across the border … Read more
“The secret language of women” is a Anita Wong’s art series inspired by “Nushu”, a syllabic script created and used exclusively by women in China. … Read more
Men & Women in Qing China is an analysis of Chinese prescriptions of gender as represented in Cao Xueqin’s famous eighteenth-century Chinese novel of manners, The Red Chamber Dream, or The Story of the Stone. Drawing on feminist literary critical methods, it examines Qing notions of masculinity and femininity, including themes such as bisexuality, motherhood, virginity and purity, and gender and power.