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Gynäkologie und Andrologie, Fu Qing-zhu: Gynäkologie aus der frühen Qing-Dynastie

Yanhua Zhang (US)


1999 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology

1992 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Master of Arts in Anthropology

1991 The Thirteenth International Summer Institute for Semiotic and Structural Studies, Honolulu, HI

Certificate in Conversation Analysis

1986 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Master of Arts in English Literature

1983 Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Professional Experience

2006-present Associate Professor of Chinese & Anthropology, Clemson University, South Carolina

2000-2006 Assistant Professor of Chinese & Anthropology, Clemson University, South Carolina

1999-2005 Affiliate Assoc. Professor of Anthropology, Research Institute of Ethnology, Central University of Nationalities, Beijing, China.

1997-1998 East-West Center Participant, Asian Studies Development Program, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1995-1996 Lecturer of Cultural Anthropology, University of Hawaii

1986-1990 Research Associate

Institute of Foreign Literatures, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Areas of Specialization

Medical anthropology

Traditional Chinese medicine

Anthropology of emotions

Linguistic anthropology

Chinese lexicography

Selected Publications


2010 ABC English-Chinese & Chinese-English Dictionary, eds. John DeFrancis, Yanyin Zhang, and assoc. eds. Yanhua Zhang Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

2007 Transforming Emotions with Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China. New York: SUNY Press.

2003 ABC Chinese-English Comprehensive Dictionary, ed. John DeFrancis and assoc. eds. Yanhua Zhang at al. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Articles, Book Chapters, & Reviews:

2018 “Inventing Chinese medical paidu: market, embodiment, and self-care in contemporary China,” Journal of China Anthropologist (Special Issue of Medical Anthropology), Vol. 2. Forthcoming.

2018 “Cultivating capacity for happiness as a Confucian project in contemporary China: texts, embodiment, and moral affects" in Perspectives on Chinese Happiness. Eds. by Gerda Wielander and Derek Hird. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp.150-168.

2016 “Review of Living Translation: language and the Search for Resonance in U.S. Chinese Medicine. by Sonya E. Pritzker, Berghahn books, 2014.” In American Anthropologist, Journal of the American Anthropological Association, Vol. 118-No.3 (688-690).

2014 “Crafting Confucian remedies for happiness: unraveling the Yu Dan phenomenon” in The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia, ed. by Yang, Jie. Routledge, pp. 31-44.

2011 “Translating minzu: from a perspective of linguistic anthropology” in N.W Ethno-National Studies No.3. Langzhou, China: Press of North West Minzu University.

2011 “Review article on the Afterlife of images: Translating the Pathological Body between China and the West by Larissa N. Heinrich, Duke University Press, 2008” in China Review International Vol.16, no.3 (344-347). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

2010 “Chapter One: Introduction” co-authored with Michael Morris in Culture and Language: Interdisciplinary Case Studies ed. by Morris, Michael. Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang.

2007 “Negotiating the path to efficacy in a clinic of traditional Chinese medicine.” Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, Vol.31-No.1 (73-100). Springer.

Selected Conference Papers and Invited Presentations

2018 “Translating Chinese medicine as cultural practice” presented at the Forum of Chinese Medicine Going Global: Culture and Translation on 6/25/2018 in Beijing.

2017 “Adverse effect: how Chinese herbal medicine became ‘toxic’ presented at the International Congress of Traditional Asian Medicine (ICTAM ) Conference IX on 8/11/2017 in Kiel, Germany.

2014 »The Dao of Chinese Medicine« and »Translating Culture and Transcultural Practice of Chinese Medicine« presented at the Institute of Chinese Culture and Cross-Cultural Communication sponsored by Confucian Institute Headquarters and Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing, (7/24-25/2014).

2014 “Thick Translation with a Reference to Roger Ames' Comparative Approach to Confucian Classics" at School for International Education, DUT (7/9/2014).

2013 “Body, emotion, and traditional Chinese medicine” at the Confucian Studies Summer Institute in Beijing, China. (7/25/2014).

2013 “Teaching Chinese as embodied practice” at School for International Education, DUT. (7/11/2013).

2013 “Reassembling the traditional: A case study of emergence of Chinese medical paidu” at the conference of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Modern Context, the University of Pittsburgh (2/15-16/2013).

2012 “Making the Confucian remedies for happiness” presented at the 108 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (November 15-19/2012) in San Francisco, CA.

2011 “Attuning the body-person: the way to healing in traditional Chinese medicine,” invited presentation at the international conference of The Mind Humanities: Philosophical Introspection & Social Healing” in Seoul (10/13-14/2011).

2011 “Translating minzu (nationality/ethnicity/race): from a perspective of linguistic anthropology,” presented at Minzu University, Beijing, China (3/28/2011).

2011 “The body in excess and the invention of paidu” presented at “the Medicine, Body, and Practice Workshop,” University of Chicago. (1/12/2011).

2010 “Tradition, technology, and commodity: emergence of paidu in urban China.” Presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (11/17-21/2010) in New Orleans, LA.

2010 “Flow of qi: health & healing from the perspective of TCM” presented at “the Workshop of Health as Metaphor and Reality in Asian Perspectives,” Wake Forest University (10/7-9/2010), Winston Salem, NC.

2010 “Bodies, health, and illness: the way of traditional Chinese Medicine” presented at “MSU Faculty Development Workshop” (03/25-27) in Springfield, MO.

2009 “Reinventing ‘the tradition’ for the care of modern bodies: a case study of ‘paidu’ therapies in contemporary China” presented at the 4th International Conference on Social Science Research (12/ 9-11/2009) in Nashville, TN.

2009 “Incorporating the comparative perspectives of contemporary Confucian scholarship in the anthropological research in China.” Presented at Nishan Forum on Confucianism (6/24/2009) in Shandong, China.

2008 “The assumptions of health and healing in traditional Chinese medicine.” Presented at the Center for Disease Control (12/13/2007) in Atlanta, GA.

2007 “Contesting the meaning of adverse effects of Chinese medicine: from the case of Longdan Xiegan Wan.” Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (11/ 29/2006) in Washington D.C.

2006 “Reworking boundaries: identity and credibility of Chinese medicine in contemporary China.” presented at SfAA Conference (3/28-4/2/2006) in Vancouver, BC.

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