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Anne McLaren

Professor
Chinese traditional popular culture and literature
the history of the book in China
the oral and ritual performances of Chinese women
arts & humanities
asian studies
social sciences
area studies
arts & humanities - other topics
folklore
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Prof

Anne McLaren

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Chinese Literature
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Prof

Anne McLaren

 

Anne McLaren is Professor in Chinese Studies, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne. Her main research interest is Chinese popular culture from the late imperial to the contemporary period, with a focus on the oral and ritual traditions of Chinese women, Chinese performance arts, traditional popular fiction, print culture in late imperial China and Intangible Cultural Heritage.

She has authored or edited eight books and special journal issues and serves on the board of Asian Ethnology (Nanzan); Nan Nu: Men, Women and Gender in China (Leiden); Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, (ANU); and CHINOPERL(Chinese Oral and Performing Literature, USA). Recent monoraphs: Environmental Preservation and Cultural Heritage in China (2013); Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China (2008) and a special issue of Asian Ethnology, ‘Interpreting the Sinitic Heritage: Ethnography & Identity in China & S.E.Asia’ (2017).Recent projects have received funding from the Australian Research Council (2009-2012) and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (2012-15). Research collaborations: East China Normal University, Shanghai, as Research Fellow in the Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage; University of Pennsylvania, Comparative Perspectives on Materiality and History of the Book in China and East Asia; University of Ohio, Chinese Theater:Texts and Performance; Academia Sinica Taiwan: Rediscovering Nüshu Women’s Script. Elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, in 2010.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

FAHA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities


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Credentials

Positions


Professor

Asia Institute

Member

Association of Asian Studies (US)

Member

Chinese Studies Association of Australia, member & former Secretary

Member

Asian Studies Association of Australia, member & former China Councillor

Education


Graduate Diploma in Education

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

The Australian National University

Bachelor of Arts

The Australian National University