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Ryan Dunch <email@example.com>
University of Alberta
My current research is on missionary publishing in Chinese and its reception in late Qing China. This project has two main dimensions: tracking down information on missionary publications in Chinese prior to 1911, finding out which titles are extant, and where, and compiling a bibliography of them; and researching those publications and their reception and influence, in the context of other printed materials in Chinese society and the changing intellectual and social landscape of late Qing China.
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Ph.D. in History, Yale University, 1996
M.A. in History, University of British Columbia, 1991
B.A. (Hons) in Asian Studies, Australian National University, 1987
_Fuzhou Protestants and the Making of a Modern China, 1857-1927_ (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001).
“Christianizing Confucian Didacticism: Protestant Publications for Women, 1831-1911.” Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China 11:1 (2009), 65-101.
“‘Mothers to Our Country’: Conversion, Education and Ideology among Chinese Protestant Women, 1870-1930.” In Gender and Christianity in China. Ed. Jessie G. Lutz. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Lehigh University Press, 2010.
“Science, Religion, and the Classics in Christian Higher Education to 1920.” In China’s Christian Colleges: Cross-Cultural Connections, 1900-1950, edited Daniel H. Bays and Ellen Widmer, 57-82. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.
“Chapter Six: Christianity and ‘Adaptation to Socialism’.” In Chinese Religiosities: Afflictions of Modernity and State Formation, edited Mayfair Yang, 155-178. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.
“On _China and Christianity_.” Special Forum: Reflections on Paul A. Cohen's Contributions to Chinese Historical Studies, _The Chinese Historical Review_ 14.2 (Fall 2007).
“1901 zhi 1911 nian Fujian de Jidujiao pai gemingzhe” (“Protestant Revolutionaries in Fujian, 1901-1911”), in Lin Qiyan, Li Jinqiang and Pao Shaolin, eds., _You zhi jing cheng: Sun Zhongshan, Xinhai geming yu jindai Zhongguo_ (Ambition realized: Sun Yatsen, the Xinhai Revolution, and modern China) (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Society for Modern Chinese History, 2005) (in Chinese).
“Protestant Revolutionaries in Fujian, 1901-1911,” _Asian Profile_ 31:5 (2003), 361-373.
“Beyond Cultural Imperialism: Cultural Theory, Christian Missions, and Global Modernity,” _History and Theory_ 39:3 (2002), 301-325.
“Protestant Christianity in China Today: Fragile, Fragmented, Flourishing,” in _China and Christianity: Burdened Past, Hopeful Future_, edited Stephen Uhalley, Jr. and Xiaoxin Wu (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000).
“Mission Schools and Modernity: The Anglo-Chinese College, Fuzhou,” in _Education, Culture, and Identity in 20th Century China_, edited Glen Peterson, Ruth Hayhoe, and Yongling Lu (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001).