Strangers and Faraway Places: Visualization of Chinese People & Culture in Early U.S. Print Media

Flyer for Strangers and Faraway Places, lecture by Prof. Wenxian Zhang

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:00-7:15 pm PT on Zoom

Prof. Wenxian Zhang has been a member of Rollins College faculty since 1995. He is a recipient of the Cornell Distinguished Faculty Service Award, Arthur Vining Davis Fellow, a member of the Asian Studies Program, and a full Professor in the College of Liberal Arts in Winter Park, Florida, USA.
His recent academic books related to China include:

  • Huawei Goes Global: Made in China for the World (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Huawei Goes Global: Regional, Geopolitical Perspectives and Crisis Management (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Changing the Rule of Globalization (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • 美国画报⾥的中国 1840-1911 (Peking University Press)
  • The Entrepreneurial and Business Elites of China: The Chinese Returnees Who Have Shaped Modern China (Emerald)
  • A Guide to the Top 100 Companies in China (World Scientific)
  • The Biographical Dictionary of New Chinese Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (Edward Elgar)

Wenxian Zhang is also a recipient of the Dorothy Dodd Outstanding Archivist Award and Patrick D. Smith Award from the Florida Historical Society, the Award of Excellence from the Society of Florida Archivists, and the Community Service Award from the Greater Orlando Chinese Professionals Association. His 2018 book China Through American Eyes: Early Depictions of the Chinese People and Culture in the US Print Media (World Scientific), has also received the Jing Liao Award for the Best Research from the Chinese American Librarians Association in 2019.

This event will be held on Zoom. Please register here.