Archive for April, 2009

Two scholars working on Lin Yutang

April 16, 2009

Yesterday, I received a very kind email from John Williams, Assistant Professor of English and American Studies at Yale University, who is about to publish an article on Lin Yutang (one of the inventors of a Chinese typewriter model). I have also learned that Professor Jing Tsu (also at Yale) will have a chapter on Lin Yutang in her forthcoming book. I’m quite excited to find out what both of these scholars have discovered about Lin and his MingKwai model.

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First book is contracted with University of California Press

April 3, 2009

University of California Press has officially offered me a contract for my first book about China’s Ethnic Classification project! It’s time to celebrate!