Iona Man-Cheong



Associate Professor (Ph.D., Yale University, 1991)
E-Mail
iona.man-cheong@stonybrook.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Office
SBS N-315
Phone
Research Interests
Associate Professor in the History Department, and an affiliate of the Cultural studies program and the Women's Studies program. Her major field of expertise is Late Imperial (Ming-Qing period) and Modern China. Her current research interests focus on migration and the Chinese Diaspora, especially relating to Britain and the production of British identity; Chinese maritime history and transnationalism; and the development of the Chinese community in Britain. Her previous research has included a socio-cultural study of imperial Chinese examination system; and women and gender in Chinese history.
Scholarly Works
The Class of 1761: Examinations, State and Elites in Eighteenth-century China (Stanford University Press, 2004)

Fair Fraud and Fraudulent Fairness: The 1761 Avoidance Case in Late Imperial China

Bridging Differences/Crossing Boundaries: Minority and National Histories with/in a Post-Colonial Agenda, in Radical History Review.

Unlock by Bei Dao, Eliot Weinberger (Translator), Iona Man-Cheong (Translator), New Directions, 2000.