Anfeng Sheng (NHC Fellow, 2015–16)

Project Title

National Assimilation and Cultural Resistance: A Study of Contemporary Amerindian Literature

Tsinghua University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2015–16

Anfeng Sheng wrote “In Memory of Benedict Anderson: On the Importance of Healthy and Restrained Nationalism” for Social Science Weekly (January 21, 2016), and drafted an article on “Undependable Identity and Embarrassing Nationalism: Exploring the Cosmopolitan Elements in Lao She’s Fiction.” He also proofread Chinese translations of four books originally published in English: Geoffrey Harpham’s The Humanities and the Dream of America; Stephen Greenblatt’s Shakespearean Negotiations; Mark Robson’s Stephen Greenblatt; and The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism : From Formalism to Poststructuralism (Volume 8), edited by Raman Selden.