Carla Nappi, 2012–2013 | National Humanities Center

Carla Nappi (NHC Fellow, 2012–13)

Project Title

Illegible Cities: Translating Early Modern China

The University of British Columbia

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2012–13

Carla Nappi made substantial progress on her book Illegible Cities: Translating Early Modern China and wrote several chapters of Qing Bodies: Exercises in Style. She worked on three essays: “Constellation”; “Folding China: The Early Modern as Act and Object”; and “Translating the Medieval World” forthcoming in the Medieval Globe.