Judith Farquhar (NHC Fellow, 2007–08; 2015–16)

Project Title, 2007–08

Nurturing Life in Transforming Beijing

The University of Chicago

Project Title, 2015–16

Gathering Medicine in the Mountains: Nation, Body, and Knowledge in China’s Ethnic South

The University of Chicago

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2007–08

Judith Farquhar drafted the introduction and two chapters of Ten Thousand Things: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing which she is coauthoring with Qicheng Zhang, and wrote a journal article, “The Park Pass: Peopling and Civilizing a New Old Beijing.” Her essay “How to Live: Reading China’s Popular Health Media,” given at the National University of Singapore Asia Research Institute, is forthcoming in an edited volume on Medicine and Mass Media in Asia.

Fellowship Work Summary, 2015–16

Judith Farquhar drafted three chapters of Gathering Medicines in the Mountains: Nation, Body, and Knowledge in China’s Ethnic South. She also wrote (with Lili Lai and Marshall Kramer) “A Place at the End of the Road: A Yinyang Geography” for Anthropologica (The Journal of the Canadian Anthropological Association),  “You Had to Have Been There: Laughing at lunch about the Chinese dream” for Critical Inquiry, “Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Its Theoretical Foundations” for the Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Medicine, and “Soups: Gifts of Flavor and the Beauty of Good Tastes”  which was delivered at a conference on “The Good/True/Beautiful in Xi Jinping’s China,” at New York University’s Steinberg School in February of 2016 and recruited for an edited volume. She also submitted “Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing”, a reprint from her book, Ten Thousand Things: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing with a new author’s preface for Successful Aging? edited by Sarah Lamb for Rutgers University Press.