Yinghong Cheng (NHC Fellow, 2021–22) | National Humanities Center

Yinghong Cheng (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

"Two Lives for a Mile”—African American Soldiers Building the Burma Road

Delaware State University

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Cheng, Yingong

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Yinghong Cheng conducted extensive research for his book project tentatively titled African American GIs and Builders of the Burma Road. He drafted the outline and detailed chapter content summary for the book. He revised his article titled “Taiwanese DNA vs. Chinese DNA: Genetic Science and National Identity Politics across the Taiwan Straits” and the article has been accepted by Modern Asian Studies (Cambridge University Press).