Jenny Huangfu Day
Jenny Huangfu Day is assistant professor of History at Skidmore College. She holds
a Ph.D. in History from University of California San Diego. She teaches courses on
East Asian civilization, modern Chinese and Japanese history, and upper-division courses
on Chinese intellectual history, East-West interactions, and the history of media
and communication in East Asia.
- Qing Travellers to the Far West: Diplomacy and the Information Order in Late Imperial
China. (In press, Cambridge University Press, 2018)
- The Sino-Japanese War and China's Communication Revolution, 1894-1895
- China’s Foreign Relations and the Intelligence Community in Qing and Republican periods
- Changing Systems of Communication in 19th and 20th century China
- Media and the State in Modern China
- Travel Writing and Representation
- “Roads to Salvation: Shen Congwen, Xiao Qian and the Problem of Non-Communist Celebrity
Writers, 1948-1957,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, vol. 22, no. 2 (Fall 2010): 39-87.
- “Searching for the Roots of Western Wealth and Power: Guo Songtao and Education in
Victorian England,” Late Imperial China, vol. 35, no. 1 (June 2014): 1-37.
- “From Fire-Wheel Boats to Cities on the Sea: Changing Perceptions of the Steamships in the Late Qing, 1830s-1900s,” Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies, vol. 21, no. 1 (2015): 50-63.
Courses offered in spring 2018:
- HI 144: East Asian Civilization (3 credits)
- HI 242P: China in War and Revolution (4 credits)
- HI 344P: China's Last Empire (4 credits)
Courses offered in fall 2017:
- HI 351D: Media, State, and Society (4 credits)
- HI 247C: History of Modern Japan (4 credits)
Courses offered in other semesters:
- FYE: Empire and Knowledge in Chinese History (freshman seminar)
- HI 144: East Asian Civilization
- HI 145: Modern East Asia
- HI 242: China in War and Revolution
- HI 344C: China’s Last Empire
- HI 351: East Asia and the West
- HI 351: Taming the West (research seminar)