Joan Judge is Professor in the Department of History at York University in Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press (University of California Press, 2015), The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China (Stanford University Press, 2008), Print and Politics: ‘Shibao’ and the Culture of Reform in Late Qing China (Stanford University Press, 1996), and co-editor of Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Global Twentieth Century: A Space of Their Own? (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), and Beyond Exemplar Tales: Women’s Biography in Chinese History (Berkeley: Global, Area, and International Archive/University of California Press, 2011). She is currently engaged in an SSHRC-funded project with the working title “Quotidian Concerns: Everyday Knowledge and the Rise of the Common Reader in China, 1870-1949).
Keywords: Chinese cultural history; print and visual culture; women's and gender history; quotidian knowledge and everyday epistemologies; digital humanities