Denise Ho

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Assistant Professor of History
On leave: 
Spring 2017
115 Prospect St, Room 239, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Modern China; Cultural Revolution; Museum Studies; Material Culture


HIST 309J, EAST 309

Uses of the Past in Modern China

Modern China’s use of the past in state-sponsored narratives of nation, in attempts to construct heritage by elites and intellectuals, and in grassroots projects of remembrance. Theories on history and memory; primary sources in English translation; case studies from twentieth-century China. Interdisciplinary readings in art history, anthropology, cultural studies, and history.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: M 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
HIST 375, EAST 375

China from Mao to Now

The history of the People’s Republic of China from Mao to now, with a focus on understanding the recent Chinese past and framing contemporary events in China in historical context. How the party-state is organized; interactions between state and society; causes and consequences of economic disparities; ways in which various groups—from intellectuals to religious believers—have shaped the meaning of contemporary Chinese society.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: M,W 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM