Field: Modern China; Advisor: Eugenia Lean; Year: 2016
Yingchuan Yang is a doctoral student in modern Chinese history from the Republican era to the 1990s. His current research probes the intersection of telecommunications, sovereignty, piracy, and propaganda when the fledgling People’s Republic engaged in the global Cold War. His other ongoing projects include a reappraisal of socialist modernity in Beijing and a reconstruction of a zhiqing/educated youth’s personal experience.
B.A. in History, UCLA (2016)