Ann Waltner, May 2006
Ann Waltner is a professor in both the Department of History and the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures. Her research interests lie in the social history of sixteenth and seventeenth century China, comparative women’s history, and world history. She recently finished a term as editor of the Journal of Asian Studies. Current projects include: a book length manuscript on religion and society in sixteenth century China, as well an article on spatial impropriety and other transgressions in Shen Fu’s Six Records of a Floating Life and another on family scandal and political crisis in the domestic life of the sixteenth-century literatus Wang Shizhen, as shown in eulogies and letters.