Ph.D. 2006, Art History,
MA. History of Architecture, 1994, Department of Architecture,
Architecture and urbanism in modern and contemporary
Mapping Modernity in
Chinese version of Mapping Modernity in Shanghai (Beijing: The Commercial Press, forthcoming in 2014)
Journal articles (refereed)
“Planning and Its Discontents: Contradictions and Continuities in Remaking China’s Great Cities, 1950-2010,” Urban History, 40.3 (2013).
“最后的先锋派：国际情境主义和建筑电讯派” (Last Avant-gardes: Situationist International and Archigram), 《建筑师》(Architects) 154 (2011): 5-10.
“The Expo Garden and Heterotopia: Staging Shanghai between Postcolonial and (Inter)national Global Power,” The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol 9, Issue 38 No 1 (2011). http://www.japanfocus.org/-Samuel-Liang/3602
“Property-Driven Urban Change in Post-Socialist Shanghai: Reading the Television Series Woju,” Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 39, no.4 (2010): 3-28.
“上海弄堂的革命與懷舊: 从中共‘一大’會址到新天地” (The Revolution and Nostalgia of Shanghai Longtang: From the CCP First Congress Memorial to Xintiandi),《台灣社會研究季刊》(Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies) 76 (2009): 393-416.
“Where the Courtyard Meets the Street: Spatial Culture of the Li Neighborhoods, Shanghai, 1870-1900,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67, no.4 (2008): 482-503.
“Amnesiac Monument, Nostalgic Fashion: Shanghai’s New Heaven and Earth,” Wasafiri 23, no.3 (special issue on Chinese writings, 2008): 47-55.
“Ephemeral Households, Marvelous Things: Business, Gender, and Material Culture in Flowers of Shanghai,” Modern China 33, no.3 (2007): 377-418.
“High-Tech Cities and the Primitive Jungle: Visionary Urbanism in Europe and Japan of the 1960s,” International Studies in Philosophy 36, no.2 (2004): 45-66.
Other journal articles
“Asia, Faraway or Next Door: Reflections on AAS 2010 and Downtown
“The Past and Present of the CCP First Congress Memorial,
“The Fluctuation of Yin Yang: A Sex Model in Chinese Philosophy and Medicine,” American Philosophical Association Newsletters 2, no.2 (2003): 17-21.
Review of The Making of Hong Kong: From Vertical to Volumetric. By Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, and Thomas Kvan. London: Routledge, 2010. Built Environment 37, no.3 (2011): 370-72.
Review of Cosmopolitan Publics: Anglophone Print Culture in Semi-Colonial
Review of Lifestyle and Entertainment in
Review of Global
Review of Allegorical Architecture: Living Myth and Architectonics in
Dec 10, 2011 Opening Week Symposium, Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale
“Contradictions in Shenzhen Urbanism: Linear Sprawl, Heterotopias, and the Central Axis”
Apr 29, 2011 School of Urban Planning and Architecture, Tongji
“晚清上海城市建筑及空间文化的现代性” (Mapping Modernity in Shanghai: Space, Gender, and Visual Culture, 1853-1898)
Oct 26, 2010 Royal Asiatic Society
“Mapping Modernity in
May 14, 2009 Cornerhouse,
Apr 21, 2009
“‘Beautiful Pictures on a Blank Sheet of Paper’: Utopian Planning and Urban Sprawl in Contemporary
Mar 2011 Shenzhen+
“The Urban Sprawl of 'Beautiful Pictures on a Blank Sheet': Contradictions in Chinese Urbanism”
Sept 2010 張愛玲誕辰九十周年國際學術研討會 (Symposium for the Ninetieth Birthday Anniversary of Eileen Chang), Hong Kong Baptist University
“張愛玲作品中的晚清文化：性別，現代性和舊式家族的衰落”(Late Qing Themes in Eileen Chang: Gender, modernity, and the household in decline)
Mar 2010 Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting,
“Middle Classes or Property Slaves? Images and Social Tension in