Spring 2020 Awards

The Board of Directors of the James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of their spring 2020 awards, made in support of publications and projects that confirm the Foundation’s mission.

In the category of publication subventions:

Columbia University Press, In Remembrance of the Saints: The Rise and Fall of an Inner Asian Sufi Dynasty by Muhammad Sadiq Kashghari, translated by David Brophy

University of Washington Press, The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons: A Seventeenth-Century Novel, translated by Kristin Ingrid Fryklund with an introduction by Mark Edward Lewis and Brigitte Baptandier, and notes by Brigitte Baptandier

University of Washington Press, The Objectionable Li Zhi: Fiction, Criticism, and Dissent in Late Ming China, edited by Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline Lee, and Haun Saussy

In the category of projects:

Dream of the Red Chamber: The Collaborative Study and Operatic Premiere of a Classic, Principal Investigator Ann Waltner (University of Minnesota), with Christine Marran (University of Minnesota), Mark Russsell Smith (University of Minnesota, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies) and Pearl Lam Bergad (Chinese Heritage Foundation)

Korea and Vietnam before the Twentieth Century: Comparisons and Connections, Principal Investigator Sixiang Wang (University of California, Los Angeles), with Kathlene Baldanza (Pennsylvania State University), Bradley Camp Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University), and John D. Phan (Columbia University)

Performing “Ghost Village” at the Symposium “Sensorium of the Early Modern Chinese Text,Principal Investigators Ariel Fox (University of Chicago), Paize Keulemans (Princeton University), and Suyoung Son (Cornell University)

Congratulations to the awardees!

The deadline for the next round of applications is September 1, 2020. 

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