Tani E. Barlow

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Tani Barlow
Alma materUniversity of California, Davis
TitleT.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of History
Scientific career
FieldsHistory, gender studies, China
InstitutionsRice University

Tani Barlow is a scholar of feminism, postcoloniality, and history in Asia and most specifically in China. She is the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of History and director of the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University.[1] Formerly, Prof Barlow was a professor of history and women studies at the University of Washington.[2] She is known for her research on Chinese feminism.[3]

Barlow edits the journal positions: east asia cultures critique,[4] for which she received the 1995 Best New Journal Award, the 2009 Best Special Issue Award and the 2011 Best Special Issue Award by The Council of Editors of Learned Journals of the Modern Language Association




A lecture at Duke University


  1. ^ Tani Barlow Rice History Department
  2. ^ Tani Barlow: Scholar of Woman Studies Archived 2011-06-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ DuBois, Ellen Carol (Spring 2008), "How Tani Barlow Answers The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism", Journal of Women's History, 20 (1): 227–230, doi:10.1353/jowh.2008.0016.
  4. ^ positions: east asia cultures critique, Duke University Press, archived from the original on 2012-09-26, retrieved 2015-12-30.

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