Yunxiang Gao

Associate Professor On sabbatical for the 2018-19 academic year Faculty of Arts Department of History Toronto, Ontario y1gao@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6204

Bio/Research

Dr. Yunxiang Gao’s research focuses primarily on trans-Pacific cultural history in World War II. She has published articles in The Du Bois Review, Gender and History, The Journal of American East-Asian Relations, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, and Sport in Society. Several of her articles...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Yunxiang Gao’s research focuses primarily on trans-Pacific cultural history in World War II. She has published articles in The Du Bois Review, Gender and History, The Journal of American East-Asian Relations, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, and Sport in Society. Several of her articles have been translated into Chinese. Her book, Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-1945, appeared in 2013 with the University of British Columbia Press. Currently, she is finishing two books: One is on the wartime cultural network of Chinese and African Americans, which focuses on W.E.B Du Bois, Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes, actress Wang Yung, founder of mass singing Liu Liangmo, and modern dancer Sylvia Si-lan Chen; The other one is a biography tentatively entitled “Soo Yong (1903-1984): A Hollywood Actress and Cosmopolitan of the Asian Diasporas.”

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