CHOU, Grace Ai-ling (周愛靈)
Professor of Teaching

Tel.: (852) 2616-7201
Fax.: (852) 2467-7478
Email: gchou@LN.edu.hk


Concurrent Appointment

Music Coordinator

Academic & Professional Qualifications

Ph.D.,   University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2003.
M.A.,    University of Colorado at Boulder, 1997.
B.A.,    University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994.

Areas of Interest

Modern Chinese Intellectual History, Hong Kong Educational History, Contemporary Confucianism, Modern Asia, Comparative World History, Intellectual, Cultural, and Educational History of Modern China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.


Publications

  • Books
  • Articles
  • Conference Presentations
  • Research

Books:

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (2011).  Confucianism, Colonialism, and the Cold War: Chinese Cultural Education at Hong Kong's New Asia College, 1949-63. Brill.

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (2010). 花果飄零─冷戰時期殖民地的新亞書院. 商務(Commercial Press).

Articles:

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (2010).  “Cultural Education as Containment: The Ambivalent Position of American NGO's in 1950's Hong Kong”. Journal of Cold War Studies. Harvard Project on Cold War Studies, Davis Center of Russian and Eastern European Studies, Harvard University.

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (2008). “Review of "The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS): Shaping the Reforms, Academia and China, (1977-2003)," Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner. Brill: 2007.
Journal of Chinese Philosophy

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (In process).  “Self-exile and Cultural Memory on the Chinese Periphery: Confucianism in Postwar Hong Kong”. Refuge and Rejection: The Humanities and the Study of Forced Migration.

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (In process).  “Communism and Colonialism in University Formation: Comparing Singapore's Nanyang University and Hong Kong's Chinese University”.

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (In process).  “Colonial Policy and Cultural Evaluation: The Question of 'Higher' Education in Postwar Hong Kong”.

Chou, Grace Ai-ling (In process).  “New Confucian Notions of Democracy: The Case of Mou Zongsan”.

Conference Presentations:

"British Imperialism and Chinese Culture: Postwar Singapore and Hong Kong Chinese Higher Education." Presented at "XXV CESE Conference: Empires, Post-coloniality and Interculturality: Comparative Education between Past, Post, and Present." Salamanca, Spain: June 2012.

“Medium of Instruction Science Curriculum, and Modern Knowledge: British Values in Post-War Hong Kong Higher Education.” Paper presented at “Empire State of Mind: Articulations of British Culture in the Empire, 1707-1997”.  Hong Kong, China: May 2011.

“Colonial Policy and Cultural Conservatism: Tensions in the Founding of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.” Paper accepted for the XXConference of the International Association of Historians of Asia (IAHA).  New Delhi, India: November 2008.

“Hong Kong as Cultural Crossroads: Contestations in Educational Policy and Cultural Memory.” Paper presented at the Seventeenth Annual World History Association Conference, “Global Cities and the Sea: Highway of Change”.  London: June 2008.

“Educational Culture and Cold War Pressures in Postwar Hong Kong.” Paper presented at “The Cold War in Asia: The Cultural Dimension”.  Singapore: March 2008.

“Colonial Policy and Cultural Conservation: Tensions in the Founding of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.” Paper accepted for the Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities.  Atlanta, USA: January 2007.

“Self-Exiled in Hong Kong: Anti-Communist Commentary on a National China and an International Cold War.”  Paper presented at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting.  Honolulu, USA: January 2007.

“Exile on the Edge: Reformulations of Self and Nation by Political Refugees.”  Panel co-organized for the American Historical Association Annual Meeting.  Atlanta, USA: January 2007.

“Contested Identities and Cultural Imperialisms: East Asia and the Pacific Rim.”  Discussant for panel at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting.  Atlanta, USA: January 2007.

“Containing Communism through Cultural Education: American NGOs in Hong Kong in the 1950's.”  Paper presented at The Tenth Asian Studies Conference Japan.  Tokyo, Japan: June 2006.

“Cultural Nationalism in Exile: The Case of Hong Kong in the 1950's.” Paper accepted for “Nationalism in Asia” Seminar. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Jan 2006.

"Confucian Cultural Education: Content and Form at Hong Kong's New Asia College."  Paper presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting. San Diego, USA: March 2004.

"The Appropriation and Representation of Confucianism in Modern China."  Panel organized for Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting.  San Diego, USA: March 2004.

"Remembering Chinese Culture: The New Confucian Teaching of Cultural Memory."  Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting.  Washington D.C., USA: April 2002.

"Narrating the Nation: Education and Memory Transmission in Modern China."  Panel organized  for Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting.  Washington D.C., USA: April 2002.

"Liang Chi ch'ao and the Dilemma of Modernity."  Phi Alpha Theta, Hawaii Chapter.  Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: February 1999.


Research:

  • The Role of American Non-governmental Organizations in the Development of Cultural Identity in Post-War Hong Kong
  • British Colonial Policy on Chinese Language and Culture in Hong Kong Higher Education
  • Anti-communist Intellectual Diaspora in post-1949 Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong’s Cultural Significance in the Cold War
  • Chinese Cultural Memory in the Hong Kong Periphery
  • Modern Confucian Values in Hong Kong’s New Asia College
  • Mou Zongsan’s Theory of Modernization and Modernity
  • Contemporary Confucianism and Confucian Modernization Theories
  • Chinese Cultural Memory in Greater China and Diaspora
  • Chinese Anti-communist Intellectual Diaspora
  • Colonialism and Local Culture
  • Hong Kong's and Singapore’s Cultural Significance in the Cold War
  • British Colonial Policy on Language and Culture in Hong Kong and Singapore Education
  • Singapore Education History
  • Medium-of-instruction and Cultural Identity
  • The Role of Foreign Non-governmental Organizations in Post-War Hong Kong Culture