Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the CDT translation coordinator. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs.
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Netizen Voices: Chinese Dream, the Dream of Prison

President Xi Jinping’s signature slogan is the “Chinese dream.” Hinting at the American dream of individual success and happiness achieved through hard work, the Chinese dream simultaneously embodies a nationalist, state-centered ideal. The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos has called the Chinese dream “the first Chinese political slogan that makes

July 16, 2013 11:27 AM

Drawing the News: “Strange Creatures of Cathay”

Weibo user “Satanlucky” (@撒旦君_Satan) has created a menagerie of monsters in modern China, the “Strange Creatures of Cathay” (华夏异事录). Rendered in the style of Japanese “floating world” (ukiyo-e) paintings, these creatures haunt coal mines, poison restaurant utensils, and steal postcards for lunch. Every demon portrays a social ill that menaces

July 15, 2013 10:52 AM

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