A Sensational Encounter with High Socialist China
Paul G. Pickowicz is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, San Diego. His books include Marxist Literary Thought in China (1981), Unofficial China (1989), Chinese Village, Socialist State (1992, winner of the Levenson Prize of the Association for Asian Studies), New Chinese Cinemas (1994), Popular China (2002), Revolution, Resistance, and Reform in Village China (2005), From Underground to Independent (2006), The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History (2006), Dilemmas of Victory (2007), China on the Margins (2010), Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China (2011), China on Film (2012), Restless China (2013), Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis (2013) Filming the Everyday (2017), China Tripping (2019), A Sensational Encounter With High Socialist China (2019), and Locating Taiwan Cinema in the Twenty-First Century (2020). He is associate producer of the documentary films China in Revolution, 1911- 1949 (1989) and The Mao Years, 1949-1976 (1994). Pickowicz was honored by the German government in 2016 with a Humboldt Research Award for lifetime accomplishments in research and teaching.