Paul G. Pickowicz

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Chinese Studies & Academic Senate Distinguished Teacher

Paul G. Pickowicz
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Department of History
    Mail Code: 0104
    La Jolla , California 92093

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1973 (History)

M.A., Tufts University, 1968 (History)

B.S., Springfield College, 1967 (History)

Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of History, UC San Diego, 1973-2006

Above Scale Distinguished Professor of History, UC San Diego, 2006-2016

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Chinese Studies, UC San Diego, 2017-present

Associate Director, University of California Study Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1977-78

Director, Chinese Studies Program, UC San Diego, 1979-85, 1990-91, 1994-95, 1997-98, 2000  

Visiting Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA, 1989

Visiting Scholar, Center for Chinese Studies, UCLA, 1989-90

Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, 2004

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford, 2006

Visiting Senior Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, 2008

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Si-Mian Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 2010

Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, 2011

Visiting Scholar, School of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures and Confucius Institute for Scotland, University of Edinburgh, 2013

Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Institut d’Asie Orientale, Ecole normale superieure, Lyon, France, 2013

Visiting Scholar, School of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures and the Confucius Institute for Scotland, University of Edinburgh, 2014

Visiting Professor, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, 2016

Visiting Professor, Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2016

Visiting Professor, Schwarzman School, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2018-19

1993 Joseph R. Levenson Prize of the Association for Asian Studies for Chinese Village, Socialist State – Best book on 20th century China in any discipline

1998 UCSD Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award

1998-present Member, Editorial Board, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

2003 UCSD Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

2006-present Member, Advisory Board, Journal of Chinese Cinemas

2007-2016 Inaugural Holder of the University of California, San Diego Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History

2009 UCSD Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award

2009-present International Advisory Group, Humanities Korea Project, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on China, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea

2010-present Member, Editorial Board, 中国当代史研究 [Journal of Contemporary Chinese History] (Shanghai)

2011-present Member, Editorial Board, Chinese Historical Review

2015, Outstanding Faculty Leader, Thurgood Marshall College, University of California, San Diego

2016, Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) - - in recognition of lifetime accomplishments in research and teaching

Books

China Tripping:  Encountering the Everyday in the People’s Republic (New York: Roman and Littlefield, forthcoming 2019). (Co-edited with Jeremy Murray and Perry Link)

Filming the Everyday in Twenty-first Century China: Independent Documentaries and the Aesthetics of Remembering (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017). (Co-edited with Yingjin Zhang)

Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945 (Leiden: Brill, 2013). (Co-edited with Kuiyi Shen and Yingjin Zhang)

Restless China (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013). (Co-edited with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

China on Film: A Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012).

Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China (New York: Lexington Books, 2011). (Co-edited with Catherine Lynch and Robert B. Marks)

China on the Margins (Ithaca: Cornell University East Asia Series, 2010). (Co-edited with Sherman Cochran)

Exhibiting Chinese Cinemas, Reconstructing Reception, Special Issue of Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 3, no. 2, 2009. (Co-edited with Matthew Johnson)

Dilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People’s Republic of China (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007). (Co-edited with Jeremy Brown)
Chinese edition: 胜利的困境: 中华人民共和国的最初岁月 (香港: 中文大学出版社, 2011).

From Underground to Independent: Alternative Film Culture in Contemporary China (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006). (Co-edited with Yingjin Zhang)

The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006). (Co-edited with Joseph Esherick and Andrew Walder)

Revolution, Resistance, and Reform in Village China (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005). (Co-authored with Edward Friedman and Mark Selden)

Popular China: Unofficial Culture in a Globalizing Society (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002). (Co-edited with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

New Chinese Cinemas: Forms, Identities, Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994). (Co-edited with Nick Browne, Vivian Sobchack and Esther Yau)

Chinese Village, Socialist State (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991). (Co-authored with Edward Friedman and Mark Selden)
Chinese edition: 中国乡村, 社会主义国家 (北京: 社会科学文献出版社, 2002).

Unofficial China: Popular Culture and Thought in the People's Republic (Boulder: Westview Press, 1989). (Co-edited with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

Marxist Literary Thought in China: The Influence of Ch'u Ch'iu-pai (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981).
Korean edition:  Chungguk Maruk'usujuui Munyeiron: Kuch'ubaegui Yonghyang (Seoul: Ch'ongnyonsa, 1991).
Chinese edition: 书生政治家: 瞿秋白曲折的一生 (北京: 中国卓越出版公司, 1990).

Marxist Literary Thought and China: A Conceptual Framework (Berkeley: The Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1980).
Chinese edition: 马克思主义文学思想与中国. 尹惠珉编, 国外中国文学研究论丛 (北京: 中国文联出版公司, 1985).

 

Articles

“Dirty Underwear,” “High Rise Counterculture,” and “Avoiding Long Lines,” in Jeremy Murray, Perry Link, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., China Tripping: Encountering the Everyday in the People’s Republic (New York: Roman and Littlefield, forthcoming 2019).

“Introduction,” in Jeremy Murray, Perry Link, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., China Tripping: Encountering the Everyday in the People’s Republic (New York: Roman and Littlefield, forthcoming 2019). (Coauthored with Jeremy Murray and Perry Link)

“Zou Xueping’s Postsocialist Homecoming,” in Paul G. Pickowicz and Yingjin Zhang, eds., Filming the Everyday in Twenty-first Century China: Independent Documentaries and the Aesthetics of Remembering (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017), pp. 69-83.

“Documenting China Independently,” in Paul G. Pickowicz and Yingjin Zhang, eds., Filming the Everyday in Twenty-first Century China: Independent Documentaries and the Aesthetics of Remembering (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017), pp. 3-18. (Coauthored with Yingjin Zhang)

“A Hundred Years Later: Zou Xueping’s Documentaries and the Legacies of China’s New Culture Movement,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 10, no. 2, 2016, pp. 187-201.      

“Independent Chinese Documentaries: Finally, a Hundred Schools Contending,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 10, no. 1, 2016, pp. 48-53.

“Dying to Serve: On Huaiyin Li’s Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing,” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, vol. 74, no. 1, June 2014, pp. 167-78.

Who Killed Our Children?  The Anatomy of a Protest Film,” in Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting, ed., Natural Disaster and Reconstruction in Asian Economies (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp. 127-143.

“The Liangyou Pictorial, Popular Print Media, and Visual Culture in Republican Shanghai,” in Paul G. Pickowicz, Kuiyi Shen, and Yingjin Zhang, eds., Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945 (Leiden: Brill, 2013), pp. 1-13. (Coauthored with Kuiyi Shen and Yingjin Zhang)

“Political Humor in Postsocialist China: Transnational and Still Funny,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Restless China (New York: Roman and Littlefield, 2013), pp. 59-80.

“Restless China: An Introduction,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Restless China (New York: Roman and Littlefield, 2013), pp. 1-8. (Co-authored with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

“Single Women and the Men in Their Lives: Zhang Ailing and Postwar Visual Images of the Modern Metropolis,” in Christian Henriot and Wen-hsin Yeh, eds. Visualizing China, 1845-1965: Moving and Still Images in Historical Narratives (Leiden: Brill, 2013), pp. 439-459. (Co-authored with Yap Soo Ei)

Translations of “Listen Carefully to the Voices of the Tiananmen Mothers” (1991) and “Obama's Election, the Republican Factor, and a Proposal for China” (2008) by Liu Xiaobo, in Perry Link, Tianchi Martin-Liao, and Liu Xia, eds., No Hatred, No Enemies: Selected Essays and Poems (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012), pp. 3-12, 270-274.

“2010年上海学术和科研环境之反思” (Reflections on the scholarly and research environment in Shanghai in 2010), 上海市社会科学界联合会主办, 上海学术报告 (上海: 人民出版社, 2011), 34-43.

“Chinese Filmmaking on the Eve of the Communist Revolution,” in Song Hwee Lim and Julian Ward, eds., The Chinese Cinema Book (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 76-84.

“Independent Chinese Film: Seeing the Not-Usually-Visible in Rural China,” in Catherine Lynch, Robert C. Marks, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China (New York: Lexington Books, 2011), pp. 161-184.

“Chinese Radicalism in Historical Context,” in Catherine Lynch, Robert B. Marks, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China (New York: Lexington Books, 2011), pp. 1-9. (Co-authored with Catherine Lynch and Robert C. Marks)

“Revisiting Cold War Propaganda: Close Readings of Chinese and American Film Representations of the Korean War,” Journal of American-East Asian Relations, vol. 17, no. 4, 2010, pp. 352-371
Chinese edition: “中美电影中的朝鲜战争新像” 中国当代史研究, 3, 2011八月, 249-266.

“Centers and Margins in Chinese History,” in Sherman Cochran and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., China on the Margins (Ithaca: Cornell University East Asia Series, 2010), pp. 1-13. (Co-authored with Sherman Cochran)

“China’s Soft Power: The Case for a Critical and Multi-dimensional Approach,” China Review International, vol. 16, no. 4, 2009, pp. 439-455.

“Issues in Contemporary Chinese Family Law: Media and Field Evidence,” in Harry N. Scheiber and Luarent Mayali, eds., Japanese Family Law in Comparative Perspective (Berkeley: The Robbins Collection, 2009), pp. 259-271.

“Exhibiting Chinese Cinemas, Reconstructing Reception,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 3, no. 2, 2009, pp. 99-107. (Co-authored with Matthew Johnson)

“Three Readings of Hong Kong Nocturne,” in Poshek Fu, ed., China Forever: The Shaw Brothers and Diasporic Cinema (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008), pp. 95-114.
Chinese edition: “香港花月夜 的三种解读,” 刘辉, 付葆石编, 香港的 ‘中国’: 邵氏电影 (香港: 牛津大学出版社), 41-62. 

“Acting Like Revolutionaries: Shi Hui, the Wenhua Studio, and Private-Sector Filmmaking, 1949-52,” in Jeremy Brown and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Dilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People’s Republic of China (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007), pp. 256-287, 426-429.
Chinese edition: “像革命者一样演戏: 1949-52 年间的石挥, 文华影业公司和私营电影制片厂,” 周杰荣, 毕克伟编, 胜利的困境: 中华人民共和国的最初岁月 (香港: 中文大学出版社, 2011), 271-302.

“The Early Years of the People’s Republic of China: An Introduction,” in Jeremy Brown and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Dilemmas of Victory: The Early Years of the People’s Republic of China (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007), pp. 1-18, 387-389. (Co-authored with Jeremy Brown)
Chinese edition: “中华人民共和国的最初岁月: 引论,” 周杰荣, 毕克伟编, 胜利的困境: 中华人民共和国的最初岁月 (香港: 中文大学出版社, 2011), 1-19.

“春江遗恨的是是非非与沦陷时期的中国电影” (Never-ending Controversies: The Case of Remorse in Shanghai and Occupation Era Chinese Filmmaking), 文艺研究, 1, 2007, 105-113.
English edition: “Never-Ending Controversies:  The Case of Chun jiang yi hen and Occupation-Era Chinese Filmmaking,” in Christian Henriot and Wen-hsin Yeh, eds., History in Images: Pictures and Public Space in Modern China (Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, 2012), pp. 143-162.

“From Yao Wenyuan to Cui Zi’en: Film, History Memory,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 1, no. 1, 2007, pp. 41-53.

“Rural Protest Letters: Local Perspectives on the State’s Revolutionary War on Tillers, 1960-1990,” in Ching Kwan Lee and Guobin Yang, eds., Re-visioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), pp. 21-49.

“Zheng Junli, Complicity and the Cultural History of Socialist China, 1949-1976,” The China Quarterly, no. 188, December 2006, pp. 1048-1069. (Reprinted in Julia Strauss, ed., The History of the PRC: 1949-1976 [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007], pp. 194-215)

“Social and Political Dynamics of Underground Filmmaking in China,” in Paul G. Pickowicz and Yingjin Zhang, eds., From Underground to Independent: Alternative Film Culture in Contemporary China (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006), pp. 1-21.

“The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History,” in Joseph Esherick, Paul G. Pickowicz, and Andrew Walder, eds., The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006), pp. 1-28 (Co-authored with Joseph Esherick and Andrew Walder)

“Women and Wartime China: The Strange Case of Tian Han’s Liren xing,” in Christian Henriot and Wen-hisn Yeh, eds., In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Shanghai under Japanese Occupation, 1937-1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 346-361.

“Pa Chin’s Cold Nights and China’s Wartime and Postwar Culture of Disaffection 巴金的寒夜与抗战时期及战后愤懑文化,” in Pa Chin 巴金, Cold Nights 寒夜 (Chinese-English Bilingual Edition) (Hong Kong 香港: The Chinese University Press 中文大学出版社, 2002), pp. x-xxxvii.

“Village Voices, Urban Activists: Women, Violence, and Gender Inequality in Rural China,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Popular China: Unofficial Culture in a Globalizing Society (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002), pp. 57-87 (Co-authored with Liping Wang)

“Introduction to Popular China,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Popular China: Unofficial Culture in a Globalizing Society (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002), pp. 1-8. (Co-authored with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

“On Kirk Denton’s The Problematic of Self in Modern Chinese Literature: Hu Feng and Lu Ling, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, vol. 60, no. 2, December 2000, pp. 638-646.

“Filme und die Legitimation des Staates im Heutigen China” (Filmmaking and the State’s Quest for Legitimacy in Contemporary China), in Kai Vockler and Dirk Luckow, eds., Peking, Shanghai, Shenzhen: Stadte des 21. Jahrhunderts (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen: Cities of the 21st Century) (Frankfurt: Campus Verlag GmbH, 2000), pp. 402-411, 566-570.

“Victory as Defeat: Postwar Visualizations of China’s War of Resistance,” in Wen-hsin Yeh, ed., Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond, 1900-1950 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000), pp. 365-398.

“Remembering a Holocaust: Post-War Film Portraits of the War of Resistance,” in Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium on Sun Yat-sen’s Founding of the Kuomintang for Revolution (Taipei: National Historical Commission, 1995), vol. 3, pp. 117-146.

“Velvet Prisons and the Political Economy of Chinese Filmmaking,” in Deborah Davis, Richard Kraus, Barry Naughton, and Elizabeth Perry, eds., Urban Spaces: Autonomy and Community in Contemporary China (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 193-220.

“Memories of Revolution and Collectivization in China: The Unauthorized Reminiscences of a Rural Intellectual,” in Rubie S. Watson, ed., Memory, History, and Opposition under State Socialism (Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 1994), pp. 127-147.

“Huang Jianxin and the Notion of Postsocialism,” in Nick Browne, Paul G. Pickowicz, Vivian Sobchack, and Esther Yau, eds., New Chinese Cinemas: Forms, Identities, Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 57-87.

“Sinifying and Popularizing Foreign Culture: From Maxim Gorky's The Lower Depths to Huang Zuolin's Ye dian,” Modern Chinese Literature, vol. 7, no. 2, Fall 1993, pp. 7-31.

“Melodramatic Representation and the ‘May Fourth’ Tradition of Chinese Cinema,” in Ellen Widmer and David Der-wei Wang, eds., From May Fourth to June Fourth: Fiction and Film in Twentieth Century China (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993), pp. 295-326, 425-428.
Chinese edition: “通俗剧, 五四传统, 与中国电影” 郑树森编, 文化批评与华语电影 (台北: 麦田, 1995), 35-67.

“The Theme of Spiritual Pollution in Chinese Films of the 1930s,” Modern China, vol. 17, no. 1, January 1991, pp. 38-75.

“The Chinese Anarchist Critique of Marxism-Leninism,” Modern China, vol. 16, no. 4, October 1990, pp. 450-467.

“Popular Cinema and Political Thought in Post-Mao China: Reflections on Official Pronouncements, Film, and the Film Audience,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Unofficial China (Boulder: Westview Press, 1989), pp. 37-53.

“Introduction to Unofficial China,” in Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz, eds., Unofficial China (Boulder: Westview Press, 1989), pp. 1-13. (Co-authored with Perry Link and Richard Madsen)

“The Limits of Cultural Thaw: Chinese Cinema in the Early 1960s,” in Chris Berry, ed., Perspectives on Chinese Cinema (Ithaca: Cornell University East Asia Papers, 1985), pp. 97-148.

Introduction to and Translation of “Cries from Death Row” (1980) by Jin Yanhua and Wang Jingquan, in Perry Link, ed., Stubborn Weeds: Popular and Controversial Literature after the Cultural Revolution (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983), pp. 96-114.

Introduction to and Translation of “Realism Today” (1943) by Hu Feng, in Kai-yu Hsu, ed., The Literature of the People's Republic of China (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980), pp. 62-67. (Reprinted in Kirk A. Denton, ed., Modern Chinese Literary Thought: Writings on Literature, 1893-1945 [Stanford, Stanford University Press], 1996, pp. 485-490)

“Qu Qiubai's Critique of the May Fourth Generation: Early Chinese Marxist Literary Criticism,” in Merle Goldman, ed., Modern Chinese Literature in the May Fourth Era (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1977), pp. 351-384, 446-449.
Chinese edition: “瞿秋白对五四一代的批评: 中国早期的马克思主义文学批评,” 贾植芳编, 中国现代文学的主潮 (上海: 复旦大学出版社, 1990), 184-207.

“Ch'u Ch'iu-pai and the Chinese Marxist Conception of Revolutionary Popular Literature and Art,” The China Quarterly, no. 70, June 1977, pp. 296-314.

“Lu Xun Through the Eyes of Qu Qiu-bai: New Perspectives on Chinese Marxist Literary Polemics of the 1930s,” Modern China, vol. 2, no. 3, July 1976, pp. 327-368.

Introduction to and Translation of “Who's 'We'?” (1932) and “The Question of Popular Literature and Art” (1932) by Qu Qiubai, Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, vol. 8, no. 1, January-March 1976, pp. 45-52. (Reprinted in John Berninghausen and Ted Huters, eds., Revolutionary Literature in China: An Anthology [New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1977], pp. 44-51 and in Kirk A. Denton, Modern Chinese Literary Thought: Writings on Literature, 1893-1945 [Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996], pp. 418-427)

“Ch’u Ch’iu-pai: Dei Verbindung von Politik und Kunst in der chinesischen Revolution,” in Peter J. Opitz, ed., Die Sohne des Drachen: Chinas Weg vom Konfuzianismus zum Kommunismus (Munchen: Paul List Verlag, 1975), pp. 292-321, 368-370.

“Modern China's Artistic and Cultural Life,” The Holy Cross Quarterly, vol. 7, nos. 1-4, June 1975, pp. 108-116.

“Cinema and Revolution in China: Some Interpretive Themes,” American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 17, no. 3, January-February 1974, pp. 328-359. (Reprinted in Barbara Tulloch, ed., Conflict and Control in the Cinema, [Melbourne: The Macmillan Company, 1977], chapter 38)

“People, Politics, and Paramedicine in China,” in Guenter Risse, ed., Modern China and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Springfield: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1973), pp. 124-146.

“William Wood in Canton: A Critique of the China Trade Before the Opium War,” Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol. CVII, no. 1, January 1971, pp. 3-34.

 

Short Essays

“Foreword,” in Huang Xuelei, Shanghai Filmmaking: Crossing Borders, Connecting to the Globe, 1922-1938 (Leiden: Brill, 2014), pp. vii-x.

“Remembering Gao Hua,” in 熊景明 Xiong Jingming and 徐晓 Xu Xiao eds., 史家高华 The Historian Gao Hua (香港: 香港大學出版社 Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012), pp. 312-314.

“Remembering Maurice Meisner, 1931-2012,” Critical Asian Studies, vol. 44, no 2, June 2012, pp. 349-352.  (Coauthored with Catherine Lynch and Robert B. Marks)

“Maurice Meisner: A Tribute,” Critical Asian Studies, vol. 44, no. 2, June 2012, pp. 357-359.

“Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s: A Cultural History of an Asian Metropolis,” @UCSD: An Alumni Publication, vol. 5, no. 2, May 2008, pp. 38-39.

“Images of the Chinese Cultural Revolution,” @UCSD: An Alumni Publication, vol. 4, no. 2, May 2007, pp. 28-31.

“Long Bow: The Movie,” American Anthropological Association Society for Visual Anthropology Newsletter, vol. 3, no. 3, Fall 1987, pp. 1-3.

“Early Chinese Cinema: The Era of Exploration,” Modern Chinese Literature, vol. 1, no. 1, September 1984, pp. 135-138.

“Why China’s Film Archives Must Not be Forgotten,” China Daily, June 29, 1983.

“Peasant Family Tries New Pursuits,” China Daily, June 6, 1983.

“Deng's New Hat Factory,” Far Eastern Economic Review, October 19, 1979, pp. 38-40.

Cold Nights Lifts Veil on Chiang’s Dusk,” San Diego Union Tribune, June 3, 1979, p. 6.

Comment on “A Study of the Origins of Chinese Communism with Special Reference to the Initial Impact of Leninism,” by Michael Yan-lung Luk, in Lee Ngok and Leung Chi-keung, eds., China: Development and Challenge (Hong Kong: Centre for Asian Studies, 1979), vol. 1, pp. 56-58.

“The Arts,” in China! Inside the People's Republic (New York:  Bantam Books, 1972), pp. 247-265.

“Students - In China and America,” The Daily Cardinal (University of Wisconsin), February 28, 1972, pp. 3, 6.

“Inside China Today,” The Progressive, vol. 36, no. 1, January 1972, pp. 13-19.

“Chou Says Chinese Fear Japan’s New Militarism,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 1971.

“The Modern Revolutionary Peking Opera Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy: An American's View,” Eastern Horizon. vol. 10, no. 4, 1971, pp. 31-34.

“The Paradox,” The Inkling, vol. 13, no. 1, Winter 1966, pp. 18-19. (Short story)

 

Reviews

A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman, by Ida Pruitt, in China Digital Times, February 10, 2006.

Cinema and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 1922-1943, edited by Yingjin Zhang, in Pacific Affairs, vol. 73, no. 4, Winter 2000-2001, pp. 578-579.

Chinese Modernism in the Era of Reforms, by Xudong Zhang, in The China Quarterly, no. 157, March 1999, pp. 246-248.

Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine, by Jasper Becker, in The Wall Street Journal, February 7, 1997.

The Private Life of Chairman Mao, by Li Zhisui, in The Wall Street Journal, November 21, 1994.

Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration: Intellectual Choice in Occupied Shanghai, 1937-1945, by Poshek Fu, in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 53, no. 3, August 1994, pp. 913-915.

Chen Village: Under Mao and Deng, by Anita Chan, Richard Madsen, and Jonathan Unger, in The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs, Issue 31, January 1994, pp. 135-138.

State and Society in China: The Consequences of Reform, edited by Arthur Rosenbaum and Popular Protest and Political Culture in Modern China: Learning from 1989, edited by Jeffery Wasserstrom and Elizabeth Perry, in American Political Science Review, March 1993, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 249-250.

Politics and Literature in Shanghai: The Chinese League of Left-Wing Writers, 1930-36, by Wang-chi Wong, in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 51, no. 3, August 1992, pp. 662-663.

The Last Emperor, by Bernardo Bertolucci, in The American Historical Review, vol. 94, no. 4, October 1989, pp. 1035-1036.

Hu Shih and Intellectual Choice in Modern China, by Min-chih Chou, in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. XLV, no. 1, November 1985, pp. 105-108.

Winter Plum: Contemporary Chinese Fiction, Nancy Ing, ed., in Journal of Oriental Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, 1984, pp. 83-84.

Modern Chinese Fiction: A Guide to its Study and Appreciation, Winston L. Y. Yang and Nathan K. Mao, eds. and Modern Chinese Stories and Novellas 1919-1949, Joseph S. M. C. Lau, C. T. Hsia, and Leo Ou-fan Lee, eds., in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. XLII, no. 3, May 1983, pp. 652-655.

The Drowning of an Old Cat and Other Stories, by Hwang Chun-ming, in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. XLI, no. 2, February 1982, pp. 329-330.

Popular Media in China: Shaping New Cultural Patterns, Godwin C. Chu, ed., in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. XXXIX, no. 2, February 1980, pp. 342-343.

The Crisis of Chinese Consciousness: Radical Antitraditionalism in the May Fourth Era, by Lin Yu-sheng, in Pacific Affairs, vol. 52, no. 3, Fall 1979, pp. 516-518.

Cold Nights, by Pa Chin, in Eastern Horizon, vol. XVII, no. 6, June 1979, p. 49.

Revolutionary Literature in China: An Anthology, John Berninghausen and Ted Huters, eds., in The China Quarterly, no. 73, March 1978, pp. 191-193.

The Romantic Generation of Modern Chinese Writers, by Leo Ou-fan Lee, in The China Quarterly, no. 59, July-September 1974, pp. 610-612.

The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia, by Alfred McCoy, in Eastern Horizon, vol. XII, no. 2, 1973, pp. 58-61.

The Introduction of Western Literary Theories into China, 1919-1925, by Bonnie S. McDougall and Mao Tun and Modern Chinese Literary Criticism, by Marian Galik, in Literature East and West, Winter 1973, pp. 519-522.

The Yenan Way in Revolutionary China, by Mark Selden, in Eastern Horizon, vol. XI, no. 1, 1972, pp. 61-64.

Modern Chinese Stories, W. J. F. Jenner, ed., in Journal of Asian Studies, vol. XXX, no. 4, August 1971, pp. 888-889.

 

Documentary Filmmaking Credits

Academic Adviser, China: Born under the Red Flag, 1976-1992, two hours, Ambrica Productions (New York) and WGBH (Boston), 1997.

Associate Producer, The Mao Years, 1949-1976, two hours, Ambrica Productions (New York) and WGBH (Boston), 1994.

Academic Adviser, The Pacific Century, Episode #4 Writers and Revolutionaries, one hour, The Pacific Basin Institute (Santa Barbara) and KCTS (Seattle), 1992.

Academic Adviser, Westward to China: The American Experience in China in the 20th Century, one hour, James Culp Productions (San Francisco), 1990.

Associate Producer, China in Revolution, 1911-1949, two hours, Ambrica Productions (New York) and WGBH (Boston), 1989.

 

Rural Field Research

“Hinterland North China in Transition, 1930-present.”  Research carried out in Raoyang county, Hebei province, China in May-June 1978, October 1980, April 1983, September 1985, March 1987, November 1992, November 1993, and July 1995.

“Culture and Market in a North China Rural Community, 1911-1985.”  Research carried out in Liangmen village, Puyang county, Henan province, China in September 1985.

 

Film Archive Research

Film Archive of China (Beijing):  October 1982-October 1983, September 1985, February 1987, March-April 1988, December 1988, November 1993, July 1995, and September 2011.

Central Documentary and Newsreel Film Studio (Beijing): October 1982 - October 1983, February 1987, and March-April 1988.

 

Paul G. Pickowicz Geisel Library Research Archive

Collection of photos taken by Paul G. Pickowicz in China in 1971:
Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars Friendship Delegations
UC San Diego Geisel Library Digital Collection       

Collection of Cultural Revolution propaganda posters gathered by Paul G. Pickowicz in China in 1971:  
Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters
UC San Diego Geisel Library Digital Collection

Collection of rare diaries, memoirs, and protest letters handwritten from 1944 to 1992 by Chinese peasant activist Geng Xiufeng and given to Paul G. Pickowicz:
http://roger.ucsd.edu/record=b6679567~S9
UC San Diego Geisel Library Special Collections

Rare film donated to UC San Diego in 2016 by Paul G. Pickowicz:
UC San Diego's First Official Visit to China in 1979 - Youtube
UC San Diego Geisel Library Special Collections