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Contested Moralities in China’s App-Based Gay Sexual Economy (Yifeng Troy Cai, Brown University)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 02:15pm - 04:00pm
 
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This is co-sponsored by Rutgers Global-China Office. It is a talk in Louisa Schein's class "Intro to Critical Sexuality Studies." If you are interested in attending, please contact Professor Schein (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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Bio

Yifeng Troy Cai is a PhD candidate in anthropology and a master’s candidate in public health at Brown University. His major research interests include exchange theory, intimacy, queer theory, digital anthropology, medical anthropology, and urban sociality. Currently, he is writing up his dissertation based on three years of fieldwork in Shanghai, China, on urban gay men’s experiences of intimacy, kinship, and competition in an increasingly digitalized China. He is simultaneously conducting a project on social change under the impact of COVID-19 in China. Prior to Brown, he received training from University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, and Renmin University of China. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, Luce Foundation, among others.

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