Public Engagement

Recent Public Talks

Roundtable discussant at “Viral Politics: Left Perspectives on the World and China,” sponsored by Critical China Scholars, June 18. [online]

“Weber, Marx, and Critical Sociology,” Symposium on Max Weber, Zhejiang University Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences. June 14, 2020. [online]

“What is ‘Essential Work’? Analyzing the COVID-19 Era from a Gender Perspective.” Center of Gender and Culture Studies, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. May 19, 2020. [online]

“The Racialization of the Coronavirus and Policy Action in China.” Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement, University of Puget Sound. April 1, 2020. [online]

Selected Commentaries

The Making of ‘Made-in-China Feminism’,” with Angela Xiao Wu, in Sixth Tone, November 1, 2019.

她是革命女杰,也是有情有欲的普通人尖椒部落,May 23, 2018.

关于性别议题与其他社会不公的交叉中国数字时代,March, 9, 2018.

华盛顿妇女游行亲历者:历史不会如网页被消失新媒体女性,Jan 24, 2017.

是誰掏空了中國精英大學生的心?端传媒,Nov 28, 2016.

她是美国最知名的华裔革命家,她说,要改变世界我们必须先改变自己(On Grace Lee Boggs), 女权之声, Oct 8, 2016.

评论女权的正确打开方式——驳《女权主义如何面对社会底层的性别歧视》女泉,Sept 22, 2016.

为什么西方女权更“低调”时,中国女权运动愈发“激进化”?澎湃,Aug 2, 2016.

(Why is China’s feminist movement more ‘radicalised’ when western feminism is more ‘low key’? Pengpainet. Available at:

  • Cited in Wallace, C. (2019). Between state, market and family: Changing childcare      policies in urban China and the implications for working mothers. International Sociology

推动学界性别平等,我们能做些什么?”, 知識份子, Jan 2, 2016. (republished in 澎湃)

男人不敢喜欢的“铁姑娘”网易(原发),Aug 4, 2014. alternative link: 1.

女性避孕之殇:为何人流手术如此普遍女权之声,Feb 12, 2014.

我就不想生孩子怎么了?网易(原发), Dec 11, 2013. 豆瓣转载.

Media Coverage

Yige Dong: China Scholar featured in Hatches, Feb 14, 2020.

Quoted in “中國式愛國心從何而來?“, Oct 2, 2019.

Quoted in “Thwarted at Home, Can China’s Feminists Rebuild a Movement Abroad?ChinaFile, August 28, 2019.

推动学界性别平等,我们能做些什么?” research reported in The Paper (澎湃), Oct 25, 2017.

Obstacles Still to Hinder Development of Female Scientific Researchers: A Survey,” Collaborative research quoted and interviewed by Chinese Women’s Research Network, Feb 10, 2017.

社会阶层、女权主义与性别平等,” reported in Chinese Women’s Research Network, Sep 26, 2016.

Change Ideas and Advance Gender Equality in Academia,” interview by Chinese Social Sciences, Mar 2, 2016.

A Chinese Survey: Gender Discrimination Has Led Women to Quit Academia,” collaborative research featured in The Paper (澎湃), Jan 2, 2016.

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