Yanping Ni Presents at University of Colorado, Boulder, and Harvard East Asia Society

Feb. 27, 2024

Yanping Ni, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, recently participated in the 2024 CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference (CUBASGA), held at the University of Colorado, Boulder, on February 24th and 25th. Ni presented a paper titled “The Vanishing Materiality: Faked Nature in the World of Synthetic Fibers.” Earlier, Ni was invited to present another paper titled “New Fibers, New Knots? Navigating a Precarious Home Textile Economy in China” at the 27th Harvard East Asia Society Conference (HEAS). Both are renowned graduate conferences in Asian Studies in the United States. Ni’s participation was funded by the Department of Anthropology and Dean's Fund for Scholarly Travel.