Regional Studies - East Asia
Field of Study
Years of Stay at HYI
Aug 2012 to Jun 2014
University Affiliation (Current)
Working on the nascent of “material turn” in the humanistic and historical studies, Dong Yuting is writing her current project to unpack the social and technological history behind the construction of colonial urban infrastructure in Northeast China under Japan’s influence and control. Titled “Unplanned Empire: Infrastructure, Society, and Technology in Japanese Manchuria,” her dissertation questions how the Japanese empire was built in the late 19th to the early 20th century.