Judith Farquhar

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Judith Farquhar is Max Palevsky Professor Emerita in the Anthropology Department of the University of Chicago. She has been studying medicine and embodiment, knowledge and writing in China for a long time.  Her most recent book, co-authored with Lili Lai of Peking University, is Gathering Medicines: Nation and Knowledge in China’s Mountain South (March 2021). She has also recently published a short work on the vitalities of traditional Chinese medicine, A Way of Life: Things, thought, and action in Chinese medicine.  

See also:

Judith Farquhar, A Way of Life: Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine (Yale University Press, 2020)

Judith Farquhar and Larisa Jasarevic, Bee-Coming Unfolded (2018)

Sue Cochrane, Vincent Duclos, Judith Farquhar, Volker Scheid, and Clare Twomey, “Translating Vitalities” (a series of essays), Somatosphere, March 2016.