Judith Farquhar

Farquhar (alexa wright's conflicted copy 2018-08-26)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 is Ten Thousand Things: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing (Zone books, 2012, co-authored with Qicheng Zhang). Currently, with co-author Lili Lai of Peking University, she is writing a book to be called Gathering Medicines in the Mountains: Nation, Body, and Knowledge in China’s Ethnic South. Another current project, most indebted to the Translating Vitalities Collective, is Things, Thought, and Action In and Beyond Chinese Medicine (provisional title) in preparation for Yale University Press.


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.