Jing (Adel) Wang receives her Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Arts from Ohio University in the U.S. in 2012. Her dissertation "Making and Unmaking Freedom: Sound, Affect, and Beijing" examines China’s sound art and experimental music practices in relation to concepts of freedom, affect, and the global city.
ArticlesIntroductionIn this article, I set out to accomplish two tasks. The first is to map coffee and cafés in Mainland China in different historical periods. The second is to focus on coffee and cafés in the socio-cultural milieu of contemporary China in order to understand the symbolic value of the emerging coffee/café-scape. Cafés, rather than coffee, are at...Read more