Professor Yuhang Li has won the 2021 Religion and the Arts Book Award by the American Academy of Religion for her book Becoming Guanyin: Artistic Devotion of Buddhist Women in Late Imperial China (Columbia University Press). Congratulations Prof. Li!!!
The jury stated: “Yuhang Li’s book provides anglophone readers with an unparalleled and badly needed authoritative study on one of the most important figures in Chinese myth and religious practice, particularly with respect to women’s experience in late imperial China.” You can read the jury’s full comments here.