Publications and Presentations

Books

Song, Priscilla. Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China. Princeton University Press (in production; available spring 2017). ISBN 9780691174778. http://press.princeton.edu/titles/11028.html

Song, Priscilla. The Culture, Ethics and Political Economy of Critical Care in Urban China (book manuscript in preparation) | request proposal

 

Refereed Journal Articles

陈虹霖 [Honglin Chen], 王璐 [Wang Lu], 宋柏萱 [Priscilla Song]. In press. "欣慰与无奈的交织: 社区老年照护者的照护体验及社会工作介入初探 [Gratification and Frustration: The Ambivalent Experiences of Community-Based Eldercare Providers and the Role of Social Work Intervention]."华东理工大学学报 (社会科学版) [Journal of East China University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition).] (article written in Chinese) request manuscript

Chen, Honglin,* Hui Yang,* Priscilla Song,* and Lu Wang* (*equal co-first authors). 2016. "An Ambiguous Sense of Professional Identity: Community-based Caregivers for Older Adults in China." Ageing Internationaldoi:10.1007/s12126-016-9266-2 

Song, Priscilla. 2011. "The Proliferation of Stem Cell Therapies in Post-Mao China: Problematizing Ethical Regulation." New Genetics and Society 30(2): 141-153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14636778.2011.574375
Reprinted 2015 in Stem Cell Research in Asia: Looking Beyond Regulatory Exteriors, edited by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner. London: Routledge, pp. 5-18. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138829312 | download publication

Song, Priscilla. 2010. "Biotech Pilgrims and the Transnational Quest for Stem Cell Cures." Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health & Illness 29(4): 384-402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2010.501317 | download publication

Prayson, Richard, Dasarahally Mohan, Priscilla Song, and John Suh. 2000. "Clinicopathologic Study of Forty-Four Histologically Pure Supratentorial Oligodendrogliomas." Annals of Diagnostic Pathology 4(4): 218-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/adpa.2000.8124 | download publication

Ciezki, Jay, Urs Hafeli, Priscilla Song et al. 1999. "Parenchymal Cell Proliferation in Coronary Arteries after Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty." International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 45(4):963-968. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-3016(99)00261-8 | download publication

 

Other Publications

Song. Priscilla. In press. Review of Occupational Hazards: Sex, Business, and HIV in Post-Mao China (Elanah Uretsky 2016). Anthropological Quarterly 90(1). request manuscript

Song. Priscilla. 2012. Review of Other Worldly: Making Chinese Medicine through Transnational Frames (Mei Zhan 2009). American Anthropologist 114(1): 171-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1433.2011.01413_14.x | download publication

Song, Priscilla. 2008. Review of Introducing Medical Anthropology: A Discipline in Action (Singer & Baer 2007). Medical Anthropology Quarterly 22(3): 308-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1387.2008.00027_7.x | download publication

Song, Priscilla. 2007. "Conversation with James (Woody) Watson." Anthropology News 48(2): 51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/an.2007.48.2.51.1 | download publication

 

Manuscripts in Submission

Song, Priscilla. "Violence as a Technology of Care: Assaults on Medical Workers in Chinese Hospitals." Article under review | request manuscript

Chen, Honglin,* Yanyan Chen,* and Priscilla Song.* "The Promises and Pitfalls of Eldercare Policy Implementation in Urban China -- Evaluating a Trial Home-based Medical Care Scheme for the Oldest Old in Shanghai" (*equal co-first authors). Article under review | request manuscript

Xu, Jun, Chen Li, Dingyu Tan, Liangliang Zheng, Daoyuan Jing, Banghan Ding, Yu Cao, Zhongqiu Lu, Yingping Tian, Yanfen Chai, Yanli  Meng, Zhen Wang, Ya-an Zheng, Xiaodong Zhao, Xinyan Zhang, Lu Liang, Zhongyi Zeng, Yangyang Fu, Yan Li, Joseph Walline, Priscilla Song, Feng Sun, Shihuan Shao, Mingwei Huang, Ruifeng Zeng, Shu Zhang, Xiaoya Yang, Dongqi Yao, Muming Yu, Hua  Liao, Yingxia Xiong, Kang Zheng, Yuhong Qin, Yingbo An, GuangJun Peng, Yuxiang Liu, Kun Chen, Huadong Zhu, Xuezhong Yu. "Effectiveness of pulse oximetry waveform analysis as a quality marker for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and a predictor for the return of spontaneous circulation in cardiac arrest patients: a prospective, observational, multicenter trial." Article under review request manuscript

Zhang, Qiubin, Hui Jiang, Jun Xu, Priscilla Song, Joseph Walline, Xuezhong Yu, and Huadong Zhu. "Clinical Features of Non-HIV/AIDS Pneumocystis Pneumonia and the Diagnostic Value of an Early Scoring System." Article under review request manuscript

 

Manuscripts in Preparation

"Medical Protests and the Biomedicalization of Death in Chinese Hospitals" (research article)

"The Career Identity of 'Shanghai Aunties': Strategies and Challenges in the Professionalization of an Eldercare Workforce in Urban China" (research article)

"The Culture of Emergency Medicine in Urban China" (research article)

 

Papers Presented at Refereed Conferences

2016. "Medical Protests and the Biomedicalization of Death in Chinese Hospitals." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN).

2016. "Violence as Caregiving in Urban Chinese Hospitals." Society for East Asian Anthropology Conference (Hong Kong). [Presented as part of a double panel session on "Confronting the 'Grey Tsunami': Caring for Rapidly Aging Populations in Urban East Asia."] 

2015. "Theorizing Hope in the Context of Experiment: Regenerative Medicine in China." Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (St. Louis, MO).

2014. "Troubling the China Dream: Paradoxes of the Good Life in China Today." Roundtable Participant. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Washington, DC).

2014. "Violence as a Technology of Care: Assaults on Medical Workers in Chinese Hospitals." Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA).

2013. "Borderline Tactics: Negotiating Healthcare Regulations in Urban China." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL).

2010. "Circulating Standards: Contesting Sham Surgery in China." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA).

2009. "Linking the Visceral & Virtual: The Internet's Role in Transnational Health-Seeking." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Philadelphia).

2009. "Beyond the Wild East: The Practice of Stem Cell Therapies in Post-Mao China." Society for Medical Anthropology Conference (New Haven, CT).

2009. "Transnational Experiments in (Post)socialist Chinese Health Care." Annual Soyuz Symposium on Global Socialisms and Postsocialisms (New Haven, CT)

2008. "Biotech Pilgrims and the Transnational Quest for Stem Cell Cures." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA).

2008. "Health Care with Chinese Characteristics: Medical Entrepreneurs & Marketing of Hope." Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA).

2007. "The Politics of Interest: Creating and Controlling Knowledge in Contemporary China." Discussant. Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting (Boston, MA).

2007. "Global Standards, Local Values: The Changing Culture of Biomedicine in China." International Conference on Contemporary China Studies (Hong Kong).

2006. "Disability and Transnational Mobilization: Making Medical Pilgrimages to China." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (San Jose, CA).

2005. "Rethinking the Ethics of Transnational Fetal Cell Transplantation in China." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Washington, DC).

2004. "Stemming Conundrums: Epistemological Challenges in Stem Cell Research." Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference (Paris, France).

2004. "Working Out Ethical Dilemmas in Stem Cell Research." Science & Technology in Context Annual Conference, American Association for the Advancement of Science (Washington, DC).

2003. "Ethnographies of Cloning." Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA).

2003. "The Life and Death of Dolly the Sheep." American Ethnological Society Annual Conference (Providence, RI).

2002. "Dividing Incense: Structure and Practice of Temple Competition in Taiwan." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA).

 

Invited Lectures

2016. "On the Cutting Edge: An Ethnographic Dissection of Experimental Medicine in China." National University of Singapore, Department of Sociology (August 17, Singapore).

2016. "Negotiating Evidence and Efficacy in Experimental Medicine." For workshop on "A Better Life through Science and Biomedicine?" Harvard University, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies (April 15-16, Cambridge, MA).

2015. "Revolutions in Chinese Health Care." Peking University, Yenching Academy (December 15, Beijing, China).

2015. "Incommensurable Ethics: Ethnographic Insights on Negotiating Human Subject Research between China and the U.S." For symposium on "Have We Become Too Ethical? Managing Vulnerability in Human Subject Research." University of Sussex, Center for Bionetworking (November 9, Brighton, United Kingdom).

2015. "从人类学的视角来了解干细胞疗法 [Understanding Stem Cell Therapies from an Anthropological Perspective]" (given in Chinese). 17th Fei Hsiao-T'ung Academic Lecture, Tsinghua University (June 16, Beijing, China).

2014. "The Quest for Stem Cell Therapies." Fudan University, Department of Sociology (November 24, Shanghai, China).

2012. "Revolutions in Chinese Health Care." Lindenwood University, Center for International and Global Studies (September 20, St. Charles, MO).

2011.  "Stem Cell Tourism." Harvard University, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (November 8, Cambridge, MA).

2011. "Borderline Tactics: The Proliferation of Stem Cell Therapies in China." Stanford University, Center for East Asian Studies (October 27, Stanford, CA).

2010. "Quackery or Gold Standard? The Controversy over Sham Surgery in China." University of Illinois, Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies (October 8, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois).

2010. "The Ethics of Complicity in Chinese Fetal Cell Therapies." University of Cambridge, Department of Anthropology (July 14, United Kingdom).

2010. "田野研究中的伦理问题 [Ethical Dilemmas in Fieldwork Research]" (given in Chinese). Fudan University, Department of Sociology (June 17, Shanghai, China).

2009. "Experimenting with Stem Cell Therapies in Contemporary China." University of Rochester, Department of Anthropology (January 28, Rochester, NY).

2009. "Experimenting with Stem Cell Therapies in (Post)socialist China." Princeton University, Department of East Asian Studies (January 21, Princeton, NJ).

2008. "From Cyberspace to China: Biotech Pilgrims and the Transnational Quest for Stem Cell Cures." Wayne State University, Department of Anthropology (December 19, Detroit, MI).

2008. "Stem Cell Therapies in Postsocialist China." University of Sussex, Department of Anthropology (December 15, Brighton, United Kingdom).

2008. "The Transnational Quest for Stem Cell Therapies." Macalester College, Department of Anthropology (December 5, St. Paul, MN).

2008. "Trials and Tribulations of Sham Surgery in China." Harvard University, School of Medicine, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (May 29, Boston, MA).

2008. "Political Economies of Hope at the Edge of Medicine." Yale University, Department of Anthropology (February 18, New Haven, CT).

2008. "Biotech Pilgrims and Medical Entrepreneurs." University of Iowa, Department of Anthropology (February 14, Iowa City, IA).

 

Washington University Campus Talks

2016. "Violence and the Logic of Care in Chinese Hospitals." Ethnographic Theory Workshop, Department of Anthropology.

2014. "Family Caregiving: Cross-National Issues and Potential for Collaboration." Global Aging Workshop. McDonnell Academy 5th International Symposium.

2012. "Linking the Visceral and the Virtual: Local Anatomies and the Online Quest for Stem Cell Cures." Department of Anthropology Colloquium Series.

2011. "Revolutions in Socialized Medicine: Health Care with Chinese Characteristics." Department of Anthropology, Culture Club Presentation.

2010. "Body Issues East and West." Japan Embodied Seminar, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John E. Sawyer Seminar Series, East Asian Studies Program.

2009. "Cutting Edge Tactics: Experimenting with Stem Cell Therapies in Contemporary China." Department of Anthropology Colloquium Series.