Mayfair Yang

Mayfair Yang (PhD Anthropology, UC Berkeley) is professor of religious studies at UC Santa Barbara. She published Re-enchanting Modernity in China: Ritual Economy and Religious Civil Society in Wenzhou (2019; Duke University Press) and Gifts, Favors, and Banquets: The Art of Social Relationships in China (1994; American Ethnological Society Prize). She also edited Chinese Religiosities: Afflictions of Modernity and State Formation (2008) and Spaces of Their Own: Women's Public Sphere in Transnational China (1999).