Clarinda Blais, Author at SupChina
Clarinda Blais

Clarinda Blais is currently a graduate student at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. She previously spent a year living in rural Henan Province doing research in education policy. Her areas of current research also include: rural Chinese economic and social policy, Confucianism, Marxism, and the China Dream.

Love in Rural China: A matter of trying

You’ve likely never heard of Sanpi, or met anyone from there. But that shouldn’t stop you from…

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Love in Rural China: Like Father, Like Son

A father and son struggle with the frustration of knowing where they’re supposed to be but not…

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Love in Rural China: An Engagement

The cost of love   Editor’s Note: In 2018, our correspondent spent nine months living in Sanpi 伞陂, a…

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Love in Rural China: The Auntie of Sanpi

When her husband revealed he kept mistresses, Sun Jieping tried to kill herself. She has since found…

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Love in Rural China: A Series

Editor’s Note: This is the start of a five-part series that will run each day this…

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