LIYAN LIU gave a talk on “Development of Chinese Buddhism” at Crane House, Louisville, on November 11. Her paper, entitled “The First Generation of Chinese Communists and the Hunan First Normal School,” presented at the American Historical Association conference in Washington, D.C. in January 2004, has also been accepted by the 18th International Association of Historians of Asia Conference, which will be held in December 2004 in Taipei, Taiwan. (Scholars Developing Scholars Newsletter, December 2004, p. 4.)