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Research Project

History, Philology, and the Nation in the Chinese Humanities

2013 – 2016

Project Summary

Four Visiting Fellows joined University scholars to explore the writing of Chinese history from the perspective of “New National Studies.” Discussions centered on how history writing helps shape our understanding of the present.

Research Team

Liu Dong

Liu Dong

Professor, Chinese and Philosophy, and Vice Dean, Academy of Traditional Chinese Learning

Tsinghua University

Liu Dong is founding editor of Zhongguo xueshu (China Scholarship), the first blind-peer-reviewed academic journal in China for humanities and social sciences. He is also Professor of Chinese and Philosophy, and Vice Dean of the Guoxue yuan (Academy of Traditional Chinese Learning) at...

Judith B. Farquhar

Judith B. Farquhar

Max Palevsky Professor Emerita of Anthropology and of Social Sciences

University of Chicago

Judith Farquhar is the Max Palevsky Professor Emerita in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. She studies traditional medicine, popular culture, and everyday life in contemporary China and is the author of several books, including, most recently, Ten Thousand Things:...

Wang Min’an

Wang Min’an

Professor of International Literature

Beijing Foreign Studies University

Professor of International Literature at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Professor Wang Min-An is engaged in research of culture theory, literature and critics writing. He has seven publications including The Limits of Michel Foucault, Body, Space and Postmodernism. He also edits...

Haun Saussy

Haun Saussy

University Professor with appointments in Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, and Committee on Social Thought

University of Chicago

Professor Saussy's primary teaching and research interests include classical Chinese poetry and commentary, literary theory, comparative study of oral traditions, problems of translation, pre-twentieth-century media history, and ethnography and ethics of medical care.

His 2022 book,...

Shaobo Xie

Shaobo Xie

Professor, Department of English

University of Calgary

Shaobo Xie did his PhD in twentieth-century literary theory. He has research and teaching interests in the areas of postcolonial theory and literature, Derridean deconstruction, neo-Marxism, cultural studies, globalization, comparative literature, critical theory, Chinese Canadian literature,...

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