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Kai-Wing Chow PhD

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Contact Information

707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL 61801

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Professor, History
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Curator, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies

Highlighted Publications

Chow, K. (1994). The Rise of Confucian Ritualism in Late Imperial China: Ethics, Classics, and Lineage Discourse. Stanford University Press.

Chow, K. (2004). Publishing, Culture, and Power in Early Modern China. Stanford University Press.

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Recent Publications

Chow, K. W. (2023). Imperialism, Reform, and the End of Institutional Confucianism in the Late Qing. In J. Oldstone-Moore (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Confucianism (pp. 191-203). (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford University Press.

Chow, K. W. (2019). Identities and literary culture in Qing China: Manchu emperors as Chinese poets, readers, and publishers. Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, 6(2), 359-382.

Chow, K. (2019). Review: J.M. Hargett's Jade Mountains and Cinnabar Pools: The History of Travel Literature in Imperial China. China Review International, 26, 74-78.

Chow, K. W. (2017). An alternative hermeneutics of truth: Cui shu's evidential scholarship on confucius. In Interpretation and Intellectual Change: Chinese Hermeneutics in Historical Perspective (pp. 19-31). Taylor and Francis.

Chow, K. W. (2017). Between sanctioned change and fabrication: Confucian canon (Ta-hsüeh) and hermeneutical systems since the Sung times. In Classics and Interpretations: The Hermeneutic Traditions in Chinese Culture (pp. 45-67). Taylor and Francis.

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