Office Hours




  • Commentaries of Book of Changes (Yijing or I Ching)
  • Classical Chinese thought
  • Cultural history of late imperial China
  • Cultural and intellectual history of modern China




Tze-ki Hon

Professor of


Sturges Hall 312
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Tze-ki Hon has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1996.

Curriculum Vitae

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. in History, University of Chicago (1992)
  • M.A. in Asian Studies, University of Michigan (1983)
  • B.A. in History and Political Sciences, University of Hong Kong (1981)

Publications and Professional Activities

  • * "Marking the Boundaries: The Rise of Historical Geography in Republican China," in Formation and Development of Academic Disciplines in China: History, edited by Brian Moloughney and Peter Zarrow (Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2010).
  • "Zhou Dunyi" in Dao Companion to Chinese Philosophy, edited by John Makeham (Dordrecht, The Netherland: Splinger, 2010).
  • "Hexagrams and Politics: Wang Bi's Political Philosophy in the Zhouyi Zhu," in Philosophy and Religion in Early Medieval China, edited by Alan K.L. Chan and Yuet-keung Lo (Albany: SUNY Press, 2010), 71-96.
  • "From a Hierarchy in Time to a Hierarchy in Space: The Meanings of Sino-Babylonianism in Early Twentieth Century China," Modern China 36.2 (March 2009): 139-169.
  • 〈黃节《黄史》中的世界图像〉(Images of the World in Huang Jie's History of the Yellow) , in《事变中的史学》(Historical Learning in Times of Crisis) edited by Li Jinqiang李金强(Guangxi shifan daxue chubanshe, 2009), 3-22.
  • "A Precarious Balance: Divination and Moral Philosophy in Zhouyi zhuanyi daquan," Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 35.2 (2008): 254-271.
  • "Chinese Modernity and the Restructuring of the Field of Cultural Production" (co-authored with Kai-wing Chow et al) in Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm: In Search of Chinese Modernity (Lexington Books, 2008), 1-23.
  • "From Babbitt to ‘Bai Bide': Interpretations of New Humanism in Xueheng" in Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm: In Search Chinese Modernity (Lexington Books, 2008), 253-267.
  • "Introduction" (co-authored with Robert Culp) to The Politics of Historical Production in Late Qing and Republican China (Brill, 2007), 1-20.
  • "Educating the Citizens: Visions of China in Late Qing History Textbooks" in The Politics of Historical Production in Late Qing and Republican China (Brill, 2007), 79-105.
  • "Constancy in Change: A Comparison of James Legge's and Richard Wilhelm's Interpretations of the Yijing," Monumenta Serica 53 (2005): 315-336.
  • 辛亥革命與歷史意識: 比較《國粹學報》與《民報》的史論" (The 1911 Revolution and Historical Consciousness: A Comparison of the Historical Writings in Guocui xuebao and Minbao), in 有志竟成: 孫中山、辛亥革命與近代中國 (The Will to Change: Sun Yat-sen, the 1911 Revolution and Modern China) edited by Lin Qiyan 林啟彥, Li Jinqiang 李金強, and Bao Shaolin 鮑紹霖 (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2005), 233-249.
  • "Cultural Identity and Local Self-Government: A Study of Liu Yizheng's History of Chinese Culture," Modern China 30.4 (October 2004): 506-542.