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Tze-Ki Hon, Ph.D.

Address: Department of History, SUNY-Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, New York, 14454
Tel: (585) 245-5749
Fax: (585) 245-5161
Email: hon@geneseo.edu
URL: https://www.geneseo.edu/~hon

Education

1983-1992: Ph.D. in History, University of Chicago.

1982-1983: M.A. in Asian Studies, University of Michigan.

1978-1981: B. A. with Honors in History and Political Science, University of Hong Kong.  

Full Employment

2006-2007: Visiting Research Fellow, Modern East Asia Research Centre, Leiden University, The Netherlands

2001- present: Associate Professor, History Department, SUNY Geneseo, New York, USA.

  • Department Chair, 2007-2009.
  • Winner of 2002 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • Coordinator, Asian Studies Minor Program (2001-2006).
  • Committee member, Teaching Abroad Internship, Shanghai Teachers University, China (2001-present)
  • Webmaster of History Department (1999-2002).
  • Courses taught: Chinese history (pre-modern, modern, and post-1949), East Asian history (pre-modern and modern), World history, Western Humanities (Ancient Greece to Renaissance), and Historiography (methods of global history).

1996-2001: Assistant Professor, History Department, SUNY Geneseo, New York, USA.

  • Founder and coordinator, Asian Studies Minor Program (1998-2001).
  • Webmaster of History Department (1999-2000).
  • History Department Senator (1997-2000)
  • Courses taught: Chinese history (pre-modern and modern), East Asian history (pre-modern and modern), World history, Western Humanities (Ancient Greece to Renaissance), and Historiography (nations and nationalism, post-modernism).

1992-1996:  Assistant Professor, History Department, Hanover College, Indiana, USA.

  • Candidate for best teacher award, 1996.
  • Founded the three-semester interdisciplinary course “Eurasia” (team-taught by faculty members of History, Philosophy, English, Theology, and Fine Arts)
  • Member of International Studies Program.
  • Courses taught: Chinese history (pre-modern and modern), Japanese history (pre-modern and modern), Eurasia, Modern European History, European historiography, Confucian and Daoist Classics.

June - July 1995: Visiting Lecturer, NEH Summer Institute, “Dream of the Red Chamber: The Extended Family as Metaphor for Chinese Culture and Society,” University of Chicago.

June - August 1991: Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Books

  • Revolution as Restoration: Educated Elites and the Chinese Nationalist Modernity (under review for publication at Brill)
  • ????????????????(The Studies of Chinese Intellectual and Cultural History in the United States) [a collection of translated articles on Chinese intellectual history, with an introduction discussing the contributions of American sinology] (Shanghai: Guji chubanshe, 2009)
  • Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm: In Search of Chinese Modernity, co-edited with Kai-wing Chow, Hung-yok Ip, and Don C. Price (Lexington Books, 2008).
  • The Politics of Historical Production in Late Qing and Republican China, co-edited with Robert Culp (Leiden: Brill, 2007).
  • The Yijing and Chinese Politics: Classical Commentary and Literati Activism in the Northern Song Period, 960-1127 (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005). 

Articles and Book Chapters

1. “Zhou Dunyi’s Philosophy of the Supreme Ultimate,” in Dao Companions to Chinese Philosophy” Neo-Confucian Volume, edited by John Makeham (Springer, forthcoming)

2. “A Precarious Balance: Divination and Moral Philosophy in Zhouyi zhuanyi daquan,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy, forthcoming.

3. “Hexagrams and Politics: Wang Bi’s Political Philosophy in the Zhouyi zhu,” in Ethics, Religion, and the World of Thought in Early Medieval China, edited by Alan Chan and Yuet-keung Lo (State University of New York Press, 2008).

4. “??????????????????“?????” (Combining Images with Principles: The Genealogy of the Four Sages and Two Wise Men in The True Meaning of the Changes of the Zhou Dynasty,” in?????????(The Confucian and Daoist Book of Changes), edited by Zheng Jixiong ??? (Taibei: National Taiwan University Press, 2008).

5. “????????????????” (The Impact of Recent Archaeological Findings on the Studies of the Book of Changes in Europe and the United States), in?2008?????????(New Studies of the Book of Changes and its Commentaries in 2008), edited by Zheng Jixiong ??? (Taibei: National Taiwan University Press, 2008).

6.  “Chinese Modernity and the Restructuring of the Field of Cultural Production” (co-authored with Kai-wing Chow et al) in Nation, Modernity, and the Restructuring of the Field of Cultural Production in China: Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm (Lexington Books, 2008).

7. “From Babbitt to ‘Bai Bide’: Interpretations of New Humanism in Xueheng” in Nation, Modernity, and the Restructuring of the Field of Cultural Production in China: Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm (Lexington Books, 2008).

8. “Introduction” (co-authored with Robert Culp) to The Politics of Historical Production in Late Qing and Republican China (Brill, 2007), 1-20.

9. “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.
                                                                                                                          

10. “Constancy in Change: A Comparison of James Legge’s and Richard Wilhelm’s Interpretations of the Yijing,” Monumenta Serica 53 (2005): 315-336.

11. “?????????: ????????????????” (The 1911 Revolution and Historical Consciousness: A Comparison of the Historical Writings in Guocui xuebao and Minbao), in ????: ????????????? (The Will to Change: Sun Yat-sen, the 1911 Revolution and Modern China) edited by Lin Qiyan ???, Li Jinjiang ???, and Bao Shaolin ??? (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2005), 233-249.

12. “Cultural Identity and Local Self-Government: A Study of Liu Yizheng’s History of Chinese Culture,” Modern China 30.4 (October 2004): 506-542.

13. “Redefining the Civil Governance: The Yichuan yizhuan of Cheng Yi,” Monumenta Serica 52 (2004): 199-219.

14. “National Essence, National Learning, and Culture: Historical Writings in Guocui xuebao, Xueheng, and Guoxue jikan,” Historiography: East and West 1.2 (Fall 2004): 240-287.

15. “Revolution as Recovery: The Use of History in Minbao and Guocui xuebao,” Asian Profile 32.1 (February 2004): 7-20.

16. “Plurality of Chinese Modernity: A Review of Recent Scholarship on the May Fourth Movement,” Modern China 29.4 (October 2003): 493-509. (Co-authored with Hung-yok Ip and Chiu-chun Lee).

17. “Human Agency and Change: A Reading of Wang Bi’s Yijing Commentary,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 30.2 (June 2003): 223-242.

18. “Zhang Zhidong’s Proposal of Reform: A New Reading of the Quan xue pian,” in Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period: Political and Cultural Change in Late Qing China, edited by Rebecca Karl and Peter Zarrow (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2002), 77-98.

19. “Being and Non-Being: A Comparison of the Yijing Commentaries of Wang Bi, Kong Yingda, Hu Yuan, and Zhang Zai,” in Hanxue zongheng ???? [Excursions in Sinology] (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2002), 195-232.

20. “Eremitism, Sagehood, and Public Service: The Zhouyi kouyi of Hu Yuan,” Monumenta Serica 48 (November, 2000): 67-92.

21. “Military Governance versus Civil Governance: A Comparison of the Old History and the New History of the Five Dynasties,” in Imagining Boundaries: Changing Confucian Doctrines, Texts and Hermeneutics edited by Kai-wing Chow, John B. Henderson, On-cho Ng (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999), 85-106.

22.  “Teaching the Book of Changes,” Education About Asia 2.2 (Fall 1997): 26-31.

23. “Ethnic and Cultural Pluralism: Gu Jiegang’s Vision of a New China in His Studies of Ancient History,” Modern China 22.3 (July 1996): 315-339.

24. “Songdai yixue” ???? (The Studies of the Yi in the Song Period), Jiuzhou xuekan ????4.1 (1991): 109-120. 

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES

1.  “The Tang Dynasty,” “The Northern Song” and “The Neo-Confucian Ethos,” in China: The World’s Oldest Civilization Revealed (Lane Cove NSW, Australia: Global Book Publishing Pty Ltd., 2008).

2. Entry entitled “Zhou Dunyi” in Encyclopedia of Philosophy, second edition, edited by Donald M. Borchert (New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005), 880-881.

3. Twenty-six entries on Confucianism of the 11th century and the late 19th century in Encyclopedia of Confucianism, edited by Xinzhong Yao (London: Curzon Press Ltd, 2003).

4. Entries entitled “Zhou Dunyi,” “Cheng Hao,” “Cheng I,” and “Song Neo-Confucianism” in Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy edited by Antonio Cua (New York: Routledge, 2003).

5. Entries entitled “Zhang Zhidong,” “Ti-yong theory,” “Debate on Science and Philosophy of Life,” “V.K. Ting,” and “Liang Shu-ming” in Modern China: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Nationalism, edited by Ke-wen Wang (New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1998).                      

6. Entries entitled “Chen Yinke,” “Feng Youlan,” “Gu Jiegang,” “Hu Shi,” ‘Liang Qichao,” “Liu Yizheng,” and “Qian Mu,” in A Global Encyclopedia of Historiographical Writing edited by Daniel Woolf (New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1998) 

BOOK REVIEWS

1. Review of Thomas A. Metzger, A Cloud Across the Pacific: Essays on the Clash between Chinese and Western Political Theories Today (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press of Hong Kong, 2005), Journal of Chinese Studies 46 (2006), 435-438.

2. Review of Lauren F. Pfister, Striving for ‘The Whole Duty of Man’: James Legge and the Scottish Protestant Encounter with China (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2004), Journal of Chinese Philosophy (2006).
                          

3. Review of On-cho Ng, Cheng-Zhu Confucianism in the Early Qing (Albany: State University of New York), Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, 6. 2 (Summer 2005): 388-389.

4. Review of Edward Slingerland, trans., Confucius Analects (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2003), Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 32. 2 (June 2005): 337-339.

5. Review of Rudolf G. Wagner, Language, Ontology, and Political Philosophy in China: Wang Bi’s Scholarly Exploration of the Dark (Xuanxue) (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003), Journal of Asian Studies 63.4 (November, 2004): 1114-1116.

6. Review of Bent Nielsen, A Companion to Yi Jing Numerology and Cosmology (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), China Review International, 11.2 (Fall 2004): 270-273.

7. Review of Norman J. Girardot, The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge’s Oriental Pilgrimage (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), Bulletin of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica 24 (March, 2004): 331-333.

8. Review of Mark Csikszentmihalyi and Philip J. Ivanhoe, ed., Religious and Philosophical Aspects of the Laozi (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999), China Review International 9.2 (Fall 2002): 394-6.

9. Review of John B. Henderson, Construction of Orthodoxy and Heresy: Neo-Confucian, Islamic, Jewish, and Early Christian Pattern (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998), Journal of Asian Studies 58. 3 (August 1999): 779-781.

10. Review of Frederic Wakeman, Jr. and Wang Xi, eds., China’s Quest for Modernization: A Historical Perspective (Berkeley: The Institute of East Asian Studies Press, 1997), Journal of Asian and African Studies, 33: 4 (1998): 388-9.

11. Review of Hoyt Cleveland Tillman, Ch’en Liang on Public Interest and the Law (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1994), Journal of Oriental Studies 34 (1996): 115-117.

12. Review of Richard John Lynn (trans.), The Classic of Changes: A New Translation of the I Ching as Interpreted by Wang Bi (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994), Journal of Oriental Studies 33.2 (1995): 280-282

13. Review of Richard J. Smith, Fortune-Tellers & Philosophies: Divination in Traditional Chinese Society (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, Inc., 1991), Journal of Oriental Studies 31:1 (1993): 123-124. 

UNPUBLISHED CONFERENCE PAPERS

1. “The Emergence of New Professional Intellectuals: A Social Study of Journal of National Essence. “ Paper presented at the 60th annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Atlanta, Georgia, April 3-6 2008.

2. “Marking the Boundaries: The Rise of Historical Geography in Republican China.” Paper presented at the “Founding of Academic Disciplines in Modern China” workshop, Australian National University, Canberra, December 3-5, 2007.

3. “Revolution as Restoration: The Meanings of ‘National Essence’ and ‘National Learning’ in the Guocui xuebao.” Paper presented at “The Writing of History in 20th Century East Asia” workshop, Leiden University, the Netherlands, June 4-6, 2007.

4. “The Present of the Past: Different Uses of the late-Ming in the 1911 Revolution.”  Paper presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco, April 6-9, 2006.

5. “Setting a New Paradigm: The Yijing of Li Guangdi (1642-1718).” Paper presented at the conference on “Reexamining Song Learning in Late Imperial China,” National Singapore University, Singapore, January 4-5, 2006.

6. “From Alchemy to Moral Metaphysics: Differing Meanings of “Song Learning” in the Diagram of the Great Ultimate.”  Paper presented at the XVth Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies, Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg, Germany, August 25-29, 2004.

7. “From Empire to Nation: A Comparison of Late Qing History Textbooks.” Paper presented at the 118th Annual Meeting of American Historical Association, Washington D.C., January 8-11, 2004.

8. “Babbitt versus Dewey: Differing Images of the West in Critical Review and New Youth.” Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago, March 22-25, 2001.

9. “Matching the Foreign Yong with the Chinese Ti: Chen Yinke’s Studies of the Tang Dynasty.” Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago, March 13-16, 1997.

10. “The Easy, the Changing, and the Constant: The Three Meanings of Change in the Yijing.” Paper presented at Annual Conference of the College Art Association, New York City, February 12-15, 1997. 

REVIEWERS OF BOOKS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES 

A. Book manuscripts:

  • Houghton Mifflin Company (2004)
  • The Chinese University Press of Hong Kong (2006)
  • Palgrave Macmillan (2007)
  • SUNY Press (2008) 

B. Articles:

  • Dao (2004)
  • Education About Asia (1997)
  • Journal of Chinese Culture (2006, 2007)
  • Ming Studies (2004)
  • Modern China (2004, 2005)
  • Philosophy East and West (2003)
  • Positions (2007)
  • World History Connected (2002)
  • Zhongguo wenzhe yanjiu jikan (Journal of the Institute for the Studies of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taiwan) (2007) 

C. Member of Editorial Board

  • Historiography: East and West
  • World History Connected 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

December 2-5, 2007: Invited presenter at the “Founding of Academic Disciplines in modern China” workshop, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

June 12, 2007: Chair and discussant of Professor On-cho Ng’s (Penn State University) lecture, “What was Qing New Script (jinwen) learning?,” Modern East Asia Research Centre, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

June 6, 2007: Chair and discussant of the panel “Alternative Visions of East Asian History 1,” Conference on “The Writing of History in 20th Century East Asia,” Leiden University, the Netherlands.

June 5, 2007: Invited presenter, “Revolution as Restoration: The Meanings of ‘National Essence’ and ‘National Learning’ in the Guocui xuebao,” at “The Writing of History in 20th Century East Asia” conference, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

May 24, 2007: Invited to give lecture: “Primordial Images and Prescient Wisdom: The Representation of the Yijing in Zhouyi zhuanyi daquan” (in Chinese), the Institute of Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica.

May 23, 2007: Invited to give lecture “Archaeology and Recent Studies of Yijing in Europe and USA” (in Chinese), Taiwan National University, Taiwan.

May 22, 2007. Invited to give lecture “The Yijing commentaries from 11th century to 20th century” (in Chinese), Taiwan National University, Taiwan.

May 16, 2007: Discussant for Jung-shim Lee’s talk, “History and Buddhism in Korean Colonial Literature,” Institute for Korea Studies, University of Leiden, the Netherlands

March 27, 2007: Lecture: “A Renaissance or a French Revolution: Visions of Nationalist Modernity in Early 20th Century China,” Modern East Asia Research Centre, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

January 4 -7, 2006:  Invited presenter at two international conferences, “Thought and Philosophy in Wei-Jin China” and “Reexamining Song Learning in Late Imperial China,” organized and sponsored by Department of Chinese Studies, National Singapore University, Singapore.

October 2005 - April 2006: Specialist Historian, “Zheng He Voyages, 1405-1433,” Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  The exhibition was financed by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai.

March 8 - 9, 2005:  Invited presenter at the Harvard workshop on Conservative and Revisionist Historiography, Fairbank Center, Harvard University.

February 14 - 15, 2003:  Organizer and presenter at the international conference “In Search of Modernity: Re-examining the May Fourth Movement,” Oregon State University.  The conference was jointly funded by Oregon State University, University of California at Davis, and Research Foundation of SUNY-Geneseo.

February 21- 25, 2003: Invited presenter at the international conference “Fascination and Understanding: The Spirit of the Occident and the Spirit of China in Reciprocity,” Smolenice Castle, Slovakia.  The four-day conference was organized and sponsored by Institut Monumenta Serica, Germany, for the 70th birthday of Professor Marián Gálik of Slovak Academy of Sciences.

October - November 2002: Visiting Research Fellow, Department of History, Sun        Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.  During the fellowship I completed my article on Liu Yizheng, later appeared in Modern China in 2004.

May 23 – 27, 2001: Invited presenter at the Heidelberg Workshop on Modern Chinese Historiography and Historical Thinking, University of Heidelberg, Germany. 

TEACHING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 

A. Courses Taught

1.     

HIST 103: World History (team-taught with Professor Bill Gohlman, an Islamist, every semester since spring 1997, average enrollment 70 students)

2.     

HUMM 220: Western Humanities I: From Ancient Greece to Renaissance (offered every fall semester)

3.     

HIST 220: Sophomore Seminar on Historiography

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Nations and Nationalism (fall 1998)

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Post-modernism (fall 2000 and spring 2001)

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Global History (spring 2005 and fall 2005)

4.     

HIST 281: Traditional East Asian History to 1840 (offered every fall semester)

5.     

HIST 282: History of East Asia since 1600 (offered every spring semester)

6.     

HIST 381: Traditional China (offered every fall semester)

7.     

HIST 382: Modern China (offered every spring semester)

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In the spring of 2006 the course was reorganized with an emphasis on contemporary China.

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The reorganization included a new syllabus, a new reading list, and an emphasis on student doing research projects on post-1949 China (e.g., the Cultural Revolution, Deng Xiaoping’s reform, and recent economic policies).

B. Curriculum Development

1.     

Founded the Asian Studies Minor Program (an interdisciplinary program including departments of Anthropology, Art History, English, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, School of Performing Arts, and Sociology). Since the spring semester of 1999 the program has been part of the college curriculum.

2.  Member of the steering committee for establishing the internship program at Shanghai Teachers University, Shanghai, China. Since the spring of 2001, each semester two Geneseo students teach English at STU in exchange for Chinese language training. 

3.     

A member of the committee to draft a proposal to the Freeman Foundation for establishing a Center for East Asian Studies at Geneseo. The proposal included expanding the East Asian curriculum at Geneseo, building a teaching video/audio library, and an outreach program to high school teachers in Monroe and Livingston Counties.  The proposal was submitted in December 2002; however, it was turned down due to the lack of funding in the Freeman Foundation.

C. Outreach

1.     

“Asian history and Asian American,” a talk given at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, October 2, 2003.

2.     

“History of Chinese Immigration to the United States,” a talk given at SUNY-Alfred, November 7, 2003. 

CAMPUS AND DEPARTMENT SERVICE

A.    

Campus Service

1.     

Member of the College Senate, from 1997 to the present.

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1997-2000 (History Department Senator)

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2000-2003 (Senator At Large, Under Six Years)

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2003-2005 (History Department Senator)

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Served on Senate’s Student Affairs Committee, Faculty Affairs Committee, Graduate Student Affairs Committee.

2.     

Chinese calligraphy demonstration in Asian Heritage Week 1997 and Asian Night 1998 organized by the Chinese Culture Club.

3.     

Advisor, United Students of the Continent of Asia, 1998-1999. Assisting in planning of Asian Heritage Night, April 1998.

4.     

A panelist of the panel discussion “What’s the big deal about Tibet?” organized by Students for a Free Tibet, November 11, 1998.

5.     

Advisor, men’s volleyball club, 1999-2001.

6.     

Co-sponsoring (with Professor Zhiming Zhao of Anthropology) two history graduates of class 2000, Christopher E. Eger and Katherine G. Woodard, to study Chinese and teach English, February-July 2000, at Shanghai Teachers’ University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.  The two students’ visit to STU began the Shanghai internship program that continues until today.

7.     

2001-2003, members of the graduating class noted on the career services follow up survey that I had “an especially positive impact” on their Geneseo experience.

8.     

Judge of the First Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Competition, April, 2003.

9.     

Members of the selection committee for Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003-06, 2007-2008.

10. 

Member of the Research Council, 2004-06.

11. 

Member of the American Studies Program Review, 2004-05. 

B. Department Service

1.     

Senior paper advisor: 2 in 1996-7; 5 in 1997-98; 2 in 1999-2000, 2 in 2004-05, 1 in 2005-06.

2.     

Honor Thesis: 1 in 2005-06.

3.     

Presenting (with Bill Gohlman) on how to teach global history at History Department seminar, October 1998.

4.     

Chair of Technology Committee and History Department representative to Technology cluster meeting, 1999-2001, responsible for building the department website and arranging for turning Sturges third floor wireless.

5.     

Chair of Departmental Committee, 2001-02, responsible for bringing major revision to department bylaws concerning personnel evaluation and committee work.

6.     

Department representative to Humanities executive committee, 2001-02.

7.     

Member of the History Department Program Review, 2004-05. 

HONORS, AWARDS, AND GRANTS 

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Guest editor of the special issue on Wang Bi ontology, Contemporary Chinese Thought, 2008.

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Invited speaker on the Yijing commentaries at Taiwan National University and the Institute for the Studies of Literature and Philosophy, May 22-24, 2007.

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Invited speaker at the “Thought and Philosophy in Wei-Jin China” and “Reexamining Song Learning in Late Imperial China,” organized and sponsored by Department of Chinese Studies, National Singapore University, Singapore.

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Nominee for the James and Julia Lockhart and the Geneseo Foundation Fellowships, SUNY-Geneseo, 2004.

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Recipient of Geneseo faculty travel grants 1996 to the present.

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Recipient of UUP Individual Development Awards (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)

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Recipient of SUNY-Geneseo Mid-Career Summer Fellowship, 2005.

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Recipient of the Cornell Wason Travel Grants, Cornell University, 2004.

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Recipient of Hurrell McNaron Award for Research, SUNY-Geneseo, 2001.

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Recipient of Drescher Affirmative Action Leave, State of New York and United University Professions, January-May 1999.

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Recipient of Geneseo Summer Presidential Fellowship, SUNY-Geneseo (1997)

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Short-listed candidate for Fullbright Fellowship to Taiwan, 2004.

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Specialist Historian to “Zheng He Voyages, 1405-1433,” Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, invited by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai.

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Visiting scholar, Department of History, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, September 15 to October 15, 2002.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

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American Historical Association

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Association for Asian Studies

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Associate in Research, East Asia Program, Cornell University.

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Modern East Asia Research Centre, Leiden University, the Netherlands

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Regional Conference on Neo-Confucianism, Columbia University