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Yongming Xu, Professor of Chinese Literature, Zhejiang University: "Digital Resources, Digital Humanities Maps and Humanities Research"

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Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)
Room 1022, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana
Oct 16, 2017   4:00 pm  
Yongming Xu, Professor of Chinese Literature, Zhejiang University
Free and open to the public.
Professor Zong-qi Cai
Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

This lecture will introduce the audience to a rich repertoire of digital resources, digital tools, digital humanities maps for scholars working in East Asian humanities. The speaker will demonstrate how to conduct in-depth research using these sources and inform the audience of various completed and on-going projects utilizing these digital humanities resources.


Yongming Xu is Professor of Chinese Literature at Zhejiang University and Assistant Director of Zhejiang Classical Texts Research Center. He received a Ph. D. from Zhejiang University in 2002. He has been a visiting scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. He has authored five monographs, edited six books, and compiled and annotated several ancient texts. His publications include A Study of Wuzhou Literati from the Yuan to Early Ming; A Biography of Song Lian (1310-1381), Studies on Tao Zongyi; An Anthology of Critical Studies on Tang Xianzu in Western Scholarship (co-editor), Fang Guozhen historical materials; Tao Zongyi’s Collected Works; Zheng Yuanyou’s Collected Works; Wu Sidao’s Collected Works; and Hu Kui’s Collected Works.

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