Director, Regional Studies East Asia
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday 2:30-3:30 at 2 Divinity, rm 215 (EALC) and by appointment
Xiaofei Tian is Professor of Chinese Literature and chair of Regional Studies East Asia program. Her books include Tao Yuanming and Manuscript Culture (named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title in 2006), Beacon Fire and Shooting Star: The Literary Culture of the Liang (502-557), Visionary Journeys: Travel Writings from Early Medieval and Nineteenth-century China, and The Halberd at Red Cliff: Jian’an and the Three Kingdoms. Her translation of a nineteenth-century memoir, The World of a Tiny Insect: A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath, was awarded the inaugural Patrick D. Hanan Prize by Association for Asian Studies in 2016. She is the co-editor and contributing author of The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000BCE-900CE) and of A New Literary History of Modern China. She was a Walter Channing Cabot Fellow in 2012.