Former Classics post-doc Hsin-Mei Agnes Hsu to host new archaeological series on China
Recent Classics post-doc and noted Chinese archaeologist Hsin-Mei Agnes Hsu is slated to host a new documentary series on China's early feats of engineering. "Ancient Man Made Marvels" is a co-production of the Science Channel, the China Intercontinental Communication Center, and Discovery Networks Asia. Dr. Hsu spent 2007-2008 on a postdoctoral fellowship in Stanford Classics, working with Ian Morris and Walter Scheidel on a project sponsored by the Mellon Foundation. Her chapter, "Perceptions of Real Space and Imagined Landscape in Early Imperial China" is included in a new book, Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies Raaflaub, Kurt A. / Talbert, Richard J.A. (eds.). She is now Director of Education and Dean of Confucius Institute at the China Institute in New York.