Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Associate Professor of Classics, by courtesy
Yiqun Zhou is interested in Chinese and comparative women's history, early Chinese literature and history, Ming-Qing fiction, and China-Greece comparative studies.
Festivals, Feasts, and Gender Relations in Ancient China and Greece (New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2010)
Confucianism as Religion, co-edited with Chunsong Gan, special issue, Contemporary
Chinese Thought, M. E. Sharpe, 44.2 (Winter 2012-2013).
Peer-reviewed journal articles
“The Status of Mothers in the Early Chinese Mourning System.” T’oung Pao, 99.1-3 (2013).
“Honglou meng and Agrarian Values.” Late Imperial China, 34.1 (2013): 28-66.
“Temples and Clerics in Honglou meng.” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 71.2 (2011):
“The Hearth and the Temple: Mapping Female Religiosity in Late Imperial China, 1550-
1900.” Late Imperial China 24.2 (2003): 109-155.
“Virtue and Talent: Women and Fushi in Early China.” Nan Nü: Men, Women, and
Gender in China 5.1 (2003): 1-42.
“Spatial Metaphors and Women’s Religious Activities in Ancient China and Greece.”
In Shubha Pathak ed., Figuring Religions: Comparing Ideas, Images, and
Activities (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013), pp. 199-228.
“The Child in Confucianism.” In Marcia Bunge and Don S. Browning eds., Children and
Childhood in World Religions: Primary Sources and Texts (New Brunswick: Rutgers
University Press, 2009), pp. 337-392.
· Chinese Biographies of Women
· The Chinese Family
· The World of Confucius
· Classical Chinese Rituals
· Images of Women in Ancient China and Greece
· Late Imperial Chinese Fiction
· Soldiers and Bandits in Traditional Chinese Culture
· Beginning Classical Chinese (III)
· Advance Classical Chinese: Philosophical Texts