Jianwei Xu

Visiting Associate Professor
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201B Frist Campus Center

Professor XU (Ph.D. Peking University) is associate professor of the College of Liberal Arts at Renmin University of China. He is the deputy director of International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures, and the associate dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Renmin University of China. His research covers early and medieval Chinese literature, history, and textual culture. He is the author of "Shuo Yuan" Research: The Accumulation of Documents in Earlier China (Peking University Press, 2011) , “New Exegesis of  “From Literature to Text: The Copying, Editing, Transmitting and Changing of Pre-Tang Dynasty’s Classical Texts”(Co-authored with SUN Shaohua 孙少华. Shanghai Classics Publishing House, 2016,“A Textual Revolution: Liu Xiang, Hanshu Yiwenzhi, and the Study of Early Texts” (China Social Sciences Press, 2017), and “Guofeng” in Shijing” (Co-authored with YUAN Xingpei 袁行霈 and CHENG Sudong 程苏东. Zhonghua Book Company, 2018).