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Dr. Yongguang Hu

Cleveland Hall, Room 304
Office phone: 540-568-3607
58 Bluestone Drive
MSC 2001
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Assistant professor of history


Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton

Fields and specialties

Premodern China, Modern China, Modern Japan, World History

Teaching areas

China, Japan, East Asia, comparative world

Research interests

Confucian education, Chinese rituals, digital history

Selected publications and presentations

“Selections from Cheng Yi (1033-1107), Chunqiu zhuan,” Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 23, 2011.

“The Three Hall System and the ‘Localist Turn’ in Twelfth-Century China,” The Joint Conference of the Association for Asian Studies & International Convention of Asia Scholars, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 31-April 3, 2011.

“Bei Song monian de jiaoyu gaige 北宋末年的教育改革” [“The Educational Reforms in the Late Northern Song”], Huazhong xueshu 華中學術, Vol. 2, 87-100.

Review of Hilde de Weerdt, Competition over Content: Negotiating Standards for the Civil Service Examinations in Imperial China (1127-1279) (Harvard University Press, 2007), Journal of Song-Yuan Studies, 39 (2009), 229-236.

“The Eight Virtue System in Late Northern Song China,” New York Conference on Asian Studies, Hamilton College, New York, September 27, 2008.